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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also actually pretty decent

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and actually pretty decent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and actually pretty decent, 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 Apr 19 2021

1 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Decades after Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, a lethal new Terminator is sent to eliminate the future leader of the resistance. In a fight to save mankind, battle-hardened Sarah Connor teams up with an unexpected ally and an enhanced super soldier to stop the deadliest Terminator yet.

Info

2019-10-23 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    must-watch with a beer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rewatchable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly derivative

Trailer

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2 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

Info

2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations
  2. Ranked #1 for
    compelling enough
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fresh look

Trailer

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3 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Info

2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too abrupt
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling rushed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glum

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4 Identity (2003)

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Info

2003-04-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

John Cusack, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprising twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nice change
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected twist

Trailer

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5 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Info

2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing imagination
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    freakish

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6 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Info

2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adversary-worthy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lending credibility
  3. Ranked #1 for
    megalomaniac

Trailer

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7 Pay the Ghost (2015)

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

Info

2015-09-16 | Thriller / Fantasy

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alright acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheap thrills
  3. Ranked #3 for
    suspenseful atmosphere

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8 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Info

2019-05-22 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pop art
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonders to behold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stunning performance

Trailer

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9 The Last Airbender (2010)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Info

2010-06-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Noah Ringer, Dev Patel

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly waited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    washed out
  3. Ranked #1 for
    howler

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10 Frozen II (2019)

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

Info

2019-11-20 | Family / Animation

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    big payoff
  2. Ranked #1 for
    romantic angle
  3. Ranked #1 for
    waited for long time

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