Maimovie logo Award 2020

Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also increasingly difficult

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and increasingly difficult movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and increasingly difficult, 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 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

Info

2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blinkered
  3. Ranked #1 for
    engulfing

Trailer

Brokeback Mountain trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

2 United 93 (2006)

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Info

2006-04-28 | Drama / History

Cast

J.J. Johnson, Polly Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    realistic depiction
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fanaticism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    true representation

Trailer

United 93 trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

3 Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

Info

2007-09-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    glamorizing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    society in general
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaining insight

Trailer

Into the Wild trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

4 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Info

2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly fake
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting

Trailer

Gone Girl trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

5 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

Info

2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully composed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clunky dialogue

Trailer

The Village trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

6 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.

Info

2006-07-06 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    little confusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    roguish
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure entertainment

Trailer

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

7 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

Info

2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply meaningful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unsaid
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hopeless

Trailer

Lost in Translation trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

8 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

Info

2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too many unanswered questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with common thread

Trailer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

9 Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot seem to get anything right in class; he is then sent to boarding school, where his life changes forever.

Info

2007-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    socially relevant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    amazingly talented director
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sensible character

Trailer

Like Stars on Earth trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Info

2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technical accomplishment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mystical story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    breakneck speed

Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also increasingly difficult list are rated as emotionally moving, posing questions, too many unanswered questions, comedown, sorely disappointing, Hermeticism, hyped up, ticked off, spectacular scenery, blinkered.
We collect all existing reviews on the web for all movies and proceed machine learning to calculate the A.I. ranking. It ranks the movies while automatically updating new information every week.
Using Taste search, Maimovie provides a unique system which helps you search for specific results through phrases that are collected from movie reviews and information from various movie databases. You can look for movies with phrases such as “adrenaline pumping movies” or “unexpected plot twist of all time.” The Maimovie application’s database covers movie information from all 540K+ movies and connects you to all 74+ available streaming services.