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.

1 Romulus, My Father (2007)

The story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

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2007-05-31 | Drama

Cast

Eric Bana, Franka Potente

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    languorous
  2. Ranked #4 for
    astute
  3. Ranked #5 for
    credible performance

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2 What Keeps You Alive (2018)

Majestic mountains, a still lake and venomous betrayals engulf a female married couple attempting to celebrate their one-year anniversary.

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2018-01-04 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Hannah Anderson, Brittany Allen

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    maddening
  2. Ranked #4 for
    utterly stupid
  3. Ranked #5 for
    utterly unbelievable

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3 The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!

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2016-09-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dismay
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maddening
  3. Ranked #2 for
    jaundiced view

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4 Our Scripted Life (2020)

A daytime television actor hatches a plan to produce a film starring him and his co-star, hoping it will make her fall in love with him.

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2020-05-05 | Comedy

Cast

Abby Wathen, Ryan Karloff

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-stop laughing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    barrel of laughter
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hooting

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5 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    painterly director

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6 Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

The film tells, in flashback, the story of Suresh Sinha, a famous film director and his relationship with an aspiring actress.

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1959-02-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Waheeda Rehman, Guru Dutt

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    masterwork
  2. Ranked #5 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #7 for
    visionary director

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7 Bandit Queen (1995)

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

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1995-06-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining role
  3. Ranked #7 for
    perfunctory

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8 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous chief of a local authority.

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1993-12-09 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unruly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sensitive musical score
  3. Ranked #3 for
    joyous character

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9 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    multiple story lines
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intertwined story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with star-power

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10 Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

When renowned director Werner Herzog and fellow filmmaker Zak Penn set off to explore the legend of Scotland's Loch Ness monster, they uncover much more than they bargained for. Unexplained sightings of the creature and chaos among the crew create an uneasy feeling that things aren't what they seem.

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2004-12-17 | Comedy / Adventure

Cast

Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mockumentary style
  2. Ranked #2 for
    non-professional actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    obviously fake

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