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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also faithful to source material

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

1 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

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1925-09-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    timeless masterpiece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eerily effective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaiety

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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 #1 for
    God-fearing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #4 for
    steampunk

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3 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
    great improvement
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visually appealing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    less impressive

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4 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 #1 for
    fitting the bill perfectly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    foxy
  3. Ranked #5 for
    faithful to spirit

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5 Thunderball (1965)

A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.

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1965-12-11 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Sean Connery, Claudine Auger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil deeds
  2. Ranked #2 for
    suitably menacing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    drop-dead gorgeous

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6 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 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly acceptable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining enough
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fakey lines

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7 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
    flawless performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly brilliant directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    testy

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8 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 #2 for
    more problematic
  2. Ranked #3 for
    painterly director
  3. Ranked #4 for
    odd casting

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9 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
    religious angle
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with aesthetic quality
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cardinal sin

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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.

Info

2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually appealing imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    loopy character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    easily recognizable cast

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