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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also sugar-coated

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and sugar-coated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and sugar-coated, 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 19 2021

1 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely captivating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pop art
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonders to behold

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2 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit hokey
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wild-eyed character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    malevolent character

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3 The Impossible (2012)

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

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2012-09-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extending beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    devastated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lasting effect

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4 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

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2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sucking in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    everything fitting together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    choppy editing

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5 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, 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
    so engrossing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    snoring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    workman-like directing

Trailer

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6 American Sniper (2014)

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

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2014-12-11 | War / Action

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    honorable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    close look
  3. Ranked #2 for
    director with technical expertise

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7 Hidden Figures (2016)

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

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2016-12-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenacious
  2. Ranked #2 for
    spaced out character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    characters existing in real life

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8 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
    turning world upside down
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dislikable character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of tenderness

Trailer

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9 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
    vested interest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted tone
  3. Ranked #2 for
    biased view

Trailer

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10 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Info

2009-04-28 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    staying till the end
  2. Ranked #2 for
    less than satisfying
  3. Ranked #3 for
    somewhat unsatisfying

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