Top rated perfunctory movies that are also second best

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and second best movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and second best, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Red Dust (1932)

Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his refined but sensual wife, Barbara, Dennis gets infatuated by her.

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1932-10-22 | Drama

Cast

Clark Gable, Jean Harlow

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sizzling
  2. Ranked #3 for
    second best
  3. Ranked #4 for
    steamed up

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2 When Worlds Collide (1951)

When a group of astronomers calculate a star is on a course to slam into Earth, a few days before, it's accompanying planet will first pass close enough to the Earth to cause havoc on land and sea. They set about building a rocket so a few selected individuals can escape to the planet.

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1951-09-14 | Science Fiction

Cast

Richard Derr, Barbara Rush

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    converging plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    more satisfying
  3. Ranked #5 for
    deep impact

Trailer

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3 Children of a Lesser God (1986)

James, a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf, falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs.

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1986-09-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

William Hurt, Marlee Matlin

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    principled
  2. Ranked #19 for
    using elocution
  3. Ranked #22 for
    second best

Trailer

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4 Reversal of Fortune (1990)

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

Info

1990-10-05 | Drama

Cast

Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    catatonic
  2. Ranked #7 for
    sunny
  3. Ranked #18 for
    perfect casting

Trailer

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5 The Wild Geese (1978)

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.

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1978-07-05 | Action / War

Cast

Richard Burton, Roger Moore

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    morally ambiguous
  2. Ranked #6 for
    unsavory character
  3. Ranked #14 for
    old favorite

Trailer

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6 Harper (1966)

Harper is a cynical private eye in the best tradition of Bogart. He even has Bogie's Baby hiring him to find her missing husband, getting involved along the way with an assortment of unsavory characters and an illegal-alien smuggling ring.

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1966-02-22 | Crime

Cast

Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    stellar supporting cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    versatile actor
  3. Ranked #9 for
    terrific supporting cast

Trailer

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7 The Final Cut (2004)

Set in a world with memory implants, Alan Hakman is a 'cutter'—someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories—but his latest assignment puts him in great danger.

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2004-10-15 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    edited together
  2. Ranked #6 for
    novel concept
  3. Ranked #7 for
    thought-provoking question

Trailer

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8 Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.

Info

1975-05-14 | Drama

Cast

Delphine Seyrig, Jan Decorte

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chore-like
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with miserable existence
  3. Ranked #2 for
    static

Trailer

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9 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Info

1952-10-08 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fevered
  2. Ranked #2 for
    large scope
  3. Ranked #5 for
    melancholy mood

Trailer

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10 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.

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1964-02-19 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    bold colors
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brightly colorful imagery
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pastel colors

Trailer

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