Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also badass

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

1 Hostile Border (2015)

When she’s deported to México, Claudia must choose between reconciling with her estranged father or partnering with a dangerous smuggler to return to the U.S.

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2015-04-16 | Drama

Cast

Veronica Sixtos, Julio Cedillo

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    hostile
  2. Ranked #15 for
    unfriendly character
  3. Ranked #18 for
    cursory plot

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2 London (2005)

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

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2005-09-03 | Drama / Action

Cast

Chris Evans, Jessica Biel

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for meaningful conversation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    shallow
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for philosophical discussion

Trailer

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3 Stargate (1994)

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

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1994-10-27 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Kurt Russell, James Spader

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    clever device
  2. Ranked #8 for
    deus ex machina
  3. Ranked #9 for
    escapist fun

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4 Hot Rod (2007)

For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt yet to raise money for Frank's operation -- and then Rod will kick Frank's butt.

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2007-08-03 | Comedy / Action

Cast

Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly amusing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    completely idiotic
  3. Ranked #4 for
    consistently amusing

Trailer

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5 OMG: Oh My God! (2012)

A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

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2012-09-28 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    godly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    acting idol
  3. Ranked #7 for
    first-rate

Trailer

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6 Watchmen (2009)

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

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2009-03-05 | Action / Mystery

Cast

Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    comic book style
  2. Ranked #3 for
    staying true to spirit
  3. Ranked #5 for
    reasonably faithful

Trailer

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7 Total Recall (1990)

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

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1990-06-01 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    clever one-liners
  2. Ranked #3 for
    excessively violent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    plenty of action

Trailer

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8 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)

After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, she gets closer and closer to her goal. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks?

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2005-07-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Lee Young-ae, Choi Min-sik

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  2. Ranked #3 for
    act of revenge
  3. Ranked #4 for
    exacting

Trailer

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9 Space Pirate Captain Harlock (2013)

Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.

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2013-09-07 | Animation / Science Fiction

Cast

Shun Oguri, Haruma Miura

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steampunk
  2. Ranked #2 for
    too complicated
  3. Ranked #7 for
    visual flair

Trailer

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10 Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

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1988-07-16 | Animation / Science Fiction

Cast

Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #4 for
    beautiful detail
  3. Ranked #6 for
    too complicated

Trailer

Akira trailer
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