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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also slow burning

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and slow burning movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and slow burning, 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 Blue Ruin (2013)

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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2013-09-09 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Macon Blair, Devin Ratray

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    act of revenge
  2. Ranked #1 for
    amateur production
  3. Ranked #3 for
    deliberately slow

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2 Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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2016-02-12 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    otherworldly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more expansive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    relaxed pace

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3 The Endless (2018)

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

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2018-04-06 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    wholly unique cast
  2. Ranked #7 for
    highly original
  3. Ranked #10 for
    existential theme

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4 Hereditary (2018)

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

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2018-06-07 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Toni Collette, Alex Wolff

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerie music
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bone chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    restless

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5 Session 9 (2001)

Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

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2001-08-10 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Peter Mullan, David Caruso

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of dread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely eerie
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely spooky

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6 The Hateful Eight (2015)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

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2015-12-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    signature style directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with usual flair
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very talky

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7 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully scored
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acid trip
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slightly uncomfortable

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8 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unforeseeable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    social problem
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crafty

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9 The House of the Devil (2009)

In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.

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2009-04-25 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    building tension
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slowly building up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    big payoff

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10 The Babadook (2014)

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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2014-05-22 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    frightful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely terrifying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    relying on gore

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