Top rated perfunctory movies that are also greatest

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

1 The Onion Field (1979)

An LA police officer is murdered in the onion fields outside of Bakersfield. However, legal loopholes could keep his kidnappers from receiving justice, and his partner is haunted by overwhelming survivor's guilt.

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1979-09-09 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Savage, James Woods

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    sobering
  2. Ranked #15 for
    miscarriage of justice
  3. Ranked #23 for
    cruel twist

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2 Shirley Valentine (1989)

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light.

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1989-08-30 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Pauline Collins, Tom Conti

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    warmhearted character
  2. Ranked #23 for
    unrepeatable
  3. Ranked #26 for
    striking a chord

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3 Black and White in Color (1976)

French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them boots and rifles, the French attempt to make "proper" soldiers out of the Africans. A young, idealistic French geographer seems to be the only rational person in the town, and he takes over control of the "war" after several bungles on the part of the others.

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1976-01-01 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Carmet, Jacques Dufilho

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    duty-bound character
  2. Ranked #6 for
    perfunctory
  3. Ranked #32 for
    saturated imagery

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4 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #9 for
    gripping drama
  3. Ranked #11 for
    sacrificial character

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5 The Duellists (1977)

In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including the failed French invasion of Russia in 1812, and shifts in the political and social systems of Europe.

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1977-08-31 | Drama / War

Cast

Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    duty-bound character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ageless
  3. Ranked #5 for
    painterly director

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6 The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There—on the eve of an attempted coup—he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people, and also falls in love with a British national.

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1982-12-17 | War / Drama

Cast

Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    mercurial
  2. Ranked #9 for
    ever reliable
  3. Ranked #9 for
    air of menace

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7 The Day of the Jackal (1973)

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

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1973-05-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Edward Fox, Terence Alexander

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    meticulously planned
  2. Ranked #3 for
    resourceful
  3. Ranked #3 for
    careful

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8 Casualties of War (1989)

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.

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1989-08-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    utterly convincing acting
  2. Ranked #18 for
    brave character
  3. Ranked #20 for
    duty-bound character

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9 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

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2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    overlapping narratives
  2. Ranked #5 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    loose plot

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10 The Fan (1996)

When the San Francisco Giants pay center-fielder, Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan, Gil Renard. When Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the obsessed Renard decides to stop at nothing to help his idol regain his former glory—not even murder.

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1996-08-15 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pathological
  2. Ranked #4 for
    nutty
  3. Ranked #6 for
    becoming obsessed

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