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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also extremely violent

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and extremely violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and extremely violent, 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 Come to Daddy (2020)

After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.

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2020-02-07 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cartoonish violence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    surprising turn
  3. Ranked #3 for
    utterly bizarre

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2 Blue Ruin (2013)

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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2013-09-09 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Macon Blair, Devin Ratray

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high-running emotions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    industrious character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expository dialogue

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3 Better Watch Out (2016)

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

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2016-09-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sickly twisted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unsuspected
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unexpected twist

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4 The Dark Valley (2014)

The Alps, late 19th century. Greider, a mysterious lone rider who claims to be a photographer, arrives at an isolated lumber village, despotically ruled by a family clan, asking for winter accommodation.

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2014-02-13 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    linear narrative
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweeping vista

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5 Blood Diamond (2006)

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

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2006-01-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    packing a punch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous landscape
  3. Ranked #1 for
    realistic look

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6 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful countryside
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mythic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful cinematography

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7 Black Book (2006)

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

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2006-09-01 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unbelievable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    plot twist
  3. Ranked #2 for
    soft voice

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8 The Handmaiden (2016)

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

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2016-06-01 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    attention demanding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    different viewpoint
  3. Ranked #1 for
    roguish

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9 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

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2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally drawn in
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for debating
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mildly enjoyable

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10 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    escapist fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly unlikely
  3. Ranked #2 for
    academic

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