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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also weird

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and weird movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and weird, 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 Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

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2012-06-08 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    numerous plots
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty script
  3. Ranked #2 for
    clever and witty dialogue

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2 The One I Love (2014)

On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two to examine themselves, their relationship, and their future.

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2014-08-08 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unplanned
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for case study
  3. Ranked #1 for
    getting under my skin

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3 Frank (2014)

A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

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2014-05-02 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly bizarre
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eccentric genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild and crazy

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4 The Guest (2014)

A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

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2014-09-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    quite enjoyable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    popcorn flick
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable

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5 Come to Daddy (2020)

After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.

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2020-02-07 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cartoonish violence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    surprising turn
  3. Ranked #3 for
    utterly bizarre

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6 Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his transgender nature is beyond the town's understanding.

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2005-09-03 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bouncy
  2. Ranked #4 for
    tortured genius
  3. Ranked #4 for
    soft lighting

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7 Odd Thomas (2013)

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

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2013-01-29 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    peculiar
  2. Ranked #2 for
    endeared character
  3. Ranked #3 for
    petite actress

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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
    maladjusted character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively

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9 Igby Goes Down (2002)

A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

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2002-09-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    control freak
  2. Ranked #1 for
    youthful exuberance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bipolar

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10 Asylum (1972)

A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.

Info

1972-11-17 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    tenuous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tailor-made role
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fiery climax

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FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also weird list are rated as utterly bizarre, unpleasantly surprising, witty and intelligent dialogue, quirky, creative directing, fascinating study, predictable ending, unsuspected, unforeseeable, dramatic turn.
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