Top rated bit slow movies that are also for intellectual exercise

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and for intellectual exercise movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow 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 Apr 19 2021

1 A Royal Affair (2012)

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

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2012-03-29 | Drama / History

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loveless character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    batty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naturalistic acting

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2 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
    ending rather abruptly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    riled up
  3. Ranked #1 for
    drug fueled

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3 The Straight Story (1999)

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

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1999-10-15 | Drama

Cast

Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    salt of the earth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeously shot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    very rewarding

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4 The Exorcist III (1990)

Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.

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1990-08-17 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

George C. Scott, Ed Flanders

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relying on gore
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lobotomizing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bit slow

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5 Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

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2014-10-08 | Horror / Romance

Cast

Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    deft directing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    superb photography
  3. Ranked #5 for
    cheeseball

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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 humane
  2. Ranked #1 for
    undefinable subject
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking

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7 Roma (2018)

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

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2018-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    good actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    soporific
  3. Ranked #1 for
    technical perspective

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8 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    definitely worth looking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scintillating
  3. Ranked #2 for
    big scale

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9 The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways.

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2017-10-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    anxious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pissed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most unsettling

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10 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.

Info

2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    nice photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful script

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