Top rated perfunctory movies that are also definitely classic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and definitely classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and definitely classic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Good Earth (1937)

China, during the rule of the Qing Dynasty. The arranged marriage between Wang Lung, a humble farmer, and O-Lan, a domestic slave, will endure the many hardships of life over the years; but the temptations of a fragile prosperity will endanger their love and the survival of their entire family.

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1937-06-02 | Drama / History

Cast

Paul Muni, Luise Rainer

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    principal role
  2. Ranked #10 for
    obedient
  3. Ranked #25 for
    hammy performance

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2 That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

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1976-05-16 | Documentary / Family

Cast

Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    edited together
  2. Ranked #6 for
    worth owning
  3. Ranked #9 for
    good outweighing bad

Trailer

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3 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

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1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    imaginary fairy tale
  2. Ranked #7 for
    pure magic
  3. Ranked #11 for
    pure escapism

Trailer

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4 Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Classical violinist, Roger Grant disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with the band's singer, Stella, but his reluctance to lose her leads him to thwart her efforts to become a solo star. When the World War separates them in 1917, Stella marries Roger's best friend and, when Roger returns home after the war, an important concert at Carnegie Hall brings the corners of the romantic triangle together.

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1938-05-24 | Drama / Music

Cast

Tyrone Power, Alice Faye

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    lavish production
  2. Ranked #4 for
    memorable tune
  3. Ranked #5 for
    tuneful

Trailer

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5 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    kind of annoying voice
  2. Ranked #16 for
    new to table
  3. Ranked #28 for
    source of entertainment

Trailer

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6 Some Came Running (1958)

Hard-drinking novelist Dave Hirsh returns home after being gone for years. His brother wants Dave to settle down, and introduces him to English teacher Gwen French. Moody Dave resents his brother, and spends his days hanging out with Bama Dillert, a professional gambler who parties late into the night. Torn between the admiring Gwen and Ginny Morehead, an easy woman who loves him, Dave grows increasingly angry.

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1958-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    melodramatic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    respectable
  3. Ranked #11 for
    creative writing

Trailer

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7 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, who's not so gifted here as he relegates much of the investigation of demonic dogs to his bumbling sidekick, Watson (Dudley Moore), while he spends time with his mother and searches for an assistant.

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1978-07-21 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Dudley Moore, Peter Cook

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    feeling embarrassed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slightly amusing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mind-numbingly awful

Trailer

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8 Killers (2014)

Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic robbers. When each posts videos of their violent sprees online, the pair find one another on the Internet and begin a toxic and competitive duel. While Bayu clings to the hope that he can resume a normal life, Nomura continues to spill blood without remorse. Killing, advises Nomura, is something everyone ought to consider.

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2014-02-01 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Kazuki Kitamura, Oka Antara

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sound promising
  2. Ranked #4 for
    gets harder and harder
  3. Ranked #12 for
    unplanned

Trailer

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9 Annie (1982)

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

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1982-06-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    undeniable classic
  2. Ranked #16 for
    perky
  3. Ranked #19 for
    buoyant

Trailer

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10 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

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2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    superb directing
  2. Ranked #9 for
    obvious
  3. Ranked #13 for
    attractive lead

Trailer

Loving Annabelle trailer
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