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Top rated perfunctory movies on Amazon Prime Video

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory movies on Amazon Prime Video! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best perfunctory movies on Amazon Prime Video, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historical significance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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2 Up in the Air (2009)

Corporate downsizing expert Ryan Bingham spends his life in planes, airports, and hotels, but just as he’s about to reach a milestone of ten million frequent flyer miles, he meets a woman who causes him to rethink his transient life.

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2009-09-05 | Drama / Romance

Cast

George Clooney, Vera Farmiga

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new kid on the block
  2. Ranked #1 for
    burdensome
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more efficient

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3 The Artist (2011)

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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2011-10-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    acting with subtle gesture
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly constructed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Hollywood starlet

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4 The Departed (2006)

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

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2006-10-05 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    creditable directing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    crony
  3. Ranked #5 for
    stunning performance

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5 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intricate directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carefully constructed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely difficult

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6 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dour subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wallowing in self pity
  3. Ranked #1 for
    morose

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7 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sweet lady
  2. Ranked #1 for
    universal theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    striking a chord

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8 Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

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2013-10-13 | Drama

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cheerless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    complex character

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9 The Handmaiden (2016)

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

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2016-06-01 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lovingly crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fluid camera movement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pornographic

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10 Eighth Grade (2018)

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

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2018-01-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with embarrassing moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more relatable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    honest depiction

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