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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. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Apr 12 2021

1 Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

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2016-07-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Pine, Karl Urban

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn fare
  3. Ranked #2 for
    truer

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2 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more profound
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most versatile director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries

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3 Batman Begins (2005)

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

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2005-06-10 | Action / Crime

Cast

Christian Bale, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    helium voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sadly underused
  3. Ranked #1 for
    utterly believable acting

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4 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow and plodding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncompromising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling

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5 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bad aftertaste
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods
  3. Ranked #1 for
    paragon

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6 Iron Man 3 (2013)

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

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2013-04-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less satisfying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark and edgy

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7 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

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2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gifted director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    capricious

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8 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.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil mastermind
  3. Ranked #1 for
    popular

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9 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.

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2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sucking in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unexplained
  3. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic vision

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10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly tacked on
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pissed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    anxiously awaited

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