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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also pulling punches

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and pulling punches movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and pulling punches, 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 19 2021

1 Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.

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2016-04-27 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    over-stretched
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subjective opinion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    titan actor

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2 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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3 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
    fluid camera movement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism

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4 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
    absolutely captivating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pop art
  3. Ranked #1 for
    recreating

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5 American Sniper (2014)

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

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2014-12-11 | War / Action

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    honorable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    director with technical expertise
  3. Ranked #2 for
    close look

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6 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
    unmatched
  2. Ranked #2 for
    punishing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    semi-professional directing

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7 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
    slow and plodding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling

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8 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less effective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-designed

Trailer

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9 Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

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2018-04-25 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxiously awaited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eyes glued to screen
  3. Ranked #1 for
    blown away

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10 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Info

2005-05-17 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unselfish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    skepticism

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