Most Popular Surprise Visit Movies and TV Shows
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1. Burning (2018)
Not Rated | 148 min | Drama, Mystery
Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.
Votes: 34,983 | Gross: $0.72M
3. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 179,977 | Gross: $6.39M
4. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Votes: 37,970 | Gross: $100.48M
5. Taken 2 (2012)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Thriller
In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Votes: 279,934 | Gross: $139.85M
7. Out of the Past (1947)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
8. Going the Distance (2010)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy centered on a guy and a gal who try to keep their love alive as they shuttle back and forth between New York and San Francisco to see one another.
Votes: 55,436 | Gross: $17.80M
9. Everybody's Fine (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.
Votes: 57,220 | Gross: $8.86M
10. Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama
2 girls wait outside a young actor's door and find out he's had them both as "only" girlfriend the last 10 months. They wait inside after breaking in. When Blake comes home he just can't stop lying but they stay.
Votes: 6,650 | Gross: $1.95M
11. Blonde Ambition (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Votes: 5,528 | Gross: $0.01M
12. Truman (2015)
TV-14 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián's faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián's complicated situation.
Votes: 10,730 | Gross: $0.21M
13. Just a Question of Love (2000 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Romance
After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
16. That Time of Year (2018)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
From Danish director and actor Paprika Steen comes a caustic comedy about the deep-rooted grievances that can rip families apart -- and the ties that bind them together.
18. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
A gay student who is "out" at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays.
19. When Michael Calls (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Horror, Thriller
A woman begins receiving ominous phone calls from her nephew who died 15 years earlier. With each phone call, a family member dies. Will she be the next in line?
20. Puzzled Love (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After getting off to a rocky start, two exchange students in Barcelona -- Sun and Lucas -- find themselves falling in love. With only a year to be together, they're determined to make it the happiest one of their lives.
Directors: Gaby Amione, Pau Balagué, Miriam Cañamares, Josecho de Linares, Claudia del Campo, Gemma Ferraté, Alba Giralt, Alejandro Javaloyas, Marc Juvé, Carlos Pérez-Reche, Eduard Riu, Javier Sanz Aznar, Bruno Sarabia | Stars: Marcel Borràs, Saras Gil, Artur Busquets, Claudia del Campo
21. Dogwood Tree (2010)
128 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru... See full summary »
22. Dirty Laundry (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A modern-day prodigal son story with a twist. It follows Patrick, a magazine writer, who seems to have the "perfect life," until one day, there is a knock at the door. On the other side stands a secret that brings him face to face with the traditional southern family he hasn't seen in over 10 years.
Votes: 454 | Gross: $0.02M
23. Through Naked Eyes (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Thriller
A musician living in an apartment building likes to check out the residents of the building opposite him--until he finds out one day that an attractive woman in that building is checking ... See full summary »
25. Love and Lies (2017)
106 min | Drama, Romance
This live-action film is set in a modern Japan where the government combats a low birthrate by matching men and women dependent on an analysis of their DNA. With two men and a girl as the ... See full summary »
26. 39 Pounds of Love (2005)
Unrated | 70 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
This is the story of Ami, a man who while unable to move any part of his body, still manages to move each and every one of us, as he teaches us a part of life's intimate dance.
Votes: 246 | Gross: $0.03M
27. One Too Many (1916)
16 min | Comedy, Short
When his uncle arrives for a visit, Plump has to find a wife and baby in a hurry. With the help of his friend, Runt, soon there are wives and babies everywhere.
28. Hi Maya (2004)
12 min | Short
Two older women catch each other's eye at their hairdresser's. It's not Charlotte's usual day, so they've not met before. One is Maya, with a tart tongue and a businesslike air; the softer ... See full summary »
30. Hot Water (1946)
Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short
While their wives are away on vacation, Gus and Dick hire a beautiful blonde, whose equipment includes the usual Columbia-issued jealous husband, to clean up their apartments. The wives ... See full summary »
Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
A Christmas They Never Forgot
TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Snowbound on the Ingalls homestead on Christmas eve, Caroline, Laura and Hester Sue share memories of Christmases past.
The Goldbergs (2013– )
Baio and Switch
TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy
Beverly promises to bring Scott Baio to Jenkintown for Hands Across America causing a war between Barry and Erica as to who gets to hold his hand. Adam seeks dating advice from Pops after he ends up with two dates to the Harvest Hop.
Becker the Elder
TV-PG | Comedy
Becker's father comes for a visit and they are surprised that he is nothing like Becker. They like him and Becker doesn't think much of him. When he tells Reggie what happened between them. She tells him that he should try and talk to him.
Faking It USA (2003– )
Cube Dweller to Kung Fu Kicker
Chicago desk-jockey, Bob Phares is stuck typing HTML code in his tiny cubicle. But his mild manner is about to kick it a bit... because Kung Fu movie action-queen Cynthia Rothrock will ... See full summary »
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Doctor Bashir, I Presume
TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Dr. Bashir is selected to be the model for the next-generation of Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH). But he balks when his parents are invited to the station to be interviewed by the EMH ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 49 min | Comedy, Drama
Fiona is hauled away to a correctional facility as Frank wakes up from his operation. Ian crashes Mickey's son's christening, Amanda's parents bribe Lip to stay away. Oh, and DCFS makes an unexpected visit.
Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Hector's brother Donald MacDonald returns after a 40-year absence to Glenbogle. But this surprise visit is not a welcome one for Molly who holds a mysterious grudge against Donald. ... See full summary »
Army Wives (2007–2013)
Guns & Roses
TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Romance, War
Trevor's old car breaks down, so he can't make it to the base's mother's day celebration. Due to a crucial Washington meeting concerning the impending selection for closure of bases, ... See full summary »
Inga Lindström (2004– )
In deinem Leben
88 min | Drama, Romance
Elisa takes by surprise his husband Hauke with an other woman and fires him.So Hauke leaves the house with their daughter Tina.Her old friend Alex is ill and must go to the hospital for an ... See full summary »
Jonny Quest (1964–1965)
Monster in the Monastery
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Dr. Quest's surprise visit to his friend Raj Guru in the high Himalayas of Nepal coincides with a storm having driven the yeti from the mountain into the old palace nearby, or so it would seem.