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.

1 Mr. Malcolm's List (2022)

When she fails to meet an item on his list of requirements for a bride, Julia Thistlewaite is jilted by London’s most eligible bachelor, Mr. Malcolm. Feeling humiliated and determined to exact revenge, she convinces her friend Selina Dalton to play the role of his ideal match. Soon, Mr. Malcolm wonders whether he’s found the perfect woman...or the perfect hoax.

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2022-07-01 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inspiring cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    Period Drama

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2 Book of Love (2022)

Henry, an English writer who has written a new book that has become a failure in the U.K, gets notified that the dull book has been highly trending over in Mexico. Little does he know that Maria, a Spanish translator, turned the book into an erotic novel. Henry and Maria then swerve around Mexico to do a book tour and go through a wind of events.

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2022-01-06 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Sam Claflin, Verónica Echegui

Rating

rating icon 5.556
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosened up plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    little fast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    somewhat contrived

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3 The Weekend Away (2022)

When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.

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2022-03-03 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Leighton Meester, Christina Wolfe

Rating

rating icon 6.022
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    frenemy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    red herring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    voyeuristic

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4 Framing Agnes (2023)

After discovering case files from the UCLA gender clinic from the 1950s, a group of trans actors confronts the legacy of young trans women being forced to choose between honesty and access.

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2023-06-22 | Documentary

Cast

Zackary Drucker, Angelica Ross

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clumsy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unique approach
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic vision

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5 Unpregnant (2020)

A 17-year old Missouri teen discovers she has gotten pregnant, a development that threatens to end her dreams of matriculating at an Ivy League college, and the career that could follow.

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2020-09-10 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Haley Lu Richardson, Barbie Ferreira

Rating

rating icon 7.068
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    controversial topic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    serious topic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with poignant moments

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6 The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson (2022)

In 1893, heavily pregnant Molly Johnson and her children struggle in isolation to survive the harsh Australian landscape after her husband left to go droving sheep in the high country. One day, she finds a shackled Aboriginal fugitive named Yakada wounded on her property. As an unlikely bond begins to form between them he reveals secrets about her true identity. Realizing Molly’s husband is actually missing, new town lawman Nate Clintoff starts being suspicious and sends his constable to investigate.

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2022-05-05 | Drama / Western

Cast

Leah Purcell, Rob Collins

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less effective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    requiring a second watch
  3. Ranked #1 for
    talent behind cameras

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7 The Vault (2021)

Madrid, Spain, 2010. While the whole city follows the national team's successful participation in the World Cup, a group of daring thieves look for a way into one of the most secure and guarded places on the planet.

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2021-03-04 | Drama / Action

Cast

Freddie Highmore, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

Rating

rating icon 6.824
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely difficult
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carefully planned
  3. Ranked #1 for
    Treasure Hunt

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8 Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

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2017-12-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

John Cena, Kate McKinnon

Rating

rating icon 7.212
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    like Fantastic Mr. Fox
  2. Ranked #106 for
    family-friendly
  3. Ranked #107 for
    reinventing the wheel

Trailer

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9 American Skin (2019)

A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.

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2019-09-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boggling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind-boggling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    conversation starter

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10 The Wolf and the Lion (2021)

After her grandfather's death, 20-year-old Alma decides to go back to her childhood home - a little island in the heart of the majestic Canadian forest. Whilst there, she rescues two helpless cubs: a wolf and a lion. They forge an inseparable bond, but their world soon collapses as the forest ranger discovers the animals and takes them away. The two cub brothers must now embark on a treacherous journey across Canada to be reunited with one another and Alma once more.

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2021-10-13 | Family / Adventure

Cast

Molly Kunz, Graham Greene

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    cardboard cutouts
  2. Ranked #5 for
    somewhat flawed
  3. Ranked #5 for
    harmless

Trailer

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