Top rated heady movies with an existential question

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

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

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2 Nine Days (2021)

A bureaucrat interviews five souls to decide which of them will be given a life on Earth. But he soon faces an existential challenge of his own.

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2021-07-15 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    close to perfection
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for soul searching
  3. Ranked #2 for
    purgatory

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3 Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes (2020)

A cafe owner discovers that the TV in his cafe suddenly shows images from the future, but only two minutes into the future.

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2020-06-05 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Kazunari Tosa, Aki Asakura

Rating

rating icon 7.279
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    relatively easy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    breakneck speed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    certain charm

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4 After Yang (2022)

When his young daughter's beloved companion — an android named Yang — malfunctions, Jake searches for a way to repair him. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him, reconnecting with his wife and daughter across a distance he didn't know was there.

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2022-03-04 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    posing questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    introspective
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mellow

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5 Sundown (2021)

When a distant emergency disrupts a vacation in Acapulco, simmering tensions rise to the fore between scions of a wealthy British family.

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2021-10-09 | Drama

Cast

Tim Roth, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Rating

rating icon 6.209
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    equally compelling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    travelogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    firmly grounded

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6 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 8.132
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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7 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

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2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    engaging finish
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly memorable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending

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8 Wolf (2021)

Jacob, a man who believes he is a wolf trapped in a human body, is sent to a clinic by his family where he is forced to undergo increasingly extreme forms of "curative" therapies at the hands of The Zookeeper. Jacob’s only solace is the enigmatic Wildcat, with whom he roams the hospital in the dead of night. The two form an improbable friendship that develops into infatuation.

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2021-12-03 | Drama

Cast

George MacKay, Lily-Rose Depp

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    challenging role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    milder
  3. Ranked #1 for
    one-dimensional villain

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9 Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

A solitary scholar discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with reluctance, she is unable to come up with one, so the djinn tries to inspire her with his stories.

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2022-08-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.885
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    enthralling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    old-fashioned story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    out of world

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10 The Man Who Sold His Skin (2021)

To be able to travel to Europe and find the love of his life, Sam Ali, a Syrian refugee, accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the most sulfurous contemporary artist; becoming that way a precious work of art.

Info

2021-03-15 | Drama

Cast

Yahya Mahayni, Dea Liane

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    repackaged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mere entertainment
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slightly underwhelming

Trailer

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