Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also somewhat contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and somewhat contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and somewhat contrived, 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 Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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1999-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lacking credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unbelievable

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2 The Last Castle (2001)

A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.

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2001-10-19 | Action / Drama

Cast

Robert Redford, James Gandolfini

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally implausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unbelivable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly unlikely

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3 The Terminal (2004)

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

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2004-06-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    contrived situation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thoroughly believable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly unlikely

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4 The Holiday (2006)

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

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2006-12-08 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for a cold winter night
  2. Ranked #1 for
    romantic character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wonderful writing

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5 The Family Stone (2005)

An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

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2005-12-15 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Claire Danes, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tightly wound
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mean streaked
  3. Ranked #1 for
    waspish dialogue

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6 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 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steadfast character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tragic result
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sympathetic character

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7 The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.

Info

2009-08-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most imaginative
  2. Ranked #3 for
    familiar theme
  3. Ranked #4 for
    desperately in love

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8 Vertical Limit (2000)

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

Info

2000-12-08 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Chris O'Donnell, Robin Tunney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    improbable situation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely exciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    contrived plot

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9 Surviving Christmas (2004)

Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up.

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2004-09-21 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly contrived
  2. Ranked #3 for
    brightening up
  3. Ranked #4 for
    must buy dvd

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10 A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor Robert. Although Celine quickly frees herself, she stays with Robert for thrills. O'Reilly and Jackson pursue, hoping to unite the prospective lovers.

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1997-10-24 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    delightfully entertaining
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rollicking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly enjoyable

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