Top rated movies with standout performance that have an absurd premise

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with standout performance and an absurd premise! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with standout performance and an absurd premise, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Artifice Girl (2023)

A team of special agents discovers a revolutionary new computer program to bait and trap online predators. After teaming up with the program's troubled developer, they soon find that the AI is rapidly advancing beyond its original purpose.

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2023-04-27 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Tatum Matthews, Sinda Nichols

Rating

rating icon 6.659
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    artificial intelligence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    doomy and gloomy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character

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2 Pig (2021)

A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregon wilderness must visit Portland to find the mysterious person who stole his beloved foraging pig.

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2021-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff

Rating

rating icon 6.666
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    beloved
  2. Ranked #4 for
    low-key performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    mellow

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3 Discontinued (2022)

A depressed millennial discovers that the world she knows is just a simulated version of reality that is being shut down. Suddenly, she's the only one who wants to stick around.

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2022-04-01 | Science Fiction / Comedy

Cast

Ashley Hutchinson, Langston Fishburne

Rating

rating icon 5.861
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheerly pleasureable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly adequate

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4 Fatman (2020)

A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, Billy, a neglected and precocious 12 year old, hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.

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2020-10-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins

Rating

rating icon 5.534
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    one of the greatest
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spoiled brat
  3. Ranked #1 for
    jolly character

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5 The Hummingbird Project (2019)

A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.

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2019-03-15 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 6.122
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    brainy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lingering in memory
  3. Ranked #3 for
    pessimistic view

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6 Cryptid (2022)

A small rural town in Maine is shocked as a mysterious animal leaves a local resident brutally ripped apart. Deemed to be a random bear attack by town officials, freelance journalist Max Frome suspects it might be something more.

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2022-10-07 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Nicholas Baroudi, Ellen Adair

Rating

rating icon 3.667
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling a little rushed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never boring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heightened tension

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7 Rust Creek (2019)

When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Hermione Corfield, Jay Paulson

Rating

rating icon 6.361
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    redneck
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good ole boy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally absurd

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8 Nine Days (2021)

A bureaucrat interviews five souls to decide which of them will be given a life on Earth. But he soon faces an existential challenge of his own.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz

Rating

rating icon 6.809
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close to perfection
  2. Ranked #2 for
    purgatory
  3. Ranked #2 for
    philosophical

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9 Stockholm (2019)

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

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2019-04-12 | Crime / Comedy

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humorous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with dramatic moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly sympathetic

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10 Swan Song (2021)

In the near future, Cameron Turner is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Presented with an experimental solution to shield his wife and son from grief, he grapples with altering their fate in this thought-provoking exploration of love, loss, and sacrifice.

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2021-12-17 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.179
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp and clean
  2. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic technology
  3. Ranked #1 for
    steampunk

Trailer

Swan Song trailer
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