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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also downright weird

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and downright weird movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and downright weird, 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 Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

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2012-10-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jocular character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and witty character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expert writing

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2 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.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wild and wacky
  2. Ranked #1 for
    coherent story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark undercurrent

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3 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.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    empty-headed character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deep impression

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4 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    original take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tortured genius
  3. Ranked #2 for
    steampunk

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5 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

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2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bipolar

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6 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.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

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

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7 The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

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2005-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    turning world upside down
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dislikable character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of tenderness

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8 Bubba Ho-tep (2002)

Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.

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2002-06-09 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hilarious one liner
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with touching moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    witty one liner

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9 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous sex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying resolution

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10 Identity (2003)

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

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2003-04-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

John Cusack, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nice change

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