Top rated perfunctory movies that are also more balanced

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

1 Desert Victory (1943)

A featureless land fit only for war, as the narrator, J. L. Hodson stated in the early scenes: "If war was to be fought then let it begin here". In endless miles of rock-strewn scrub desert, where civilians hardly existed. Desert Victory tells the story of the Allied campaign to drive Germany and Italy from North Africa is analysed, with the major portion of the film examining the battles at El Alamein, including some re-enactment. Won "Best Documentary Feature" at the 16th Academy Awards in 1944.

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1943-04-12 | War / Documentary

Cast

Harold Alexander, Winston Churchill

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    overly fond
  2. Ranked #29 for
    triumphant
  3. Ranked #35 for
    fearless

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2 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 #4 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #22 for
    for serious discussion

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3 Zaytoun (2012)

Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.

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2012-10-14 | Drama / War

Cast

Stephen Dorff, Ashraf Barhom

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    well-balanced
  2. Ranked #61 for
    perfectly balanced directing
  3. Ranked #66 for
    profound impact

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4 Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry (2000)

A man uses the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to settle his accounts with society.

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2000-12-07 | Thriller

Cast

Nick Moran, Kate Ashfield

Rating

rating icon 4.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    vitriolic dialogue
  2. Ranked #25 for
    killing a couple of hours
  3. Ranked #30 for
    big scale

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5 Catch a Fire (2006)

The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an attempt to bomb the plant, with the injustice transforming the apolitical worker into a radicalised insurgent, who then carries out his own successful sabotage mission.

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2006-10-27 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tim Robbins, Derek Luke

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    slick directing
  2. Ranked #7 for
    demoralized
  3. Ranked #13 for
    beat down

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6 Game Change (2012)

During the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the campaign kicks into high gear, her lack of experience, in both political and media savvy, becomes a drain upon McCain and his strategists.

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2012-03-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    sensitive portrayal
  2. Ranked #13 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  3. Ranked #17 for
    conservative

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7 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 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    deft directing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #6 for
    brilliant script

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8 West of Memphis (2012)

The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers' unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the Unitedstatian South.

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2012-12-25 | Documentary

Cast

Jason Baldwin, Julie Ann Doan

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    innocent man
  2. Ranked #20 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #25 for
    leaving bitter taste

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9 Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

In one of the most tragic face-offs in the history of law enforcement, the deadly debacle at Waco pitted the Branch Davidian sect against the FBI in an all-out war. This documentary makes the most of footage and recordings to examine how the events that led to the tragedy of April 19, 1993, unfolded, and how the FBI's unrelenting approach made what was already a bad situation much worse.

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1997-09-19 | Documentary

Cast

Joe Biden, Dan Gifford

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    fumed
  2. Ranked #18 for
    unprofessionally produced
  3. Ranked #19 for
    subjective opinion

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10 Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

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1990-10-05 | Drama

Cast

Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    catatonic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    sunny
  3. Ranked #18 for
    perfect casting

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