Top rated perfunctory movies that are also abstruse

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and abstruse movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and abstruse, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Abattoir (2016)

A reporter unearths an urban legend about a home being constructed from rooms where horrific tragedies have occurred.

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2016-12-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jessica Lowndes, Joe Anderson

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    voluptuous actress
  2. Ranked #5 for
    illogical decision
  3. Ranked #5 for
    novel concept

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2 Nagina (1986)

Rajiv comes from a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial home with his mother, who would like him to get married to a beautiful young woman named Vijaya Singh, the only daughter of Thakur Ajay Singh. But Rajiv is in love with a woman named Rajni, who is an orphan and has no family background. When Rajiv mentions this to his mother, she opposes this marriage, but relents when she meets with Rajni and sees that she is a indeed a beautiful woman. Both get married and live harmoniously for quite some time - until the arrival of Bhairo Nnath a religious man, who is capable of controlling snakes. He informs Rajiv's mom that the woman, Rajni, is a shape-shifting venomous snake who has married Rajiv to avenge the death of her spouse years ago when Rajiv was a child. What Rajiv's mom does not know that Bhairavnath has a secret agenda in entrapping Rajni, a secret This movie to be followed by a sequel called "Nigahen: Nagina Part II".

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1986-10-15 | Romance / Fantasy

Cast

Rishi Kapoor, Sridevi

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    top form
  2. Ranked #1 for
    energetic performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sinuously beautiful

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3 The Moustache (2005)

One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all insist he never had a moustache. Is Marc going mad? Is he the victim of some elaborate conspiracy? Or has something in the world's order gone terribly awry?

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2005-05-15 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Vincent Lindon, Emmanuelle Devos

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perplexing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-groomed

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4 Electrick Children (2012)

Rachel is a rambunctious girl from a polygamist colony in southern Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she finds a forbidden cassette tape. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape, and finds glorious rock & roll thereupon. Weeks later, Rachel realizes a miracle has occurred - and the cassette tape must have something to do with it. She leaves her family and runs away to the closest city: Las Vegas. There she searches for the singer of the band on the cassette tape.

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2012-07-11 | Drama

Cast

Julia Garner, Rory Culkin

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    multiple interpretations
  2. Ranked #2 for
    immaculated
  3. Ranked #5 for
    perfunctory

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5 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

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2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    altered state
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #3 for
    drug-addled character

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6 Bandit Queen (1995)

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

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1995-06-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining role
  3. Ranked #8 for
    striking atmosphere

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7 The Changeover (2017)

Laura Chant, 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life.

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2017-09-28 | Fantasy / Thriller

Cast

Erana James, Timothy Spall

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #3 for
    tightly directed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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8 The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

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2020-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat convoluted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    needlessly complicated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat confusing

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9 Vita & Virginia (2019)

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary marriages; which inspired one of Woolf's most iconic novels, 'Orlando'.

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2019-05-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Elizabeth Debicki, Gemma Arterton

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    deadly dull
  2. Ranked #3 for
    visual flourish
  3. Ranked #3 for
    less engaging

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10 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched at the airport, Tommy must track down his duffel bag and the 8 heads it contains.

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1997-04-18 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Joe Pesci, Kristy Swanson

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quite a few laughs
  2. Ranked #1 for
    few chuckling moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    occasionally laughing

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