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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also Gothic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and Gothic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and Gothic, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

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1925-09-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disfigured character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lavish production
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deformed

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2 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

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2007-01-25 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark shade
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most surprising
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role

Trailer

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3 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Matt Lucas

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    not overly impressed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    creative imagination
  3. Ranked #2 for
    vaguely familiar cast

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4 Sleepy Hollow (1999)

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

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1999-11-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gloomy atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and gothic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moody atmosphere

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5 Perfect Creature (2007)

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

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2007-08-16 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Scott Wills, Craig Hall

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    snarling character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    renegade
  3. Ranked #6 for
    minimal character development

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6 Great Expectations (1946)

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

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1946-12-26 | Drama / Romance

Cast

John Mills, Tony Wager

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    subtle directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    distinctive directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    undeniable classic

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7 The Woman in Black (2012)

The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity.

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2012-02-03 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    foreboding atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    darkening
  3. Ranked #1 for
    creaky and old

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8 Underworld: Evolution (2006)

As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines.

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2006-01-12 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fleshing out
  2. Ranked #4 for
    more pronounced
  3. Ranked #4 for
    more polished

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9 Nosferatu (1922)

Vampire Count Orlok is interested in a new residence and in his real estate agent’s young wife. F. W. Murnau’s unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.”

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1922-02-17 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iconic imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eerily effective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    haunting atmosphere

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10 The Ninth Gate (1999)

An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Kingdom Of Shadows' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

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1999-08-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

José López Rodero, Jack Taylor

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    supernatural theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    Good Samaritan
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mysterious woman

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FAQ

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