Top rated perfunctory movies on Shudder

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory movies on Shudder! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best perfunctory movies on Shudder, 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 Wailing (2016)

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

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2016-05-12 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious woman
  2. Ranked #2 for
    haunting soundtrack
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inflecting voice

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2 Hellraiser (1987)

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

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1987-09-11 | Horror

Cast

Ashley Laurence, Andrew Robinson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    industrial light and magical directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sadomasochistic character

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3 Train to Busan (2016)

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

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2016-07-20 | Action / Horror

Cast

Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-seok

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfect pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    moving quickly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nice pace

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4 Heathers (1989)

A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.

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1989-03-31 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Winona Ryder, Christian Slater

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stinging lines
  2. Ranked #2 for
    darkly funny
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hip

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5 Turbo Kid (2015)

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, an orphaned teen must battle a ruthless warlord to save the girl of his dreams.

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2015-08-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overly gory
  2. Ranked #1 for
    throwback movie
  3. Ranked #1 for
    likable and relatable

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6 Absentia (2011)

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that Daniel's presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' The ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia—and Daniel might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.

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2011-03-03 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Katie Parker, Courtney Bell

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    atmosphere of dread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more sinister
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with eeriness

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7 It Follows (2015)

After carefree teenager Jay sleeps with her new boyfriend, Hugh, for the first time, she learns that she is the latest recipient of a fatal curse that is passed from victim to victim via sexual intercourse. Death, Jay learns, will creep inexorably toward her as either a friend or a stranger. Jay's friends don't believe her seemingly paranoid ravings, until they too begin to see the phantom assassins and band together to help her flee or defend herself.

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2015-02-04 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #148 for
    build a scene
  2. Ranked #243 for
    grotesque visual
  3. Ranked #247 for
    slowly building up

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8 Stranger by the Lake (2013)

Franck, a fit gay man, seeks love at a lakeside gay cruising beach. Among the mostly pudgy nude sunbathers, he befriends Henri, a depressed middle-aged bi-sexual who enjoys the quiet but accepts Franck's company. When Michel appears, Franck finally spots a man he'd like to know sexually. Unfortunately, he also spots him drowning his gay lover but opts not to tell anyone in order to consider having a relationship with this handsome yet remorseless killer.

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2013-05-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #353 for
    weak ending
  2. Ranked #403 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #532 for
    pornographic

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9 Deathgasm (2015)

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

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2015-08-28 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Milo Cawthorne, Kimberley Crossman

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    total blast
  3. Ranked #3 for
    great deal of fun

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10 Dogtooth (2009)

Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

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2009-06-01 | Drama

Cast

Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #355 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #562 for
    pernicious
  3. Ranked #754 for
    pop-cultural

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