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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also light comedy

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and light comedy movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and light comedy, 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 Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

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2012-06-08 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    numerous plots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty script
  3. Ranked #2 for
    clever and witty dialogue

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2 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.

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2006-10-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comical turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more family-friendly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    trifling

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3 You Again (2010)

History -- make that high school -- may repeat itself when Marni learns that Joanna, the mean girl from her past, is set to be her sister-in-law. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must show her brother that a tiger doesn't change its stripes. On Marni's side is her mother, while Joanna's backed by her wealthy aunt.

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2010-09-24 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    few chuckling moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light entertainment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted fun

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4 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.

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2003-12-24 | Comedy / Family

Cast

Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unchallenging
  2. Ranked #2 for
    blast finish
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top antic

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5 Chef (2014)

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen -- and zest for life and love.

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2014-05-08 | Comedy

Cast

Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brisk pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hubba hubba

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6 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
    ample support
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acting with limited scope

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7 Spanglish (2004)

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and very different, terms.

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2004-12-17 | Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flair for comedy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful actress
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wrapped-up nicely

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8 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.

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2011-07-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Steve Carell, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    occasionally amusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blindsided
  3. Ranked #1 for
    triangular plot

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9 Garfield (2004)

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.

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2004-06-10 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    decent time-passer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distinct personality
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dutiful character

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10 Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

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2016-03-31 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Sam Neill, Julian Dennison

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with moving moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    audience pleaser
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fun romp

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also light comedy list are rated as warmhearted character, light toned atmosphere, sadly underused, comical turn, flair for comedy, puppy dog face, load of laughing, attractive female, hubba hubba, light and breezy.
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