Top rated perfunctory movies that are also highly creative

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

1 The Changeover (2017)

Laura Chant, 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life.

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2017-09-28 | Fantasy / Thriller

Cast

Erana James, Timothy Spall

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #3 for
    tightly directed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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2 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

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1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    escapist fantasy
  2. Ranked #5 for
    better-paced
  3. Ranked #5 for
    pure magic

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3 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

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2018-05-19 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    labor of love
  2. Ranked #3 for
    worth waiting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    well worth waiting

Trailer

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4 The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

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2008-02-14 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    the Leprechaun's choice
  2. Ranked #4 for
    capturing imagination
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fantastical

Trailer

The Spiderwick Chronicles trailer
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5 Across the Universe (2007)

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

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2007-09-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pop art
  2. Ranked #3 for
    psychedelic imagery
  3. Ranked #5 for
    trippy theme

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6 The Age of Adaline (2015)

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

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2015-04-16 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ageless
  2. Ranked #4 for
    in memory forever
  3. Ranked #4 for
    growing old

Trailer

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7 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

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2019-10-16 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    gossamer
  2. Ranked #9 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #12 for
    spell-binding

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8 The Beastmaster (1982)

Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which leads him on his quest for revenge against his father's killers.

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1982-08-16 | Fantasy / Adventure

Cast

Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    tremendously entertaining
  2. Ranked #3 for
    buffed up
  3. Ranked #5 for
    wizardry directing

Trailer

The Beastmaster trailer
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9 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #5 for
    surprisingly entertaining
  3. Ranked #5 for
    entertaining ending

Trailer

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10 Ponyo (2008)

The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke, lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish.

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2008-07-19 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #3 for
    capturing imagination
  3. Ranked #4 for
    wizardry directing

Trailer

Ponyo trailer
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