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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also comedic gold

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and comedic gold movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and comedic gold, 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 Feb 22 2021

1 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
    harmless fun
  2. Ranked #2 for
    uncreative story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    comical turn

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2 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 One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.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 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    humorous situation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    luminous atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely amusing

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3 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

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2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hopeless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mood piece
  3. Ranked #1 for
    serendipitous

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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
    utterly charming
  2. Ranked #1 for
    real gem
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping landscape

Trailer

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5 Knocked Up (2007)

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.

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2007-06-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    few chuckles
  2. Ranked #1 for
    warmhearted character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    laughing riot

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6 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
    real bad
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wrong turns
  3. Ranked #1 for
    big payoff

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7 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Info

2005-04-28 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    super-intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    amiss
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absurdist

Trailer

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8 Delhi Belly (2011)

Three unsuspecting, average guys find themselves on the hit list of one of India's most-powerful crime syndicates.

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2011-07-01 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Imran Khan, Kunaal Roy Kapur

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adult-oriented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    no dull moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    indecent character

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9 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 #1 for
    most profound
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hitting nerves
  3. Ranked #3 for
    sensitively handled

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10 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.

Info

2013-12-18 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stunning imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stunning cinematography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    filling in blanks

Trailer

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FAQ

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