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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. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jan 26 2021

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 #1 for
    credible performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    life and limb story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    definitely worth looking

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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.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fresh and exciting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head
  3. Ranked #1 for
    experienced director

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3 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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intermingling plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inoffensive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    comeuppance

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4 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 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more befitting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unique perspective

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5 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.

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2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more menacing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spruced up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most exhilarating

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6 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention grabbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dramatized

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7 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.

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2013-11-20 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    delightfully surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gauzy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of breathtaking

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8 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vindictive character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most telling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaving wonders

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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 #1 for
    jokey character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crisp dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glib dialogue

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10 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.

Info

2010-12-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    effervescent character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never boring
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rocky start

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FAQ

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