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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also least expected

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and least expected movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and least expected, 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 The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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2007-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    restrained performance
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated
  3. Ranked #2 for
    understated performance

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2 Destroyer (2018)

Erin Bell is an LAPD detective who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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2018-12-25 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rather uneventful
  2. Ranked #3 for
    raw and gritty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    complex character

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3 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.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly questionable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ticked off
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pointless subplots

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4 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.

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2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flowing perfectly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    novel idea

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5 Manchester by the Sea (2016)

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.

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2016-11-18 | Drama

Cast

Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relieving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    underplayed performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mopey

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6 Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)

In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

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2018-12-28 | Science Fiction / Mystery

Cast

Fionn Whitehead, Craig Parkinson

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    underlying concept
  2. Ranked #1 for
    novel concept
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innovative idea

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7 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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8 A Single Man (2009)

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is struggling with her own questions about life.

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2009-10-19 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Colin Firth, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    immaculated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    neat and tidy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tactful

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9 Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

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2010-06-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nicely filmed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decently budgeted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    irrational acting

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10 Oculus (2014)

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

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2014-04-03 | Horror

Cast

Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clever device
  2. Ranked #1 for
    messing with head
  3. Ranked #1 for
    source of evil

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