Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also better than most

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and better than most movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and better than most, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.904
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slowly developing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    historically important

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2 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-09-13 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    logical conclusion
  3. Ranked #2 for
    quite entertaining

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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 7.364
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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4 Old Henry (2021)

A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.

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2021-10-01 | Action / Western

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing fans
  3. Ranked #1 for
    horse opera

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5 Embattled (2020)

The eldest son of a ruthlessly tough MMA champion must fight his way out of the abusive cycle his father has continued.

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2020-11-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Stephen Dorff, Elizabeth Reaser

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer enjoyment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    never backing down

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6 The Outfit (2022)

Leonard is an English tailor who used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. After a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop in a rough part of town where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters.

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2022-03-03 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crafty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    crazy plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    directing with craftmanship

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7 Cruella (2021)

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

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2021-05-26 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Emma Stone, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 8.083
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fabulous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sinister villain
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nemesis

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8 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen

Rating

rating icon 7.453
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #2 for
    universal theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acute

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9 Head Count (2019)

Newcomer Evan joins a group of teens on a getaway in Joshua Tree. While exchanging ghost stories around the campfire, Evan reads aloud a mysterious chant from an internet site. From that moment, someone--or something--is among them.

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2019-06-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Isaac Jay, Ashleigh Morghan

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    climactic ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with creepy moments
  3. Ranked #3 for
    postal

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10 Deadstream (2022)

A disgraced internet personality attempts to win back his followers by livestreaming one night alone in a haunted house. But when he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life.

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2022-10-20 | Horror / Comedy

Cast

Joseph Winter, Melanie Stone

Rating

rating icon 6.428
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recommended
  3. Ranked #2 for
    the jewel in the crown

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