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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also worthy of academy award

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and worthy of academy award movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and worthy of academy award, 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 As Good as It Gets (1997)

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

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1997-12-19 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mean spirited
  2. Ranked #2 for
    solid piece of work
  3. Ranked #3 for
    superb acting

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2 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
    providing answers
  2. Ranked #1 for
    growing up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    energetic characters

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3 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #2 for
    good story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated

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4 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
    worthy of academy award
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plum role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    blackness

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5 The African Queen (1952)

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

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1952-01-07 | Adventure / Romance

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    rougher
  2. Ranked #4 for
    brusque
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gradually developed

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6 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
    subjective view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    accurate description
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining tension

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7 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
    talent behind cameras

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8 Moneyball (2011)

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

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2011-09-22 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    actor of hidden talents
  2. Ranked #3 for
    raw talent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    slightly interested

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9 Being John Malkovich (1999)

One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

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1999-10-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

John Cusack, Cameron Diaz

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind
  2. Ranked #3 for
    wildest
  3. Ranked #3 for
    utterly insane

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10 Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

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2012-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    fresh start
  2. Ranked #5 for
    sappy ending
  3. Ranked #5 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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