Top rated perfunctory movies that are also brilliantly understated

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

1 The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!

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2016-09-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dismay
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maddening
  3. Ranked #2 for
    jaundiced view

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2 Romulus, My Father (2007)

The story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

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2007-05-31 | Drama

Cast

Eric Bana, Franka Potente

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    languorous
  2. Ranked #5 for
    astute
  3. Ranked #5 for
    credible performance

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3 Ek Hasina Thi (2004)

A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.

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2004-01-16 | Crime / Romance

Cast

Urmila Matondkar, Saif Ali Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    talented acting
  2. Ranked #4 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    performance of a lifetime

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4 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

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2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    obvious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    extremely attractive cast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    attractive lead

Trailer

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5 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 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly talented director
  2. Ranked #2 for
    putting a foot wrong
  3. Ranked #2 for
    particularly likable

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6 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ingraining
  3. Ranked #6 for
    well-educated character

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7 Suffragette (2015)

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #6 for
    beat down
  3. Ranked #6 for
    downtrodden character

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8 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    rousing climax
  2. Ranked #4 for
    duty-bound character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    rousing finale

Trailer

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9 King and Country (1964)

During World War I, Army Private Arthur James Hamp is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial, Captain Hargreaves, finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

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1964-09-05 | War / Drama

Cast

Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unrelenting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unrelieved
  3. Ranked #6 for
    theatrical acting

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10 Rhino Season (2012)

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks he's been dead for over twenty years.

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2012-10-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual poetry
  2. Ranked #2 for
    poetic visual
  3. Ranked #4 for
    allusive

Trailer

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