Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also grandeur

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

1 The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)

Napoleon, exiled, devises a plan to retake the throne. He'll swap places with commoner Eugene Lenormand, sneak into Paris, then Lenormand will reveal himself and Napoleon will regain his throne. Things don't go at all well; first, the journey proves more difficult than expected, but more disastrously, Lenormand enjoys himself too much to reveal the deception. Napoleon adjusts somewhat uneasily to the life of a commoner while waiting, while Lenormand gorges on rich food.

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2001-01-01 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly anticipated
  2. Ranked #3 for
    spiffy character
  3. Ranked #5 for
    delightfully romping

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2 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fascinating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely astounding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly beautiful

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3 Barabbas (1961)

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where he tries to win his freedom and confront his inner demons, ultimately becoming a follower of the man who was crucified in his place.

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1961-12-23 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    snarling character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Baroque imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    eventful

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4 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    epic scope
  3. Ranked #1 for
    truly epic

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5 The Thin Red Line (1998)

The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived.

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1998-03-05 | Drama / History

Cast

Sean Penn, Adrien Brody

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty thin
  2. Ranked #1 for
    thin on ground
  3. Ranked #1 for
    bit thin

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6 The Two Popes (2019)

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    as a topic of conversation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterclass

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7 Haider (2014)

A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.

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2014-10-02 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shahid Kapoor, Tabu

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    par excellence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterstroke
  3. Ranked #6 for
    pitch perfect

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8 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
    nice shooting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    warm
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful photography

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9 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
    incredibly complex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multileveled

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10 Baraka (1992)

A paralysingly beautiful documentary with a global vision—an odyssey through landscape and time—that attempts to capture the essence of life.

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1992-09-15 | Documentary

Cast

Patrick Disanto

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unforgettable imagery
  2. Ranked #2 for
    pure beauty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    most striking

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