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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also substantive

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and substantive movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and substantive, 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 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
    pointless subplots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unforgivable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    out of nowhere

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2 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

Info

2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force
  2. Ranked #1 for
    morally corrupt
  3. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere

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3 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Madisen Beaty, Kevin J. O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mercurial
  2. Ranked #1 for
    traditional narrative
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating study

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4 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.

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2007-05-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling tacked on
  2. Ranked #1 for
    leaving theater thinking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cornball

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5 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Judith Maxie, Reese Alexander

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    destructive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    annoying brat
  3. Ranked #2 for
    amiss

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6 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.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

David M. Santana, Forest Whitaker

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    properly developed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    room for improvement
  3. Ranked #3 for
    diverse casting

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7 Up in the Air (2009)

Corporate downsizing expert Ryan Bingham spends his life in planes, airports, and hotels, but just as he’s about to reach a milestone of ten million frequent flyer miles, he meets a woman who causes him to rethink his transient life.

Info

2009-09-05 | Drama / Romance

Cast

George Clooney, Keri Maletto

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    new kid on the block
  2. Ranked #1 for
    burdensome
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unpleasantly surprising

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8 The Bling Ring (2013)

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.

Info

2013-06-12 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Katie Chang, Claire Julien

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less compelling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    empty-headed character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shallow

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9 Hulk (2003)

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Info

2003-06-19 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    different camera angle
  3. Ranked #2 for
    versatile director

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10 A Beautiful Mind (2001)

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Jane Jenkins

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deservedly won Oscars
  2. Ranked #1 for
    suffering wife
  3. Ranked #1 for
    convincing portrayal

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