Top rated perfunctory movies that are also comically brilliant

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

1 Jour de Fête (1949)

Jour de Fête tells the story of an inept and easily-distracted French mailman who frequently interrupts his duties to converse with the local inhabitants, as well as inspect the traveling fair that has come to his small community. Influenced by too much wine and a newsreel account of rapid transportation methods used by the United States postal system, he goes to hilarious lengths to speed the delivery of mail while aboard his bicycle.

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1949-05-11 | Comedy

Cast

Guy Decomble, Jacques Tati

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    desaturated
  2. Ranked #5 for
    loud moment
  3. Ranked #7 for
    lush colors

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2 The Awful Truth (1937)

Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.

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1937-10-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Irene Dunne, Cary Grant

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    pure gold
  2. Ranked #8 for
    bumpkin
  3. Ranked #9 for
    deserving nods

Trailer

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3 Designing Woman (1957)

A sportswriter who marries a fashion designer discovers that their mutual interests are few, although each has an intriguing past which makes the other jealous.

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1957-05-16 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tailor-made role
  2. Ranked #2 for
    punchy lines
  3. Ranked #10 for
    light comedy

Trailer

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4 Casa De Mi Padre (2012)

Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

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2012-03-15 | Comedy / Western

Cast

Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    funnier
  2. Ranked #11 for
    practically non-existent
  3. Ranked #16 for
    overly serious

Trailer

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5 Dog Bite Dog (2006)

A young Cambodian man who has been trained to fight for money in his country is hired to kill someone in Hong Kong. He performs the hit and then flees from Hong Kong police, who are wrestling with internal problems of a model cop and his son, who is also on the force and who was told by his dad not to become a police officer. The father goes into a coma after being shot, and internal affairs suspects him of dealing drugs on the side. The assassin then befriends a young girl who is molested and abused by her father. They both plan to get back on a ship to Cambodia but have to get past Hong Kong police, who do everything they can to catch him.

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2006-08-17 | Action

Cast

Edison Chen, Sam Lee

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    mad dog
  2. Ranked #5 for
    nihilistic
  3. Ranked #6 for
    downbeat tone

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6 The Out-of-Towners (1970)

George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.

Info

1970-05-28 | Comedy

Cast

Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    constantly whining
  2. Ranked #3 for
    mugging acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    shrill voice

Trailer

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7 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

Teenager Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates.

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1947-09-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Cary Grant, Myrna Loy

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    huge crush
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rakish
  3. Ranked #5 for
    perfectly suited cast

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8 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, who's not so gifted here as he relegates much of the investigation of demonic dogs to his bumbling sidekick, Watson (Dudley Moore), while he spends time with his mother and searches for an assistant.

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1978-07-21 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Dudley Moore, Peter Cook

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    feeling embarrassed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slightly amusing
  3. Ranked #8 for
    puzzled

Trailer

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9 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Info

1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    pure magic
  2. Ranked #8 for
    imaginary fairy tale
  3. Ranked #10 for
    pure escapism

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10 Heartbreaker (2010)

Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.

Info

2010-03-17 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heartbreaker
  2. Ranked #14 for
    discontent character
  3. Ranked #17 for
    smooth talker

Trailer

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