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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also convincing

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and convincing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and convincing, 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 Apr 12 2021

1 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.

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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 #1 for
    deviating from book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    honest portrayal

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2 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly implausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    relieving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterful performance

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3 Pay the Ghost (2015)

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

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2015-09-16 | Thriller / Fantasy

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cheap thrills
  2. Ranked #1 for
    alright acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    suspenseful atmosphere

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4 Attack the Block (2011)

A teen gang in a South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

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2011-05-12 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anti-hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loathsome
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tongue in cheek

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5 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit hokey
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wild-eyed character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    malevolent character

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6 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

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2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loud-mouthed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unique take

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7 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lasting effect
  2. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extending beyond

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8 Super 8 (2011)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

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2011-06-08 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left hanging
  2. Ranked #2 for
    vintage
  3. Ranked #2 for
    patented style directing

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9 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deep impression
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely disgusting

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10 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    condensed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous sex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved

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