Top rated excruciatingly slow movies that are also intellectually challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked excruciatingly slow and intellectually challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are excruciatingly slow and intellectually challenging, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Dinner Party (2020)

A budding playwright and his wife attend a dinner party hosted by wealthy, cultural elites, who have promised to bankroll the writer's latest play to Broadway, but, in fact, have darker designs in mind for the couple.

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2020-05-29 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Sawandi Wilson, Mike Mayhall

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    sinuously beautiful
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slow start
  3. Ranked #4 for
    soporific

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2 Lucid (2018)

Zel, a lonely young man's life changes when his enigmatic neighbour offers to help him overcome social anxiety.

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2018-06-20 | Thriller

Cast

Billy Zane, Sadie Frost

Rating

rating icon 10.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    gauzy
  2. Ranked #4 for
    soft lighting
  3. Ranked #5 for
    lucid character

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3 It's in the Blood (2012)

One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is up to October to save them both. However, this wilderness is not what it seems, and as they deteriorate, so to does their concept of reality.

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2012-05-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lance Henriksen, Sean Elliot

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    blurry image
  2. Ranked #5 for
    for deep-thinking
  3. Ranked #6 for
    lean and mean

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4 Charismata (2017)

As a rookie detective struggling to find acceptance in a police department defined by a culture of bullying and intolerance, things go from bad to worse when the chief suspect in a series of brutal ritualistic murders takes a personal interest in her. A game of cat and mouse ensues which sees Rebecca’s grasp on reality beginning to spiral out of control, leading to a terrifying climax where she needs to fight for her sanity, her life and maybe even her soul.

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2017-11-04 | Horror

Cast

Sarah Beck Mather, Jamie Satterthwaite

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unsettling atmosphere
  2. Ranked #2 for
    waspish dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unfriendly character

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5 The Maid's Room (2014)

Drina, a young immigrant working as a live-in maid for a wealthy Long Island family, finds herself entangled in the family's web of dark secrets once she begins to suspect her employer's son has committed a terrible crime.

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2014-08-08 | Thriller

Cast

Paula Garcés, Annabella Sciorra

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pretty satisfying
  2. Ranked #7 for
    confounded
  3. Ranked #8 for
    tidying up

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6 Shifter (2020)

A young woman struggles with the painful and gruesome side effects of an experiment with time travel gone wrong that causes her to lose control and shift through time at random.

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2020-03-06 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Nicole Fancher, Ashley Mandanas

Rating

rating icon 3.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    tone shifting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    most horrifying
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more horrifying

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7 Dark Touch (2013)

Niamh is the lone survivor of a mysterious massacre in which the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house took on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories, and the neighbours and social worker who take her into their care try to introduce her to a new life. But Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

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2013-09-27 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Missy Keating, Marcella Plunkett

Rating

rating icon 4.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    dark and gloomy
  2. Ranked #5 for
    dark and grim
  3. Ranked #7 for
    abusive

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8 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
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    bummed
  2. Ranked #7 for
    flashy visual
  3. Ranked #9 for
    bitterly disappointing

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9 Chimera Strain (2018)

A brilliant but disturbed scientist freezes his children alive, while he races to cure their deadly genetic disease by decoding the DNA of the immortal Turritopsis jellyfish.

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2018-02-24 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Henry Ian Cusick, Kathleen Quinlan

Rating

rating icon 4.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat confusing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    less talented directing

Trailer

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10 A Teacher (2013)

A high school teacher in Austin, Texas takes sexual advantage over one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the details of the relationship are exposed.

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2013-09-06 | Drama

Cast

Lindsay Burdge, Will Brittain

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for in-depth character study
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thick
  3. Ranked #6 for
    obvious

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