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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also historical

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and historical movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and historical, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with inspiring moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    obscure
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaving wonders

Trailer

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2 The Man from Earth (2007)

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

Info

2007-06-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

David Lee Smith, Tony Todd

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thoughtful and intelligent

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3 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Info

2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    old favorite
  2. Ranked #1 for
    able directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    durable directing

Trailer

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4 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Info

2005-05-17 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Wayne Pygram, Claudia Karvan

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hammy acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    transformation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gradual turn

Trailer

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5 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Info

1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Steve Speirs, Oliver Walpole

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more palatable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    discernible plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    grated voice

Trailer

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6 Black Panther (2018)

King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within his own country as well as without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mother, his princess-kid sister, members of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'special forces') and an American secret agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

Info

2018-02-13 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Nabiyah Be, Connie Chiume

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overrated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fully fleshed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overlord

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7 Avatar (2009)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Info

2009-12-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Dean Knowsley, Sonia Yee

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quality product
  2. Ranked #1 for
    photorealistic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    capturing imagination

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8 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.

Info

2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hassani Shapi, Ahmed Best

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less developed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat stilted acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more developed

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9 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Info

2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Matthew Leitch, Philip Bulcock

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exciting and thrilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tremendous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    priceless

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10 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

Info

2008-05-21 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Ernie Reyes, Jr.

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unlikely scenario
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sounding ridiculous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ridiculously over the top

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