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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also bordering on ridiculous

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and bordering on ridiculous movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and bordering on ridiculous, 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 Apr 19 2021

1 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
    alright acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheap thrills
  3. Ranked #3 for
    predictable jump scares

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2 2012 (2009)

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

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2009-10-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

John Cusack, Amanda Peet

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly entertaining
  2. Ranked #2 for
    howler
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for low iq

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3 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

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2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fresh spin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mildly entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    new take

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4 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 #1 for
    absolutely disgusting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    empty-headed character

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5 The Terminal (2004)

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

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2004-06-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    killing a couple of hours
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sophomoric
  3. Ranked #2 for
    light toned atmosphere

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6 Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

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2012-10-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jocular character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nailed the role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expert writing

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7 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.

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2007-05-19 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loose thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carefully constructed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit messy

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8 Bubba Ho-tep (2002)

Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.

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2002-06-09 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with touching moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hilarious one liner
  3. Ranked #1 for
    witty one liner

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9 The Happening (2008)

When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

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2008-06-11 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    keeping straight face
  3. Ranked #1 for
    life-altering

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10 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relieving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly implausible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterful performance

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