Top rated perfunctory movies that are also tough and gritty

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

1 Harlan County War (2000)

A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

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2000-05-19 | Drama

Cast

Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    sympathetic character
  2. Ranked #7 for
    all major player cast
  3. Ranked #11 for
    sympathetic portrayal

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2 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.

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2012-09-19 | Thriller

Cast

Sheridan Smith, Ralph Brown

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    exceeding expectations
  2. Ranked #4 for
    swift pace
  3. Ranked #5 for
    strong supporting cast

Trailer

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3 Dead Man's Cards (2006)

Ex Boxer Tom is on the ropes, when a chance encounter at the gym leads to the offer of work as a doorman at a run down nightclub. The volatile head doorman Paul, is a battle hardened veteran from the old school. Recognising Tom for the fighter that he once was, Paul takes him under his wing, and guides him through the ins and outs of life as a club land "peacekeeper."

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2006-08-21 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Paul Barber, Tom Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with a bag of popcorn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    not shying away
  3. Ranked #1 for
    recalcitrant character

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4 London Heist (2017)

Armed robber and career criminal Jack Cregan seeks to discover the truth behind his father's murder and his stolen heist money and in doing so puts his life in danger. The devastation that Jack soon discovers puts his very own existence into question.

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2017-06-17 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    mannered performance
  2. Ranked #5 for
    worth renting
  3. Ranked #6 for
    completely unbelievable

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5 A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

James Bowen, a homeless busker and recovering drug addict, has his life transformed when he meets a stray ginger cat.

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2016-11-04 | Family / Drama

Cast

Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    gritty realistic
  2. Ranked #13 for
    charitable
  3. Ranked #15 for
    incredibly touching

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6 Ek Hasina Thi (2004)

A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.

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2004-01-16 | Crime / Romance

Cast

Urmila Matondkar, Saif Ali Khan

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    talented acting
  2. Ranked #4 for
    simply superb
  3. Ranked #4 for
    versatile actor

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7 Suffragette (2015)

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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2015-10-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    historically important
  2. Ranked #6 for
    beat down
  3. Ranked #6 for
    downtrodden character

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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.

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2012-03-11 | Drama

Cast

Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    desensitizing
  2. Ranked #16 for
    more powerful
  3. Ranked #18 for
    abstract concept

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9 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Info

2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #7 for
    for analyzing

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10 Dangerous Minds (1995)

Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns to the classroom, she does so armed with a no-nonsense attitude informed by her military training and a fearless determination to better the lives of her students -- no matter what the cost.

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1995-08-11 | Drama

Cast

Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    unruly
  2. Ranked #3 for
    using elocution
  3. Ranked #5 for
    disciplined

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