Top rated perfunctory movies that are also fully engaging

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

1 Artik (2019)

In rural farm country, a comic book obsessed serial killer clashes with a straight edge purist over a young boy's fate.

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2019-09-10 | Horror

Cast

Chase Williamson, Jerry G. Angelo

Rating

rating icon 4.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underwhelming
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bitter ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    firm

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2 Upside-Down Magic (2020)

Nory and her best friend Reina enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies, where Nory’s unconventional powers land her in a class for those with wonky, or “upside-down,” magic. Undaunted, Nory sets out to prove that that upside-down magic can be just as powerful as right-side-up.

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2020-07-31 | Fantasy / Family

Cast

Izabela Rose, Siena Agudong

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boppy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like Harry Potter
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enchanting

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3 Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2022)

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family.

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2022-06-24 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer Camp

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crafty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    role filling in big shoes
  3. Ranked #1 for
    so ingrained

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4 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 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alternative view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    startling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disfigured character

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5 The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

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2020-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 4.921
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    confusing mess
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat convoluted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    needlessly complicated

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6 Vita & Virginia (2019)

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the two forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary marriages.

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2019-05-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Elizabeth Debicki, Gemma Arterton

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual flourish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    translated well
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extrovert

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7 Here Before (2022)

Haunted by the death of her young daughter, a distraught woman develops an all-consuming obsession with a girl she believes is her reincarnated child.

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2022-02-11 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Martin McCann

Rating

rating icon 5.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply meaningful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shocking twist
  3. Ranked #2 for
    whimper ending

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8 Counting Bullets (2021)

Counting Bullets tells the story of a small group of cavalry soldiers who are pinned down in a canyon by the enemy. Over the course of a few days, they are forced to face their differences and rely on each of their instincts to survive.

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2021-04-03 | Action / Western

Cast

John Marrs, William Shannon Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for meaningful conversation
  2. Ranked #3 for
    everything fitting together
  3. Ranked #3 for
    perfunctory

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9 Cyrano (2021)

A man ahead of his time, Cyrano de Bergerac dazzles whether with ferocious wordplay at a verbal joust or with brilliant swordplay in a duel. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of the love of a devoted friend, the luminous Roxanne, Cyrano has yet to declare his feelings for her—and Roxanne has fallen in love, at first sight, with Christian.

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2021-12-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett

Rating

rating icon 6.488
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful rendition
  2. Ranked #1 for
    virile character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    triangular plot

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10 Queen & Slim (2019)

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    defensive
  2. Ranked #3 for
    embattled character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    outside the laws

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