Top rated perfunctory movies that are also for heated debate

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and for heated debate movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and for heated debate, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #4 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #20 for
    conversation starter

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2 Game Change (2012)

During the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the campaign kicks into high gear, her lack of experience, in both political and media savvy, becomes a drain upon McCain and his strategists.

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2012-03-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #14 for
    sensitive portrayal
  3. Ranked #16 for
    conservative

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3 The Oxford Murders (2008)

At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

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2008-01-18 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Elijah Wood, John Hurt

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    semiotic topic
  2. Ranked #6 for
    analytic
  3. Ranked #9 for
    geometric

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4 White Chamber (2018)

The United Kingdom. Soon. Civil war rages. A woman wakes up in a blindingly white cuboid cell. Using its sophisticated functionality, her captor tortures her for information; information she claims not to have - or does she?

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2018-04-05 | Science Fiction

Cast

Shauna Macdonald, Oded Fehr

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    virtually non-existent
  2. Ranked #18 for
    abhorrent
  3. Ranked #18 for
    engaging enough

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5 Genesis: Paradise Lost (2017)

If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning—GENESIS! So what exactly happened at the "Creation," at the "Beginning?"

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2017-11-13 | Documentary

Cast

Andrew J. Fabich, Danny Faulkner

Rating

rating icon 4.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    floored
  2. Ranked #6 for
    blown away
  3. Ranked #7 for
    informative

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6 Rocket Science (2007)

Hal is a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route – he joins the school debating team, which sends him on a headfirst plunge into breakneck speech competitions and offers a much-needed boost toward correcting the problem.

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2007-01-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nicholas D'Agosto, Margo Martindale

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    for debating
  2. Ranked #14 for
    bittersweet ending
  3. Ranked #15 for
    clever plot

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7 Footnote (2011)

Jerusalem, Israel. Professors Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik, father and son, have dedicated their lives to the study of the Jewish scriptures. Eliezer is a stubborn and methodical scholar who has never been recognized for his work; Uriel is a rising star, someone admired and praised by his colleagues. The fragile balance that has kept their personal relationship almost intact is broken in an unexpected way by a simple phone call.

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2011-05-25 | Comedy

Cast

Shlomo Bar-Aba, Lior Ashkenazi

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    directorial achievement
  2. Ranked #3 for
    academic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    crammed plot

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8 Freeheld (2015)

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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2015-10-02 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Julianne Moore, Elliot Page

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sterling casting
  2. Ranked #5 for
    convincing performance
  3. Ranked #6 for
    commanding attention

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9 Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

In one of the most tragic face-offs in the history of law enforcement, the deadly debacle at Waco pitted the Branch Davidian sect against the FBI in an all-out war. This documentary makes the most of footage and recordings to examine how the events that led to the tragedy of April 19, 1993, unfolded, and how the FBI's unrelenting approach made what was already a bad situation much worse.

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1997-09-19 | Documentary

Cast

Joe Biden, Dan Gifford

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    fumed
  2. Ranked #15 for
    essential viewing
  3. Ranked #18 for
    subjective opinion

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10 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

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2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    superb directing
  2. Ranked #9 for
    obvious
  3. Ranked #13 for
    attractive lead

Trailer

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