Top rated perfunctory movies that are also nuanced

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and nuanced movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and nuanced, 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 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comic gem
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fine performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    over-the-top acting

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2 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lyrical directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wide plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    act of cruelty

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3 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with thrilling moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully put together
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterful story

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4 2046 (2004)

Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

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2004-05-20 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Gong Li

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nonpareil
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hopelessly in love
  3. Ranked #1 for
    luscious

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5 The Ghost Writer (2010)

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

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2010-02-12 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    building suspense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decently written
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tidying up

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6 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
    illusory
  2. Ranked #1 for
    provocative
  3. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought

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7 American Sniper (2014)

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

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2014-12-11 | War / Action

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    resilient character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    one sided view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superbly crafted

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8 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil deeds
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intricate directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nice pace

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9 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.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most rewarding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    drowned-out dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    woah

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10 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dastardly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    metaphoric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chiaroscuro

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