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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also overly violent

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and overly violent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and overly violent, 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 Come to Daddy (2020)

After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.

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2020-02-07 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cartoonish violence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    surprising turn
  3. Ranked #3 for
    utterly bizarre

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2 Blue Ruin (2013)

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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2013-09-09 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Macon Blair, Devin Ratray

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grim and gritty
  2. Ranked #1 for
    high-running emotions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    industrious character

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3 Better Watch Out (2016)

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

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2016-09-22 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    unexpected twist
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sickly twisted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unsuspected

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4 Sinister 2 (2015)

A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.

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2015-08-19 | Horror

Cast

James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    malevolent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    decent enough
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more chilling

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5 Total Recall (1990)

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

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1990-06-01 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    outstanding casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never faltering
  3. Ranked #1 for
    refurbished

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6 The Aggression Scale (2012)

When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a "loud and messy" message to the suspected thieves' families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, they'll meet the household's emotionally disturbed young son Owen. Owen has a history of violent behavior, knows how to make lethal booby-traps and is about to teach these thugs some deadly lessons in extreme vengeance.

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2012-05-29 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Ray Wise, Dana Ashbrook

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    aimed for adults
  2. Ranked #5 for
    hyperviolent
  3. Ranked #5 for
    brutal and violent

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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.

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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
    stomach-turning

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8 Jigarthanda (2014)

A budding director endeavors to research a merciless gangster for making a film on gangsterism. But his secret attempts to conduct the research fail when he gets caught for snooping.

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2014-08-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Siddharth, Lakshmi Menon

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    maverick director
  2. Ranked #5 for
    inexperienced director
  3. Ranked #5 for
    sudden twist

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9 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.

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2014-09-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

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

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10 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
    fully fleshed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tenacious

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