Top rated perfunctory movies that are also classic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and classic, 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 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mad genius
  2. Ranked #3 for
    unholy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mad science

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

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3 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deceptively simple
  2. Ranked #7 for
    perfunctory
  3. Ranked #7 for
    super cute

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4 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
    truly epic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling

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5 Damien: Omen II (1978)

Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle. Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's business empire—and the world. Anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise.

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1978-06-09 | Horror

Cast

William Holden, Lee Grant

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unholy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ominous tone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and ominous

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6 Happiest Season (2020)

A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.

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2020-11-26 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #1 for
    likable character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incredibly cheesy dialogue

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7 The Stepford Wives (1975)

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

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1975-02-12 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chore-like
  2. Ranked #1 for
    obedient
  3. Ranked #3 for
    inquisitive character

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8 The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila. But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger realizes he’s jumped the gun.

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2007-10-05 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Ben Stiller, Malin Åkerman

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mean spirited
  2. Ranked #2 for
    long-legged actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extremely unpleasant

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9 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly stylized acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  3. Ranked #2 for
    chiaroscuro

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10 Across the Universe (2007)

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

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2007-09-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively unknown actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    utterly brilliant
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dragging along

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