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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also potent

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and potent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and potent, 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 12 2021

1 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    instructive
  2. Ranked #3 for
    hot button
  3. Ranked #3 for
    meteoric rise

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2 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
    satisfying resolution
  2. Ranked #1 for
    condensed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous sex

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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
    cinematically marvelling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually sumptuous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    translated well

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4 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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2016-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adversary-worthy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    megalomaniac
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lending credibility

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5 Redacted (2007)

A fictional documentary discusses the effects the Iraq war has had on soldiers and local people through interviews with members of an American military unit, the media, and local Iraqis.

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2007-01-01 | Drama / War

Cast

Izzy Diaz, Rob Devaney

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with slaughters
  2. Ranked #5 for
    underachieved character
  3. Ranked #5 for
    brutal attack

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6 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
    uncompromising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and plodding

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7 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
    unacceptable character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more impactful

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8 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
    lasting effect
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extending beyond
  3. Ranked #1 for
    devastated

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9 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
    most versatile director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more profound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions

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10 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
    mind bending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bipolar

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