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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also taut

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and taut movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and taut, 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 24 2020

1 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.

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2002-07-19 | Drama / History

Cast

Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gripping drama
  2. Ranked #4 for
    definitely worth looking
  3. Ranked #5 for
    perfunctory

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2 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

Info

2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    totally drawn in
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly competent directing

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3 Thunderball (1965)

A criminal organization has obtained two nuclear bombs and are asking for a 100 million pound ransom in the form of diamonds in seven days or they will use the weapons. The secret service sends James Bond to the Bahamas to once again save the world.

Info

1965-12-11 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Sean Connery, Claudine Auger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    arch villain
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slimy villain
  3. Ranked #4 for
    very sexy actor

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4 Three Days of the Condor (1975)

A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Info

1975-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tightly directed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    the jewel in the crown
  3. Ranked #1 for
    director with technical expertise

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5 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Info

2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #3 for
    swift pace

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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

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
    explosive finale

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7 Tower Block (2012)

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

Info

2012-09-19 | Thriller

Cast

Sheridan Smith, Ralph Brown

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    swift pace
  2. Ranked #3 for
    fair representation
  3. Ranked #4 for
    claustrophobic atmosphere

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8 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

Info

2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    unique perspective
  2. Ranked #3 for
    mad science
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mad genius

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9 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 #2 for
    leaving wonders
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sheer force

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10 Quantum of Solace (2008)

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

Info

2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit muddled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shaky hand-held camera
  3. Ranked #1 for
    attractive female

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