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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also somewhat flawed

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and somewhat flawed movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and somewhat flawed, 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 Apr 12 2021

1 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

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2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loud-mouthed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mildly entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unique take

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2 The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

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2005-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of tenderness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    turning world upside down
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dislikable character

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3 K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Info

2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gripping drama
  3. Ranked #2 for
    honest portrayal

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4 Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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2007-12-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vested interest
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sterling performance

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5 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

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2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-designed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    less effective

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6 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

Info

2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bad aftertaste
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pitiable

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7 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling rushed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glum
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too abrupt

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8 Superman Returns (2006)

Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

Info

2006-06-28 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    definitely worth waiting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    relatively unknown cast
  3. Ranked #2 for
    flowing well

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9 Captain Marvel (2019)

The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Info

2019-03-06 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fairly weak
  2. Ranked #2 for
    nostalgic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    prominent role

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10 Willow (1988)

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and identified as the prophesied child by a birthmark on her arm. However, before the black sorceress arrives to claim the child, Elora's mother convinces her reluctant midwife to escape with the baby. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal infant from evil.

Info

1988-05-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    ultimate downfall
  2. Ranked #4 for
    hitting on all cylinders
  3. Ranked #4 for
    epic battle sequence

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