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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also very good

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and very good movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and very good, 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 Mar 01 2021

1 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

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2018-11-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly engaging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    enormously entertaining

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2 Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot seem to get anything right in class; he is then sent to boarding school, where his life changes forever.

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2007-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan

Rating

rating icon 8.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly perfect directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    stunning performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    relevant issue

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3 Dedh Ishqiya (2014)

A team of con men fall for a Begum and her female confidante. Does their love fructify?

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2014-01-10 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely terrific
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lust
  3. Ranked #1 for
    top grade

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4 War (2019)

Khalid, is entrusted with the task of eliminating Kabir, a former soldier turned rogue, as he engages in an epic battle with his mentor who had taught him everything.

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2019-10-02 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pulse-pounding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hammy acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fabulous

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5 Big Ass Spider! (2013)

When a giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampages across the city of Los Angeles, it is up to one clever exterminator and his security guard sidekick to kill the creature before the entire city is destroyed.

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2013-10-17 | Science Fiction

Cast

Greg Grunberg, Lombardo Boyar

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    whole lot of fun
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly amusing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    kind of fun

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6 Blood Diamond (2006)

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

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2006-01-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    packing a punch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous landscape
  3. Ranked #1 for
    realistic look

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7 Zero (2018)

Short in stature but big on love, a bachelor meets two very different women who broaden his horizons and help him find purpose in life.

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2018-12-21 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar-caliber
  2. Ranked #1 for
    zero character development
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well worth waiting

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8 You're Next (2011)

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

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2011-09-10 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rocky start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sustaining suspense
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unprofessionally produced

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9 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 #2 for
    effervescent character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    surprisingly mature

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10 Ek Tha Tiger (2012)

RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin. The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger's ideology and principles change over time.

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2012-08-15 | Action / Romance

Cast

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif

Rating

rating icon 5.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular action sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    insensible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fetching

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