Top rated perfunctory movies that are also for self reflection

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

1 Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

The film tells, in flashback, the story of Suresh Sinha, a famous film director and his relationship with an aspiring actress.

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1959-02-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Waheeda Rehman, Guru Dutt

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    masterwork
  2. Ranked #5 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #7 for
    visionary director

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2 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ingraining
  3. Ranked #5 for
    well-educated character

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3 Jennifer Eight (1992)

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.

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1992-11-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Andy García, Lance Henriksen

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    willed character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    late in game
  3. Ranked #4 for
    autumnal

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4 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

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2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incisive

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5 Totally Under Control (2020)

This documentary puts a spotlight on the White House’s failed response to the global pandemic and how it could have been prevented. Featuring damning testimony from public health officials and hard investigative reporting, director Alex Gibney reveals a system-wide collapse caused by a profound dereliction of presidential leadership.

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2020-10-13 | Documentary

Cast

Alex Gibney, Scott Becker

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    concise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lack of talent
  3. Ranked #2 for
    succinct

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6 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

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2018-05-19 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    well worth waiting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    worth waiting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    labor of love

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7 The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

A naval aviator is assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended bridges during the Korean War.

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1954-12-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

William Holden, Grace Kelly

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    aerial photography
  2. Ranked #5 for
    ultimate sacrifice
  3. Ranked #9 for
    life and limb story

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8 Queen of Katwe (2016)

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

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2016-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    triumphant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with natural ability
  3. Ranked #3 for
    seedy underbelly

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9 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #4 for
    surprisingly entertaining
  3. Ranked #7 for
    wizardry directing

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10 Mother and Child (2009)

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and her husband have failed to conceive and now hope to adopt a baby to make their family complete.

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2009-11-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Naomi Watts, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bitter
  2. Ranked #2 for
    standout performance
  3. Ranked #5 for
    fresh start

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