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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also graphically violent

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

1 8MM (1999)

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town PI.

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1999-02-26 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely disturbing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    prurient character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    horrific visual

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2 Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must follow him to save her father and witness the power struggles among the newly damned.

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1988-12-23 | Horror

Cast

Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more chilling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most horrifying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    further insight

Trailer

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3 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
    deathly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pitch black
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wobbly camera work

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4 The Blair Witch Project (1999)

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

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1999-07-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with thrilling moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    actually scared

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5 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
    wrong turns
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever writing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interesting concept

Trailer

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6 The Happening (2008)

When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

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2008-06-11 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unintentionally laughable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mannered performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bordering on ridiculous

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7 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davy Jones to avoid eternal damnation.

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2006-07-06 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly enjoyable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overly exciting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very pleased

Trailer

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8 You're Next (2011)

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

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2011-09-10 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disfigured character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite refreshing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rocky start

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9 Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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2006-12-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Max Trujillo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous sex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brutally violent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    graphic gore

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10 Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Researchers on the undersea lab Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there's an unexpected side effect: the sharks got smarter, faster, and more dangerous. After a big storm damages their remote research facility, they must fight for their lives.

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1999-07-28 | Action / Horror

Cast

Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    kind of silly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fancy special effects
  3. Ranked #2 for
    popcorn fun

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