Top rated perfunctory movies that are also for self analysis

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

1 Chris & Don: A Love Story (2007)

Chris & Don chronicles the lifelong relationship between author Christopher Isherwood and his much younger lover, artist Don Bachardy, and it combines present-day interviews, archival footage shot by the couple from the 1950s, excerpts from Isherwood's diaries, and playful animations to recount their romance.

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2007-06-13 | Documentary

Cast

W.H. Auden, Ted Bachardy

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    untarnished character
  2. Ranked #10 for
    compressed
  3. Ranked #11 for
    artistically talented director

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2 State Fair (1933)

The Frakes attend the Iowa State Fair where Father Abel enters his Hampshire boar, Blue Boy, in a hog content while Mother Melissa enters the mincemeat competition. And their children, Margy and Wayne, find love with newspaper reporter Pat Gilbert and trapeze artist Emily Joyce. But will everyone return home safe and happy or will hearts be broken?

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1933-02-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    bated breath
  2. Ranked #8 for
    essay-like
  3. Ranked #18 for
    much anticipated

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3 Bleeder (1999)

Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get acquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo can't cope with the pressure of becoming a father, leading to trouble with his pregnant wife and especially her brother.

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1999-08-06 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    hyperviolent
  2. Ranked #11 for
    can't make heads or tails
  3. Ranked #22 for
    light relief

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4 The Nanny Diaries (2007)

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

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2007-08-24 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    light and fluffy
  2. Ranked #16 for
    very demanding
  3. Ranked #17 for
    unloved character

Trailer

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5 Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. Rose's one-man talent agency represents countless incompetent entertainers, including a one-legged tap dancer, and one slightly talented one: washed-up lounge singer Lou Canova (Nick Apollo Forte), whose career is on the rebound.

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1984-01-27 | Comedy

Cast

Woody Allen, Mia Farrow

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    helium voice
  2. Ranked #7 for
    comic effects
  3. Ranked #11 for
    making a comeback

Trailer

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6 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, who's not so gifted here as he relegates much of the investigation of demonic dogs to his bumbling sidekick, Watson (Dudley Moore), while he spends time with his mother and searches for an assistant.

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1978-07-21 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Dudley Moore, Peter Cook

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    feeling embarrassed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    mind-numbingly awful
  3. Ranked #4 for
    slightly amusing

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7 Personal Velocity (2002)

Three women escape from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

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2002-01-12 | Drama

Cast

Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient
  2. Ranked #7 for
    tenuous
  3. Ranked #8 for
    perfectly capturing mood

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8 Dillinger Is Dead (1969)

A man decides to cook for himself and finds a revolver (which may have belonged to John Dillinger) hidden in his kitchen.

Info

1969-01-24 | Drama

Cast

Michel Piccoli, Anita Pallenberg

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    neat little package
  2. Ranked #9 for
    expressive acting
  3. Ranked #16 for
    juicier

Trailer

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9 The Pawnbroker (1965)

A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.

Info

1965-04-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    towering
  2. Ranked #6 for
    bitter
  3. Ranked #12 for
    for in-depth study

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10 Gates of Heaven (1978)

A documentary about the men who run a pet cemetery, and the men and women who bury their pets.

Info

1978-10-01 | Documentary

Cast

Lucille Billingsley, Zella Graham

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    for in-depth study
  2. Ranked #19 for
    touching and poignant
  3. Ranked #29 for
    controversial topic

Trailer

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