Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also great

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and great movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and great, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Dig (2021)

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

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2021-01-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 6.904
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unperturbed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top-quality

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2 Old Henry (2021)

A widowed farmer and his son warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide who to trust. Defending a siege of his homestead, the farmer reveals a talent for gun-slinging that surprises everyone calling his true identity into question.

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2021-10-01 | Action / Western

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with final twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    accomplished
  3. Ranked #1 for
    big revealing ending

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3 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-09-13 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.787
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    quite entertaining
  3. Ranked #2 for
    logical conclusion

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4 The Outfit (2022)

Leonard is an English tailor who used to craft suits on London’s world-famous Savile Row. After a personal tragedy, he’s ended up in Chicago, operating a small tailor shop in a rough part of town where he makes beautiful clothes for the only people around who can afford them: a family of vicious gangsters.

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2022-03-03 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chamber piece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-knitted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    directing with craftmanship

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The Outfit trailer
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5 Cruella (2021)

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

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2021-05-26 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Emma Stone, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 8.083
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    simply amazing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely marvelous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sinister villain

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6 Embattled (2020)

The eldest son of a ruthlessly tough MMA champion must fight his way out of the abusive cycle his father has continued.

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2020-11-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Stephen Dorff, Elizabeth Reaser

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer entertainment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sheer enjoyment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    childish

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7 Kajillionaire (2020)

Two con artists have spent 26 years training their only daughter to swindle, scam and steal at every turn. During a desperate and hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger into joining them, only to have their entire world turned upside down.

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2020-09-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger

Rating

rating icon 6.327
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unorthodox
  3. Ranked #1 for
    idiosyncratic

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8 Last Christmas (2019)

Kate is a young woman who has a habit of making bad decisions, and her last date with disaster occurs after she accepts work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, after she meets Tom there, her life takes a new turn.

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2019-11-07 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding

Rating

rating icon 7.234
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling warm inside
  2. Ranked #2 for
    like The Notebook
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sweet and charming

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Last Christmas trailer
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9 Captive (2020)

A teenage runaway who’s trapped by a delusional man, pretends to be his daughter in order to escape.

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2020-10-30 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

William Kircher, Tori kostic

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    one of rare gems
  2. Ranked #2 for
    top grade
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cleverly crafted

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10 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen

Rating

rating icon 7.453
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #2 for
    telling
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acute

Trailer

The Farewell trailer
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