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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also small-minded

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and small-minded movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and small-minded, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!

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2016-09-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Oscar Martínez, Dady Brieva

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    maddening
  2. Ranked #6 for
    non-professional cast
  3. Ranked #11 for
    finely nuanced

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2 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    more balanced
  2. Ranked #7 for
    conversation starter
  3. Ranked #10 for
    subjective opinion

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3 Freeheld (2015)

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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2015-10-02 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Julianne Moore, Ellen Page

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    commanding attention
  2. Ranked #7 for
    dependable directing
  3. Ranked #8 for
    underachieved character

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4 A Christmas Wish (2011)

MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she finally finds a job at a sleepy rural diner, formerly famous for its home-made root beer. But with her car broken down and the bills piling up, it looks like it's going to be a bleak Christmas for the Evans family. However, there are warm hearts working behind the scenes that ultimately make this the happiest holiday of Martha's life -- a real answer to her prayers

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2011-11-20 | Family / Drama

Cast

Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #30 for
    in dire straits
  2. Ranked #36 for
    ample support
  3. Ranked #37 for
    perfunctory

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5 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    leaving wonders
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sheer force

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6 Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

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2008-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snarling character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    posterboy actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brusque

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7 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    right out window
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less than satisfying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent

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8 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    soulful music
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rocking
  3. Ranked #4 for
    prodigious talent

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9 Still Mine (2012)

An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.

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2012-09-10 | Drama

Cast

James Cromwell, Geneviève Bujold

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    more comfortable
  2. Ranked #2 for
    robust
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unsentimental

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10 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing

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