Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also dense

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

1 Mnemophrenia (2019)

Mnemophrenia is a futuristic drama about a new psychosis that arises from advanced virtual reality technology, which causes people to be unable to distinguish between real and artificial memories.

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2019-10-25 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Freya Berry, Robin King

Rating

rating icon 10.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conflicting view
  2. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking

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2 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 | Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    multifaceted plot
  3. Ranked #4 for
    loose thread

Trailer

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3 Non-Fiction (2018)

Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors - another work of auto-fiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion.

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2018-10-11 | Comedy

Cast

Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for heated discussion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for philosophical discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing

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4 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

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1991-02-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gary Oldman, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    peripheral character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clever and witty dialogue

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5 Passage to Mars (2016)

A NASA Arctic expedition designed to be the first Martian road trip on Earth becomes an epic two-year odyssey of human adventure and survival.

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2016-05-31 | Adventure / Documentary

Cast

Zachary Quinto, Charlotte Rampling

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ethereal quality

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6 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multileveled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex

Trailer

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7 Harlequin (1980)

In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe, appears and seems to cure the boy. Rast's wife Sandy falls in love with Wolfe, but the powerful interests behind Rast's career, represented by geriatric monster Doc Wheelan are less happy with events.

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1980-03-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Powell, David Hemmings

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    underplayed performance
  2. Ranked #3 for
    aura of mystery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    perfectly watchable

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8 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
    cool cat
  2. Ranked #3 for
    skillful directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    observant

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9 The Congress (2013)

An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

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2013-07-03 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    trippy theme
  2. Ranked #4 for
    barely coherent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    alternate reality

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10 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches
  2. Ranked #3 for
    totally confusing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    scratching head

Trailer

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