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Top rated perfunctory movies on Sundance Now

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory movies on Sundance Now! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best perfunctory movies on Sundance Now, 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 Young Victoria (2009)

As the only legitimate heir of England's King William, teenage Victoria gets caught up in the political machinations of her own family. Victoria's mother wants her to sign a regency order, while her Belgian uncle schemes to arrange a marriage between the future monarch and Prince Albert, the man who will become the love of her life.

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2009-03-04 | Drama / History

Cast

Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing to the eyes
  2. Ranked #1 for
    testy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sparkling

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2 We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

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2011-09-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slightly uncomfortable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    profoundly disturbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    powerful punch

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3 The Painted Veil (2006)

A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

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2006-01-01 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Edward Norton, Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    for pandemic era
  2. Ranked #518 for
    desperately in love
  3. Ranked #531 for
    passionately in love

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4 Coherence (2013)

On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events.

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2013-09-19 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    improvised dialogue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    quick-cutting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bit messy

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5 The Fits (2016)

Toni, a tomboyish boxer, lands a spot on an after-school drill team in the West End community of Cincinnati. She eagerly absorbs routines, masters drills, and even pierces her own ears to fit in. It’s the joy of her first friendships and her discovery of dance. Shortly after Toni joins the team, most of the girls on the team suffer from episodes of fainting, swooning, and shaking in a seemingly uncontrollable catharsis. Nobody can explain the mysterious outbreak. These fits soon transform into a rite of passage as the trauma draws the other girls closer together. Caught between her need for control and her desire for acceptance, Toni must decide how far she will go to embody her new ideals.

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2016-01-22 | Drama

Cast

Royalty Hightower, Alexis Neblett

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    largely forgettable
  2. Ranked #8 for
    top-ranking
  3. Ranked #10 for
    exceptionally talented directing

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6 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 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pathological
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mean spirited
  3. Ranked #2 for
    waspish dialogue

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7 Marjorie Prime (2017)

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

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2017-01-23 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Jon Hamm, Geena Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic technology
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thoughtful and intelligent

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8 The Zero Theorem (2013)

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

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2013-09-20 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #217 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #228 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #270 for
    vision of future

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9 I Am Not a Witch (2017)

Convicted of witchcraft, 8-year-old Shula is brought to live in a penal colony where witches do hard labor in service of the government in this ravishing and revelatory feature debut. I Am Not a Witch is the rare satire that inspires laughter and tears within the span of a single scene.

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2017-10-20 | Drama

Cast

Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1105 for
    heart-racing
  2. Ranked #1116 for
    illusory
  3. Ranked #1129 for
    vivid imagery

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10 Afternoon Delight (2013)

Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lacklustre sex life and career that's gone kaput, she visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper she adopts as her live-in nanny.

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2013-08-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kathryn Hahn, Juno Temple

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    capricious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    awkward and uncomfortable
  3. Ranked #6 for
    serious drama

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FAQ

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