Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also definitely classic

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and definitely classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and definitely classic, 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 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
    thrilling adventure
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat implausible
  3. Ranked #3 for
    screen legend

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2 Home Alone (1990)

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.

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1990-11-16 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    incorrigible
  2. Ranked #3 for
    with poignant moments
  3. Ranked #4 for
    naughty boy

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3 My Name Is Nobody (1973)

Jack Beauregard, one of the greatest gunman of the Old West, only wants to retire in peace and move to Europe. But a young gunfighter, known as "Nobody", who idolizes Beauregard, wants him to go out in glory. So he arranges for Jack to face the 150-man gang known as The Wild Bunch and earn his place in history.

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1973-12-13 | Comedy / Western

Cast

Terence Hill, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    one of the greatest
  2. Ranked #3 for
    impressive set piece
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more serious

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4 The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

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1947-12-24 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lilt to voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loving photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great casting

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5 And Then There Were None (1945)

Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island and while they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording levels serious accusations at each of the guests. Soon they start being murdered, one by one. As the survivors try to keep their wits, they reach a disturbing conclusion: one of them must be the killer.

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1945-10-31 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unpunished character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brilliantly constructed
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fairly faithful to book

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6 101 Dalmatians (1996)

An evil high-fashion designer plots to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

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1996-11-17 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    top performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    puppy dog face
  3. Ranked #2 for
    performed excellently

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7 Surviving Christmas (2004)

Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up.

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2004-09-21 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly contrived
  2. Ranked #3 for
    brightening up
  3. Ranked #4 for
    must buy dvd

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8 The 39 Steps (1935)

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

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1935-06-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaning forward

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9 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
    highly stylized acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  3. Ranked #2 for
    low-key lighting

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10 Femme Fatale (2002)

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

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2002-04-30 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slinky cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    auteur
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exercised in style

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