Top rated perfunctory movies that are also genuinely witty

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

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

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2 Africa United (2010)

The extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg.

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2010-10-22 | Drama / Action

Cast

Eriya Ndayambaje, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    damp squib
  2. Ranked #5 for
    brightly colorful imagery
  3. Ranked #6 for
    bit thin

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3 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    kind of annoying voice
  2. Ranked #16 for
    new to table
  3. Ranked #28 for
    source of entertainment

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4 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but don't sell short this cheerful band of doltish boys in blue.

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1985-03-28 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comic highlights
  2. Ranked #3 for
    new kid on the block
  3. Ranked #4 for
    basically a rehash

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5 The Addams Family 2 (2021)

The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters.

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2021-10-01 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    trending now
  2. Ranked #17 for
    fun-filled
  3. Ranked #24 for
    monotone voice

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6 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sex maniac
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relatively new
  3. Ranked #7 for
    playful

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7 Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add female nudity similar to the Moulin Rouge in Paris

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2005-09-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    can hear a pin drop
  2. Ranked #8 for
    fab
  3. Ranked #10 for
    refurbished

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8 The Greasy Strangler (2016)

Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.

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2016-10-07 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Michael St. Michaels, Sky Elobar

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most bizarre
  2. Ranked #2 for
    downright bizarre
  3. Ranked #6 for
    grossest

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9 Closely Watched Trains (1966)

At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, this young man embarks on a journey of sexual awakening and self-discovery, encountering a universe of frustration, eroticism, and adventure within his sleepy backwater depot.

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1966-11-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Václav Neckář, Josef Somr

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    manhood
  2. Ranked #6 for
    dead serious
  3. Ranked #7 for
    brilliant photography

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10 Casa De Mi Padre (2012)

Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

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2012-03-15 | Comedy / Western

Cast

Will Ferrell, Gael García Bernal

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    overly serious
  2. Ranked #11 for
    practically non-existent
  3. Ranked #13 for
    funnier

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