Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also reasonably faithful

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and reasonably faithful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and reasonably faithful, 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 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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3 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
    industrious character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    eye-popping special effects
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lacking credibility

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4 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
    huge compliment

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5 James and the Giant Peach (1996)

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

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1996-04-12 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Paul Terry, Miriam Margolyes

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fantasy sequence
  2. Ranked #7 for
    highly imaginative
  3. Ranked #8 for
    shrunken

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6 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

Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    minor disappointment
  2. Ranked #3 for
    much more satisfying
  3. Ranked #3 for
    deviating from book

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7 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
    crackpot

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8 Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. Once lack of luck and resources happen, they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth.

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2004-09-10 | Horror / Action

Cast

Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    journeyman director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loose plot
  3. Ranked #4 for
    stylistic touch

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9 Annie (1999)

Things seem pretty bad for a young girl living a "hard-knock life" in an orphanage. Fed up with the dastardly Miss Hannigan, Annie escapes the run-down orphanage determined to find her mom and dad. It's an adventure that takes her from the cold, mean streets of New York to the warm, comforting arms of bighearted billionaire Oliver Warbucks - with plenty of mischief and music in between.

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1999-11-07 | Music / Family

Cast

Kathy Bates, Victor Garber

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    great music
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most famous role
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more polished

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10 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
    feeling of isolation

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