Top rated astute movies that are also brilliant

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

1 Mank (2020)

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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2020-11-13 | Drama / History

Cast

Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried

Rating

rating icon 6.707
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for cinemagoers
  2. Ranked #2 for
    versed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    talented writer

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2 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history.

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2020-09-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen

Rating

rating icon 7.707
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #2 for
    crisp dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dynamite

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3 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.509
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with large gap
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hyped up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exceptional

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4 TÁR (2022)

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. However, Lydia's elaborate facade begins to unravel, revealing dirty secrets and the corrosive nature of power.

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2022-09-23 | Drama / Music

Cast

Cate Blanchett, Nina Hoss

Rating

rating icon 7.102
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    musical genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    complex character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    creative genius

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5 The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

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2022-10-20 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson

Rating

rating icon 7.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    depressing

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6 Promising Young Woman (2020)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

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2020-12-13 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 7.442
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    waited too long
  2. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic

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7 The Power of the Dog (2021)

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

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2021-10-25 | Drama / Western

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    very slow moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slow and deliberate

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8 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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2019-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visual poetry
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exquisite
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unblinking

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9 Pain and Glory (2019)

Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.

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2019-03-22 | Drama

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia

Rating

rating icon 7.393
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for introspection
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bold colors
  3. Ranked #1 for
    famed director

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10 Nightmare Alley (2021)

An ambitious carnival man with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychologist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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2021-12-02 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara

Rating

rating icon 6.993
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    femme fatale
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fluke
  3. Ranked #1 for
    carny ride

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