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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also less engaging

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and less engaging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and less engaging, 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 08 2021

1 The Opposite of Sex (1998)

A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.

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1998-05-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    darkly humorous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hilarious one liner

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2 Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

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2012-12-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Bill Murray, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    historical interest
  2. Ranked #2 for
    acting with limited scope
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ample support

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3 Super 8 (2011)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

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2011-06-08 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    boyhood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    meet expectations

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4 Ant-Man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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2015-07-14 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic approach
  2. Ranked #1 for
    comedic tone
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic proportion

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5 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
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing

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6 John Carter (2012)

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

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2012-03-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully staged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    looking forward to
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-structured directing

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7 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.

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2010-09-15 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenacious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fully fleshed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber

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8 (500) Days of Summer (2009)

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

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2009-07-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unnatural acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending badly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    artsy

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9 Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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2013-10-29 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less effective
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more substantial
  3. Ranked #1 for
    titan actor

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10 The One I Love (2014)

On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.

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2014-08-08 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unplanned
  3. Ranked #1 for
    getting under my skin

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