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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also incredibly difficult

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

Lex Shrapnel, Shaun Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    sacrificial character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    life and limb story

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2 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Meguru Katô, Koji Yakusho

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    milder
  2. Ranked #3 for
    duty-bound character
  3. Ranked #5 for
    supreme

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3 Blue Valentine (2010)

Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

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2010-12-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply in love
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deserving nods from Oscars

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4 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
    anticlimactic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ticked off
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undeveloped character

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5 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jane Jenkins

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good visual

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6 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
    historical significance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

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7 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    euphoric character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    musically talented actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flamboyant

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8 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    jaundiced view

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9 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.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lacking originality
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bitterly disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    basically a rehash

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10 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.

Info

2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Jesús Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rapid fire editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rejoinder lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too quick

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