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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also brilliantly put together

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and brilliantly put together movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and brilliantly put together, 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 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
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-caliber
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb directing

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2 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
    purely evil character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force

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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
    drawn in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely riveting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing

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4 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
    true representation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    significant

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5 Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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1975-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tightly directed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    expert directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stylish directing

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6 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    milder
  2. Ranked #3 for
    expertly filmed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    duty-bound character

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7 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with large gap
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tone shifting

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8 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
    brisk pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly engaging
  3. Ranked #1 for
    assured

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9 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

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2001-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    practically flawless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    truly astonishing

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10 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 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    euphoric character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flamboyant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    musically talented actor

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