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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also historically important

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and historically important movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and historically important, 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 Suffragette (2015)

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beat down
  3. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history

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2 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slice of history
  3. Ranked #1 for
    true representation

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3 Battleship Potemkin (1925)

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resultant public demonstration, showing support, which brought on a police massacre. The film had an incredible impact on the development of cinema and is a masterful example of montage editing.

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1925-12-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iconic visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historical interest
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most defining

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4 The Iron Lady (2011)

A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.

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2011-12-30 | History / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Anthony Stewart Head

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humble beginning
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intimate portrayal

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5 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    humanized
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling

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6 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    definitely worth looking
  3. Ranked #3 for
    melted-down plot

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7 Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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2007-12-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with crowning moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    playgirl
  3. Ranked #3 for
    ample support

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8 Windtalkers (2002)

Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.

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2002-06-14 | Drama / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular action sequence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    virtually unknown cast
  3. Ranked #3 for
    razor-thin

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9 Red Tails (2012)

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

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2012-01-19 | Drama / Action

Cast

Bryan Cranston, David Oyelowo

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aced
  2. Ranked #3 for
    aerial photography
  3. Ranked #5 for
    cornball

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10 Reds (1981)

An account of the revolutionary years of the legendary American journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who shared his adventurous professional life with his radical commitment to the socialist revolution in Russia, his dream of spreading its principles among the members of the American working class, and his troubled romantic relationship with the writer Louise Bryant (1885-1936).

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1981-12-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    compulsory watch
  2. Ranked #2 for
    idealism
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with moving moments

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