Top rated perfunctory movies that are also most underrated

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

1 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Info

1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technical wizardry
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more streamlined
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pretty picture

Trailer

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2 Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Info

2012-10-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clever one-liners
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unnecessarily violent

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3 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Info

2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking theme
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undefinable subject

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4 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Info

2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more intimidating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sophomoric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tense atmosphere

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5 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Info

2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hip movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    not overly impressed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    popular

Trailer

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6 Click (2006)

A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Info

2006-06-23 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more serious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    universal cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rather unpleasant

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7 The Happening (2008)

When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

Info

2008-06-11 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unjustifiable character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost laughable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue

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8 Batman Begins (2005)

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

Info

2005-06-10 | Action / Crime

Cast

Christian Bale, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quick-cutting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    helium voice

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9 Sunshine (2007)

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Info

2007-04-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    terrific casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    common good
  3. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic

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10 Return of the Jedi (1983)

Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

Info

1983-05-25 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    epic ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying climax

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