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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also underrated

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and underrated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and underrated, 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 Apr 19 2021

1 Bliss (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

Info

2021-02-05 | Science Fiction / Romance

Cast

Owen Wilson, Salma Hayek

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more prominent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bipolar
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending

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2 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

Info

2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat implausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    open-ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nail biting moments

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3 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 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    just plain fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tremendously entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling adventure

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4 Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Info

2012-10-12 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and witty character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nailed the role
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous violence

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5 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Info

2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sparse dialogue

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6 The Truman Show (1998)

Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

Info

1998-06-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more profound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    understated performance

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7 Hancock (2008)

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

Info

2008-07-01 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Will Smith, Charlize Theron

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mildly entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fresh spin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hokey editing

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8 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Info

1999-05-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most embarrassing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watch over and over again
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mystical story

Trailer

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9 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

Info

2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bad aftertaste
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pitiable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods

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10 Identity (2003)

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Info

2003-04-25 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

John Cusack, Ray Liotta

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprising twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nice change
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected twist

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