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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also pretty messed up

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and pretty messed up movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and pretty messed up, 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 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    totally drawn in
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly competent directing

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2 Eden (2012)

The true story of Chong Kim—abducted into the sex trade as a young teen—and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.

Info

2012-03-11 | Drama

Cast

Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    becoming engrossed
  2. Ranked #19 for
    seasoned professional
  3. Ranked #20 for
    abhorrent

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3 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.

Info

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
    sheer force

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4 Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

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1968-10-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stylistic approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly creepy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fearful

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5 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

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2006-09-13 | Crime / Fantasy

Cast

Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    omniscient
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most gifted director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    repellent

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6 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    absolute gem
  2. Ranked #3 for
    forward-thinking
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ingraining

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7 The Sacrament (2013)

A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a sinister edge to the commune that belies the seemingly peaceful setting.

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2013-09-02 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    kook character
  2. Ranked #6 for
    bit iffy
  3. Ranked #7 for
    raving lunatic

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8 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Info

2007-01-25 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pitch black
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharply contrasting imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb cast

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9 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Info

1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    restless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elaborately staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark lighting

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10 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.

Info

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
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #2 for
    master of craft director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    consistent tone

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