Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies on Hulu

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising movies on Hulu! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best unpleasantly surprising movies on Hulu, 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 Apr 19 2021

1 Super 8 (2011)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

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2011-06-08 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impressive set piece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cliche-ridden
  3. Ranked #2 for
    regurgitating

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2 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more balanced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    carefully crafted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting

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3 A Simple Plan (1998)

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

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1998-12-11 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    full of twists
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark underbelly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most developed

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4 Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

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2016-03-31 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Sam Neill, Julian Dennison

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    whacked out
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very talented director

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5 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    over-the-top acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comic gem
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fine performance

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6 Border (2018)

When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, she is forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.

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2018-09-27 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    confronting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    oddest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply unpleasant

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7 We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

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2011-09-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more subtle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    utterly compelling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    psychological insight

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8 Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

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2016-05-06 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    musical genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lack of talent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hitting all the right notes

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9 The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

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2012-04-12 | Horror / Comedy

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly satisfying
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual panache

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10 50/50 (2011)

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

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2011-09-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    serious approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    better than others
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ever dependable

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