Top Ten Unexpectedly Good Movies

This list compiles the top ten movies that were surprise critical successes after receiving initially negative or skeptical critical anticipation.

The Top Ten

1 Guardians of the Galaxy

One of the best marvel movies ever I really like the soundtrack too my favourite song was hooked on a feeling

How was this unexpectedly good? I knew all the time this would succed. - darthvadern

2 Sharknado

Who said this was a good movie? This movie is horrible! - nickdoritosyum

3 Gravity
4 Her
5 The Dark Knight
6 The Ring
7 Donnie Darko
8 Deadpool Deadpool Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due more.
9 Mean Girls
10 Zootopia

The Contenders

11 Thank You for Smoking
12 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
13 The Croods
14 The Lego Movie
15 Kubo and the Two Strings
16 Kung Fu Panda
17 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
18 Kingsman: The Secret Service
19 The Notebook
20 Okja
21 Saw
22 Princess Mononoke
23 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
24 300
25 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
26 Godzilla (2014)
27 Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie
28 The Lego Batman Movie
29 Goosebumps
30 Next Gen
31 McFarland, USA
32 Elf
33 Bad Santa
34 How to Train Your Dragon

This movie is better than that awful overrated movie Home.

35 X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Take this off the list - errrr

36 Wonder Woman (2017) Wonder Woman (2017)
37 The Secret Life of Pets
38 Trolls
39 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
40 Furious 7
41 Monsters, Inc.
42 Ferdinand
43 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

I originally thought that "Teen Titans Go! " was an extremely horrible reboot of the original, but a friend told me that the movie pertaining to this series (the list item name) is 91% fresh! I'm curious now. - listotaku17

44 Logan
45 Arrival
46 Despicable Me 2
47 Your Name
48 Alice Through the Looking Glass
49 Captain Fantastic
50 Peter Pan 2: Return to Neverland
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Saw
2. Princess Mononoke
3. Okja
1. Kingsman: The Secret Service
2. 300
3. Elf
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Sharknado
3. Gravity

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