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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also somewhat contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and somewhat contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and somewhat contrived, 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 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

Info

2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    jaundiced view

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2 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

Samantha Isler, Piper Howell

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    razor-sharp dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    consistently engaged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably entertaining

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3 The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Info

2013-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Craig Van Hook, Anthony Angelo Pizza

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    picking up pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    too coincidental

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4 Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Info

1999-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Benjamin Weir, Spencer Treat Clark

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    worth renting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    implausible situation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wholly unbelievable

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5 Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught up in a love triangle.

Info

2007-05-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cluttered
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cornball
  3. Ranked #1 for
    seemingly tacked on

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6 Chloe (2009)

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

Info

2009-03-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    intense drama
  2. Ranked #3 for
    titillating
  3. Ranked #3 for
    erotica

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7 Loving Annabelle (2007)

Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of her dorm and English teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues her relentlessly and until the end the older woman manages to avoid the law.

Info

2007-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Diane Gaidry, Laura Breckenridge

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #4 for
    extremely attractive cast
  3. Ranked #6 for
    attractive lead

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8 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (1999)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

Info

1999-10-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Penelope Allen, Kathy Baker

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hot potato
  2. Ranked #2 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with more than a pretty face

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9 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.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    out of nowhere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly questionable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pointless subplots

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10 Valentine's Day (2010)

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

Info

2010-02-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Carter Jenkins, Taylor Swift

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    large cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    with star-power
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mushy

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