Top rated wildly improbable movies on TCM

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable movies on TCM! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best wildly improbable movies on TCM, 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 21 2021

1 Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

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1995-12-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sensible character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    first rate supporting cast

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2 The African Queen (1952)

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

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1952-01-07 | Adventure / Romance

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat implausible
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thrilling adventure
  3. Ranked #3 for
    screen legend

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3 Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

In the 1930s, bored waitress Bonnie Parker falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.

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1967-07-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretching the boundaries
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stuff of legend
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glamorizing

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4 Funny Girl (1968)

The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her second husband, Nick Arnstein.

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1968-09-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flair for comedy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comic flairs
  3. Ranked #2 for
    actor of hidden talents

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5 Network (1976)

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself during his farewell broadcast. Network executives rethink their decision when his fanatical tirade results in a spike in ratings.

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1976-11-01 | Drama

Cast

Faye Dunaway, William Holden

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #90 for
    memorable quote
  2. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #133 for
    deservedly won awards

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6 Being There (1979)

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

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1979-12-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #145 for
    deeply meaningful
  2. Ranked #168 for
    deep insight
  3. Ranked #220 for
    memorable quote

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7 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #2 for
    character with loose screw
  3. Ranked #2 for
    surreal quality

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8 Stagecoach (1939)

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.

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1939-03-03 | Western / Adventure

Cast

Claire Trevor, John Wayne

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    breakthrough role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sweeping landscape
  3. Ranked #2 for
    morally superior

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9 Chaplin (1992)

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

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1992-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cast of familiar faces
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cast of living legends
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eventful

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10 Detour (1945)

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitchhikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the man's identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.

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1945-11-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tom Neal, Ann Savage

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    twist of fate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nihilistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fortuitous

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