Top rated perfunctory movies that are also rather corny

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and rather corny movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and rather corny, 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 Avatar (2009)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

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2009-12-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaping out
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually astounding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking

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2 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Info

1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chiaroscuro
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with creep factors
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely terrifying

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3 2012 (2009)

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Info

2009-10-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

John Cusack, Amanda Peet

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fancy special effects
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pretty cheesy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    biblical proportion

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4 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 #1 for
    subjective view
  2. Ranked #2 for
    clever editing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most potent

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5 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

Info

2002-05-15 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit iffy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sprawling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    significantly improved

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6 The Terminal (2004)

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

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2004-06-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    straining credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    easy-going character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stretched imagination

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7 Super 8 (2011)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

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2011-06-08 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cliche-ridden
  2. Ranked #1 for
    impressive set piece
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regurgitating

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8 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Info

2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tense atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sophomoric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more intimidating

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9 The Happening (2008)

When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

Info

2008-06-11 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    almost laughable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moment of brilliance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unintentionally laughable

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10 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Info

1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty picture
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more streamlined
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical wizardry

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