Top rated perfunctory movies that are also more subtle

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

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

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2 The War Between Us (1995)

The Story of a Japanese-Canadian woman who finds friendship after her family is interned to a small town during World War II.

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1995-12-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Shannon Lawson, Robert Wisden

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #2 for
    well-educated character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    compulsively watchable

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3 The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!

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2016-09-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    maddening
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dismay
  3. Ranked #2 for
    jaundiced view

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4 Resurrected (1989)

A Falklands War soldier missing, believed dead, turns up claiming amnesia.

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1989-03-12 | War / Mystery

Cast

Tom Bell, Rita Tushingham

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boundless
  2. Ranked #6 for
    profound effect
  3. Ranked #15 for
    combative

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5 Virtual Revolution (2016)

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

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2016-10-12 | Science Fiction

Cast

Mike Dopud, Jane Badler

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    cyberpunk
  3. Ranked #9 for
    technical accomplishment

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6 Electrick Children (2012)

Rachel is a rambunctious girl from a polygamist colony in southern Utah. On Rachel’s 15th birthday, she finds a forbidden cassette tape. Having never seen anything like it before, Rachel plays the cassette tape, and finds glorious rock & roll thereupon. Weeks later, Rachel realizes a miracle has occurred - and the cassette tape must have something to do with it. She leaves her family and runs away to the closest city: Las Vegas. There she searches for the singer of the band on the cassette tape.

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2012-07-11 | Drama

Cast

Julia Garner, Rory Culkin

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    multiple interpretations
  2. Ranked #2 for
    immaculated
  3. Ranked #4 for
    perfunctory

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7 Bandit Queen (1995)

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

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1995-06-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    career-defining role
  3. Ranked #7 for
    perfunctory

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8 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 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    triumphant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with natural ability
  3. Ranked #3 for
    seedy underbelly

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9 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ingraining
  3. Ranked #5 for
    well-educated character

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10 Romulus, My Father (2007)

The story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.

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2007-05-31 | Drama

Cast

Eric Bana, Franka Potente

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    languorous
  2. Ranked #4 for
    astute
  3. Ranked #5 for
    credible performance

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