Top rated defensive movies with for serious discussion

Check out today’s highest ranked defensive movies with for serious discussion! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best defensive movies with for serious discussion, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Carnage (2011)

After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.

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2011-09-16 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for discussion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slow beginning
  3. Ranked #3 for
    gradual beginning

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2 Inherit the Wind (1960)

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy—the role religion should play in the schools.

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1960-07-07 | Drama / History

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Fredric March

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    teaching tool
  2. Ranked #1 for
    religious zealot
  3. Ranked #1 for
    blinkered

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3 Why We Fight (2005)

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

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2005-01-01 | Documentary / History

Cast

Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    consolidating plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vigilant character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions

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4 Now More than Ever: The History of Chicago (2016)

The history of legendary rock band Chicago is chronicled from their inception in 1967 all the way to the present.

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2016-02-20 | Documentary

Cast

Lee Loughnane, Robert Lamm

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    biased view
  2. Ranked #4 for
    more balanced
  3. Ranked #5 for
    golden oldie

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5 The Dinner (2017)

Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.

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2017-05-05 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Richard Gere, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 4.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for open discussion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    abrupt ending
  3. Ranked #3 for
    satisfying resolution

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6 Religulous (2008)

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's existence, Jewish Sabbath laws, violent Muslim extremists.

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2008-10-01 | Documentary / Comedy

Cast

Bill Maher, Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    religious view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    burning questions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly questionable

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7 Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997)

In one of the most tragic face-offs in the history of law enforcement, the deadly debacle at Waco pitted the Branch Davidian sect against the FBI in an all-out war. This documentary makes the most of footage and recordings to examine how the events that led to the tragedy of April 19, 1993, unfolded, and how the FBI's unrelenting approach made what was already a bad situation much worse.

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1997-09-19 | Documentary

Cast

Joe Biden, Dan Gifford

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fumed
  2. Ranked #4 for
    subjective opinion
  3. Ranked #4 for
    unprofessionally produced

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8 The Winslow Boy (1999)

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings. Father asks son if it is true; when the lad denies it, Arthur risks fortune, health, domestic peace, and Catherine's prospects to pursue justice.

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1999-03-18 | Drama

Cast

Rebecca Pidgeon, Gemma Jones

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    high caliber
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly satisfying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    excellent casting

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9 Terror's Advocate (2007)

A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.

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2007-06-06 | Documentary

Cast

Jacques Vergès, Klaus Barbie

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with guiding hand
  2. Ranked #1 for
    morally ambiguous
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fascinating portrait

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10 Dark Matter (2008)

Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the study of dark matter and a theory that conflicts with the group's model. When he begins to make breakthroughs of his own, he encounters obstructions.

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2008-04-24 | Drama / History

Cast

Liu Ye, Aidan Quinn

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for dissertation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    academic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cluttered

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