Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also absolutely first-rate

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and absolutely first-rate movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and absolutely first-rate, 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 07 2021

1 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    distinctive directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    standout performance
  3. Ranked #3 for
    memorable performance

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2 House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma.

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2003-12-19 | Drama

Cast

Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steadfast character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tragic result
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tragic hero

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3 Collateral (2004)

Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.

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2004-08-04 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    late night movie
  2. Ranked #3 for
    contrived plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unlikely scenario

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4 Prisoners (2013)

Keller Dover faces a parent's worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend go missing. The only lead is an old motorhome that had been parked on their street. The head of the investigation, Detective Loki, arrests the driver, but a lack of evidence forces Loki to release his only suspect. Dover, knowing that his daughter's life is at stake, decides that he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.

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2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    attention capturing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    utterly compelling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    red herring

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5 Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.

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2014-02-07 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Ty Burrell, Max Charles

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    resolving issues
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit convoluted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super genius

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6 Vantage Point (2008)

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

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2008-02-01 | Drama / Action

Cast

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different point of perspective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multiple viewpoints
  3. Ranked #1 for
    completely implausible

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7 Road to Perdition (2002)

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

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2002-07-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Paul Newman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar worthy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    brilliant directing

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8 Mystic River (2003)

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

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2003-01-01 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Sean Penn, Tim Robbins

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great story

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9 The Prestige (2006)

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

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2006-10-19 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with showmanship
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching further
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deus ex machina

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10 As Good as It Gets (1997)

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

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1997-12-19 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    misanthropic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great acting

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