Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and contrived, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 The Interpreter (2005)

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

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2005-04-08 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    thoroughly convincing acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    terse
  3. Ranked #3 for
    too convenient

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2 The Midnight Sky (2020)

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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2020-12-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Felicity Jones

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually engaging
  2. Ranked #2 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    too slow-paced

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3 City Island (2009)

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private.

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2009-03-06 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Andy García, Julianna Margulies

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    more comfortable
  2. Ranked #5 for
    tough guy role
  3. Ranked #7 for
    cleverly executed

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4 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

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2013-12-18 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fantasy sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more adventurous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    leap of faith

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5 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more horrifying

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6 Unbreakable (2000)

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead — and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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2000-11-22 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lethargic pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sluggish pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending

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7 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003)

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

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2003-07-21 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit thin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unforgivable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spending the afternoon

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8 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book
  2. Ranked #2 for
    deviating from book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    puzzled

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9 Bird Box (2018)

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

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2018-12-13 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    many unanswered questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    right out window

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10 I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

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2007-12-12 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Will Smith, Alice Braga

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rabid character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    layered performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    feeling of isolation

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