Top rated heady movies with a serious topic

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

1 Vortex (2022)

Lui, a struggling author with a heart condition, and his wife Elle, a retired psychiatrist, find their idyllic life shattered when Elle begins to succumb to the effects of dementia.

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2022-01-27 | Drama

Cast

Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun

Rating

rating icon 7.165
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    innovative technique
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unmistakable acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cross-cut editing

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2 Blue Bayou (2021)

As a Korean-American man raised in the Louisiana bayou works hard to make a life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past as he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

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2021-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 7.496
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vivid depiction
  2. Ranked #1 for
    heady
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gut-punch

Trailer

Blue Bayou trailer
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3 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful audition at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Animation / Family

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.133
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    capturing imagination
  2. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    meaningful

Trailer

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4 Yes, God, Yes (2020)

Alice, a young innocent Catholic girl, is tempted into masturbating after an AOL chat suddenly turns sexual, however is conflicted as the act would be considered a sin.

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2020-07-24 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Natalia Dyer, Timothy Simons

Rating

rating icon 6.339
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Coming of Age
  2. Ranked #1 for
    hypocritical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    religious

Trailer

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5 Blackbird (2019)

A terminally ill mother invites her family to their country house for one final gathering, but tensions quickly boil over between her two daughters.

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2019-09-06 | Drama

Cast

Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 6.794
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sensitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    downer
  3. Ranked #2 for
    in doldrums

Trailer

Blackbird trailer
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6 Women Talking (2022)

A group of women in an isolated religious colony struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony's men.

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2022-12-23 | Drama

Cast

Rooney Mara, Claire Foy

Rating

rating icon 6.897
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for questioning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for philosophical discussion

Trailer

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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 6.357
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loose thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    many unanswered questions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unanswered question

Trailer

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8 Groupers (2019)

A grad student kidnaps two homophobic high-school bullies to use as her subjects in an experiment performed at the bottom of an empty swimming pool.

Info

2019-03-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nicole Dambro, Peter Mayer-Klepchick

Rating

rating icon 4.375
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    virtually unknown cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly looking forward to
  3. Ranked #1 for
    topical issue

Trailer

Groupers trailer
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9 Riders of Justice (2020)

Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible.

Info

2020-11-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Rating

rating icon 7.279
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    full of surprises
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb writing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unlikely event

Trailer

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10 Call Jane (2022)

A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can't get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find help.

Info

2022-10-27 | Drama / History

Cast

Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver

Rating

rating icon 6.545
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flashy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    touchy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moral issue

Trailer

Call Jane trailer
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