Top rated sweet and light movies that are also deviating from book

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

1 FX's A Christmas Carol (2019)

London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis

Rating

rating icon 7.061
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    darkest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    miserly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    timeless

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FX's A Christmas Carol trailer
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2 Pinocchio (2019)

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved fairytale, old woodcarver Geppetto fashions a wooden puppet, Pinocchio, who magically comes to life. Pinocchio longs for adventure and is easily led astray, encountering magical beasts, fantastical spectacles, while making friends and foes along his journey. However, his dream is to become a real boy, which can only come true if he finally changes his ways.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Family

Cast

Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably faithful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    full of symbolism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fully engaging

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Pinocchio trailer
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3 Greyhound (2020)

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the "Black Pit" to the front lines of WWII. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

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2020-07-09 | War / Action

Cast

Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.41
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    lean
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tense and exciting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shocking moment

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Greyhound trailer
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4 Brian Banks (2019)

An All-American football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.

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2019-08-09 | Drama

Cast

Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear

Rating

rating icon 7.231
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with tear-jerking moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wide plot

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Brian Banks trailer
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5 The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)

A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.

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2019-11-07 | Comedy

Cast

Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    diverse cast members
  2. Ranked #2 for
    joyous character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pleasing ensemble

Trailer

The Personal History of David Copperfield trailer
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6 Chaos Walking (2021)

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

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2021-02-24 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland

Rating

rating icon 6.597
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting concept
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    properly developed

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Chaos Walking trailer
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7 Sweetness in the Belly (2019)

Orphaned in Africa as a child, Lilly escapes to England as a refugee, fleeing civil war in Ethiopia. Lost in this cold new world, Lilly embraces the immigrant community in London, attempting to reunite people with their scattered families. But as her friend Amina discovers, Lilly's mission isn't purely selfless: a passionate lost love affair is revealed.

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2019-09-06 | Drama

Cast

Dakota Fanning, Wunmi Mosaku

Rating

rating icon 6.203
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    titular role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    warranted viewing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    lulling

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Sweetness in the Belly trailer
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8 The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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2020-12-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 5.75
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    glacial pace
  2. Ranked #3 for
    interplanetary
  3. Ranked #3 for
    howler

Trailer

The Midnight Sky trailer
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9 The Tender Bar (2021)

JR is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — JR begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams, with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

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2021-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.619
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    role model
  3. Ranked #3 for
    nice

Trailer

The Tender Bar trailer
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10 All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

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2022-10-07 | Drama / War

Cast

Felix Kammerer, Albrecht Schuch

Rating

rating icon 7.737
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visceral
  2. Ranked #2 for
    raw
  3. Ranked #2 for
    disturbingly realistic

Trailer

All Quiet on the Western Front trailer
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