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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also compulsory watch

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

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beat down
  3. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history

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2 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ingraining
  2. Ranked #4 for
    tunnel vision
  3. Ranked #4 for
    myopic

Trailer

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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.

Info

1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for open discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gradual beginning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing

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4 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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1968-10-01 | Horror

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    downbeat ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    entry in genre
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sense of impending doom

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5 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

Info

1981-06-12 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Karen Allen

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dynamite
  2. Ranked #1 for
    action-packed adventure
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close call

Trailer

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6 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.

Info

2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    true representation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion

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7 The Pawnbroker (1965)

A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Info

1965-04-20 | Drama

Cast

Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    towering
  2. Ranked #2 for
    warped view
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for in-depth study

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8 In the Heat of the Night (1967)

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

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1967-08-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subtler
  2. Ranked #1 for
    prejudiced
  3. Ranked #2 for
    socially conscious

Trailer

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9 Reds (1981)

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

Info

1981-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    compulsory watch
  2. Ranked #2 for
    idealism
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with moving moments

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10 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

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    sacrificial character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    melted-down plot

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