Top rated perfunctory movies that are also highly engaging

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

1 Ferry (2021)

Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.

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2021-05-14 | Action / Crime

Cast

Frank Lammers, Elise Schaap

Rating

rating icon 6.795
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    solid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flowing well
  3. Ranked #2 for
    perfunctory

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Ferry trailer
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2 The Scary of Sixty-First (2021)

Two roommates’ lives are upended after finding out that their new Manhattan apartment harbors a dark secret.

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2021-12-03 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Betsey Brown, Madeline Quinn

Rating

rating icon 5.864
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    burnish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chintzy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    spooky atmosphere

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3 The High Note (2020)

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.

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2020-06-10 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure magic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    groovy soundtrack
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ringing false

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The High Note trailer
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4 Buffaloed (2020)

Set in the underworld of debt-collecting, homegrown hustler Peg Dahl will do anything to escape Buffalo, NY.

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2020-02-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Zoey Deutch, Judy Greer

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    in dire straits
  2. Ranked #2 for
    live wire character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    harsh sound

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Buffaloed trailer
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5 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 6.061
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good clean fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    real treat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    like a treat

Trailer

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6 Antebellum (2020)

Successful author Veronica finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.

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2020-09-02 | Horror

Cast

Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange

Rating

rating icon 6.263
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    misleading
  2. Ranked #2 for
    gratifying
  3. Ranked #5 for
    modern

Trailer

Antebellum trailer
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7 Aniara (2019)

A ship carrying settlers to a new home on Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.

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2019-02-01 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emelie Jonsson, Arvin Kananian

Rating

rating icon 6.07
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vast story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    despaired
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark and depressing

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8 Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)

After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is resurrected as Scorpion, a lost soul bent on revenge. Back on Earthrealm, Lord Raiden gathers a team of elite warriors – Shaolin monk Liu Kang, Special Forces officer Sonya Blade and action star Johnny Cage – an unlikely band of heroes with one chance to save humanity. To do this, they must defeat Shang Tsung’s horde of Outworld gladiators and reign over the Mortal Kombat tournament.

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2020-04-12 | Animation / Action

Cast

Patrick Seitz, Jordan Rodrigues

Rating

rating icon 8.216
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brutal violence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome violence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally awesome

Trailer

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge trailer
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9 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 6.671
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    super-intelligent
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lingering question
  3. Ranked #3 for
    artificial intelligence

Trailer

I Am Mother trailer
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10 Gaia (2021)

A park ranger takes shelter with two survivalists after an attack by mysterious creatures in a primordial forest.

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2021-06-18 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Monique Rockman, Carel Nel

Rating

rating icon 5.951
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    desirable cast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    uneasy atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creepy feeling

Trailer

Gaia trailer
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