Top rated perfunctory movies that are also thoroughly engaging

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and thoroughly engaging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and thoroughly engaging, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Awaydays (2009)

On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex, drugs, rock n' roll, fashion, football and fighting.

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2009-04-01 | Drama

Cast

Stephen Graham, Nicky Bell

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    perfunctory
  2. Ranked #3 for
    surprisingly mature
  3. Ranked #8 for
    less engaging

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2 Money (2016)

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

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2016-04-06 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    well-knitted
  2. Ranked #4 for
    smooth talker
  3. Ranked #4 for
    smooth ride

Trailer

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3 Our Scripted Life (2020)

A daytime television actor hatches a plan to produce a film starring him and his co-star, hoping it will make her fall in love with him.

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2020-05-05 | Comedy

Cast

Abby Wathen, Ryan Karloff

Rating

rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    non-stop laughing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    superb supporting cast
  3. Ranked #4 for
    hooting

Trailer

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4 The Hours and Times (1991)

A fictionalized account of what may have happened when John Lennon and Brian Epstein went on holiday together to Spain in 1963.

Info

1991-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Ian Hart, David Angus

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    chamber piece
  2. Ranked #14 for
    surly
  3. Ranked #19 for
    rather abrupt

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5 Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)

In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.

Info

2009-12-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Donnie Yen, Wang Xueqi

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sacrificial character
  2. Ranked #8 for
    consistently engaged
  3. Ranked #11 for
    with tear-jerking moments

Trailer

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6 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, Elliot Page

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sterling casting
  2. Ranked #5 for
    convincing performance
  3. Ranked #7 for
    strong performance

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7 Personal Velocity (2002)

Three women escape from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.

Info

2002-01-12 | Drama

Cast

Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient
  2. Ranked #8 for
    perfectly capturing mood
  3. Ranked #9 for
    tenuous

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8 The Day of the Jackal (1973)

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Info

1973-05-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Edward Fox, Terence Alexander

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    careful
  2. Ranked #3 for
    resourceful
  3. Ranked #4 for
    meticulously planned

Trailer

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9 Africa United (2010)

The extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg.

Info

2010-10-22 | Drama / Action

Cast

Eriya Ndayambaje, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    damp squib
  2. Ranked #5 for
    brightly colorful imagery
  3. Ranked #7 for
    well worth waiting

Trailer

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10 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with her own angst due to her lover's debilitating illness. Meanwhile, a bank manager deals with an unwanted pregnancy, two sisters pursue romantic interests and a housewife gets back into the dating game.

Info

2000-01-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    deft directing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    overlapping narratives
  3. Ranked #6 for
    brilliant script

Trailer

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her trailer
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