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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also guilty pleasure

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and guilty pleasure movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and guilty pleasure, 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 The Guest (2014)

A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

Info

2014-09-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite enjoyable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn flick

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2 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

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2010-07-13 | Fantasy / Adventure

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling rushed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more knowledgeable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of cool

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3 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992)

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The nail-biting suspense builds quickly in this chilling psychological thriller about deception and bitter revenge.

Info

1992-01-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very convincing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    impeccable casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role

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4 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.

Info

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
    utterly bizarre
  3. Ranked #3 for
    awkward and uncomfortable

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5 Odd Thomas (2013)

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

Info

2013-01-29 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    endeared character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    peculiar
  3. Ranked #3 for
    petite actress

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6 Asylum (1972)

A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.

Info

1972-11-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fiery climax
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tailor-made role

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7 Salt (2010)

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"

Info

2010-07-21 | Action / Mystery

Cast

Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steadfast character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    breakneck pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    frenetic action

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8 Real Steel (2011)

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After his robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Info

2011-09-28 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slightly irritating voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recycled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    desperately hopping

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9 We Summon the Darkness (2019)

Three best friends attending a heavy-metal show cross paths with sadistic killers after they travel to a secluded country home for an after party.

Info

2019-09-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Alexandra Daddario, Maddie Hasson

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    lot of twists
  2. Ranked #3 for
    hot chick
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with enough twists

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10 Prom Night (2008)

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

Info

2008-04-10 | Crime / Horror

Cast

Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    looker
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dumbed down plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    generating tension

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