Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also staying true to spirit

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and staying true to spirit movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and staying true to spirit, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Cyrano (2021)

A man ahead of his time, Cyrano de Bergerac dazzles whether with ferocious wordplay at a verbal joust or with brilliant swordplay in a duel. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of the love of a devoted friend, the luminous Roxanne, Cyrano has yet to declare his feelings for her—and Roxanne has fallen in love, at first sight, with Christian.

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2021-12-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett

Rating

rating icon 6.471
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    love at first sight
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to original
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eminent directing

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2 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

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2019-05-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario

Rating

rating icon 5.478
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    handsomely produced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    air of mystery
  3. Ranked #2 for
    splendid performance

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle trailer
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3 Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)

After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is resurrected as Scorpion, a lost soul bent on revenge. Back on Earthrealm, Lord Raiden gathers a team of elite warriors – Shaolin monk Liu Kang, Special Forces officer Sonya Blade and action star Johnny Cage – an unlikely band of heroes with one chance to save humanity. To do this, they must defeat Shang Tsung’s horde of Outworld gladiators and reign over the Mortal Kombat tournament.

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2020-04-12 | Animation / Action

Cast

Patrick Seitz, Jordan Rodrigues

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally awesome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gruesome violence
  3. Ranked #1 for
    little rushed plot

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4 Batman: Hush (2019)

A mysterious new villain known only as Hush uses a gallery of villains to destroy Batman's crime-fighting career as well as Bruce Wayne's personal life, which has been further complicated by a relationship with Selina Kyle/Catwoman.

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2019-07-19 | Action / Animation

Cast

Jason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comic book style
  2. Ranked #1 for
    baddie
  3. Ranked #2 for
    very good

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5 Pet Sematary (2019)

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

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2019-04-04 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz

Rating

rating icon 5.728
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    scared to death
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for Stephen King's fans
  3. Ranked #3 for
    fairly faithful to book

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6 The Invisible Man (2020)

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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2020-02-26 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge

Rating

rating icon 7.139
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic society
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically thrilling
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with WTF moments

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The Invisible Man trailer
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7 Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

Abandoned by her family, Kya raises herself all alone in the marshes outside of her small town. When her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya is instantly branded by the local townspeople and law enforcement as the prime suspect for his murder.

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2022-07-15 | Mystery / Drama

Cast

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.636
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar worthy
  2. Ranked #3 for
    unblemished
  3. Ranked #4 for
    Courtroom Drama

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8 Aladdin (2019)

A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier vies for the same lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

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2019-05-22 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Will Smith, Mena Massoud

Rating

rating icon 7.122
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whole new dimension
  2. Ranked #2 for
    suiting role
  3. Ranked #3 for
    with the best music

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Aladdin trailer
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9 Cruella (2021)

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

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2021-05-26 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Emma Stone, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 8.082
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    aced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fantastic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    simply amazing

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Cruella trailer
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10 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

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2019-02-06 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.671
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tough acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slightly inferior
  3. Ranked #2 for
    inside the head

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part trailer
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