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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also top-ranking

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and top-ranking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and top-ranking, 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 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
    most chilling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most impressive
  3. Ranked #1 for
    instant classic

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2 Rosemary's Baby (1968)

A young couple, Rosemary and Guy, moves into an infamous New York apartment building, known by frightening legends and mysterious events, with the purpose of starting a family.

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1968-06-12 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strangely familiar cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    genuinely chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    truly horrifying

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3 Avengers: Endgame (2019)

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

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2019-04-24 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thrilling climax
  2. Ranked #1 for
    revisiting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ending happily

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4 The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

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2010-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly convincing acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    first-rate acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nothing short of brilliant

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5 Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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2013-10-29 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly entertaining
  2. Ranked #1 for
    new chapter
  3. Ranked #1 for
    outside realm

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6 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

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2014-03-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills
  2. Ranked #1 for
    adding new dimension
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bang for buck

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7 Chinatown (1974)

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

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1974-06-20 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    elegant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely perfect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly constructed

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8 Ant-Man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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2015-07-14 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly engaging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ton of fun
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fitting the bill perfectly

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9 Shutter Island (2010)

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

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2010-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gradual beginning
  2. Ranked #1 for
    above par
  3. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end

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10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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2017-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sacrificial character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    too many unanswered questions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    overreacting

Trailer

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