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 May 03 2021

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 #1 for
    misanthropic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great acting

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2 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
    worthy of academy award
  2. Ranked #1 for
    academy award deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving

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3 Training Day (2001)

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

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2001-10-05 | Action / Crime

Cast

Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    flawless performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    academy award deserving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar deserving

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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
    distraught
  2. Ranked #2 for
    weighty atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely convincing acting

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5 The Shape of Water (2017)

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

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2017-12-01 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deservedly won Oscars

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6 Road to Perdition (2002)

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

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2002-07-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Paul Newman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar worthy
  2. Ranked #3 for
    superb directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    wonderfully put together

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7 Notes on a Scandal (2006)

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

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2006-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unanticipated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wicked writing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    acerbic dialogue

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8 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 #2 for
    early childhood
  2. Ranked #3 for
    dreg
  3. Ranked #3 for
    essay-like

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9 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 #2 for
    dowdy character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat implausible
  3. Ranked #3 for
    screen legend

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10 A Simple Plan (1998)

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

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1998-12-11 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    throwing a wrench
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too bright
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterful directing

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