Top rated perfunctory movies that are also consistently engaged

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

1 The War Between Us (1995)

The Story of a Japanese-Canadian woman who finds friendship after her family is interned to a small town during World War II.

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1995-12-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Shannon Lawson, Robert Wisden

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #2 for
    well-educated character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    compulsively watchable

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2 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

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2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping narratives
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incisive

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Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her trailer
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3 Money (2016)

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

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2016-04-06 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    smooth ride
  2. Ranked #1 for
    credible performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    crisp dialogue

Trailer

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4 The Changeover (2017)

Laura Chant, 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life.

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2017-09-28 | Fantasy / Thriller

Cast

Erana James, Timothy Spall

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    tightly directed

Trailer

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5 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.

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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 #3 for
    escapist fantasy
  2. Ranked #5 for
    better-paced
  3. Ranked #5 for
    imaginary fairy tale

Trailer

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6 Milestone (2020)

As soon as veteran driver Ghalib’s truck touches the 500,000 kilometers mark - a record at his company - he is struck by a sudden pain in his back. As Ghalib struggles with this ache, an existential threat begins to overwhelm him when he is asked to train a young new driver.

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2020-09-03 | Drama

Cast

Suvinder Pal Vicky, Lakshvir Saran

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grim atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with promising future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somber mood

Trailer

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7 Bandit Queen (1995)

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

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1995-06-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining role
  3. Ranked #8 for
    perfunctory

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8 Thunder Road (2018)

A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

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2018-09-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Cummings, Kendal Farr

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    efficient directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    real bad
  3. Ranked #2 for
    competent directing

Trailer

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9 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)

The true story of the 19th century Belgian priest, Father Damien, who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.

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1999-03-17 | Drama

Cast

David Wenham, Jan Decleir

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    self-sacrificing character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    selfless character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance

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10 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #5 for
    surprisingly entertaining
  3. Ranked #5 for
    entertaining ending

Trailer

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