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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also true gem

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and true gem movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and true gem, 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 Jan 12 2021

1 Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (1999)

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.

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1999-10-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interconnected story

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2 Millions (2004)

Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?

Info

2004-04-29 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Alexander Nathan Etel, Lewis McGibbon

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    charitable
  2. Ranked #4 for
    thought-provoking
  3. Ranked #5 for
    versatile director

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3 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.

Info

2001-12-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ed Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate depiction
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eccentric genius

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4 Romancing the Stone (1984)

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.

Info

1984-03-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strictly for laughing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    solidly entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rugged

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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.

Info

2016-12-14 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic spectacle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling a little rushed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expositional dialogue

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6 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 #1 for
    arch nemesis
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entirely convincing acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    testy

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7 The Void (2016)

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

Info

2016-09-22 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Aaron Poole, Kathleen Munroe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nebulous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cheap jump scares
  3. Ranked #3 for
    suspenseful atmosphere

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8 Frozen (2013)

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

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2013-11-20 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lasting forever
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perpetual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    small and cute

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9 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

Info

2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    forward-thinking
  2. Ranked #2 for
    kudo to director
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ingraining

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10 Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

Info

2008-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow beginning
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tough guy role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tough-minded

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FAQ

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