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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also crucial

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and crucial movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and crucial, 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 19 2021

1 Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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2007-12-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vested interest
  3. Ranked #2 for
    zesty

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2 2046 (2004)

Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

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2004-05-20 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Gong Li

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    like a mirror
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sleek
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual artistry

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3 Cromwell (1970)

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.

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1970-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Harris, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historical interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more exciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of confusing

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4 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

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2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-designed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less effective

Trailer

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5 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.

Info

2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    instructive
  2. Ranked #3 for
    hot button
  3. Ranked #3 for
    meteoric rise

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6 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
    left unsolved
  2. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying resolution
  3. Ranked #1 for
    condensed

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7 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    derivative plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    straining credulity
  3. Ranked #2 for
    non-existent plot

Trailer

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8 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

Info

2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    elated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    filling in gaps
  3. Ranked #1 for
    petulant

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9 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Info

2015-04-22 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unwieldy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more engrossing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stretching the limits

Trailer

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10 Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Info

2016-07-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Pine, Karl Urban

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn fare
  2. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  3. Ranked #2 for
    truer

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