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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also fairly faithful to book

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and fairly faithful to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and fairly faithful to book, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 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 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    mad science
  2. Ranked #3 for
    mad genius
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unique perspective

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2 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reinvention
  2. Ranked #1 for
    advanced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally illogical

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3 One for the Money (2012)

An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some friends and the best bounty hunter in the business, she slowly learns what it takes to be a true bounty hunter.

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2012-01-26 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    foxy
  2. Ranked #8 for
    light entertainment
  3. Ranked #9 for
    sexy blonde

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4 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

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2010-12-02 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    real charmer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual marvel
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less impressive

Trailer

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5 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exquisitely beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extraordinarily beautiful

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6 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
    interesting ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #3 for
    swift pace

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7 The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

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2008-02-14 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    reasonable pace
  2. Ranked #5 for
    left unrevealed
  3. Ranked #10 for
    brisk pace

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8 The Circle (2017)

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.

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2017-04-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    as a topic of discussion
  2. Ranked #6 for
    omnipresent
  3. Ranked #6 for
    conversation starter

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9 Fantastic Four (2005)

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" must now thwart the evil plans of Dr. Doom and save the world from certain destruction.

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2005-06-29 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fairly decent
  2. Ranked #3 for
    smoking hot actor
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stretched to breaking point

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10 War and Peace (1956)

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Info

1956-08-21 | Drama / War

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more problematic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous set
  3. Ranked #1 for
    luminous atmosphere

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