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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also tough and gritty

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and tough and gritty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and tough and gritty, 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 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
    customary style directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsome and tall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more polished

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2 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    little disappointing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    action-oriented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gentlemanly

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3 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

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2008-05-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    energetic characters
  2. Ranked #1 for
    semblance of reality
  3. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions

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4 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
    more effective
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enraged

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5 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
    hooked ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    morally dubious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unjustifiable character

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6 Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

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2007-06-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Bruce Willis, Justin Long

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snappy one-liner
  2. Ranked #1 for
    signature role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reluctant hero

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7 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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8 Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.

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2013-03-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    defying belief
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly ridiculous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ridiculously over the top

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9 The Town (2010)

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

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2010-09-15 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    efficient directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directorially talented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly competent directing

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10 Domino (2005)

The story of the life of Domino Harvey, who abandoned her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

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2005-10-14 | Action / Crime

Cast

Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    numerous plots
  2. Ranked #4 for
    shoddy editing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    grated voice

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