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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also dire

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and dire movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and dire, 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 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

Decades after Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, a lethal new Terminator is sent to eliminate the future leader of the resistance. In a fight to save mankind, battle-hardened Sarah Connor teams up with an unexpected ally and an enhanced super soldier to stop the deadliest Terminator yet.

Info

2019-10-23 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rewatchable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worth seeing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    must-watch with a beer

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2 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

Info

2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    petulant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    filling in gaps
  3. Ranked #1 for
    commanding attention

Trailer

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3 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.

Info

2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

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4 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.

Info

2002-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

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5 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Info

1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    malevolent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit hokey
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild-eyed character

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6 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Info

2005-05-17 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unselfish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    very pleased

Trailer

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7 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Info

2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely disgusting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  3. Ranked #1 for
    empty-headed character

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8 Attack the Block (2011)

A teen gang in a South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

Info

2011-05-12 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tongue in cheek
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loathsome
  3. Ranked #1 for
    anti-hero

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9 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

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    coherent story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    capturing imagination
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark undercurrent

Trailer

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10 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Info

2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capricious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more chilling

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