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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also academy award deserving

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and academy award deserving movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and academy award deserving, 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 Dec 01 2020

1 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
    posing questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    semblance of reality
  3. Ranked #1 for
    essay-like

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2 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 #2 for
    solid piece of work
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mean spirited
  3. Ranked #3 for
    superb acting

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3 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good story

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4 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 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less sympathetic character

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5 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
    cosmopolitan
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loose plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too coincidental

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6 Monster's Ball (2001)

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

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2001-06-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plum role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    blackness

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7 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 #3 for
    rougher
  2. Ranked #4 for
    brusque
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gradually developed

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8 Her (2013)

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

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2013-12-18 | Romance / Science Fiction

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with uncanny ability
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slowly developing

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9 Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

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2009-08-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost comical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good story

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10 Moneyball (2011)

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

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2011-09-22 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    actor of hidden talents
  2. Ranked #3 for
    raw talent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    slightly interested

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