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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also rocking

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and rocking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and rocking, 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 Moulin Rouge! (2001)

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star.

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2001-05-24 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    astonishingly beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharp editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography

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2 Frozen II (2019)

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf head far into the forest to learn the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

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2019-11-20 | Family / Animation

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aimed for kids
  2. Ranked #1 for
    artistically creative director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely gorgeous

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3 Climax (2018)

Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration soon turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is laced with LSD.

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2018-09-19 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Sofia Boutella, Kiddy Smile

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    atmospheric lighting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    drugged up character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    skillful editing

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4 The Last Waltz (1978)

Martin Scorsese's documentary intertwines footage from "The Band's" incredible farewell tour with probing backstage interviews and featured performances by Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, and other rock legends.

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1978-05-01 | Documentary / Music

Cast

Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented performer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    luminary acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    the cream of crop

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5 High School Musical (2006)

Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself.

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2006-01-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rocking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of weird
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly cheesy dialogue

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6 Step Up (2006)

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

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2006-08-11 | Music / Drama

Cast

Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most gifted director
  2. Ranked #2 for
    contrived plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    catchy music

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7 Country Strong (2010)

Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton. Between concerts, romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all.

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2010-12-22 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    angelic voice
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rise and fall
  3. Ranked #4 for
    can carry a tune

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8 Sister Act (1992)

A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the mob's hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and begins helping with community projects, which gets her an interview on TV—and identification by the mob.

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1992-05-28 | Music / Comedy

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sensitive musical score
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soothing voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    acting of welcoming presence

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9 Rocketman (2019)

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

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2019-05-22 | Music / Drama

Cast

Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fabulous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with showmanship
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rocking

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10 High School Musical 2 (2007)

The East High Wildcats are gearing up for big fun as they land the coolest summer jobs imaginable. Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor have scored sweet gigs at the Lava Springs Country Club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family. Sharpay's first rule of business: Get Troy. As Troy experiences a life of privilege he's never known, will he give up the Wildcats and Gabriella to rise to the top?

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2007-08-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    throaty voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    listenable music
  3. Ranked #2 for
    catchy tune

Trailer

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