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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also most defining

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and most defining movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and most defining, 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 19 2021

1 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
    unexpected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    big payoff
  3. Ranked #1 for
    right out window

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2 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Info

1925-09-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    priceless facial expression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    timeless masterpiece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaiety

Trailer

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3 Thunderball (1965)

A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.

Info

1965-12-11 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Sean Connery, Claudine Auger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil deeds
  2. Ranked #2 for
    urbane
  3. Ranked #2 for
    drop-dead gorgeous

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4 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.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exact replica
  2. Ranked #1 for
    refreshing take
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expositional dialogue

Trailer

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5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Info

2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    logical progression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    upset
  3. Ranked #1 for
    triangular plot

Trailer

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6 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Info

1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    washed out look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    alternative ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    panic-striker

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7 Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

Info

2008-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tough-minded
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tough guy role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning

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8 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.

Info

2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    relevant issue
  2. Ranked #4 for
    conversation starter
  3. Ranked #5 for
    more balanced

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9 Basic Instinct (1992)

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Info

1992-03-20 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alluring
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly sexy actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexy blonde

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10 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
    entirely convincing acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vicious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    flawless performance

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