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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also unenlightening

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and unenlightening movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and unenlightening, 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 Oct 21 2020

1 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    workman-like directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    highly competent directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    totally drawn in

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2 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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2008-12-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    amiss
  2. Ranked #2 for
    destructive
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rather stiff acting

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3 The Circle (2017)

A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.

Info

2017-04-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Emma Watson, Tom Hanks

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    invasive voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    modern technology
  3. Ranked #3 for
    easily accessible

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4 Valentine's Day (2010)

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

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2010-02-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    large cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    with star-power
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mushy

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5 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inexcusable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling played
  3. Ranked #1 for
    right out window

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6 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture.

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2006-11-01 | Comedy

Cast

Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unkind character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    classless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mean spirited

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7 Sex and the City 2 (2010)

Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, they surmise that a women-only retreat may be the perfect excuse to eschew their responsibilities and remember what life was like before they decided to settle down.

Info

2010-05-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overactive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nagging voice

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8 Avatar (2009)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Info

2009-12-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic spectacle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    becoming immersed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    indescribable

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9 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Info

2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with common thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interlocking story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interpersonal relation

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10 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Info

1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for open discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    captivating finish
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for heated discussion

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