Top rated perfunctory movies that are also deviating from book

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

1 Upside-Down Magic (2020)

Nory and her best friend Reina enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies, where Nory’s unconventional powers land her in a class for those with wonky, or “upside-down,” magic. Undaunted, Nory sets out to prove that that upside-down magic can be just as powerful as right-side-up.

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2020-07-31 | Fantasy / Family

Cast

Izabela Rose, Siena Agudong

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boppy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like Harry Potter
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enchanting

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2 The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

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2020-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 4.921
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clear conscience
  2. Ranked #1 for
    confusing mess
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat convoluted

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3 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.729
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  3. Ranked #2 for
    scared to death

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4 Chaos Walking (2021)

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

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2021-02-24 | Science Fiction

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland

Rating

rating icon 6.681
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting concept
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    killing a couple of hours

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5 Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021)

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

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2021-07-23 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Henry Golding, Andrew Koji

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling motion sickness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    swordsmanship
  3. Ranked #2 for
    shaky camera

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6 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

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2021-10-21 | Drama / History

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 7.032
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    blissful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost flawless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    artistically talented director

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7 Radium Girls (2020)

Young women toiling in a factory are exposed to hazardous material which takes a disastrous toll on their health.

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2020-10-23 | Drama / History

Cast

Joey King, Abby Quinn

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bitterly disappointing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historical point of view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    museum piece

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8 Vitalina Varela (2019)

A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.

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2019-10-07 | Drama

Cast

Vitalina Varela, Ventura

Rating

rating icon 6.94
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bright sunlight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blackness
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heart-racing

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9 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Stella and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

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2019-08-08 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Zoe Colletti, Dean Norris

Rating

rating icon 6.501
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with creep factors
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scared to death
  3. Ranked #2 for
    actually scared

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10 Doctor Sleep (2019)

Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the 'shine'. Instinctively recognising that Dan shares her power, Abra has sought him out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat and her followers.

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2019-10-30 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Kyliegh Curran

Rating

rating icon 7.15
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #3 for
    actor in the limelight

Trailer

Doctor Sleep trailer
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