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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also brutally realistic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and brutally realistic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and brutally realistic, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 Blue Valentine (2010)

Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

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2010-12-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply in love
  2. Ranked #2 for
    painfully realistic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interesting dynamic

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2 Saving Private Ryan (1998)

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

Info

1998-07-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    realistic depiction
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most harrowing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    honest depiction

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3 Black Hawk Down (2001)

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

Info

2001-12-28 | Action / History

Cast

Eric Bana, Hugh Dancy

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate depiction
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely realistic acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very realistic acting

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4 Blue Ruin (2013)

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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2013-09-09 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Macon Blair, Devin Ratray

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    amateur production
  2. Ranked #1 for
    act of revenge
  3. Ranked #3 for
    featuring a cycle of violence

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5 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

Info

1974-10-01 | Horror

Cast

Ed Guinn, Marilyn Burns

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    demented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unrelenting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    horror icon

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6 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Info

2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Lex Shrapnel, Shaun Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    definitely worth looking
  3. Ranked #3 for
    life and limb story

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7 Rambo (2008)

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help.

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2008-01-24 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tim Kang, Aung Aay Noi

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    balls-to-the-wall action
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grisly image
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brutal and bloody

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8 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her mission to reclaim god's diminished kingdom - through her amazing victories until her violent and untimely death.

Info

1999-10-27 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    piety
  2. Ranked #2 for
    saintly character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most compelling

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9 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.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jane Jenkins

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sanitized
  2. Ranked #1 for
    expert directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good visual

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10 Starred Up (2013)

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile relationship with his father is pushed past breaking point — Eric is approached by a volunteer psychotherapist, who runs an anger management group for prisoners. Torn between gang politics, prison corruption, and a glimmer of something better, Eric finds himself in a fight for his own life, unsure if his own father is there to protect him or join in punishing him.

Info

2013-09-09 | Drama

Cast

Jack O'Connell, Ben Mendelsohn

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    hard-hitting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    gritty and violent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining performance

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