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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also comprehensive

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and comprehensive movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and comprehensive, 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 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    significant

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2 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Michelle Alexander

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more balanced
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mongering

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3 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

James Kelly, Jack Warden

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    belligerent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely interesting

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4 Zodiac (2007)

The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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2007-03-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thorough
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superbly crafted

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5 Traffic (2000)

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

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2000-03-23 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    washed out look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overexposing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    multifaceted plot

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6 Amy (2015)

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

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2015-07-03 | Documentary

Cast

Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meteoric rise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    undeniably talented cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate demise

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7 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

Jung Ji-so, Jeon Eun-mi

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterful directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    turn of events
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving

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8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

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2001-12-18 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Jonathan Jordan

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tremendous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    in awe
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply impressive

Trailer

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9 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pointless subplots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    zero character development
  3. Ranked #1 for
    out of nowhere

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10 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Donevan Gunia, Igor Bubenchikov

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    humanized

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