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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also staying true to book

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and staying true to book movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and staying true to book, 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 Twilight (2008)

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

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2008-11-20 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Jackson Rathbone, Gregory Tyree Boyce

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    huge crush
  2. Ranked #1 for
    staying true to book
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very cheesy

Trailer

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2 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

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2007-12-14 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sane character

Trailer

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3 The Last Airbender (2010)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

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2010-06-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly disappointing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dull stretch
  3. Ranked #1 for
    terribly disappointing

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4 A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

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2018-03-08 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Storm Reid, Deric McCabe

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    disjointed mess
  2. Ranked #3 for
    poorly put together
  3. Ranked #4 for
    misfired

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5 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Nina Lauren, Alison O'Donnell

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fairly faithful to book
  2. Ranked #2 for
    staying true to spirit
  3. Ranked #2 for
    faithful to original

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6 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady

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2009-10-23 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #17 for
    staying true to book
  3. Ranked #18 for
    Goth

Trailer

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7 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

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2005-12-07 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to spirit
  2. Ranked #2 for
    visual representation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    very appealing

Trailer

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8 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Martin Campbell, Jaroslav Jankovsky

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful blonde
  2. Ranked #1 for
    catchy title
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vixen

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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.

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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
    obscure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wretched
  3. Ranked #1 for
    coherent story

Trailer

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10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vintage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fresh-faced cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sense of familiarity

Trailer

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