Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also faithful to source material

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and faithful to source material movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and faithful to source material, 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 14 2021

1 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
    faithful to book
  2. Ranked #2 for
    puzzled
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deviating from book

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2 The Time Machine (2002)

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

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2002-03-04 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Guy Pearce, Samantha Mumba

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    eye-popping special effects
  2. Ranked #3 for
    industrious character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lacking credibility

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3 Angels & Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

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2009-05-13 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    better-paced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heavy exposition
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more engrossing

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

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5 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    magnetizing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bewildering
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dreg

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

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7 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

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2007-12-12 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    layered performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    like antidote

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8 Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

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2004-06-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to spirit
  2. Ranked #4 for
    comical genius
  3. Ranked #5 for
    faithful to original

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9 Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.

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2005-12-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty picture
  2. Ranked #1 for
    richly detailed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    aesthetically pleasing

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10 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    much more realistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more realistic approach

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