Top rated perfunctory movies that are also anyone must watch

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1 Harlan County War (2000)

A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

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2000-05-19 | Drama

Cast

Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    sympathetic character
  2. Ranked #6 for
    all major player cast
  3. Ranked #11 for
    brusque

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2 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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3 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

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2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping narratives
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incisive

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4 Our Scripted Life (2020)

A daytime television actor hatches a plan to produce a film starring him and his co-star, hoping it will make her fall in love with him.

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2020-05-05 | Comedy

Cast

Abby Wathen, Ryan Karloff

Rating

rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-stop laughing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hooting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ton of laughing

Trailer

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5 Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

In one of the most tragic face-offs in the history of law enforcement, the deadly debacle at Waco pitted the Branch Davidian sect against the FBI in an all-out war. This documentary makes the most of footage and recordings to examine how the events that led to the tragedy of April 19, 1993, unfolded, and how the FBI's unrelenting approach made what was already a bad situation much worse.

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1997-09-19 | Documentary

Cast

Joe Biden, Dan Gifford

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fumed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    subjective opinion
  3. Ranked #5 for
    unprofessionally produced

Trailer

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6 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013)

The Royal Scandal, the war for power and fight for money continues with the return of Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster. Aditya Pratap Singh (Jimmy Sheirgill) is crippled and is trying to recover from the physical disability and his wifes betrayal. The lover cum seductress Madhavi Devi (Mahie Gill) is now an MLA, her relationship with Aditya may have broken to shambles but her relation with alcohol is deep, dark and daunting. Indarjeet Singh, a ragged prince who has lost everything but his pride, pledges to get back his familys respect which was once destroyed by Adityas ancestors. Ranjana is a modern ambitious girl who is madly in love with Indarjeet Singh (Irrfan Khan). The story takes a new turn when Aditya falls in love with Ranjana and forces Birendra (Raj Babbar) her father, for their marriage. In this game of live chess between Saheb, Biwi and Gangster, the winner, the survivor takes it all.

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2013-03-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Shergill

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    less impressive
  2. Ranked #4 for
    equally talented directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    sizzling

Trailer

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7 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)

The true story of the 19th century Belgian priest, Father Damien, who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.

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1999-03-17 | Drama

Cast

David Wenham, Jan Decleir

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    selfless character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    self-sacrificing character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance

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8 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 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #6 for
    for analyzing

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9 Totally Under Control (2020)

This documentary puts a spotlight on the White House’s failed response to the global pandemic and how it could have been prevented. Featuring damning testimony from public health officials and hard investigative reporting, director Alex Gibney reveals a system-wide collapse caused by a profound dereliction of presidential leadership.

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2020-10-13 | Documentary

Cast

Alex Gibney, Scott Becker

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    concise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lack of talent
  3. Ranked #2 for
    succinct

Trailer

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10 Romulus, My Father (2007)

The story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

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2007-05-31 | Drama

Cast

Eric Bana, Franka Potente

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    languorous
  2. Ranked #5 for
    credible performance
  3. Ranked #5 for
    astute

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