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Top rated barely coherent movies that are also intellectually stimulating

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and intellectually stimulating movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and intellectually stimulating, 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 Happening (2008)

When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

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2008-06-11 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with suspenseful moments
  2. Ranked #1 for
    acting off cue-card
  3. Ranked #1 for
    out of nowhere

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2 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
    multifaceted plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distracted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    amalgamate

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3 A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

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2018-03-08 | Adventure / Science Fiction

Cast

Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey

Rating

rating icon 5.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bothersome voice
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly disappointing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    botched

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4 Jupiter Ascending (2015)

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

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2015-02-04 | Science Fiction / Fantasy

Cast

Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum

Rating

rating icon 5.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting concept
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit iffy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    antagonistic

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5 Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

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2016-07-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Chris Pine, Karl Urban

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    adversary-worthy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling special effects
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tying loose ends

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6 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
    more appropriate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    labor of love

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7 The Beyond (2018)

Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover what the astronauts encountered on their first of its kind interstellar space journey.

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2018-01-09 | Science Fiction

Cast

David Bailie, Jane Perry

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mildly interesting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    virtually unwatchable

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8 Hulk (2003)

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

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2003-06-19 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    snoozing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    versatile director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innovative technique

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9 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enraged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually aesthetic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    more efficient

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10 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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2013-05-23 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visionary filmmaker
  2. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    trippy visual

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FAQ

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