Maimovie logo Award 2020

Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also rip-roaring

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and rip-roaring movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and rip-roaring, 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 Lost City of Z (2016)

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Info

2016-10-15 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    savage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more interesting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ably portrayed

Trailer

The Lost City of Z trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

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

Trailer

The Guest trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

3 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

Info

2010-07-13 | Fantasy / Adventure

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dopey
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of cool
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more knowledgeable

Trailer

The Sorcerer's Apprentice trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

4 Shock Wave (2017)

When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.

Info

2017-04-20 | Action / Crime

Cast

Andy Lau, Jiang Wu

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    chilling moments
  2. Ranked #6 for
    jolting
  3. Ranked #9 for
    loud explosion

Trailer

Shock Wave trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

5 28 Weeks Later (2007)

The inhabitants of the British Isles have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But it soon becomes all too clear that the scourge continues to live, waiting to pounce on its next victims.

Info

2007-04-26 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-developed character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    more expansive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    instantly recognizable casting

Trailer

28 Weeks Later trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

6 Night at the Museum (2006)

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

Info

2006-10-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    load of laughing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    raising a smile
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more family-friendly

Trailer

Night at the Museum trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

7 Odd Thomas (2013)

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

Info

2013-01-29 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    peculiar
  2. Ranked #2 for
    endeared character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    petite actress

Trailer

Odd Thomas trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

8 Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Info

2004-06-16 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    goofy
  2. Ranked #4 for
    fun romp
  3. Ranked #4 for
    very enjoyable

Trailer

Around the World in 80 Days trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

9 Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

Info

2016-05-25 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #4 for
    lisp voice
  3. Ranked #6 for
    whacked out

Trailer

Alice Through the Looking Glass trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

10 The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Info

1980-05-20 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crucial
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more believable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark mood

Trailer

The Empire Strikes Back trailer
play button
View More Details in Maimovie View more detail button

FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also rip-roaring list are rated as fairly enjoyable, goofy, comical genius, extremely likable character, very enjoyable, fruitful, nice photography, ably portrayed, hitting nerves, sense of closure.
We collect all existing reviews on the web for all movies and proceed machine learning to calculate the A.I. ranking. It ranks the movies while automatically updating new information every week.
Using Taste search, Maimovie provides a unique system which helps you search for specific results through phrases that are collected from movie reviews and information from various movie databases. You can look for movies with phrases such as “adrenaline pumping movies” or “unexpected plot twist of all time.” The Maimovie application’s database covers movie information from all 540K+ movies and connects you to all 74+ available streaming services.