Top movies with an intriguing concept that have a surprising plot

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an intriguing concept and a surprising plot! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an intriguing concept and a surprising plot, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Call (2020)

Connected by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past — and life — on the line to change her own fate.

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2020-11-27 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Park Shin-hye, Jeon Jong-seo

Rating

rating icon 7.532
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure gold
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watertight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    logical conclusion

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2 Risen (2021)

Disaster unfolds when a meteor strikes a small town, turning the environment uninhabitable and killing everything in the surrounding area. Exobiologist Lauren Stone is called to find answers to the unearthly event. As she begins to uncover the truth, imminent danger awakens and it becomes a race against time to save mankind.

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2021-08-20 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Nicole Schalmo, Jack Campbell

Rating

rating icon 5.196
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    badly produced
  2. Ranked #3 for
    steadyhanded directing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    slow and tedious

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3 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.253
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end
  2. Ranked #1 for
    jealous character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    double twist

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4 Lou (2022)

A young girl is kidnapped during a powerful storm. Her mother joins forces with her mysterious neighbour to set off in pursuit of the kidnapper. Their journey will test their limits and expose the dark secrets of their past.

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2022-09-23 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Allison Janney, Jurnee Smollett

Rating

rating icon 6.523
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshing break
  2. Ranked #1 for
    piece de resistance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    refreshing change of pace

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Lou trailer
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5 Serenity (2019)

The quiet life of Baker Dill, a fishing boat captain who lives on the isolated Plymouth Island, where he spends his days obsessed with capturing an elusive tuna while fighting his personal demons, is interrupted when someone from his past comes to him searching for help.

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2019-01-24 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 5.456
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    negative view
  2. Ranked #3 for
    canned
  3. Ranked #3 for
    curveball

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6 Last Night in Soho (2021)

A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to be falling apart with shady consequences.

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2021-10-21 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glamorous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kaleidoscopic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling

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7 A Classic Horror Story (2021)

Five people travelling by camper crash into a tree. When they recover, the road they were driving on has been replaced by an impenetrable forest and a wooden house.

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2021-07-01 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Matilda Lutz, Francesco Russo

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less enthusiastic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hodgepodge
  3. Ranked #1 for
    derivative plot

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8 Night Hunter (2019)

A Minnesota police officer crosses paths with a committed and tireless vigilante as he follows the trail of a ruthless predator responsible for several abductions and murders.

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2019-08-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 6.569
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    little bit better
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lobotomizing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat confusing

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Night Hunter trailer
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9 Us (2019)

Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

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2019-03-14 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke

Rating

rating icon 6.97
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    with WTF moments
  2. Ranked #2 for
    illogical
  3. Ranked #4 for
    exact replica

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10 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 6.694
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    super-intelligent
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lingering question
  3. Ranked #3 for
    like Blade Runner

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I Am Mother trailer
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