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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also blinkered

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and blinkered movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and blinkered, 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 01 2021

1 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992)

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The nail-biting suspense builds quickly in this chilling psychological thriller about deception and bitter revenge.

Info

1992-01-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cast of minor players
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very convincing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role

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2 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.

Info

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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3 The Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Info

2016-10-15 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more interesting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    savage
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ably portrayed

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4 Grey Owl (1999)

Archie Grey Owl is a trapper in Canada in the early 1930s when a young Iroquois woman from town asks him to teach her Indian ways. They live in the woods, where she is appalled at how trapped animals die. She adopts two orphaned beaver kits and helps Archie see his way to stop trapping. Instead, he works as a guide, a naturalist writer, and then the Canadian government hires him to save the beaver in a conserve by Lake Ajawaan in Prince Albert National Park. He writes a biography, which brings him attention in Canada and invitations to lecture in England. Before he leaves, he and Anahareo (Pony) marry. In England, his secret is revealed. Will Anahareo continue to love him?

Info

1999-10-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Pierce Brosnan, Stewart Bick

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous scenery
  2. Ranked #2 for
    westernized
  3. Ranked #4 for
    breathtaking scenery

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5 Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

Info

2007-09-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    alienated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    favorite quote
  3. Ranked #1 for
    redoubtable

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6 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.

Info

2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Tzi Ma

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally touching
  2. Ranked #3 for
    thoughtful and intelligent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    comedic flairs

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7 Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

Info

2016-07-02 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Isler

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    analytic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    naturalistic performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deserving nods from Oscars

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8 Chef (2014)

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

Info

2014-05-08 | Comedy

Cast

Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hubba hubba
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brisk pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand

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9 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.

Info

2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly executed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    morally ambiguous

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10 Young Adult (2011)

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.

Info

2011-12-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt

Rating

rating icon 5.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    least likable character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    delusional
  3. Ranked #2 for
    slightly uncomfortable

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