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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 Jan 12 2021

1 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
    crackpot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maladjusted character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    traditional narrative

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2 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, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sappy ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more appropriate
  3. Ranked #1 for
    breathtaking visual

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3 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    use of low lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic value
  3. Ranked #1 for
    jealous character

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4 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit of a letdown
  2. Ranked #1 for
    close-minded
  3. Ranked #1 for
    keeping attention

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5 Cloud Atlas (2012)

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

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2012-10-26 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tom Hanks, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    somewhat confusing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distracted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cogent narrative

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6 The Lobster (2015)

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

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2015-10-15 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dark and depressing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thoroughly unpleasant

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7 I ♥ Huckabees (2004)

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

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2004-09-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Isabelle Huppert

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deep thought
  2. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deeply meaningful

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8 Sunshine (2007)

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Info

2007-04-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #1 for
    derivative plot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    engulfing

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9 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxiously awaited
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sorely disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    anxious

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10 Southland Tales (2006)

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

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2006-05-15 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott

Rating

rating icon 5.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overreaching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching repeatedly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more knowledgeable

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FAQ

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