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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also engaging

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and engaging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and engaging, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly competent directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    jaundiced view

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2 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant piece of work
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for different opinions

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3 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    assured
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brisk pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue

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4 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    melted-down plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    definitely worth looking

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5 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unprofessionally produced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    infuriated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    meaningless

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6 Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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1975-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tightly directed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    stylish directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    expert directing

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7 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    convincing portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sanitized
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expert directing

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8 The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Info

2013-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    picking up pace

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9 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Info

2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  2. Ranked #1 for
    high-minded
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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10 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    properly developed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    inevitable climax
  3. Ranked #3 for
    diverse casting

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