Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also darkening

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

1 Nemesis Game (2003)

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she solves lead to the deaths of those around her, she realizes the riddles are more than a simple game.....

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2003-09-16 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Carly Pope, Ian McShane

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    providing answers
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for a couch potato
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eternal question

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2 Under the Tree (2017)

When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.

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2017-09-06 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic elements
  2. Ranked #1 for
    relieving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    petty

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Under the Tree trailer
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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 #4 for
    blurry image
  2. Ranked #5 for
    for deep-thinking
  3. Ranked #6 for
    lean and mean

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4 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    braindead
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #3 for
    steady pace

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5 Andover (2018)

A geneticist clones his dead wife, over and over, in an attempt to get her back exactly as she was.

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2018-05-04 | Comedy / Science Fiction

Cast

Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    pitiable
  2. Ranked #5 for
    dark and disturbing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    panoramic shot

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6 Cheap Thrills (2013)

Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.

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2013-03-08 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Pat Healy, Ethan Embry

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mindless gore
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and twisted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sick and twisted

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7 The Suicide Theory (2015)

Steven Ray was never quite normal. But when tragedy strikes in the form of a deadly hit-and-run incident at a city cross walk, his violent and bizarre behavior becomes uncontrollable. One night, as Steven plots his next murder, he meets Percival, whose unsuccessful attempt at suicide not only interferes with Stevens plans, but the chance encounter also introduces the two into each others sad and lonely lives. Percival believes hes cursed after miraculously surviving each suicide attempt and concludes fate brought he and Steven together. So he hires Steven to assist him in suicide. Steven does not believe in fate and thinks Percival is desperate and delusional. But he accepts the offer. Easy money. After Percival continues to miraculously survive each attempt on his life, Steven starts to believe. He tries to help Percival figure out ways to break the curse. And in the process, they form an unlikely friendship through the common bond of tragedy.

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2015-07-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leon Cain, Steve Mazoukis

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical theme
  3. Ranked #3 for
    shocking twist

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8 The Machinist (2004)

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is suffering from insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

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2004-02-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    wispy plot
  2. Ranked #3 for
    dark shade
  3. Ranked #3 for
    messing with head

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9 Sleeping Giant (2015)

A coming-of-age tale that turns on three teenagers who are having a vacation by a lakeside.

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2015-05-14 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Jackson Martin, Nick Serino

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    flippant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #3 for
    facetious lines

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10 Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.

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1985-10-04 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Coral Browne, Ian Holm

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    airtight
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    surly

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