Top rated perfunctory movies that are also benefit of hindsight

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and benefit of hindsight movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and benefit of hindsight, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Awaydays (2009)

On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex, drugs, rock n' roll, fashion, football and fighting.

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2009-04-01 | Drama

Cast

Stephen Graham, Nicky Bell

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #3 for
    surprisingly mature
  3. Ranked #8 for
    less engaging

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2 Juarez (1939)

The newly-named emperor Maximilian and his wife Carlota arrive in Mexico to face popular sentiment favoring Benito Juárez and democracy.

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1939-06-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Paul Muni, Bette Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rather stiff acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    stone-faced cast
  3. Ranked #10 for
    steadfast character

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3 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 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    concise
  2. Ranked #6 for
    succinct
  3. Ranked #6 for
    alternative view

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4 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 #17 for
    superbly crafted
  2. Ranked #17 for
    all major player cast
  3. Ranked #34 for
    remotely believable

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5 The Manhattan Project (1986)

Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's underlying theme involves the Cold War of the 1980s when government secrecy and mutually assured destruction were key political and military issues.

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1986-06-13 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

John Lithgow, Christopher Collet

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    talented enough director
  2. Ranked #6 for
    remotely believable
  3. Ranked #8 for
    wildly improbable

Trailer

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6 Little Women (1933)

Little Women is a coming-of-age drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops. The family, headed by their beloved Marmee, must struggle to make ends meet, with the help of their kind and wealthy neighbor, Mr. Laurence, and his high spirited grandson Laurie.

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1933-11-24 | Drama / Family

Cast

Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    ideal casting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    goody goody
  3. Ranked #10 for
    boyish

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7 State Fair (1933)

The Frakes attend the Iowa State Fair where Father Abel enters his Hampshire boar, Blue Boy, in a hog content while Mother Melissa enters the mincemeat competition. And their children, Margy and Wayne, find love with newspaper reporter Pat Gilbert and trapeze artist Emily Joyce. But will everyone return home safe and happy or will hearts be broken?

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1933-02-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    bated breath
  2. Ranked #8 for
    essay-like
  3. Ranked #18 for
    much anticipated

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8 Rudderless (2014)

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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2014-10-17 | Music / Drama

Cast

Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    putting a foot wrong
  2. Ranked #6 for
    very talented director
  3. Ranked #6 for
    multitalented director

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9 Veronika Voss (1982)

In Munich 1955, German film star Veronika Voss becomes a drug addict at the mercy of corrupt Dr. Marianne Katz, who keeps her supplied with morphine. After meeting sports writer Robert Krohn, Veronika begins to dream of a return to stardom. As the couple's relationship escalates in intensity, Veronika begins seriously planning her return to the screen -- only to realize how debilitated she has become through her drug habit.

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1982-05-13 | Drama

Cast

Rosel Zech, Hilmar Thate

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    glittery imagery
  2. Ranked #8 for
    sharply contrasting imagery
  3. Ranked #10 for
    ultimate demise

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10 Tea and Sympathy (1956)

Tom Lee is more interested in the arts than in sports, something that sits uneasily with both his father and his classmates. Tom's school housemaster Bill Reynolds even gives him a hard time for his "effeminate" interests. However, Bill's wife Laura sympathizes with Tom and tries to help him with her own overtures.

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1956-09-27 | Drama

Cast

Deborah Kerr, John Kerr

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    manly
  2. Ranked #3 for
    macho man
  3. Ranked #12 for
    difficult subject

Trailer

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