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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also most under-appreciated

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and most under-appreciated movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable and most under-appreciated, 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 Dec 01 2020

1 Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. However, in Japan he manages to escape, and as they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game—the Japanese way.

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1989-09-22 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Michael Douglas, Andy García

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    wild-card actor
  2. Ranked #6 for
    burnish
  3. Ranked #8 for
    most under-appreciated

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2 Runaway Train (1985)

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

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1985-11-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Jon Voight, Eric Roberts

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    able supporting actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    savage
  3. Ranked #3 for
    different slant

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3 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

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1984-05-23 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    extended sequence
  2. Ranked #2 for
    shrill voice
  3. Ranked #3 for
    grated voice

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4 John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

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2002-02-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat contrived
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ample support
  3. Ranked #3 for
    universal cast

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5 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

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2019-08-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Shia LaBeouf, Zack Gottsagen

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    one of rare gems
  2. Ranked #5 for
    genuinely touching
  3. Ranked #5 for
    good ole boy

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6 Cape Fear (1991)

Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a thing or two about loss.

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1991-11-15 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nasty piece of work
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chilling portrayal
  3. Ranked #2 for
    suitably menacing

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7 Three Kings (1999)

A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.

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1999-04-21 | Action / Comedy

Cast

George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    semi-serious
  2. Ranked #5 for
    directing with visual trickery
  3. Ranked #5 for
    wholly original

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8 To Catch a Thief (1955)

An ex-thief is accused of enacting a new crime spree, so to clear his name he sets off to catch the new thief, who’s imitating his signature style.

Info

1955-08-03 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Cary Grant, Grace Kelly

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    light entertainment
  2. Ranked #2 for
    airy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    light toned atmosphere

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9 The Abyss (1989)

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.

Info

1989-08-09 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    groundbreaking special effect
  2. Ranked #5 for
    wholly believable acting
  3. Ranked #6 for
    heavy editing

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10 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.

Info

2014-09-17 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    explosive finale
  2. Ranked #4 for
    more than welcome
  3. Ranked #4 for
    eerie tone

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