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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also lacerating

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and lacerating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and lacerating, 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 Penny Dreadful (2006)

Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

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2006-11-10 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sociopath
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally uninteresting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely pathetic

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2 Fantastic Four (2015)

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

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2015-08-05 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan

Rating

rating icon 4.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sloppy editing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    feeling incomplete
  3. Ranked #2 for
    explosive finale

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3 The Love Guru (2008)

Born in America and raised in an Indian ashram, Pitka returns to his native land to seek his fortune as a spiritualist and self-help expert. His skills are put to the test when he must get a brokenhearted hockey player's marriage back on track in time for the man to help his team win the Stanley Cup.

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2008-06-20 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Mike Myers, Jessica Alba

Rating

rating icon 4.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inexperienced director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely unfunny
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vulgar

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4 Battlefield Earth (2000)

In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

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2000-05-12 | Action / Adventure

Cast

John Travolta, Barry Pepper

Rating

rating icon 3.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely unoriginal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    risible

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5 The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016)

A straitlaced, square couple, seeking shelter from a storm, find themselves in the castle of a transsexual alien mad scientist intent on creating a buff bodybuilder.

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2016-10-20 | TV Movie / Horror

Cast

Tim Curry, Laverne Cox

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    way over-the-top acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    shoddily produced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    staying true to original

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6 Bullitt County (2018)

An action/thriller set in 1977 about four friends who reunite for a bachelor party to hunt for buried Prohibition money on Kentucky's Bluegrass Bourbon Trail, only to become ripped apart by greed, corruption, and murder.

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2018-10-26 | Action / Drama

Cast

Mike C. Nelson, Jenni Melear

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    with enough twists
  2. Ranked #11 for
    surprising twist
  3. Ranked #14 for
    formal

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7 The Last Airbender (2010)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

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2010-06-30 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Noah Ringer, Dev Patel

Rating

rating icon 4.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely horrendous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    waste of money
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly disappointing

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8 Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.

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1997-06-13 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric

Rating

rating icon 4.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    foaming at mouth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    quite entertaining
  3. Ranked #1 for
    completely ridiculous

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9 Striptease (1996)

Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces unintended circumstances when a hound dog of a Congressman zeroes in on her and sharpens the shady tools at his fingertips, including blackmail and murder.

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1996-06-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depraved
  2. Ranked #2 for
    semi-serious
  3. Ranked #2 for
    prurient character

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10 Poltergeist (2015)

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.

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2015-05-20 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    totally disappointing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sadly disappointing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    downright terrible

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