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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also misunderstood

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and misunderstood movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and misunderstood, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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2006-12-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Max Trujillo

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    extremely violent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extremely gore
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gratuitous violence

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2 Babel (2006)

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

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2006-09-08 | Drama

Cast

Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    synchronized
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most compelling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unlikely event

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3 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

Info

2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment

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4 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    genuine surprise
  2. Ranked #3 for
    obvious
  3. Ranked #3 for
    comedown

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5 Knocked Up (2007)

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.

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2007-06-01 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    more serious
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slovenly character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unintentional laughing

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6 Anger Management (2003)

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.

Info

2003-04-11 | Comedy

Cast

Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  2. Ranked #3 for
    completely insane
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fairly amusing

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7 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

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2005-04-28 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    amiss
  2. Ranked #2 for
    odd choice of cast
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly amusing

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8 Lady in the Water (2006)

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

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2006-07-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    kind of silly
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gossamer

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9 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Info

2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    curveball
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sudden twist
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting

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10 Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Info

2009-08-18 | Drama / Action

Cast

Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    almost comical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most thrilling

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