Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also more traditional

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and more traditional movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and more traditional, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Farewell (2019)

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

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2019-07-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen

Rating

rating icon 7.45
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    veteran actress
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with tear-jerking moments
  3. Ranked #2 for
    acute

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The Farewell trailer
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2 Made in Chinatown (2021)

A young Chinese nobody sets out to become a Don in the Italian Mafia. It turns out that earning respect, finding love, and discovering his identity doesn't come so easy. He'll have to fight his way to the top.

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2021-05-10 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jay Kwon, Shuya Chang

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nearly show stealing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light-hearted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching several times

Trailer

Made in Chinatown trailer
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3 The Deep House (2021)

While diving in a remote French lake, a couple of YouTubers who specialise in underwater exploration videos discover a house submerged in the deep waters. What was initially a unique finding soon turns into a nightmare when they discover that the house was the scene of atrocious crimes. Trapped, with their oxygen reserves falling dangerously, they realise the worst is yet to come: they are not alone in the house.

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2021-06-30 | Horror

Cast

James Jagger, Camille Rowe

Rating

rating icon 6.207
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    oppressive atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    spooky
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nice touch

Trailer

The Deep House trailer
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4 Weathering with You (2019)

The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if taking its cue from his life. After many days of solitude, he finally finds work as a freelance writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then, one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.

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2019-06-19 | Animation / Drama

Cast

Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori

Rating

rating icon 8.02
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful detail
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sunny
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bright sunlight

Trailer

Weathering with You trailer
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5 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.

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2021-09-01 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Simu Liu, Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Rating

rating icon 7.625
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    perfect foil character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    comic relief sidekick
  3. Ranked #2 for
    based on movieverse

Trailer

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings trailer
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6 The Queen of Black Magic (2019)

Families were terrorized at the orphanage. Someone wants them dead, apparently with black magic that is very deadly. She has a grudge and she was also born because of the sins of the orphans who formed her into the queen of black magic.

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2019-11-07 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Hannah Al Rashid, Ario Bayu

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pure terror
  2. Ranked #1 for
    excellent cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    crisp editing

Trailer

The Queen of Black Magic trailer
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7 Impetigore (2019)

A woman inherits a house in her ancestral village, but she's unaware that members of the community have been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued them for years.

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2019-10-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Tara Basro, Ario Bayu

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit convoluted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ominous mood
  3. Ranked #1 for
    creepy vibes

Trailer

Impetigore trailer
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8 Klaus (2019)

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher Alva and Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.

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2019-11-08 | Animation / Family

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons

Rating

rating icon 8.263
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unselfish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unmissable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bringing smile

Trailer

Klaus trailer
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9 Riders of Justice (2020)

Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible.

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2020-11-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Rating

rating icon 7.282
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tight script
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too coincidental
  3. Ranked #1 for
    piece of entertainment

Trailer

Riders of Justice trailer
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10 Kajillionaire (2020)

Two con artists have spent 26 years training their only daughter to swindle, scam and steal at every turn. During a desperate and hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger into joining them, only to have their entire world turned upside down.

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2020-09-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Evan Rachel Wood, Debra Winger

Rating

rating icon 6.327
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unpleasantly surprising
  2. Ranked #1 for
    odd
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quirky

Trailer

Kajillionaire trailer
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