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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 Nov 17 2020

1 Valentine's Day (2010)

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

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2010-02-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    insubstantial plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    interrelated story
  3. Ranked #5 for
    interconnected story

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2 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 | Drama / Music

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    soulful music
  2. Ranked #2 for
    rocking
  3. Ranked #4 for
    prodigious talent

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3 Freeheld (2015)

New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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2015-10-02 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Julianne Moore, Ellen Page

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    commanding attention
  2. Ranked #7 for
    dependable directing
  3. Ranked #8 for
    underachieved character

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4 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.

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2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good visual
  2. Ranked #3 for
    good art directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    awfully hard

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5 Lincoln (2012)

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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2012-11-09 | History / Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    accurately capturing

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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.

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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 #3 for
    thrilling climax
  2. Ranked #3 for
    inevitable climax
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pleasing fans

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7 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.

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2013-06-12 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    thoughtless
  2. Ranked #7 for
    juicier
  3. Ranked #7 for
    morally bankrupt

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8 Eden (2012)

The true story of Chong Kim—abducted into the sex trade as a young teen—and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.

Info

2012-03-11 | Drama

Cast

Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    becoming engrossed
  2. Ranked #19 for
    seasoned professional
  3. Ranked #20 for
    abhorrent

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9 Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

Michael Moore's provocative documentary explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the fuck did we get here, and how the fuck do we get out?

Info

2018-09-10 | Documentary

Cast

Michael Moore, Donald Trump

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    flattering light
  2. Ranked #6 for
    smooth ride
  3. Ranked #7 for
    grain of truth

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10 Pay the Ghost (2015)

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.

Info

2015-09-16 | Thriller / Fantasy

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    remaining watchable
  2. Ranked #6 for
    bit lacking
  3. Ranked #7 for
    flashy special effect

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