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Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also somewhat contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and somewhat contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and somewhat contrived, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Oct 21 2020

1 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with common thread
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interlinked story

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2 Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Info

1999-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    implausible situation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worth renting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wholly unbelievable

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3 John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

Info

2002-02-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat contrived
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most intense
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ample support

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4 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unrevealed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feel cheated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gotcha

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5 Monster's Ball (2001)

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

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2001-06-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    peachy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat depressing subject
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally complex

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6 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Info

2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly engaging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    assured

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7 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

Info

2008-05-21 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overuse of CG
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally implausible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fake-looking

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8 Bird Box (2018)

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Info

2018-12-13 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unanswered
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with suspenseful moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    question mark ending

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9 Splice (2009)

Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female infant into a beautiful but dangerous winged human-chimera, who forges a bond with both of her creators - only to have that bond turn deadly.

Info

2009-10-06 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    splicing lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ethical issue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undefinable subject

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10 The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Info

2013-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    picking up pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing

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