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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also more ambitious

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and more ambitious movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and more ambitious, 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 Nov 24 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

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #4 for
    definitely worth looking
  3. Ranked #5 for
    perfunctory

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2 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.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    right out window
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic turn
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat unsatisfying

Trailer

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3 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Info

2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #3 for
    swift pace

Trailer

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4 Freeheld (2015)

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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2015-10-02 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Julianne Moore, Ellen Page

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    commanding attention
  2. Ranked #7 for
    dependable directing
  3. Ranked #8 for
    underachieved character

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5 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

Info

2010-12-02 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat underwhelming
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less impressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real charmer

Trailer

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6 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.

Info

2019-05-22 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rocking
  2. Ranked #2 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #4 for
    prodigious talent

Trailer

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7 Millions (2004)

Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?

Info

2004-04-29 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Alexander Nathan Etel, Lewis McGibbon

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sparky dialogue
  2. Ranked #3 for
    Good Samaritan
  3. Ranked #4 for
    religious imagery

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8 Frozen (2013)

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

Info

2013-11-27 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hyped up
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gauzy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    energizing

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9 Iron Man 3 (2013)

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Info

2013-04-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    menacing villain
  2. Ranked #4 for
    catchy one-liners
  3. Ranked #4 for
    stepping beyond

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10 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    thrilling climax
  2. Ranked #3 for
    inevitable climax
  3. Ranked #4 for
    standing tall

Trailer

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