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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also gritty and violent

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and gritty and violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and gritty and violent, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

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2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    properly developed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    just fine
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thrilling climax

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2 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quick editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too quick
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire editing

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3 End of Watch (2012)

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

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2012-09-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    entry in genre
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cast with natural chemistry
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shaky hand-held camera

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4 No Country for Old Men (2007)

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

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2007-11-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pat ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    antagonistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    abrupt ending

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5 The Departed (2006)

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

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2006-10-05 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    creditable directing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    crony
  3. Ranked #6 for
    highly suspenseful

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6 The Punisher (2004)

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.

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2004-04-15 | Action / Crime

Cast

Thomas Jane, John Travolta

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crony
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comeuppance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and moody

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7 Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.

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2004-09-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    blistering
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dark and gritty

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8 Suffragette (2015)

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

Info

2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beat down

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9 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

Info

2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Eva Green

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reinvention
  2. Ranked #1 for
    much more appropriate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more realistic

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10 Tower Block (2012)

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

Info

2012-09-19 | Thriller

Cast

Sheridan Smith, Ralph Brown

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    swift pace
  2. Ranked #14 for
    fairly enjoyable
  3. Ranked #17 for
    not shying away

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