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.

1 The Sign of Four (1983)

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.

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1983-12-06 | Adventure / Crime

Cast

Ian Richardson, David Healy

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to source material
  2. Ranked #5 for
    fairly faithful to book
  3. Ranked #5 for
    breakneck speed

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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 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mad genius
  2. Ranked #3 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #4 for
    misshapen

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3 Annie (1982)

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

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1982-06-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    undeniable classic
  2. Ranked #5 for
    perky
  3. Ranked #6 for
    buoyant

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4 Asterix the Gaul (1967)

In the year 50 BC, Gaul is occupied by the Romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Learning of this potion, a Roman centurion kidnaps the druid to get the secret formula out of him.

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1967-12-20 | Family / Animation

Cast

Roger Carel, Jacques Morel

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fluidic
  2. Ranked #3 for
    comical genius
  3. Ranked #3 for
    stretched to breaking point

Trailer

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5 The Changeover (2017)

Laura Chant, 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life.

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2017-09-28 | Fantasy / Thriller

Cast

Erana James, Timothy Spall

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #3 for
    tightly directed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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6 White Fang (1991)

Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.

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1991-01-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Klaus Maria Brandauer, Ethan Hawke

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gorgeous landscape
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rugged
  3. Ranked #5 for
    spectacular scenery

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7 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    insufferable voice
  2. Ranked #13 for
    great improvement
  3. Ranked #13 for
    overlord

Trailer

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8 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    kind of annoying voice
  2. Ranked #10 for
    new to table
  3. Ranked #15 for
    perfunctory

Trailer

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9 Cheri (2009)

A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the First World War erupted.

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2009-04-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refined character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lustrous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully designed

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10 Angels & Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

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2009-05-13 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    relentless pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    frenetic pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lively pace

Trailer

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