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Top rated bit slow movies that are also intellectually challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked bit slow and intellectually challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are bit slow and intellectually challenging, 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Mother (2009)

A mother lives quietly with her son. One day, a girl is brutally killed, and the boy is charged with the murder. Now, it's his mother's mission to prove him innocent.

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2009-05-28 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    tone shifting
  2. Ranked #4 for
    cinematic triumph
  3. Ranked #7 for
    unanticipated

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2 Swimming Pool (2003)

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

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2003-05-21 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bombshell
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat ambiguous ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    long-legged actor

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3 The King (2019)

England, 15th century. Hal, a capricious prince who lives among the populace far from court, is forced by circumstances to reluctantly accept the throne and become Henry V.

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2019-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    alternate history
  2. Ranked #3 for
    realistic portrayal
  3. Ranked #3 for
    historically important

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4 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 | Thriller / Comedy

Cast

Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly unpleasant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    darkly funny
  3. Ranked #1 for
    downright bizarre

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5 The Hateful Eight (2015)

Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.

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2015-12-25 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lot of talking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic structure
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unnecessarily violent

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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
    dark lighting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    elaborately staged
  3. Ranked #1 for
    restless

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7 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    conflicting view
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pointless subplots

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8 Timecrimes (2007)

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

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2007-10-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    voyeuristic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    loose thread

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9 Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflict

Info

2005-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate reflection
  2. Ranked #1 for
    left unrevealed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extrovert

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10 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
    breathtaking photography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    top-notch cinematography

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