Top rated barely coherent movies that are also somewhat contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and somewhat contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent 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 Jul 26 2021

1 No Strings Attached (2011)

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?

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2011-01-21 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    few chuckling moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    few chuckles
  3. Ranked #2 for
    occasional chuckling

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2 The Interpreter (2005)

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

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2005-04-08 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    totally convincing acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    too convenient
  3. Ranked #3 for
    evil dictator

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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
    eye-popping special effects
  2. Ranked #3 for
    industrious character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lacking credibility

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4 Bird Box (2018)

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

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2018-12-13 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unexplained
  2. Ranked #1 for
    right out window
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unanswered question

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5 Next (2007)

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low under an assumed name in Vegas, performing cheap tricks and living off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm.

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2007-04-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    director with uncanny ability
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wafer-thin plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    extending beyond

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6 Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek island of Cephalonia (Kefalonia), but Hollywood made it into a pure love story by removing much of the "unpleasant" stuff.

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2001-04-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing to the eyes
  2. Ranked #2 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    wonderful photography

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7 Star Trek (2009)

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

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2009-05-06 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reinvention
  2. Ranked #1 for
    solid foundation
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dumbed down plot

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8 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

Young adults become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.

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2000-10-27 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Kim Director, Jeffrey Donovan

Rating

rating icon 4.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    Goth
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great shakes
  3. Ranked #2 for
    filling in blanks

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9 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    standout performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    distinctive directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pivotal role

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10 Sunshine (2007)

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Info

2007-04-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deep impact
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bright lighting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overexposing

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