Top rated surprisingly sympathetic movies that are also telling

Check out today’s highest ranked surprisingly sympathetic and telling movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are surprisingly sympathetic and telling, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Stockholm (2019)

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

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2019-04-12 | Crime / Comedy

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 5.857
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with dramatic moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly sympathetic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    humorous

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2 White Lie (2019)

Katie Arneson is faking cancer. A university dance major, Katie's falsified diagnosis and counterfeit fundraising have transformed her into a campus celebrity surrounded by the supportive community she's always dreamed of. But now dependent on a bursary for sick students to maintain her ruse, Katie learns the funding is in jeopardy unless she can provide copies of her medical records within the week.

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2019-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Kacey Rohl, Amber Anderson

Rating

rating icon 6.606
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most talented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director

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3 The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

From the 1960's to the 1980's, evangelist Jim Baker and his ambitious wife, Tammy Faye, rose from humble beginnings to to build an empire based on big-time evangelical Christianity--only for the couple to fall from grace because of some all-too-human sins.

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2021-09-17 | Drama / History

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield

Rating

rating icon 6.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #2 for
    academy award deserving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rise and fall

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4 The Mustang (2019)

While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

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2019-03-15 | Drama

Cast

Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wildest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with anger issues
  3. Ranked #1 for
    essay-like

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The Mustang trailer
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5 Nitram (2021)

Based on true events, "Nitram" lives with his parents in suburban Australia in the mid-90s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never fitting in. As his anger grows, he begins a slow descent into a nightmare that culminates in the most heinous of acts.

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2021-09-30 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Caleb Landry Jones, Judy Davis

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    confronting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply disturbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heinous crime

Trailer

Nitram trailer
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6 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

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2020-03-13 | Drama

Cast

Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder

Rating

rating icon 7.151
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ample support
  3. Ranked #2 for
    resonant

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always trailer
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7 To Leslie (2022)

A West Texas single mother wins the lottery and squanders it just as fast, leaving behind a world of heartbreak. Years later, with her charm running out and nowhere to go, she fights to rebuild her life and find redemption.

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2022-10-07 | Drama

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Andre Royo

Rating

rating icon 7.047
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    award-deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good editing

Trailer

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8 The Inspection (2022)

Ellis French is a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life.

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2022-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union

Rating

rating icon 6.088
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    simplistic view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    circumspect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lingering in memory

Trailer

The Inspection trailer
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9 Hustlers (2019)

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

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2019-09-12 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seedy topic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glitzy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sisterhood

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Hustlers trailer
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10 The Souvenir (2019)

A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.

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2019-05-17 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Honor Swinton Byrne, Tom Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    theatrical acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uninteresting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    obtuse

Trailer

The Souvenir trailer
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