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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also real deal

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and real deal movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and real deal, 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 Feb 22 2021

1 The Blair Witch Project (1999)

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

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1999-07-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waited for long time
  2. Ranked #1 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with thrilling moments

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2 Red Dog (2011)

The legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.

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2011-08-04 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    wonderfully evocative
  2. Ranked #7 for
    director with uncanny knack
  3. Ranked #8 for
    puppy dog face

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3 United 93 (2006)

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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2006-04-28 | Drama / History

Cast

J.J. Johnson, Polly Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intensely moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    speechless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    feeling motion sickness

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4 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewitching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mixed bag
  3. Ranked #1 for
    vaguely familiar cast

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5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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2015-12-15 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    room for improvement
  2. Ranked #1 for
    minor disappointment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical accomplishment

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6 Capote (2005)

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

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2005-09-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lisp voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    horrific crimes
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clipped voice

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7 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davy Jones to avoid eternal damnation.

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2006-07-06 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of breathtaking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pure entertainment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very pleased

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8 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
    various plots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lacking originality
  3. Ranked #2 for
    sense of familiarity

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9 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
    crackpot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply human

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10 Catfish (2010)

Nev, a 24-year-old New York-based photographer, has no idea what he's in for when Abby, an eight-year-old girl from rural Michigan, contacts him on Facebook, seeking permission to paint one of his photographs. When he receives her remarkable painting, Nev begins a friendship and correspondence with Abby's family. But things really get interesting when he develops a cyber-romance with Abby's attractive older sister, Megan, a musician and model. Prompted by some startling revelations about Megan, Nev and his buddies embark on a road trip in search of the truth.

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2010-09-17 | Documentary

Cast

Melody C. Roscher, Ariel Schulman

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slowly evolving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disquieting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slowly developing

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also real deal list are rated as fidgety, non-professional actor, unpleasantly surprising, moving, cast of mostly unknown actors, not overly impressed, vaguely familiar cast, actor with own identity, tangential, light-hearted.
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