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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 Sep 14 2020

1 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Matthew Leitch, Philip Bulcock

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more intense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dynamite
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compact

Trailer

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2 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Jesús Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-stop action
  2. Ranked #2 for
    action-oriented
  3. Ranked #2 for
    funky music

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3 The Hunger Games (2012)

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

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2012-03-12 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Lenny Kravitz, Dwayne Boyd

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unfortunate character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to spirit
  3. Ranked #2 for
    staying true to spirit

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4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fresher
  2. Ranked #1 for
    able directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fresh idea

Trailer

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5 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

Info

2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Martin Campbell, Jaroslav Jankovsky

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty boy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elegant
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nubile actor

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6 Crash (2005)

In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.

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2005-05-06 | Drama

Cast

Karina Arroyave, Art Chudabala

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    preachy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    contrived situation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    social issue

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7 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Info

2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

André Oumansky, Rinko Kikuchi

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interlocking story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interrelated story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loose plot

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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

David M. Santana, Forest Whitaker

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    late in game
  2. Ranked #3 for
    renegade
  3. Ranked #4 for
    explosive finale

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9 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Info

1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enlightening
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heartwarming
  3. Ranked #1 for
    soothing voice

Trailer

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10 Drive (2011)

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

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2011-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Albert Brooks, Jeff Wolfe

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    calm
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    skipping a beat

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