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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also surprisingly mature

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and surprisingly mature movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and surprisingly mature, 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 Spanglish (2004)

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and very different, terms.

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2004-12-17 | Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    on the verge of nervous breakdown
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more serious

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2 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.

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1980-05-20 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

Rating

rating icon 8.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more substance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most impressive

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3 Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

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2007-09-11 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    soulful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glamorizing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaining insight

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4 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    over-the-top acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely amusing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dispirited character

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5 Highway (2014)

Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper.

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2014-02-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Randeep Hooda, Alia Bhatt

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the beauty
  2. Ranked #3 for
    over-stretched
  3. Ranked #4 for
    life-altering

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6 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

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2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply meaningful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    serendipitous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hopeless

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7 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
    spectacular scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful looking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful acting

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8 Frailty (2001)

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

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2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  2. Ranked #1 for
    neat twist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with disturbed mind

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9 Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.

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2002-02-14 | Drama / War

Cast

R. Madhavan, Simran

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cinematic gem
  2. Ranked #5 for
    emotionally complex
  3. Ranked #7 for
    less convincing

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10 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually striking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mixed bag
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexciting

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