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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also smart

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and smart movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and smart, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Rushmore (1998)

When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated when Max's new friend becomes involved with her, setting the two pals against one another in a war for her attention.

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1998-12-11 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dislikeable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    winning heart
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with awkward moments

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2 Oculus (2014)

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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2014-04-03 | Horror

Cast

Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    source of evil
  2. Ranked #1 for
    open for sequel
  3. Ranked #2 for
    distinguishable

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3 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
    study of human nature
  2. Ranked #2 for
    washed out look
  3. Ranked #2 for
    enraged

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4 Hail, Caesar! (2016)

When a Hollywood star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming, the studio sends their "fixer" to get him back. Set in the 1950s, the story was inspired by the career of Eddie Mannix (1891–1963).

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2016-02-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Josh Brolin, George Clooney

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    maverick director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    vintage
  3. Ranked #4 for
    coherently whole

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5 The Blair Witch Project (1999)

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

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1999-07-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    irrational acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ingenius plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    leaving wonders

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6 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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2008-10-31 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    better-paced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more aggressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shaky hand-held camera

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7 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.

Info

2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace

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8 Ghost World (2001)

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

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2001-07-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uncool character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    average Hollywood
  3. Ranked #2 for
    barbed dialogue

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9 Killing Them Softly (2012)

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Info

2012-07-30 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    lot of talking
  2. Ranked #5 for
    capable directing
  3. Ranked #6 for
    somewhat tedious

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10 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    firm
  2. Ranked #5 for
    old-fashioned story
  3. Ranked #6 for
    rigorous directing

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