Top rated visually brilliant movies with a grim tale

Check out today’s highest ranked visually brilliant movies with a grim tale! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best visually brilliant movies with a grim tale, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Mad God (2022)

A figure known as "The Assassin" descends from the heavens into a nightmarish pit full of monsters, titans, and cruelty.

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2022-06-16 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Alex Cox, Niketa Roman

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with artistry
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque
  3. Ranked #1 for
    macabre

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Mad God trailer
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2 Vesper (2022)

After the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed Father, meets a mysterious Woman with a secret that forces Vesper to use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of a future.

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2022-08-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan

Rating

rating icon 6.398
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slimy cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges
  3. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future

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3 Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychologist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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2021-12-02 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 6.993
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    carny ride
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with sleight of hand
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hothead

Trailer

Nightmare Alley trailer
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4 Limbo (2021)

Veteran detective Cham works with rookie cop Will to hunt down the city's serial killer. The investigation leads them to a lair littered with dismembered female limbs, and an ex-con who killed Cham's wife and child years ago...

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2021-11-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Gordon Lam, Liu Yase

Rating

rating icon 7.396
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-running emotions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seedy underbelly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gritty

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Limbo trailer
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5 Beanpole (2019)

Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.

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2019-06-20 | Drama / War

Cast

Viktoriya Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina

Rating

rating icon 7.072
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    desperate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pastel colors

Trailer

Beanpole trailer
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6 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
    disturbingly realistic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    remarkable

Trailer

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7 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
    full of symbolism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mischievous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fully engaging

Trailer

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8 The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

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2021-12-05 | Drama / War

Cast

Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand

Rating

rating icon 6.949
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deep shadow
  2. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exquisite cinematography

Trailer

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9 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely insane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crazy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lovecraftian

Trailer

The Lighthouse trailer
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10 Athena (2022)

Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings have their lives thrown into chaos.

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2022-09-09 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Dali Benssalah, Anthony Bajon

Rating

rating icon 6.64
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    most surprising
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lasting forever
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inventive camera work

Trailer

Athena trailer
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