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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also intellectually stimulating

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and intellectually stimulating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and intellectually stimulating, 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
    long-lasting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    least expected
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more daring

Trailer

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2 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
    despicable villain
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reinvention
  3. Ranked #1 for
    former glory

Trailer

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3 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
    least convincing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    metamorphosis
  3. Ranked #1 for
    true calling

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4 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 successful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stilted dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tacky

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5 Captain Marvel (2019)

The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Info

2019-03-06 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    occasionally amusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pretty neat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eminently watchable

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6 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
    slightly irritating voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    discernible plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    providing relief

Trailer

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7 Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

Info

2019-04-24 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Russell Bobbitt, William Hurt

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fitting ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with tender moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real hard

Trailer

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8 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Info

2007-12-14 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #2 for
    feeling of isolation

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9 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
    deep thought

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10 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
    eye-catching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    photorealistic

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