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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also neatly packaged

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and neatly packaged movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and neatly packaged, 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 The Guest (2014)

A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

Info

2014-09-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn flick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quite enjoyable

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2 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'.

Info

2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    maladjusted character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively

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3 The Gift (2015)

A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.

Info

2015-07-30 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ratcheting up tension
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fresh start
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top-notch directing

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4 Asylum (1972)

A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.

Info

1972-11-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tailor-made role
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fiery climax

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5 Cop Car (2015)

Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.

Info

2015-08-07 | Thriller

Cast

Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    steady pace
  2. Ranked #5 for
    panic-striker
  3. Ranked #5 for
    tying up loose end

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6 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.

Info

2004-12-17 | Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

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

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7 Untraceable (2008)

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

Info

2008-01-22 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Diane Lane, Billy Burke

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally drawn in
  2. Ranked #2 for
    mildly enjoyable
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for debating

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8 Igby Goes Down (2002)

A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

Info

2002-09-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mean spirited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    youthful exuberance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    control freak

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9 Signs (2002)

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Info

2002-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    establishing mood

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10 The 39 Steps (1935)

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

Info

1935-06-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tight pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deft directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with dull moments

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