Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also for debating

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

1 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

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2 Travelling Salesman (2012)

Four mathematicians are gathered and meet with a top official of the United States Department of Defense. After some discussion, the group agrees that they must be wary with whom to trust and control their solution. The official offers them a reward of $10 million in exchange for their portion of the algorithm, swaying them by attempting to address their concerns. Only one of the four speaks out against the sale, and in doing so is forced to reveal a dark truth about his portion of the solution. Before they sign a license to the government, however, they wrestle with the ethical consequences of their discovery. -- Wikipedia

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2012-06-16 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sounding ridiculous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    plot hinges

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3 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 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    food for thought
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking theme
  3. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating

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4 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #7 for
    for analyzing

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5 Before the Flood (2016)

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

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2016-10-21 | Documentary

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill Clinton

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uncertain future
  2. Ranked #1 for
    strong impression
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lasting effect

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6 Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

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2016-07-02 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Isler

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    society in general
  2. Ranked #4 for
    unloved character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    post-modernism

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7 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
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for heated discussion
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for philosophical discussion

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8 After the Dark (2013)

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.

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2013-07-06 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

James D'Arcy, Sophie Lowe

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wild-card actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    deep thought

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9 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

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10 Blackfish (2013)

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

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2013-06-07 | Documentary

Cast

Dean Gomersall, Samantha Berg

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    inhumane character

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