Top rated perfunctory movies that are also authentic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and authentic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and authentic, 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 14 2021

1 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.

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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 #1 for
    sacrificial character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    definitely worth looking

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2 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
    huge compliment
  3. Ranked #3 for
    strong impression

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3 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.

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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
    rise to fame
  3. Ranked #2 for
    voluminous plot

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4 Cromwell (1970)

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.

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1970-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Harris, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    prudent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    forceful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    historical interest

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5 Happiest Season (2020)

A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.

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2020-11-26 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #1 for
    likable character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incredibly cheesy dialogue

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6 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.

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2015-09-16 | Thriller / Fantasy

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rewatchable
  2. Ranked #2 for
    alright acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    giving chills

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7 Redacted (2007)

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

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2007-01-01 | Drama / War

Cast

Izzy Diaz, Rob Devaney

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    little scary
  2. Ranked #5 for
    blinkered
  3. Ranked #5 for
    clever editing

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8 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
    swept away
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fortunate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling lucky

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9 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
    entertaining and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  3. Ranked #2 for
    philosophical theme

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10 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
    crisp dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brisk pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    consistently engaged

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