Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also difficult

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

1 The House That Jack Built (2018)

Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.

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2018-10-04 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly disturbing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    not for the faint-hearted
  3. Ranked #3 for
    gruesome murder

Trailer

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2 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    moving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fetching
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant acting

Trailer

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3 Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)

Stuck in COVID-19 lockdown, US comedian and musician Bo Burnham attempts to stay sane and happy by writing, shooting and performing a one-man comedy special.

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2021-07-22 | Comedy

Cast

Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 8.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterwork
  2. Ranked #1 for
    true genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    magnum opus

Trailer

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4 Good Dick (2008)

A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief daily transactions, he finds her street address in the store's database, drives to her apartment building and initiates an unconventional campaign to win her affections.

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2008-10-03 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Marianna Palka, Jason Ritter

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    warped view
  2. Ranked #7 for
    gonzo
  3. Ranked #10 for
    adult theme

Trailer

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5 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
    multidimensional character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multileveled

Trailer

Inception trailer
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6 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

Trailer

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7 The Reliant (2019)

Economic collapse causes widespread rioting and social unrest, leaving a lovesick 19-year-old girl struggling to care for her siblings in a stretch of woods bordered by lawless anarchy, wondering why a good God would let this happen.

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2019-01-01 | Action / Family

Cast

Eric Roberts, Kevin Sorbo

Rating

rating icon 3.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright painful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue
  3. Ranked #3 for
    preachy

Trailer

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8 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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9 Jellyfish (2019)

In Margate, England, life is not easy for teenager Sarah Taylor, between being bullied at school, being exploited by a dominant boss and having to take care of her depressive mother and her two siblings. But Sarah finds a way to channel her growing despair and fight adversity when her drama teacher gives her a new purpose.

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2019-02-15 | Drama

Cast

Liv Hill, Sinéad Matthews

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly compelling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    heart-wrenching
  3. Ranked #2 for
    emotive

Trailer

Jellyfish trailer
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10 The Hate U Give (2018)

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

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2018-10-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex issue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    societal issue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hot button

Trailer

The Hate U Give trailer
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