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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also darkening

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

1 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.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nasty piece of work
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly brilliant directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    completely enthralling

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2 The Void (2016)

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

Info

2016-09-22 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Aaron Poole, Kathleen Munroe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nebulous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cheap jump scares
  3. Ranked #3 for
    old school style

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3 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fresh and exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    geeking out
  3. Ranked #1 for
    semblance of plot

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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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1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alternative ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nerve-racking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    washed out look

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5 The Prestige (2006)

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Info

2006-10-19 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    much more satisfying
  2. Ranked #1 for
    strong supporting cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    attention holding

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6 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.

Info

2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively new
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fake-looking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pronounced actor

Trailer

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7 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Info

1925-09-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerily effective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    priceless facial expression
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaiety

Trailer

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8 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Info

2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    easily recognizable cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loopy character

Trailer

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9 Wendigo (2001)

A family from the city decide to spend a weekend away at a friend's country farmhouse. But a fluke accident sets off a chain of events that alters their lives forever and conjures up the ferocious spirit of the Wendigo.

Info

2001-01-23 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Patricia Clarkson, Erik Per Sullivan

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for a cold winter night
  2. Ranked #1 for
    giving chills
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nicely filmed

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10 Hulk (2003)

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Info

2003-06-19 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heavy exposition
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overboard acting

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