Top rated perfunctory movies that are also cinematic gold

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and cinematic gold movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and cinematic gold, 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 Jun 14 2021

1 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic treat
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most dazzling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    overly impressive

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2 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    truly epic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic scope

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3 Batman Begins (2005)

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

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2005-06-10 | Action / Crime

Cast

Christian Bale, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    more intimidating
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more realistic approach
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and brooding

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4 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

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2017-10-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jokey character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comedic approach
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more light-hearted

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5 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    above and beyond
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most thrilling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    white knight

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6 Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

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2019-04-24 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely satisfying
  2. Ranked #3 for
    perfectly balanced directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    emotionally satisfying

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7 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 #2 for
    sheer force
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for in-depth study
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fully-formed cast

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8 Hellraiser (1987)

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

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1987-09-11 | Horror

Cast

Ashley Laurence, Andrew Robinson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    corporeal theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sadomasochistic character

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9 Frozen (2013)

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

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2013-11-20 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strong character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heart-melting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perpetual

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10 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
    tone shifting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    worthy of academy award

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