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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. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Sep 14 2020

1 Batman Begins (2005)

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

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2005-06-10 | Action / Crime

Cast

Jack Gleeson, John Burke

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slight miscast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    seasoned actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    established actor

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2 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Matthew Leitch, Philip Bulcock

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exciting and thrilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spine-tingling

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3 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.

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2008-10-30 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Jesús Ochoa

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quick shot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    explosive action
  3. Ranked #1 for
    herky-jerky camera work

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4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

James McArdle, Stefan Grube

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seasoned professional
  2. Ranked #1 for
    darling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reinvention

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5 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

David M. Santana, Forest Whitaker

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    late in game
  2. Ranked #3 for
    exciting finale
  3. Ranked #3 for
    shocking climax

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6 Casino Royale (2006)

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond—on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent—to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career.

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2006-11-14 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Martin Campbell, Jaroslav Jankovsky

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virile character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    husky voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sexy blonde

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7 Drive (2011)

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

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2011-08-06 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Albert Brooks, Jeff Wolfe

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ambient music
  2. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style
  3. Ranked #1 for
    funky music

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8 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Kate Mara

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lackluster script
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dreadfully boring

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9 Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains—including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught up in a love triangle.

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2007-05-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    petty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    romantic subplot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    venomous

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10 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

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1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    one of the greatest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    instant classic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure poetry

Trailer

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated perfunctory movies that are also tough and gritty list are rated as funky music, catchy title, old favorite, easily recognizable cast, sense of familiarity, explosive finale, slight miscast, seasoned actor, established actor, thankless role.
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