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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also for in-depth study

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and for in-depth study movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and for in-depth study, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 Crash (2005)

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.

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2005-05-06 | Drama

Cast

Karina Arroyave, Art Chudabala

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    social problem
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hot topic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unbelievable

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2 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Info

2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Matthew Leitch, Philip Bulcock

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    excitingly action-packed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stellar
  3. Ranked #1 for
    matchless

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3 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

Info

2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    melancholy mood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    European style
  3. Ranked #1 for
    observant

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4 No Country for Old Men (2007)

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Info

2007-11-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tess Harper, George Adelo

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inconclusive ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    terse
  3. Ranked #2 for
    neatly packaged

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5 American Sniper (2014)

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

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2014-12-11 | War / Action

Cast

Cole Konis, Luke Sunshine

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    valiant character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    one sided view

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6 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Info

2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Brent Sexton, Dillon McEwin

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sappy ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ethical issue

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7 American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Info

1999-09-15 | Drama

Cast

Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too close to home
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sex-starving character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexually aggressive character

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8 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jane Jenkins

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deservedly won Oscars
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suffering wife
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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9 Hulk (2003)

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Info

2003-06-19 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual gimmick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    innovative technique

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10 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Info

2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Lukas Haas

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exponent cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directorially talented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    invigorating

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