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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also anyone must watch

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and anyone must watch movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and anyone must watch, 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 Mar 08 2021

1 The Kid (2000)

Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, Russ is able to reconcile the person he used to dream of being with the man he's actually become.

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2000-07-07 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pondering question
  2. Ranked #4 for
    discontent character
  3. Ranked #7 for
    comic flairs

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2 Frailty (2001)

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

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2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    maladjusted character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively

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3 Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot seem to get anything right in class; he is then sent to boarding school, where his life changes forever.

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2007-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly perfect directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    relevant issue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    stunning performance

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4 A Monster Calls (2016)

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

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2016-01-01 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally resonating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly touching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    searing

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5 Night at the Museum (2006)

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

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2006-10-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    puppy dog face
  2. Ranked #1 for
    raising a smile
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more family-friendly

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6 The Invisible Guest (2016)

A young businessman wakes up in a hotel room, locked from the inside, along with his lover, who was murdered while he was unconscious. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over the course of one evening, they must work together to build a defense case for him before he is taken to jail.

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2016-09-22 | Mystery / Crime

Cast

Mario Casas, Ana Wagener

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nail-biting climax
  2. Ranked #1 for
    taut and thrilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    solid directing

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7 Asylum (1972)

A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.

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1972-11-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tailor-made role
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fiery climax

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8 Snapshots (2018)

Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here that she doesn’t want to leave. These come flooding back one weekend during a visit from Patti and granddaughter Allison, when a long-forgotten roll of film reminds Rose of the summer she met and fell in love with the bold and beautiful Louise.

Info

2018-08-14 | Drama

Cast

Piper Laurie, Brooke Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #3 for
    total package
  3. Ranked #3 for
    nothing short of superb

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9 Uncle Nino (2003)

A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.

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2003-12-05 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sensitive directing
  2. Ranked #6 for
    clean fun
  3. Ranked #6 for
    special treat

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10 Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Info

2004-06-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    very enjoyable
  2. Ranked #4 for
    fun romp
  3. Ranked #4 for
    goofy

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