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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also ringing true

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and ringing true movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and ringing true, 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 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.

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1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterful directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moving

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2 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.

Info

2005-05-06 | Drama

Cast

Karina Arroyave, Art Chudabala

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    social problem
  2. Ranked #1 for
    close-minded
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cosmopolitan

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3 The Passion of the Christ (2004)

A graphic portrayal of the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life.

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2004-02-25 | Drama

Cast

Matt Patresi, Dario D'Ambrosi

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sadistic violence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    accurate depiction
  3. Ranked #1 for
    horrific imagery

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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.

Info

2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    appealing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    respectable

Trailer

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5 King Kong (2005)

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

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2005-12-12 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Lee Donahue, Tiriel Mora

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enlarged plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overdone
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit thin

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6 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

Info

2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    observant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subtler
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tactful

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7 Moulin Rouge! (2001)

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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2001-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glittery imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    snazzy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extravagant

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8 Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Info

2000-05-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Connie Nielsen, Tommy Flanagan

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    reconstituting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    overlord
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bang for buck

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9 Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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2006-12-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Maria Isidra Hoil, Israel Contreras

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    fierce
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ferocious
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rustic character

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10 The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Info

2017-03-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    heavy drama
  2. Ranked #6 for
    straight dramatic acting
  3. Ranked #8 for
    romantic character

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