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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also brainer

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and brainer movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and brainer, 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 Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

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2010-07-13 | Fantasy / Adventure

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling rushed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    milder
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dopey

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2 Salt (2010)

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

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2010-07-21 | Action / Mystery

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unlikely scenario
  2. Ranked #1 for
    breakneck pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    balls-to-the-wall action

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3 Prom Night (2008)

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

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2008-04-10 | Crime / Horror

Cast

Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dumbed down plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    looker
  3. Ranked #2 for
    girly

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4 Real Steel (2011)

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After his robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

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2011-09-28 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slightly irritating voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kindred spirit
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slightly annoying voice

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5 Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Researchers on the undersea lab Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there's an unexpected side effect: the sharks got smarter, faster, and more dangerous. After a big storm damages their remote research facility, they must fight for their lives.

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1999-07-28 | Action / Horror

Cast

Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plausible story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super-smart
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally illogical

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6 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
    eventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations
  3. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood

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7 Shanghai Noon (2000)

Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, and tries to spring the princess from her imprisonment.

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2000-05-26 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    few laughs
  2. Ranked #2 for
    easier
  3. Ranked #2 for
    total blast

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8 John Carter (2012)

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

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2012-03-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    looking forward to
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rip-roaring

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9 Dhoom 3 (2013)

To avenge his father's death, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics turns thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago. Two cops from Mumbai are assigned to the case.

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2013-12-18 | Action / Crime

Cast

Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super cool
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clownish

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10 Om Shanti Om (2007)

In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s - is murdered, but is reincarnated into the present day as a superstar. At the discovery of his previous lifetime, he plans revenge for his love, Shanti who died with him.

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2007-11-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer entertainment
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pure entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bright colors

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According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also brainer list are rated as solid entertainment, mindless fun, very appealing, pretty neat, more bearable, more comfortable, slightly annoying voice, balls-to-the-wall action, such high hopes, cliche-ridden.
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