Top rated traditional movies on Kanopy

Check out today’s highest ranked traditional movies on Kanopy! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best traditional movies on Kanopy, 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 Jun 14 2021

1 Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

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2016-07-02 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Isler

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly intellectual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    food for thought
  3. Ranked #3 for
    post-modernism

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2 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mind altering
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acid trip

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3 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sensitively handled
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mirroring real life
  3. Ranked #2 for
    universal theme

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4 Let the Right One In (2008)

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

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2008-01-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scaled back
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eerily beautiful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefinable acting

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5 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    duty-bound character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rousing finale
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rousing climax

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6 The Host (2006)

Following the dumping of gallons of toxic waste in the river, a giant mutated squid-like appears and begins attacking the populace. Gang-du's daughter Hyun-seo is snatched up by the creature; with his family to assist him, he sets off to find her.

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2006-07-27 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    politcal overtone
  2. Ranked #6 for
    well-designed
  3. Ranked #9 for
    enormously entertaining

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7 20th Century Women (2016)

In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour – to help with Jamie's upbringing.

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2016-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Annette Bening, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    teenage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    old generation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fascinating glimpse

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8 The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways.

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2017-10-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling uneasy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    off-putting voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disquieting

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9 Chinatown (1974)

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

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1974-06-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively
  2. Ranked #1 for
    aura of mystery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    labyrinthine plot

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10 Zodiac (2007)

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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2007-03-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely absorbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hanging in the air
  3. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved

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