Top rated perfunctory movies that are also more substantive

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

1 Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)

Shruti and Bittoo decide to start a wedding planning company together after they graduate from university, but romance gets in the way of business.

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2010-12-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving accolade
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rocky start
  3. Ranked #1 for
    relative newcomer

Trailer

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2 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mad genius
  2. Ranked #3 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fresh perspective

Trailer

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3 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)

The true story of the 19th century Belgian priest, Father Damien, who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.

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1999-03-17 | Drama

Cast

David Wenham, Jan Decleir

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    self-sacrificing character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    selfless character

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4 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind from the wicked enchantress Morgana and her army of supernatural warriors.

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2019-01-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfectly fine
  2. Ranked #5 for
    surprisingly entertaining
  3. Ranked #5 for
    entertaining ending

Trailer

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5 Queen of Katwe (2016)

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

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2016-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    director with natural ability
  2. Ranked #1 for
    triumphant
  3. Ranked #3 for
    above and beyond

Trailer

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6 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
    transmogrifying character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    icky

Trailer

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7 Dog Days (2018)

A group of people in Los Angeles are brought together thanks to their canine friends.

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2018-08-10 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light fare
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more substance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interconnected story

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

Trailer

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9 Valentine's Day (2010)

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

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2010-02-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    multiple story lines
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intertwined story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with star-power

Trailer

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10 Beat the Devil (1953)

The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.

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1953-11-24 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    occasionally amusing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sporadically funny
  3. Ranked #5 for
    less enthusiastic

Trailer

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