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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also faithful to original

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and faithful to original movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and faithful to original, 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 Dec 01 2020

1 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
    staying true to original
  2. Ranked #1 for
    regurgitating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of dull

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2 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
    unique perspective
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mad genius

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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
    less impressive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat underwhelming
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fitting finale

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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
    sumptuous cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exquisitely beautiful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    atmospheric photography

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6 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    revisiting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    relatively new
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly fine

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7 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
    actually pretty decent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    smoking hot actor

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8 The Gospel According to Matthew (1965)

This biblical drama focuses on the teachings of Jesus, including the parables that reflect their revolutionary nature. As Jesus travels along the coast of the Sea of Galilee, he gradually gathers more followers, leading him into direct conflict with the authorities.

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1965-04-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cardinal sin
  3. Ranked #3 for
    religious angle

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9 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.

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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
    radiant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous set

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10 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vaguely familiar cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    off-kilter
  3. Ranked #1 for
    impressive visual

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