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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also philosophical

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and philosophical movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and philosophical, 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 Never on Sunday (1960)

An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

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1960-05-24 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    debased
  2. Ranked #3 for
    perfunctory
  3. Ranked #10 for
    lust

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2 The Brand New Testament (2015)

God lives in Brussels. On Earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she decides to revolt against her dad...

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2015-09-02 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    unexpected treat
  2. Ranked #8 for
    sex maniac
  3. Ranked #8 for
    absurdist

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3 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    common good
  2. Ranked #1 for
    whiny voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    short-sighted

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4 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.

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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
    demoralized
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat unsatisfying

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5 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 #2 for
    leaving wonders
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    great acting

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6 Virtual Revolution (2016)

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

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2016-10-12 | Science Fiction

Cast

Mike Dopud, Jane Badler

Rating

rating icon 4.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #19 for
    totally immersing
  3. Ranked #26 for
    great casting

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7 The Circle (2017)

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.

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2017-04-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    as a topic of discussion
  2. Ranked #6 for
    omnipresent
  3. Ranked #6 for
    conversation starter

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8 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by a civil war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing

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9 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #3 for
    awfully hard
  3. Ranked #3 for
    good art directing

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10 Star Trek: Generations (1994)

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for seventy-eight years.

Info

1994-11-18 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    tacked on
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unnecessary subplot
  3. Ranked #8 for
    muddled script

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