Top rated barely coherent movies that are also intellectually challenging

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

1 The Congress (2013)

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

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2013-07-03 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    trippy theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    barely coherent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    bad acid trip

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2 Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)

Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" friends, including the closeted young Logan, who has eyes for Henry.

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2015-12-20 | Drama

Cast

Cole Doman, Pat Healy

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    multiple viewpoints
  2. Ranked #6 for
    flowing perfectly
  3. Ranked #6 for
    nicely executed

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3 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for analyzing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    for in-depth character study
  3. Ranked #5 for
    most charismatic

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4 Natural Selection (2011)

When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a journey to find his eldest biological son - a mullet-headed, foul-mouthed ex-con with whom she develops an odd but meaningful relationship.

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2011-03-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Rachael Harris, Jon Gries

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    left unexamined
  2. Ranked #7 for
    wonderfully portrayed
  3. Ranked #8 for
    comedic effects

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5 Otherhood (2019)

Three suburban moms travel to New York City to visit their sons.

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2019-08-13 | Comedy

Cast

Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    predictable ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    entirely credible acting
  3. Ranked #3 for
    warranted viewing

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6 Await Further Instructions (2018)

A dysfunctional family awake on Christmas morning to discover they’re sealed inside their house by a mysterious black substance. On television, a single line of text reads: “Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions.”

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2018-08-26 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

David Bradley, Abigail Cruttenden

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    embarrassingly bad
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unintelligent
  3. Ranked #3 for
    imbecile

Trailer

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7 A Mind Of Her Own (2006)

Inspired by a true story, A Mind of Her Own tells the poignant and moving story of Sophie, a determined young girl whose ambition to become a doctor is obstructed by the fact that she is severely dyslexic. But Sophie, encouraged by her closest friend, Becky, has never been one to give up and, despite being advised by parents and school teachers to be realistic and pursue something less academic, she puts herself through college and university, in the process achieving a first class degree in biomedical science and a PhD conducting research into post trauma regeneration of the spinal column which ultimately leads to her achieving worldwide recognition for her work and helping to develop a cure for paralysis. Written by Owen Carey Jones

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2006-05-07 | Drama

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rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overly theatrical
  2. Ranked #4 for
    indefatigable character
  3. Ranked #7 for
    histrionic acting

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8 Vox Lux (2018)

In 1999, teenage sisters Celeste and Eleanor survive a seismic, violent tragedy. The sisters compose and perform a song about their experience, making something lovely and cathartic out of a catastrophe - while also catapulting Celeste to stardom. By 2017, Celeste is a mother to a teenage daughter of her own and is struggling to navigate a career fraught with scandals when another act of terrifying violence demands her attention.

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2018-09-07 | Drama / Music

Cast

Natalie Portman, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    meteoric rise
  2. Ranked #3 for
    glittery imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    rise to stardom

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9 Freedomland (2006)

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.

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2006-02-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    stinks
  2. Ranked #9 for
    overreacting
  3. Ranked #10 for
    somewhat unsatisfying

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10 The Nightingale (2018)

In 1825, Clare, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

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2018-09-23 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unflinching
  2. Ranked #2 for
    brutal and violent
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extremely violent

Trailer

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