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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also facile

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and facile movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and facile, 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 08 2021

1 Calibre (2018)

Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.

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2018-06-22 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Jack Lowden, Martin McCann

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rock solid
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tightly wound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising

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2 Robot & Frank (2012)

Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

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2012-08-16 | Science Fiction / Comedy

Cast

Frank Langella, Liv Tyler

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    gradually developed
  2. Ranked #5 for
    healthy
  3. Ranked #6 for
    philosophical question

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3 The Kid (2000)

Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, Russ is able to reconcile the person he used to dream of being with the man he's actually become.

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2000-07-07 | Fantasy / Comedy

Cast

Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with poignant moments
  2. Ranked #6 for
    unkind character
  3. Ranked #6 for
    warm

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4 Runaway Bride (1999)

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion about females anyway, writes an offensive column without researching the subject thoroughly.

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1999-07-30 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Julia Roberts, Richard Gere

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    monotone voice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lovable character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    mildly enjoyable

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5 Secret Superstar (2017)

Insia Malik is a talented 15-year-old school girl from Baroda whose spirit is ripped because her mother is in a troubled and violent marriage. Of course she still dares to pursue her dream of becoming a singer and she also valiantly attempts to free her mother from her conservative, cold father.

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2017-10-19 | Drama / Music

Cast

Zaira Wasim, Aamir Khan

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most versatile director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    abusive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly engaging

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6 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thankless role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    handsomely mounted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    principal role

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7 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
    comical genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    just fine
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fancy special effects

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8 Mao's Last Dancer (2009)

At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet.

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2009-10-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Chi Cao, Chengwu Guo

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    artistically talented director
  2. Ranked #3 for
    tear-jerking
  3. Ranked #7 for
    Cirque Du Soleil like

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9 28 Weeks Later (2007)

The inhabitants of the British Isles have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But it soon becomes all too clear that the scourge continues to live, waiting to pounce on its next victims.

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2007-04-26 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wholly unbelievable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fatalistic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    insensible

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10 Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

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2016-05-25 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually captivating
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lively character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    dazzling visual

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