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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 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 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
    lively pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment

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3 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

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2005-04-28 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    odd choice of cast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    amiss
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly amusing

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4 World War Z (2013)

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

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2013-06-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    genuinely exciting
  2. Ranked #6 for
    high tempo
  3. Ranked #6 for
    lively pace

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5 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
    more polished
  2. Ranked #1 for
    customary style directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall

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6 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 #1 for
    fun romp
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost cartoonish
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crackpot

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7 The Sum of All Fears (2002)

When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight and advice on the situation. Then the unthinkable happens: a nuclear bomb explodes in a U.S. city, and America is quick to blame the Russians.

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2002-05-31 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Bruce McGill, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entirely credible acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    typical hollywood fare
  3. Ranked #4 for
    semblance of reality

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8 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 #2 for
    most gifted director
  2. Ranked #2 for
    omniscient
  3. Ranked #2 for
    strong impression

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9 Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

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2000-05-10 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

John Travolta, Barry Pepper

Rating

rating icon 2.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly stupid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wondering how on earth
  3. Ranked #1 for
    embarrassingly bad

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10 The Bourne Identity (2002)

Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy—but who does he work for?

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2002-06-14 | Action / Drama

Cast

Matt Damon, Franka Potente

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly believable acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    entirely believable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ingraining

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