Top rated perfunctory movies that are also smart

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

1 Money (2016)

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

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2016-04-06 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    credible performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    smooth ride
  3. Ranked #2 for
    smooth talker

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2 The Changeover (2017)

Laura Chant, 16, lives with her mother and four-year-old brother Jacko in a poor new suburb on the edge of a partially demolished Christchurch, New Zealand. Laura is drawn into a supernatural battle with an ancient spirit who attacks Jacko and slowly drains the life out of him as the spirit becomes ever younger. Laura discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, and must harness it to save her brother's life.

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2017-09-28 | Fantasy / Thriller

Cast

Erana James, Timothy Spall

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    subjective camera
  2. Ranked #3 for
    tightly directed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    powerful imagery

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3 Black and White in Color (1976)

French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them boots and rifles, the French attempt to make "proper" soldiers out of the Africans. A young, idealistic French geographer seems to be the only rational person in the town, and he takes over control of the "war" after several bungles on the part of the others.

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1976-01-01 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Carmet, Jacques Dufilho

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rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #2 for
    duty-bound character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    shaking head in disbelief

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4 Ek Hasina Thi (2004)

A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.

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2004-01-16 | Crime / Romance

Cast

Urmila Matondkar, Saif Ali Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    versatile actor
  2. Ranked #3 for
    talented acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    performance of a lifetime

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5 Jennifer Eight (1992)

A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it.

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1992-11-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Andy García, Lance Henriksen

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    willed character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    late in game
  3. Ranked #4 for
    autumnal

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6 The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.

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2020-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 4.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    almost incomprehensible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat confusing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    needlessly complicated

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7 Living in Oblivion (1995)

Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.

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1995-07-21 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Steve Buscemi, Catherine Keener

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    all major player cast
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dream sequence
  3. Ranked #2 for
    maverick director

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8 Dead Man's Cards (2006)

Ex Boxer Tom is on the ropes, when a chance encounter at the gym leads to the offer of work as a doorman at a run down nightclub. The volatile head doorman Paul, is a battle hardened veteran from the old school. Recognising Tom for the fighter that he once was, Paul takes him under his wing, and guides him through the ins and outs of life as a club land "peacekeeper."

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2006-08-21 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Paul Barber, Tom Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with a bag of popcorn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pulling punches
  3. Ranked #1 for
    recalcitrant character

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9 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013)

The Royal Scandal, the war for power and fight for money continues with the return of Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster. Aditya Pratap Singh (Jimmy Sheirgill) is crippled and is trying to recover from the physical disability and his wifes betrayal. The lover cum seductress Madhavi Devi (Mahie Gill) is now an MLA, her relationship with Aditya may have broken to shambles but her relation with alcohol is deep, dark and daunting. Indarjeet Singh, a ragged prince who has lost everything but his pride, pledges to get back his familys respect which was once destroyed by Adityas ancestors. Ranjana is a modern ambitious girl who is madly in love with Indarjeet Singh (Irrfan Khan). The story takes a new turn when Aditya falls in love with Ranjana and forces Birendra (Raj Babbar) her father, for their marriage. In this game of live chess between Saheb, Biwi and Gangster, the winner, the survivor takes it all.

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2013-03-08 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Irrfan Khan, Jimmy Shergill

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    less impressive
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sizzling
  3. Ranked #4 for
    equally talented directing

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10 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

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2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    drug-addled character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    altered state

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