Top rated movies with mind-blowing special effects that have a refreshing change of pace

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with mind-blowing special effects and a refreshing change of pace! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with mind-blowing special effects and a refreshing change of pace, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Book of Monsters (2019)

Sophie's 18th birthday becomes a bloodbath when monsters descend upon her house, devouring the guests and killing anyone who tries to leave. To survive the night, Sophie must face her destiny: monsters are real and she's the only one who can stop them.

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2019-03-19 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Lyndsey Craine, Michaela Longden

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fun romp
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for watching with a drink
  3. Ranked #1 for
    waste of three hours

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2 Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

A solitary scholar discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with reluctance, she is unable to come up with one, so the djinn tries to inspire her with his stories.

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2022-08-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.89
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    out of world
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally absorbing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bewitching

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Three Thousand Years of Longing trailer
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3 Love and Monsters (2020)

Seven years since the Monsterpocalypse began, Joel Dawson has been living underground in order to survive. But after reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, Joel decides to venture out to reunite with her, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

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2020-10-16 | Comedy / Action

Cast

Dylan O'Brien, Jessica Henwick

Rating

rating icon 7.314
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Survival Movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fun
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real nice

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Love and Monsters trailer
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4 Eternals (2021)

The Eternals are a team of ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. When an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows, they are forced to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

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2021-11-03 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Gemma Chan, Richard Madden

Rating

rating icon 6.875
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    fleshed out character
  2. Ranked #6 for
    diverse casting
  3. Ranked #6 for
    grand scale

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Eternals trailer
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5 Brightburn (2019)

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

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2019-05-09 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Jackson A. Dunn, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.132
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    evil incarnated
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evil character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    lack of character development

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6 Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

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2020-11-06 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key

Rating

rating icon 6.574
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure magic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unforgettable classic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    special treat

Trailer

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7 Rockaway (2019)

Inspired by true events, a man recounts the summer of '94, when he and his brother plotted revenge against their abusive father.

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2019-01-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Keidrich Sellati, Maxwell Apple

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    abusive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sensitive directing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    definitely must-watch

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8 Vesper (2022)

After the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed Father, meets a mysterious Woman with a secret that forces Vesper to use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of a future.

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2022-08-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan

Rating

rating icon 6.39
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges
  2. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slimy cast

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9 The Wretched (2020)

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

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2020-03-09 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda

Rating

rating icon 6.065
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    open for sequel
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decent
  3. Ranked #2 for
    above average acting

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10 Chaos Walking (2021)

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

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2021-02-24 | Fantasy / Science Fiction

Cast

Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland

Rating

rating icon 6.597
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting concept
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    novel concept

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Chaos Walking trailer
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