Top rated well-paced movies that are also faithful to book

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

1 The Dry (2021)

Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend a tragic funeral. But his return opens a decades-old wound - the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

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2021-01-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Eric Bana, Genevieve O'Reilly

Rating

rating icon 6.796
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    world-class
  2. Ranked #2 for
    worthwhile
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nicely filmed

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2 Doctor Sleep (2019)

Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the 'shine'. Instinctively recognising that Dan shares her power, Abra has sought him out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat and her followers.

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2019-10-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Kyliegh Curran

Rating

rating icon 7.154
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #5 for
    faithful to book

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3 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 6.438
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    diverse cast members
  2. Ranked #2 for
    literary masterpiece
  3. Ranked #2 for
    playing to hilt

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4 Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

Abandoned by her family, Kya raises herself all alone in the marshes outside of her small town. When her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect for his murder.

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2022-07-14 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.564
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar worthy
  2. Ranked #3 for
    faithful to book
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unblemished

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5 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 7.006
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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6 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

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2019-05-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario

Rating

rating icon 5.498
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    air of mystery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsomely produced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    loony character

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7 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 6.61
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    role model
  3. Ranked #3 for
    idealistic man

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8 Emma. (2020)

In 1800s England, a well-meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

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2020-02-13 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn

Rating

rating icon 7.037
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully designed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ravishingly beautiful

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9 Little Women (2019)

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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2019-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    linear narrative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterful story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sad

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10 White Noise (2022)

Jack Gladney, professor of Hitler studies at The-College-on-the-Hill, husband to Babette, and father to four children/stepchildren, is torn asunder by a chemical spill from a rail car that releases an "Airborne Toxic Event" forcing Jack to confront his biggest fear - his own mortality.

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2022-11-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig

Rating

rating icon 5.585
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nonsensical
  2. Ranked #2 for
    corrosive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    post-modernism

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