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Top rated utterly implausible movies on Criterion Channel

Check out today’s highest ranked utterly implausible movies on Criterion Channel! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best utterly implausible movies on Criterion Channel, 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 Mar 01 2021

1 Phoenix (2014)

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

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2014-09-25 | Drama

Cast

Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #461 for
    deformed
  2. Ranked #499 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  3. Ranked #594 for
    Art Deco

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2 Stranger by the Lake (2013)

Franck, a fit gay man, seeks love at a lakeside gay cruising beach. Among the mostly pudgy nude sunbathers, he befriends Henri, a depressed middle-aged bi-sexual who enjoys the quiet but accepts Franck's company. When Michel appears, Franck finally spots a man he'd like to know sexually. Unfortunately, he also spots him drowning his gay lover but opts not to tell anyone in order to consider having a relationship with this handsome yet remorseless killer.

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2013-05-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #213 for
    weak ending
  2. Ranked #263 for
    scandalous
  3. Ranked #364 for
    tour de force

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3 Breaking the Waves (1996)

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

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1996-05-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    for heartbroken viewers
  2. Ranked #319 for
    cruel twist
  3. Ranked #326 for
    anti-valentine

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4 Victoria (2015)

A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

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2015-06-11 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Laia Costa, Frederick Lau

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #407 for
    restless
  2. Ranked #441 for
    smooth ride
  3. Ranked #443 for
    juicy atmosphere

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5 The Kid with a Bike (2011)

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.

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2011-05-18 | Drama

Cast

Cécile de France, Thomas Doret

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #171 for
    non-professional cast
  2. Ranked #363 for
    anti-valentine
  3. Ranked #639 for
    recalcitrant character

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6 Antichrist (2009)

A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

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2009-05-18 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #82 for
    anti-valentine
  2. Ranked #84 for
    anti-love
  3. Ranked #94 for
    grotesque visual

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7 The New World (2005)

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

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2005-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #192 for
    history buff
  2. Ranked #200 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #206 for
    historical significance

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8 Chungking Express (1994)

Two melancholic Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.

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1994-07-14 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #188 for
    lovey dovey
  2. Ranked #279 for
    weak ending
  3. Ranked #387 for
    fancy camera work

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9 Exotica (1994)

In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric is having his own relationship problems with the club's female owner. Thomas, a mysterious pet-shop owner, is about to become unexpectedly involved in their lives.

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1994-11-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bruce Greenwood, Mia Kirshner

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #160 for
    noir atmosphere
  2. Ranked #374 for
    scandalous
  3. Ranked #402 for
    interconnected story

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10 Le Havre (2011)

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

Info

2011-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

André Wilms, Kati Outinen

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #236 for
    weak ending
  2. Ranked #269 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development
  3. Ranked #335 for
    tour de force

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