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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 Nov 24 2020

1 The Brand New Testament (2015)

God lives in Brussels. On Earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she decides to revolt against her dad...

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2015-09-02 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    unexpected treat
  2. Ranked #8 for
    sex maniac
  3. Ranked #8 for
    absurdist

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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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    absolute gem
  2. Ranked #3 for
    forward-thinking
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ingraining

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3 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 #2 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    leaving wonders
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sheer force

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4 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.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thin writing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    right out window

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5 Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

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2008-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snarling character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brusque
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tough guy role

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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 #3 for
    menacing villain
  2. Ranked #4 for
    snappy one-liner
  3. Ranked #4 for
    stepping beyond

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7 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.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #3 for
    awfully hard
  3. Ranked #3 for
    good art directing

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8 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hostile
  2. Ranked #1 for
    petulant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    advanced

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9 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exquisitely beautiful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    harridan

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10 Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

Michael Moore's provocative documentary explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?

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2018-09-10 | Documentary

Cast

Michael Moore, Donald Trump

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    flattering light
  2. Ranked #6 for
    smooth ride
  3. Ranked #7 for
    grain of truth

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