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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also immensely powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and immensely powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and immensely powerful, 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 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
    in dire straits
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most devastating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less sympathetic character

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2 Runaway Train (1985)

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

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1985-11-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Jon Voight, Eric Roberts

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    savage
  2. Ranked #2 for
    able supporting actor
  3. Ranked #3 for
    white-knuckled

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3 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
    most compelling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loose plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overarching theme

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4 The Hurt Locker (2008)

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

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2008-10-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tension-filled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tense and suspenseful

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5 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
    blackness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plum role

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6 The General's Daughter (1999)

When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details emerge about Campbell's life, leading to allegations of a possible military coverup of her death and the involvement of her father, Lt. Gen. Joseph Campbell.

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1999-06-18 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    horrific crimes
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gruesome murder
  3. Ranked #2 for
    heinous crime

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7 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    study of human nature
  2. Ranked #2 for
    enraged
  3. Ranked #2 for
    washed out look

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8 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?

Info

2013-09-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bleak atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    morally dubious

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9 Crimson Tide (1995)

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

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1995-05-12 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    moral question
  2. Ranked #9 for
    seasoned professional
  3. Ranked #9 for
    reasonably intelligent

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10 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Info

2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely difficult
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheer visual

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