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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also darn good

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and darn good movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and darn good, 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 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 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lending credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    megalomaniac
  3. Ranked #1 for
    adversary-worthy

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3 Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan political leader, Shinzon, who claims to seek peace with the human-backed United Federation of Planets. Once in enemy territory, the captain and his crew make a startling discovery: Shinzon is human, a slave from the Romulan sister planet of Remus, and has a secret, shocking relationship to Picard himself.

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2002-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath
  2. Ranked #1 for
    splicing lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    farewell performance

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4 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Info

2017-10-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most appealing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    facetious lines

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5 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
    mildly entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hokey editing

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6 Rudderless (2014)

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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2014-10-17 | Music / Drama

Cast

Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand
  2. Ranked #1 for
    equally talented directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely talented directing

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7 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.

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2015-04-22 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    taking breath away
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unwieldy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more engrossing

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8 Batman Begins (2005)

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

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2005-06-10 | Action / Crime

Cast

Christian Bale, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    helium voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    muddling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    utterly believable acting

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9 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Info

2019-05-22 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pop art
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recreating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stunning performance

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10 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.

Info

2007-05-19 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    carefully constructed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ostentatious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit messy

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