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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also high-octane

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and high-octane movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and high-octane, 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 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
    bit thin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rejoinder lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire editing

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2 The Killer (1989)

Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey chooses to retire after one last job to pay for his unintended victim's sight-restoring operation. But when Jeffrey is double-crossed, he reluctantly joins forces with a rogue policeman to make things right.

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1989-07-06 | Action / Crime

Cast

Chow Yun-Fat, Danny Lee Sau-Yin

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slam-bang
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wham bam
  3. Ranked #2 for
    blinded

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3 The Rock (1996)

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

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1996-06-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    renegade
  2. Ranked #1 for
    explosive action
  3. Ranked #1 for
    high tempo

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4 Hardcore Henry (2015)

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

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2015-09-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sharlto Copley, Andrei Dementiev

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling sea sickness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling motion sickness

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5 Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car chases to relentless cops, the high-octane excitement builds as Randall swerves around more than a few roadblocks to keep Kip alive.

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2000-06-09 | Action / Crime

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Giovanni Ribisi

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    big boost to director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wafer-thin plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bang for buck

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6 Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

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2007-06-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Bruce Willis, Justin Long

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plenty of action
  3. Ranked #1 for
    signature role

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7 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

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1981-06-12 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Karen Allen

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exciting action sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close call

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8 Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.

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2013-03-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unlikely scenario
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally unbelievable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly unrealistic

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9 Hot Fuzz (2007)

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

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2007-02-14 | Crime / Action

Cast

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely laughing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plenty of laughs
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chuckle worthy

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10 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

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2011-12-07 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Paula Patton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    physically impossible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light relief
  3. Ranked #2 for
    moving swiftly

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