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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also direct-to-video

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and direct-to-video movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and direct-to-video, 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 Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

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2000-05-10 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Sabine Karsenti, Christopher Freeman

Rating

rating icon 2.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complete nonsense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally ridiculous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely ridiculous

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2 Flashout (2019)

Three young women from a parallel universe play a blind date reality game that culminates in the euphoric Flashout. They get trapped on unfamiliar planet Earth by a reality repairman who must destroy their pleasure-filled game before the Multiverse is permanently altered.

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2019-03-22 | Science Fiction

Cast

Lorynn York, Allison Dunbar

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    community-theater-like acting
  2. Ranked #49 for
    pure camp
  3. Ranked #50 for
    pure cheese

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3 BloodRayne (2005)

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead attraction in a carnival's freak-show in Romania. When she escapes, she meets a fortuneteller that tells that her mother was raped by the king of the vampires Kagan and she decides to destroy her father. In her journey for revenge, she meets Vladimir and Sebastian, the leaders of the fortress of vampire hunters Brimstone, and she joins their society. She seeks for powerful talismans to defeat Kagan, while the skilled warriors Vladimir and Sebastian train her to face the forces of Kagan and her human side falls in love with Sebastian. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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2005-10-22 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Kristanna Loken, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 4.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    poorly filmed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    poorly choreographed
  3. Ranked #5 for
    stinks

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4 The Legend of Hercules (2014)

In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. The story behind one of the greatest myths is revealed in this action-packed epic - a tale of love, sacrifice and the strength of the human spirit.

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2014-01-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Liam McIntyre, Johnathon Schaech

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    titan actor
  2. Ranked #19 for
    rather disappointing
  3. Ranked #23 for
    mythic

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5 The Lost Tree (2015)

After a serious traumatic accident, a man leaves his old life behind and moves to an isolated cabin to start over. He soon learns of the surroundings of the area and its dangerous past.

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2015-09-01 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Brian A. Metcalf, Chris Kos

Rating

rating icon 3.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #52 for
    haunting music
  3. Ranked #72 for
    for horror movie day

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6 Horrors of War (2006)

HORRORS OF WAR derives from the "B" movie, Grindhouse tradition, made to play like a like a midnight movie. It is an independently-produced film made in a B-movie style, yet with a dramatic grounding and an eye toward bigger production values.......FILM SYNOPSIS: 'Feeling the pressure from Allied advance, Hitler unleashes his secret weapons giving rise to a type of warfare the world has never seen. Throughout the European theater of WWII, Lieutenant John Schmidt comes face to face with these "weapons." The Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S., precursor to the C.I.A.) initiates missions behind enemy lines to find the source of the weapons terrorizing U.S. soldiers fighting the Third Reich. Schmidt is joined by Captain Joe Russo and his group of war-hardened GIs who have experienced for themselves the all-too-real horrors of war in battle. Together, they must find and destroy Hitler's horde of nightmare weapons before his horrific vision can be fully realized

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2006-03-25 | Action / Horror

Cast

Jon Osbeck, Joe Lorenzo

Rating

rating icon 2.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    quality directing
  2. Ranked #10 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #23 for
    average Hollywood

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7 Ghosthunters (2016)

When one of their own loses his wife and daughter at the hands of a serial killer, a team of ghost hunters is determined to capture the spirits of the loved ones so their spirits can finally rest in peace. But as the team goes deeper into the house, the ghosts become more hostile, and the group discovers the true secrets of the house and its murderer.

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2016-07-05 | Horror

Cast

Stephen Manley, Aaron Moses

Rating

rating icon 4.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    American Gothic
  2. Ranked #54 for
    illogical decision
  3. Ranked #55 for
    amateurish production

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8 Something in the Woods (2016)

Follows the Hartman family and their dealings with a legendary creature when it begins coming around their farm house deep in the woods in the late 1960s.

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2016-07-15 |

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Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    somewhat stiff acting
  2. Ranked #38 for
    content
  3. Ranked #74 for
    robotical acting

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9 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.

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2007-11-29 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Gabrielle Rose, Carrie Fleming

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    hopelessly miscast
  2. Ranked #6 for
    rather wooden acting
  3. Ranked #6 for
    wooden and unconvincing acting

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10 I Am Vengeance (2018)

When ex-soldier turned mercenary, John Gold, learns of the murder of his best friend, he sets off on a mission to find out what happened. What he discovers is a sinister conspiracy and he sets about taking down those responsible one by one.

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2018-08-04 | Action

Cast

Stuart Bennett, Anna Shaffer

Rating

rating icon 4.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #40 for
    terribly annoying
  2. Ranked #50 for
    properly handled plot
  3. Ranked #59 for
    very distracting voice

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