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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also attention demanding

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and attention demanding movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and attention demanding, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    contemptible

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2 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historical significance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    significant

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3 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for serious discussion

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4 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly put together
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carefully planned
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too complicated

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5 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    assured
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue

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6 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obscure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost hypnotic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    provocative

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7 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
    directorial achievement
  2. Ranked #1 for
    expert directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb directing

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8 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    captivating directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mercurial
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating study

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9 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (1999)

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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1999-10-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hot potato
  2. Ranked #2 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfunctory

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10 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
    deep impression
  2. Ranked #2 for
    strong impression
  3. Ranked #2 for
    magnetizing

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