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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also absolutely captivating

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and absolutely captivating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and absolutely captivating, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    blindsided

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2 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

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2008-05-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    energetic characters
  2. Ranked #1 for
    semblance of reality
  3. Ranked #1 for
    increasingly difficult

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3 Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

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2018-07-13 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extended sequence
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pretty impressive

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4 Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heinous crime
  2. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unjustifiable character

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5 The Imposter (2012)

In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappeared without a trace from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three-and-a-half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a horrifying story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems.

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2012-07-13 | Documentary / Mystery

Cast

Frédéric Bourdin, Adam O'Brian

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    gradual turn
  2. Ranked #7 for
    remaining unanswered
  3. Ranked #8 for
    juicier

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6 Lady in the Water (2006)

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

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2006-07-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of silly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gossamer

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7 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most compelling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cosmopolitan
  3. Ranked #1 for
    synchronized

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8 Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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2006-12-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Max Trujillo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous gore
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely violent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely gore

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9 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace

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10 War Horse (2011)

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

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2011-12-25 | Drama / War

Cast

Jeremy Irvine, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    old-fashioned story
  2. Ranked #6 for
    canned
  3. Ranked #8 for
    melodramatic

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