Top rated barely coherent movies that are also for intellectual exercise

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and for intellectual exercise movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and for intellectual exercise, 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 Jul 26 2021

1 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perplexing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    maddening

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2 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fascinating study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most challenging

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3 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

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1991-02-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gary Oldman, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gifted actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever and witty dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent

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4 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

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2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    grand vision
  2. Ranked #4 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #4 for
    logical conclusion

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5 Vanilla Sky (2001)

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

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2001-01-22 | Romance / Science Fiction

Cast

Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat little package
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind twists
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with just pretty face

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6 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 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    rough draft
  2. Ranked #1 for
    capturing the flavor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly awaited

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7 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for deep-thinking

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8 Time Regained (1999)

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and forth in time. Marcel at various ages interacts with Odette, with the beautiful Gilberte and her doomed husband, with the pleasure-seeking Baron de Charlus, with Marcel's lover Albertine, and with others; present also in memory are Marcel's beloved mother and grandmother. It seems as if to live is to remember and to capture memories is to create a work of great art. The memories parallel the final volume of Proust's novel.

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1999-05-19 | Drama

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    voluminous plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sublime
  3. Ranked #9 for
    masterwork

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9 Religulous (2008)

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's existence, Jewish Sabbath laws, violent Muslim extremists.

Info

2008-10-01 | Documentary / Comedy

Cast

Bill Maher, Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snarky lines
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cheaply shot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    well-informed character

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10 The Time Machine (2002)

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

Info

2002-03-04 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Guy Pearce, Samantha Mumba

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    industrious character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    eye-popping special effects
  3. Ranked #4 for
    lacking credibility

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