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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also extremely powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and extremely powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and extremely powerful, 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 Redacted (2007)

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

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2007-01-01 | Drama / War

Cast

Izzy Diaz, Rob Devaney

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with slaughters
  2. Ranked #5 for
    underachieved character
  3. Ranked #5 for
    brutal attack

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2 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually sumptuous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    translated well
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with slaughters

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3 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extending beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lasting effect

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4 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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1957-10-25 | War / Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    technical mastery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more impactful

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5 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lending credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    megalomaniac
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling tacked on

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6 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

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2017-10-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    facetious lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most appealing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serious tone

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7 Rudderless (2014)

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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2014-10-17 | Music / Drama

Cast

Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    equally talented directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely talented directing

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8 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
    satisfying resolution
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unsolved
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous sex

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9 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
    bipolar
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent

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10 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    duty-bound character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    the cream of crop

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