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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also most thought-provoking

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and most thought-provoking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and most thought-provoking, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 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 #3 for
    interrelated story
  2. Ranked #3 for
    insubstantial plot
  3. Ranked #5 for
    interconnected story

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2 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 #3 for
    menacing villain
  2. Ranked #4 for
    stepping beyond
  3. Ranked #4 for
    snappy one-liner

Trailer

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3 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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2013-11-27 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually appealing imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    autumnal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hyped up

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4 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 #2 for
    leaving wonders
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    redeeming feature

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5 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 #3 for
    arch villain
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slimy villain
  3. Ranked #4 for
    very sexy actor

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6 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

Info

2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly laughable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat stiff acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    obvious

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7 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 #1 for
    the jewel in the crown
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with technical expertise
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tightly directed

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8 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 #3 for
    inevitable climax
  2. Ranked #3 for
    thrilling climax
  3. Ranked #4 for
    explosive ending

Trailer

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9 Pineapple Express (2008)

A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.

Info

2008-08-06 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Seth Rogen, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic gold
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comedic elements
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally unfunny

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10 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
    dramatic turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thin writing

Trailer

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