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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 Jan 19 2021

1 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    accurate depiction

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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
    like surreal dream sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rockin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    taking breath away

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3 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more horrifying
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downbeat ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    washed out look

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4 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

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1925-09-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerily effective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    timeless masterpiece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    priceless facial expression

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5 The Prestige (2006)

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Info

2006-10-19 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly executed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disappearing acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex

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6 Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

Info

2008-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gruff voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tough-minded
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning

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7 Shrek (2001)

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Info

2001-05-18 | Animation / Family

Cast

Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    laughing ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    memorable quote

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8 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Info

2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ending badly
  3. Ranked #3 for
    claustrophobic atmosphere

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9 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Info

1957-09-18 | Drama / War

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    principled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fully-formed cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical mastery

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10 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Info

2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exceptional writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    on edge of seat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expertly crafted

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