Top rated perfunctory movies that are also meaty

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and meaty movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and meaty, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Bandit Queen (1995)

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

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1995-06-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining role
  3. Ranked #7 for
    perfunctory

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2 Harlan County War (2000)

A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

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2000-05-19 | Drama

Cast

Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    sympathetic character
  2. Ranked #7 for
    all major player cast
  3. Ranked #9 for
    sympathetic portrayal

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3 Bite (2015)

While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her new instincts and begins creating a hive that not only houses her translucent eggs, but feeds on the flesh of others. As her transformation becomes complete, Casey discovers that everything can change with a single bite.

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2015-08-15 | Horror

Cast

Elma Begovic, Jordan Gray

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gradual turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    icky
  3. Ranked #2 for
    transmogrifying character

Trailer

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4 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #4 for
    highly questionable

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5 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    kind of annoying voice
  2. Ranked #9 for
    new to table
  3. Ranked #14 for
    frolic

Trailer

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6 Still Mine (2012)

An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.

Info

2012-09-10 | Drama

Cast

James Cromwell, Geneviève Bujold

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    small-scale
  2. Ranked #3 for
    robust
  3. Ranked #5 for
    growing old

Trailer

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7 I Am Vengeance (2018)

When ex-soldier turned mercenary, John Gold, learns of the murder of his best friend, he sets off on a mission to find out what happened. What he discovers is a sinister conspiracy and he sets about taking down those responsible one by one.

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2018-08-04 | Action

Cast

Stuart Bennett, Anna Shaffer

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    hasty plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more tolerable
  3. Ranked #4 for
    basically a rehash

Trailer

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8 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

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2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #2 for
    incisive

Trailer

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9 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

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2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Erin Kelly, Diane Gaidry

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    obvious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    extremely attractive cast
  3. Ranked #5 for
    alternative ending

Trailer

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10 The Bling Ring (2013)

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.

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2013-06-12 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Katie Chang, Israel Broussard

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoughtless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shallow
  3. Ranked #1 for
    empty-headed character

Trailer

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