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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also powerful

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and powerful movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and powerful, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 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

Lex Shrapnel, Shaun Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    definitely worth looking
  3. Ranked #3 for
    melted-down plot

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2 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

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2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Diane Gaidry, Laura Breckenridge

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #4 for
    extremely attractive cast
  3. Ranked #6 for
    attractive lead

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3 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

Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    infuriated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more powerful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ticked off

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4 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, Jane Jenkins

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    suffering wife
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deservedly won Oscars
  3. Ranked #1 for
    good visual

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5 Suffragette (2015)

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beat down
  2. Ranked #1 for
    historically important
  3. Ranked #1 for
    alternate history

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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
    morally corrupt
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force

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7 Blue Valentine (2010)

Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

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2010-12-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply in love
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    painfully realistic

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8 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

Judith Maxie, Reese Alexander

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destructive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    amiss
  3. Ranked #2 for
    annoying brat

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9 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by 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
    significant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for political discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great acting

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10 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Info

1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

James Kelly, Jack Warden

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for heated discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    drawing our own conclusion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for discussion

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