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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also less convincing

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

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    solid casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innocent man

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2 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.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minor disappointment
  2. Ranked #1 for
    room for improvement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    zero character development

Trailer

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3 Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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1999-09-24 | Thriller

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    worth renting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    well-paced
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moderately entertaining

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4 Frailty (2001)

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

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2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with disturbed mind
  3. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts

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5 Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.

Info

2002-02-14 | Drama / War

Cast

R. Madhavan, Simran

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cinematic gem
  2. Ranked #5 for
    emotionally complex
  3. Ranked #7 for
    less convincing

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6 The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

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1980-05-20 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more substance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    instant classic

Trailer

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7 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
    engulfing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely marvelous

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8 The Town (2010)

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Info

2010-09-15 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    directorially talented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unpunished character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    efficient directing

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9 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
    clever twist
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never lagging
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sudden twist

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10 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Info

2005-05-17 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loud applause
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending badly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overlord

Trailer

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