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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also directo-to-DVD

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and directo-to-DVD movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and directo-to-DVD, 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 Anaconda (1997)

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

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1997-04-11 | Adventure / Horror

Cast

Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube

Rating

rating icon 5.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wacko
  2. Ranked #1 for
    guttural voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tongue in cheek

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2 Dragon Wars: D-War (2007)

Based on the Korean legend, unknown creatures will return and devastate the planet. Reporter Ethan Kendrick is called in to investigate the matter...

Info

2007-02-08 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Jason Behr, Amanda Brooks

Rating

rating icon 3.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jerky camera work
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pretty damn good
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pure crap

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3 Broken (2005)

A gun blast, a flash of light, and a young woman awakens to the comfort of her own bed. Bonnie Clayton has it all, a great relationship, a challenging career, and the burden of a dream that grows more vivid and disturbing with each passing night. But when Bonnie is abducted by a sadistic stranger and his colorful entourage, she discovers that the key to her survival lies within the familiar realms of her recurring dream.

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2005-02-07 | Action / Crime

Cast

Samantha Jane Polay, Paul Gordon

Rating

rating icon 1.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    polished look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fast editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snappy editing

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4 The Beyond (2018)

Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover what the astronauts encountered on their first of its kind interstellar space journey.

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2018-01-09 | Science Fiction

Cast

David Bailie, Jane Perry

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adding credibility
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mildly interesting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    defying belief

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5 Chimera Strain (2018)

A brilliant but disturbed scientist freezes his children alive, while he races to cure their deadly genetic disease by decoding the DNA of the immortal Turritopsis jellyfish.

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2018-02-24 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan

Rating

rating icon 5.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flowing smoothly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    like antidote
  3. Ranked #1 for
    director with bright future ahead

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6 Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

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2000-05-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

John Travolta, Barry Pepper

Rating

rating icon 3.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most embarrassing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    risible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic

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7 BloodRayne (2005)

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead attraction in a carnival's freak-show in Romania. When she escapes, she meets a fortuneteller that tells that her mother was raped by the king of the vampires Kagan and she decides to destroy her father. In her journey for revenge, she meets Vladimir and Sebastian, the leaders of the fortress of vampire hunters Brimstone, and she joins their society. She seeks for powerful talismans to defeat Kagan, while the skilled warriors Vladimir and Sebastian train her to face the forces of Kagan and her human side falls in love with Sebastian. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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2005-10-22 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Kristanna Loken, Ben Kingsley

Rating

rating icon 4.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    acting off cue-card
  2. Ranked #1 for
    outdone
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sounding ridiculous

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8 Outrage: Born in Terror (2009)

Christine takes her best friend with another couple for a final vacation when she goes to close up and sell her family's hunting lodge in the remote woods of Northern Georgia...but it's also the scene of her worst childhood trauma. Things get worse when it turns out the lodge is in use by an ex-military sniper, Farragut and his three accomplice, the Loomis brothers, as a hideout who just escaped from a military prison.

Info

2009-01-01 | Drama / Action

Cast

Michael Madsen, Natasha Lyonne

Rating

rating icon 3.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    chilling thrills
  2. Ranked #6 for
    bang for buck
  3. Ranked #7 for
    neat and tidy

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9 Drive Thru (2007)

Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell.

Info

2007-05-29 | Comedy / Horror

Cast

Leighton Meester, Nicholas D'Agosto

Rating

rating icon 4.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty cool
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fairly decent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly impressive

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10 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.

Info

2007-11-29 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Jason Statham, John Rhys-Davies

Rating

rating icon 4.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright painful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bad casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    almost non-existent

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