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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also extraordinary

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and extraordinary movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and extraordinary, 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 The Hurt Locker (2008)

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

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2008-10-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dangerous subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fearless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary

Trailer

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2 Cinderella (1950)

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper... the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

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1950-02-22 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chore-like
  2. Ranked #2 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #3 for
    proactive

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3 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with common thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interconnected story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous

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4 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

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1998-01-29 | History / Romance

Cast

Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comical turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good script
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful writing

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5 The Artist (2011)

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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2011-10-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    acting with subtle expression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    in doldrums
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with expressive face

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6 Room at the Top (1959)

An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

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1959-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    angry character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rise to top
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ably portrayed

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7 Boyhood (2014)

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

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2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    growing up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eventful

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8 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bravura directing

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9 Lilies of the Field (1963)

An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior (Mother Maria), who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert...

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1963-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    agreeable
  2. Ranked #6 for
    watch over and over again
  3. Ranked #9 for
    extraordinary

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10 The Queen (2006)

The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.

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2006-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    astute
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intimate looking concept
  3. Ranked #1 for
    steadfast character

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