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Top rated perfunctory movies on Mubi

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory movies on Mubi! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best perfunctory movies on Mubi, 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 Jan 26 2021

1 The Immigrant (2013)

1921 New York. An immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

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2013-07-03 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impotent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    low-key performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    melodramatic

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2 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pointless subplots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-knitted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compulsively watchable

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3 The Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

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2016-10-15 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    utterly boring
  2. Ranked #4 for
    characters existing in real life
  3. Ranked #5 for
    large scope

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4 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
    flowing beautifully
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with exaggerated facial expression
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely joyful

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5 The Neon Demon (2016)

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

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2016-06-08 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Elle Fanning, Jena Malone

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unblinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    true work of art
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technically proficient directing

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6 Chicken Run (2000)

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Ginger the chicken along with the help of Rocky the American rooster decide to rebel and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy and their farm of doom.

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2000-06-21 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with expressive eyes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    determined
  3. Ranked #2 for
    director with unique vision

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7 Borg vs McEnroe (2017)

The Swedish Björn Borg and the American John McEnroe, the best tennis players in the world, maintain a legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.

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2017-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for in-depth character study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    technical mastery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slam-dunk

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8 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
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of dread
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tightly wound

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9 Love & Friendship (2016)

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

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2016-05-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharp dialogue
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sumptuous set

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10 The Salesman (2016)

Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.

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2016-06-24 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Shahab Hosseini, Tarane Alidousti

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gradual turn
  2. Ranked #4 for
    building momentum
  3. Ranked #7 for
    peeved

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