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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also steamy

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and steamy movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and steamy, 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 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
    surprisingly touching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular scenery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eventually falling in love

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2 The Reader (2008)

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

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2008-01-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moral question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    utterly believable acting

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3 The 39 Steps (1935)

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

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1935-06-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaning forward
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moving swiftly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mysterious woman

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4 Atonement (2007)

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

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2007-09-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Keira Knightley, James McAvoy

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crucial
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully executed

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5 Swimming Pool (2003)

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

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2003-05-21 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly symbolic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonderfully put together
  3. Ranked #1 for
    requiring a second watch

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6 Excision (2012)

Alienated teen Pauline struggles with the pressures of fitting into high school, pleasing her mother and a burning desire to lose her virginity. With a grotesque curiosity for the darker side of life, Pauline is considered a social outcast by everyone around her. Enticed by flesh, she retreats into her own fantasies and hopes to become a great surgeon - that is, if she doesn't go insane first.

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2012-09-12 | Drama / Horror

Cast

AnnaLynne McCord, Traci Lords

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    delusional
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overbearing voice
  3. Ranked #2 for
    utterly bizarre

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7 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
    super talented director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharp editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    candy colors

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8 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    exacting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    restless
  3. Ranked #1 for
    attention demanding

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9 The Handmaiden (2016)

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

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2016-06-01 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beauty to behold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    strong character

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10 Black Book (2006)

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Info

2006-09-01 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    top-violence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brave character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    forward-thinking

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