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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also explicitly violent

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and explicitly violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and explicitly violent, 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 12 2021

1 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

Info

2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    drawn in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    astute
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely disturbing

Trailer

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2 Pineapple Express (2008)

A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.

Info

2008-08-06 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Seth Rogen, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hysterical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    goofy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    non-stop action

Trailer

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3 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
    expert writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    graphically violent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychopath

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4 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Info

2007-01-25 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely pleasing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most dazzling

Trailer

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5 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.

Info

2003-04-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

John Cusack, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dismay
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interwoven story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching numerous times

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6 Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Info

2000-05-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jump-cutting directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual panache
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less convincing

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7 The Hateful Eight (2015)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

Info

2015-12-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    up to par
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more detailed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chronological

Trailer

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8 Alexander (2004)

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Info

2004-11-21 | War / History

Cast

Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unifying theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lust
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overemphasizing

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9 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Info

1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great cinematic achievement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mandatory watch

Trailer

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10 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Info

2009-04-28 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tying up loose end
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decently entertaining
  3. Ranked #3 for
    high-octane

Trailer

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FAQ

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