Top rated perfunctory movies that are also once in lifetime

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and once in lifetime movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and once in lifetime, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 The Age of Adaline (2015)

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

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2015-04-16 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ageless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lost youth
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fetching

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2 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
    with showmanship
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rise to stardom
  3. Ranked #2 for
    kaleidoscopic

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3 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
    epic scope
  2. Ranked #1 for
    truly epic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling

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4 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
    entertaining and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ordinary man

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5 Across the Universe (2007)

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in the United States, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, who joins the growing anti-war movement. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

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2007-09-14 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively unknown actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    utterly brilliant
  3. Ranked #3 for
    flimsy premise

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6 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mad genius
  2. Ranked #3 for
    rather nicely done
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unholy

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7 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 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright frightening
  2. Ranked #2 for
    deep shadow
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hyper realistic

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8 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
    academy award deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tone shifting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving

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9 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

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2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    altered state
  2. Ranked #1 for
    purely blissful directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    too close to home

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10 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

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2019-10-16 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less convincing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    spectacular special effect
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more appropriate

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