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 May 17 2021

1 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

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Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    utterly absorbing

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2 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 #2 for
    gradual beginning
  3. Ranked #6 for
    brutal attack

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3 Mountains May Depart (2015)

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

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2015-11-05 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Zhao Tao, Sylvia Chang

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    perpetual
  2. Ranked #7 for
    easily accessible
  3. Ranked #8 for
    fresh start

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4 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
    striking atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    style and substance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually appealing imagery

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5 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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2008-11-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    dreg
  2. Ranked #2 for
    early childhood
  3. Ranked #3 for
    audience pleaser

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6 Persepolis (2007)

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.

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2007-06-27 | Animation / Drama

Cast

Chiara Mastroianni, Danielle Darrieux

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #153 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #374 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #436 for
    critically acclaimed

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7 Tell No One (2006)

A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.

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2006-11-01 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tangled
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overly complicated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dense plot

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8 Sexy Beast (2001)

Ex-safecracker Gal Dove has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis Don Logan, intent on persuading Gal to return to London for one last big job. Desperate not to sacrifice his enchanted existence, Dove is drawn into a shocking battle of wills with Logan, and takes part in a sensational underwater heist, risking everything to protect the woman he loves.

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2001-01-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #378 for
    bully
  2. Ranked #413 for
    sociopath
  3. Ranked #537 for
    spine-tingling

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9 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ironic twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most terrifying
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unrelenting

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10 Ida (2013)

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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2013-10-25 | Drama

Cast

Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    artistic view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    aesthetically valuable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully composed

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