Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also aesthetic

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

1 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprising ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end

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2 Birthmarked (2018)

Two scientists raise three children contrarily to their genetic tendencies in order to prove the ultimate power of nurture over nature.

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2018-03-30 | Comedy

Cast

Matthew Goode, Toni Collette

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    for edification
  2. Ranked #4 for
    unethical character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    bit confusing

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3 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig 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 | Family / Animation

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #3 for
    underlying theme

Trailer

Soul trailer
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4 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 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  2. Ranked #2 for
    somewhat confusing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    somewhat flawed

Trailer

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5 High Life (2018)

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

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2018-09-26 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    familiar theme
  2. Ranked #5 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #6 for
    practically non-existent

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6 Gattaca (1997)

In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

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1997-09-07 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    plausible story
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thought-provoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic look

Trailer

Gattaca trailer
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7 Croupier (1998)

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

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1998-06-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    skillful directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    cool cat
  3. Ranked #4 for
    observant

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8 Court (2015)

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.

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2015-03-19 | Drama

Cast

Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    depicting social justice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ingraining
  3. Ranked #6 for
    well-educated character

Trailer

Court trailer
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9 Dear Comrades! (2020)

When the communist government raises food prices in 1962, the rebellious workers from the small industrial town of Novocherkassk go on strike. The massacre which then ensues is seen through the eyes of a devout party activist.

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2020-09-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Yuliya Vysotskaya, Vladislav Komarov

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    with large gap
  2. Ranked #12 for
    aesthetically valuable
  3. Ranked #15 for
    never-ending

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Dear Comrades! trailer
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10 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)

An isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.

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2003-09-19 | Drama

Cast

Oh Yeong-su, Kim Ki-duk

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for contemplation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual metaphor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for meditation

Trailer

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring trailer
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