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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also deeply thinking

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and deeply thinking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and deeply thinking, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 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.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    what the fuck
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extended sequence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with inspiring moments

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2 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Matthew Leitch, Philip Bulcock

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more thrilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely brilliant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too thrilling

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3 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

Jack Gleeson, John Burke

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented supporting cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    substantial role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    straight dramatic acting

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4 The Man from Earth (2007)

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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2007-06-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

David Lee Smith, Tony Todd

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    academic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thoughtful and intelligent

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5 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Lukas Haas

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interesting concept
  3. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished director

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6 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

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2007-12-14 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #2 for
    feeling of isolation

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7 Avatar (2009)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

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2009-12-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Dean Knowsley, Sonia Yee

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quality product
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely stunning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    photorealistic

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8 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

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1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    real gem
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterful directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    must buy dvd

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9 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Info

2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

André Oumansky, Rinko Kikuchi

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interrelated story

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10 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Info

1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Steve Speirs, Oliver Walpole

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    discernible plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more bearable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of annoying voice

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