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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also creaky

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and creaky movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and creaky, 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 Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

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2012-06-08 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    numerous plots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty script
  3. Ranked #2 for
    question mark ending

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2 Scrooge (1935)

Ebenezer Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. In the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of the past, present, and future.

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1935-11-26 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    most enjoyable
  2. Ranked #3 for
    miserly
  3. Ranked #4 for
    creaky and old

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3 The 39 Steps (1935)

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

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1935-06-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with dull moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tight pace

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4 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
    beautifully staged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slightly underwhelming
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-structured directing

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5 What Lies Beneath (2000)

When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire investigates, she discovers that the man she loves might know more than he's letting on.

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2000-07-21 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    just fine
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuine surprise
  3. Ranked #1 for
    not scary at all

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6 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    metaphoric
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gotcha
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bated breath

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7 EverAfter (1998)

A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s UTOPIA. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ... after beaning him with an apple.

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1998-07-31 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Drew Barrymore, Dougray Scott

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaping off screen
  2. Ranked #1 for
    white knight
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely joyful

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8 Fright Night (1985)

Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent, famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley's girlfriend.

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1985-08-02 | Horror

Cast

Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-pitched voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well conceived
  3. Ranked #2 for
    industrial light and magical directing

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9 House of Games (1987)

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

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1987-10-11 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wildly improbable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    stagey acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit stiff acting

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10 Garfield (2004)

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.

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2004-06-10 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinct personality
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decent time-passer
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dutiful character

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