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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also awfully hard

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and awfully hard movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and awfully hard, 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 Nov 17 2020

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
    good visual
  2. Ranked #3 for
    good art directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    awfully hard

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2 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hand-held shot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unexciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slimy villain

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3 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
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great acting

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4 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.

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2006-10-19 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    equally convincing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully crafted

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5 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

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2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    thrilling climax
  2. Ranked #3 for
    inevitable climax
  3. Ranked #4 for
    standing tall

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6 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fake-looking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    straight-faced acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    calm

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7 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Decades after Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, a lethal new Terminator is sent to eliminate the future leader of the resistance. In a fight to save mankind, battle-hardened Sarah Connor teams up with an unexpected ally and an enhanced super soldier to stop the deadliest Terminator yet.

Info

2019-10-23 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new to table
  2. Ranked #3 for
    cringy factor
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pretty cool

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8 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Info

2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    biblical proportion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relatively new
  3. Ranked #4 for
    feeling a little rushed

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9 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
    interesting ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #3 for
    swift pace

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10 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.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    leaving wonders
  3. Ranked #3 for
    redeeming feature

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