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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also most effective

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and most effective movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and most effective, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    totally drawn in

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2 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flawless directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely interesting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    drawn in

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3 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.

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1968-10-01 | Horror

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    downbeat ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    entry in genre
  3. Ranked #3 for
    catatonic

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4 Dressed to Kill (1980)

A mysterious, tall, blonde woman wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.

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1980-07-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heavily influenced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directorial flair
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious woman

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5 Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Info

1975-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tightly directed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    stylish directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    expert directing

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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.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stellar performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    directorial achievement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    suffering wife

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7 The Void (2017)

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

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2017-04-07 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Aaron Poole, Kathleen Munroe

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    flashy special effect
  2. Ranked #2 for
    icky
  3. Ranked #3 for
    vague ending

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8 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    significant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    high-minded

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9 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.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    half-baked
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pointless subplots
  3. Ranked #1 for
    meaningless

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10 No Country for Old Men (2007)

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Info

2007-11-08 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inconclusive ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    abrupt ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    terse

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