Top rated perfunctory movies that are also anyone must watch

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and anyone must watch movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and anyone must watch, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 Antebellum (2020)

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

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2020-09-02 | Horror

Cast

Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    misleading
  2. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    promising start

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2 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
    rise to stardom
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with showmanship
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rocking

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3 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #4 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #5 for
    strident voice

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4 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
    horror icon
  2. Ranked #1 for
    corporeal theme
  3. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief

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5 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling lucky
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fortunate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    swept away

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6 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining and thought-provoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    philosophical theme

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7 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    magnetizing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    strong impression
  3. Ranked #3 for
    huge compliment

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8 Across the Universe (2007)

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

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2007-09-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively unknown actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    utterly brilliant
  3. Ranked #3 for
    kaleidoscopic

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9 The Sixth Sense (1999)

Following an unexpected tragedy, a child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe meets an eight year old boy named Cole Sear, who is hiding a dark secret.

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1999-08-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally blown away
  3. Ranked #1 for
    immediately grabbing

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10 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic treat
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overly impressive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most dazzling

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