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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also remarkable

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and remarkable movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and remarkable, 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 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

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2008-05-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    infectious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elated
  3. Ranked #1 for
    masterfully executed

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2 The Hurt Locker (2008)

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

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2008-10-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rigorous directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heightened suspense

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3 The Artist (2011)

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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2011-10-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ageless
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mere entertainment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate downfall

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4 The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

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2010-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly convincing acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    great acting

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5 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

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2014-02-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    directorial flourish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    style and substance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautifully staged

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6 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

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2000-07-06 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    graceful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intertwined story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    poetic visual

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7 Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

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2000-05-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fab
  2. Ranked #1 for
    piece of entertainment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    graphically violent

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8 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

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2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gifted director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eventually falling in love
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of incredible

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9 Les Misérables (2012)

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

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2012-12-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    established actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weak link in cast
  3. Ranked #1 for
    round of applause

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10 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching further
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director

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