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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also confronting

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and confronting movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and confronting, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    totally drawn in

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2 Irreversible (2002)

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass, and subsequently seeks revenge upon her assailant. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.

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2002-05-22 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most shocking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    explicitly violent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling queasy

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3 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 #1 for
    sheer force
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing

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4 Let Me In (2010)

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

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2010-10-01 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    Americanized
  2. Ranked #3 for
    dumbed down plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more subtle

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5 The Act of Killing (2012)

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.

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2012-08-31 | Documentary

Cast

Anwar Congo, Herman Koto

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unpunished character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    recreating

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6 Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.

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2004-09-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    act of revenge
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naturalistic dialogue

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7 No Country for Old Men (2007)

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

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2007-11-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unsatisfying ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too abrupt
  3. Ranked #1 for
    abrupt ending

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8 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
    milder
  2. Ranked #3 for
    expertly filmed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    duty-bound character

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9 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
    catatonic

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10 Eden (2012)

The true story of Chong Kim—abducted into the sex trade as a young teen—and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.

Info

2012-03-11 | Drama

Cast

Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    becoming engrossed
  2. Ranked #18 for
    abhorrent
  3. Ranked #19 for
    seasoned professional

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