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Top rated highly improbable movies that are also most underrated

Check out today’s highest ranked highly improbable and most underrated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly improbable and most underrated, 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 Runaway Train (1985)

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

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1985-11-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Jon Voight, Eric Roberts

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    highly implausible
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ferocious
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mannered performance

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2 The Abyss (1989)

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.

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1989-08-09 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    alternative ending
  2. Ranked #3 for
    spruced up
  3. Ranked #3 for
    groundbreaking special effect

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3 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

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1994-09-23 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman

Rating

rating icon 8.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    must-see
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb cast

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4 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

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1984-05-23 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shrill voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extended sequence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vastly entertaining

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5 Jackie Brown (1997)

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.

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1997-04-10 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sadly underused
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most mature
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most famous role

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6 The Rock (1996)

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

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1996-06-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    explosive action
  2. Ranked #1 for
    renegade
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable

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7 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly improbable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    precise directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    old fashioned entertainment

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8 Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game—the Japanese way.

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1989-09-22 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Michael Douglas, Andy García

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    burnish
  2. Ranked #5 for
    bright lighting
  3. Ranked #5 for
    wild-card actor

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9 John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

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2002-02-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat contrived
  2. Ranked #2 for
    preachy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ample support

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10 The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

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1992-09-25 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lush landscape
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lush scenery

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