Top rated agonizingly slow movies that are also intellectually stimulating

Check out today’s highest ranked agonizingly slow and intellectually stimulating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are agonizingly slow and intellectually stimulating, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Them (2021)

Humans live in a comfortable dream that repeats itself. They control the dream. They were humans once too. Some humans wake up, most don't. Daniel wakes to be told that things could be different. Daniel believes it. For a while at least.

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2021-11-01 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Sian Altman, John-Christian Bateman

Rating

rating icon 2.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for intellectual exercise
  2. Ranked #2 for
    perpetual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    semiotic topic

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2 Risen (2021)

Disaster unfolds when a meteor strikes a small town, turning the environment uninhabitable and killing everything in the surrounding area. Exobiologist Lauren Stone is called to find answers to the unearthly event. As she begins to uncover the truth, imminent danger awakens and it becomes a race against time to save mankind.

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2021-08-20 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Nicole Schalmo, Jack Campbell

Rating

rating icon 5.192
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    badly produced
  2. Ranked #2 for
    tying loose ends
  3. Ranked #3 for
    languid pace

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3 Warning (2021)

Loneliness, death and the meaning of life, explored through vastly separate lives colliding in interweaving short stories set in future Earth.

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2021-10-22 | Science Fiction

Cast

Alex Pettyfer, Alice Eve

Rating

rating icon 4.795
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loosely connected plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sadly disappointing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    steampunk

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4 First Signal (2021)

When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.

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2021-04-26 | Drama / History

Cast

Paul Noonan, Conor Timmis

Rating

rating icon 3.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    obvious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    amateur production
  3. Ranked #1 for
    banal dialogue

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5 The Outwaters (2023)

Deep in the Mojave desert, under a scorching blood-red sun, four travelers have set up camp to make art. One fateful night, the group is thrust into a feverish tornado of flayed flesh and mind-boggling monstrosities, the likes of which mere humans simply cannot fathom.

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2023-02-09 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Robbie Banfitch, Angela Basolis

Rating

rating icon 4.373
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    blackness
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brace yourself
  3. Ranked #1 for
    loud sound

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6 IO (2019)

As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

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2019-01-18 | Science Fiction

Cast

Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie

Rating

rating icon 4.927
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dull and boring
  2. Ranked #1 for
    slow and boring
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dull

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7 After Yang (2022)

When his young daughter's beloved companion — an android named Yang — malfunctions, Jake searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife and daughter across a distance he didn't know was there.

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2022-03-04 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 6.43
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    profound
  2. Ranked #1 for
    introspective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exploration of human

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8 After We Leave (2019)

A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.

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2019-05-20 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Brian Silverman, Clay Wilcox

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant shooting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nuisance voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    neatly wrapped up

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9 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.245
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jealous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end

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10 Last and First Men (2020)

As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.

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2020-02-25 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 6.435
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    completely mesmerized
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soothing voice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    monochromatic

Trailer

Last and First Men trailer
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