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 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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2022-01-16 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Sam Claflin, Verónica Echegui

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat contrived
  2. Ranked #2 for
    upset
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bringing smile

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2 Almost Love (2019)

Adam and Marklin’s 5-year relationship has gone from a passionate flame to a simmer, forcing them to reconcile with each other’s shortcomings while their friends endlessly search for love in New York City.

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2019-06-26 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scott Evans, Augustus Prew

Rating

rating icon 6.455
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dim
  2. Ranked #2 for
    conflicting view
  3. Ranked #3 for
    ripe

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Almost Love trailer
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3 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 7.129
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People's Taste Ranking

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

Trailer

Unpregnant trailer
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4 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)

The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

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2021-10-21 | Drama / History

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 7.089
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    batty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    prodigious talent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eccentric genius

Trailer

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain trailer
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5 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 7.247
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    like Fantastic Mr. Fox
  2. Ranked #78 for
    child-friendly
  3. Ranked #90 for
    reinventing the wheel

Trailer

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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 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    requiring a second watch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching further
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dose of reality

Trailer

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7 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 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    boggling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    conversation starter
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for philosophical discussion

Trailer

American Skin trailer
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8 London Heist (2017)

Armed robber and career criminal Jack Cregan seeks to discover the truth behind his father's murder and his stolen heist money and in doing so puts his life in danger. The devastation that Jack soon discovers puts his very own existence into question.

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2017-06-17 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #233 for
    stopgap
  2. Ranked #262 for
    lack of chemistry
  3. Ranked #277 for
    perfunctory

Trailer

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9 Rage in Heaven (1941)

A jealous man frames his wife's suspected lover for murder.

Info

1941-03-07 | Crime

Cast

Robert Montgomery, Ingrid Bergman

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    headscratcher
  2. Ranked #117 for
    acting of welcoming presence
  3. Ranked #144 for
    overly theatrical

Trailer

Rage in Heaven trailer
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10 The Retreat (2021)

Renee and Valerie, a couple at a cross roads in their relationship, leave the city to spend the week at a remote cabin with friends. But when they arrive, their friends are nowhere to be found. As they stumble through their relationship woes, they discover they are being hunted by a group of militant extremists who are determined to exterminate them.

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2021-05-21 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Tommie-Amber Pirie, Sarah Allen

Rating

rating icon 5.109
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    merry
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark lighting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    low-key lighting

Trailer

The Retreat trailer
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