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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also harmless enough

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

Info

2006-10-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    harmless fun
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Barbie-doll like
  3. Ranked #2 for
    comical turn

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2 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Info

2005-04-28 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impeccable timing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absurdist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dazed

Trailer

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3 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.

Info

2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly implausible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    packed with fast-paced action

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4 In & Out (1997)

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Info

1997-09-10 | Comedy

Cast

Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    small-minded
  2. Ranked #2 for
    macho man
  3. Ranked #3 for
    light-hearted

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5 Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Info

2004-06-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    whimsical character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    comical genius
  3. Ranked #3 for
    almost cartoonish

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6 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly looking forward to
  2. Ranked #1 for
    predictable jump scares
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fleshed out character

Trailer

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7 Australia (2008)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces firsthand.

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2008-11-18 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rugged
  2. Ranked #2 for
    epic proportion
  3. Ranked #2 for
    majestic

Trailer

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8 Monsters, Inc. (2001)

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

Info

2001-11-01 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

John Goodman, Billy Crystal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely adorable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully entertaining
  3. Ranked #2 for
    delight finish

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9 Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands pull the parents away from home, leaving the kids bored -- and increasingly mischievous.

Info

2003-12-24 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    family-oriented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    recalcitrant character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    clean fun

Trailer

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10 Cookie's Fortune (1999)

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.

Info

1999-01-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Glenn Close, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    certifiable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    inoffensive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    veteran actress

Trailer

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