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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also somewhat contrived

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and somewhat contrived movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and somewhat 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 Sep 14 2020

1 Cast Away (2000)

Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. With no way to escape, Chuck must find ways to survive in his new home.

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2000-12-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more meaningful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely satisfying

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2 Calibre (2018)

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.

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2018-06-22 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Jack Lowden, Martin McCann

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rather abrupt
  2. Ranked #3 for
    nail biting moments
  3. Ranked #3 for
    somewhat contrived

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3 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly engaging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    razor-sharp dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    punchy dialogue

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4 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

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2008-05-21 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    far fetched
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fakey lines
  3. Ranked #1 for
    too far-fetched

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5 Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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1999-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    implausible situation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    worth renting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wholly unbelievable

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6 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
    pointless subplots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unprofessionally produced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    half-baked

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7 TransSiberian (2008)

A TransSiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.

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2008-01-18 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unfriendly character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    turn of events
  3. Ranked #3 for
    little fast

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8 Boyhood (2014)

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

Info

2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flowing perfectly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    novel idea
  3. Ranked #1 for
    growing old

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9 The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Info

2013-03-14 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impelling and reinforcing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    picking up pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond

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10 The Town (2010)

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Info

2010-09-15 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lucked out character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    efficient directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild-card actor

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