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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also firmly grounded

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and firmly grounded movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and firmly grounded, 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 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

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2008-05-21 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obviously fake
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly fine
  3. Ranked #2 for
    overboard acting

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2 Lady in the Water (2006)

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

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2006-07-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of silly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gossamer

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3 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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4 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

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2011-12-07 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Paula Patton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    genuinely exciting
  2. Ranked #5 for
    thrilling and exciting
  3. Ranked #8 for
    with inspiring moments

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5 Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.

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2018-07-13 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extended sequence
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pretty impressive

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6 Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nuanced performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    doomy and gloomy

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7 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
    perfect casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blindsided
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sudden twist

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8 Love Actually (2003)

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

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2003-09-07 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Adam Godley, Hugh Grant

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    evening entertainment
  2. Ranked #4 for
    hopelessly in love
  3. Ranked #4 for
    top-notch casting

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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
    attention holding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multidimensional character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected twists and turns

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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
    thrilling and exciting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely believable acting

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