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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also must-see

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and must-see movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and must-see, 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 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extending beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lasting effect

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2 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

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2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    life and limb story

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3 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunning performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recreating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pop art

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4 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deep impression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely disgusting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering

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5 Hugo (2011)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

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2011-11-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meticulously crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fully-formed cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serendipitous

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6 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #1 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    duty-bound character

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7 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most versatile director

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8 Identity (2003)

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

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2003-04-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

John Cusack, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprising twist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real shocker

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9 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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1957-10-25 | War / Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    still resonating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    trenchant dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical mastery

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10 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sweeping vista
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less believable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    so engrossing

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