Top rated barely coherent movies that are also thought-provoking

Check out today’s highest ranked barely coherent and thought-provoking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are barely coherent and thought-provoking, 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 May 03 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 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely horrendous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    woah
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unintentionally comical

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2 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.

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2002-03-04 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

Guy Pearce, Samantha Mumba

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

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

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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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for in-depth character study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most challenging
  3. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches

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4 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

Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interpretive concept
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perplexing

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5 Ink (2009)

Invisible forces exert power over us in our sleep. A mercenary named Ink, on a literal nightmare mission, captures the spirit of 8-year-old Emma in the dream world. To save her, the dream-givers marshal all their resources, focusing on saving the soul of Emma's tragically broken father.

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2009-01-23 | Action / Fantasy

Cast

Chris Kelly, Jessica Duffy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    in awe
  2. Ranked #1 for
    totally amazing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cast with unique characteristics

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6 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
    obscure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dream-like quality
  3. Ranked #2 for
    titillating

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7 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slowly building up
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bad acid trip

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8 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
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    heavy exposition

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9 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
    undeveloped character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    boundless
  3. Ranked #2 for
    splicing lines

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10 Hold the Dark (2018)

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

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2018-09-22 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård

Rating

rating icon 5.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nebulous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    maintaining interest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head

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