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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also unpolished

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and unpolished movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and unpolished, 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 Men with Brooms (2002)

A witty and clever comedy that follows four longtime curling friends reunited by the last wishes of their recently deceased coach and set out to win the Golden Broom. Realising that the out of shape crew will be hard-pressed to win without a coach, Cutter swallows his pride and calls upon a retired curling champion - his estranged father. Now, these men with brooms, along with their new eccentric coach and Cutter's new romantic interest Amy, set off on a comedic journey which takes them from frozen lakes to huge arenas, searching for perfect stones, lost loves and second chances.

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2002-09-20 | Comedy

Cast

Paul Gross, Molly Parker

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    romantic subplot
  2. Ranked #6 for
    spiffy character
  3. Ranked #7 for
    unpleasantly surprising

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2 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
    spot on casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    profound effect
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gifted director

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3 The Blair Witch Project (1999)

In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.

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1999-07-14 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unprofessionally produced
  2. Ranked #1 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure terror

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4 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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5 Moonlight (2016)

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Info

2016-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good art directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    true work of art

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6 Ishaqzaade (2012)

While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.

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2012-05-11 | Drama / Action

Cast

Arjun Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rustic character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    regressive character
  3. Ranked #9 for
    leaving lasting impact

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7 Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.

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2009-01-16 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Gere, Don Cheadle

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sniping lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grim tale
  3. Ranked #2 for
    explosive climax

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8 Buffalo '66 (1998)

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

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1998-01-20 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    brilliantly understated
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ending on positive note
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ending happily

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9 Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

Info

2018-05-15 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing fans
  2. Ranked #1 for
    old favorite
  3. Ranked #1 for
    quip lines

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10 Australia (2008)

Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin by Japanese forces firsthand.

Info

2008-11-18 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rugged
  2. Ranked #2 for
    majestic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    epic proportion

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