Top rated perfunctory movies that are also least convincing

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and least convincing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and least convincing, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 Pay the Ghost (2015)

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

Info

2015-09-16 | Thriller / Fantasy

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    giving chills
  2. Ranked #2 for
    alright acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rewatchable

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2 Redacted (2007)

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

Info

2007-01-01 | Drama / War

Cast

Izzy Diaz, Rob Devaney

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    little scary
  2. Ranked #5 for
    clever editing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    blinkered

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3 The Age of Adaline (2015)

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

Info

2015-04-16 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lost youth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ageless
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fetching

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4 Eragon (2006)

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

Info

2006-12-14 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons

Rating

rating icon 5.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit disappointing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    miffed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sorely disappointing

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5 Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Info

2016-07-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    feeling forced
  2. Ranked #4 for
    steadyhanded directing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    respite

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6 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Info

1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mad dog
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deep shadow

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7 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

Info

2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    standout performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    distinctive directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    top flight

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8 Antebellum (2020)

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

Info

2020-09-02 | Horror

Cast

Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    misleading
  2. Ranked #3 for
    promising start
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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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.

Info

2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart
  2. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nicely executed

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10 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Info

2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-existent plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    virtually non-existent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    remotely believable

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