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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also serious

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and serious movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and serious, 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 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

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1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beyond boundaries
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed acting

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2 Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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2007-12-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vested interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted tone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    zesty

Trailer

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3 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

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2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hokey editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compelling enough

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4 Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of a powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

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2017-10-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    facetious lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most appealing

Trailer

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5 Attack the Block (2011)

A teen gang in a South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

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2011-05-12 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anti-hero
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tongue in cheek
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loathsome

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6 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
    titan actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subjective opinion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    over-stretched

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7 Frozen II (2019)

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

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2019-11-20 | Family / Animation

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with dramatic moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tangled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unchallenging

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8 The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

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2005-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    turning world upside down
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of tenderness
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dislikable character

Trailer

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9 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Info

2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too abrupt
  2. Ranked #1 for
    double whammy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling rushed

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10 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Info

2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    swift pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally involving

Trailer

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated perfunctory movies that are also serious list are rated as more light-hearted, sarcastic dialogue, anti-hero, unchallenging, high pace, even pace, anticlimactic, scintillating, elaborately staged, low-key performance.
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