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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also high art

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and high art movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and high art, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rocking
  2. Ranked #2 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #4 for
    straightforward narrative

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2 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 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    downright bizarre
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thoroughly unpleasant
  3. Ranked #4 for
    most vile

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3 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    leaving wonders
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    ignoble character

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4 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exquisitely beautiful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    atmospheric photography

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5 Valentine's Day (2010)

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

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2010-02-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    insubstantial plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    interrelated story
  3. Ranked #5 for
    interconnected story

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6 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great acting

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7 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #3 for
    awfully hard
  3. Ranked #3 for
    good art directing

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8 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    strong impression
  2. Ranked #2 for
    huge compliment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    repellent

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9 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #2 for
    master of craft director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    consistent tone

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10 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

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2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly laughable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    canned
  3. Ranked #1 for
    obvious

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