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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also more sophisticated

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and more sophisticated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and more sophisticated, 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 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

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1971-10-07 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Cindy O'Callaghan, Roy Snart

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    certain charm
  2. Ranked #7 for
    disapproving character
  3. Ranked #8 for
    tuneful

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2 Dodsworth (1936)

An adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel about a middle-aged American automobile tycoon who retires and goes to Europe, where he and his appearance-conscious, snobbish wife find differing sets of values... and new relationships.

Info

1936-09-23 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Maria Ouspenskaya, John Payne

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat stilted acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    less sympathetic character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    literate script

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3 The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Info

1980-05-20 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Norwich Duff, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more refined
  2. Ranked #1 for
    damn near perfect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    second best

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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
    significantly improved
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit stiff acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    almost non-existent

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5 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Jesús Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rejoinder lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    action-oriented
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too quick

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6 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Judith Maxie, Reese Alexander

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destructive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    amiss
  3. Ranked #2 for
    annoying brat

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7 Frozen II (2019)

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

Info

2019-11-20 | Animation / Family

Cast

Ciarán Hinds, Evan Rachel Wood

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more complex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more complicated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more nuanced

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8 Flushed Away (2006)

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.

Info

2006-10-22 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    Barbie-doll like
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rapid pace
  3. Ranked #6 for
    sniping lines

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9 In the Heat of the Night (1967)

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

Info

1967-08-02 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Beah Richards, Eldon Quick

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    prejudiced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good ole boy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    socially conscious

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10 American Pie 2 (2001)

The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially when Stifler, Finch and Jim become more close to each other than they ever want to be and when Jim mistakes super glue for lubricant...

Info

2001-08-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jason Biggs, Thomas Ian Nicholas

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    funnier
  2. Ranked #4 for
    raunchy
  3. Ranked #4 for
    with embarrassing moments

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