Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also grotesque

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and grotesque movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and grotesque, 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

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2 Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)

The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding the series, while also opening up some new possibilities.

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1997-07-19 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara

Rating

rating icon 8.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    shocking conclusion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    symbolic imagery
  3. Ranked #3 for
    psychologically complex

Trailer

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3 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
    sick and twisted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark and twisted

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4 The Gang of Oss (2011)

Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 1930s. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.

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2011-09-29 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Sylvia Hoeks, Marcel Musters

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate picture
  2. Ranked #5 for
    mosaic narrative
  3. Ranked #7 for
    historically accurate

Trailer

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5 The Platform (2019)

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

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2019-11-08 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Ivan Massagué, Antonia San Juan

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    study of human nature
  2. Ranked #2 for
    ambiguous ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    full of symbolism

Trailer

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6 Adam Resurrected (2008)

Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's "dog", entertaining him while his wife and daughter are sent off to die. "Adam Resurrected" is the story of a man who once was a dog who meets a dog who once was a boy.

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2008-08-08 | Drama / War

Cast

Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    different slant
  2. Ranked #5 for
    clownish
  3. Ranked #6 for
    dark subject

Trailer

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7 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

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8 Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

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1988-07-16 | Animation / Science Fiction

Cast

Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #4 for
    beautiful detail
  3. Ranked #6 for
    too complicated

Trailer

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9 Watermelon Man (1970)

Jeff Gerber, a racist insurance agent and fitness freak, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin inexplicably turns dark overnight. As Jeff tries to come to terms with this unexplained phenomenon that has befallen him, he soon becomes the victim himself, when all of his friends and neighbors suddenly shun and harass him.

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1970-01-01 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sudden turn
  2. Ranked #4 for
    more light-hearted
  3. Ranked #5 for
    overreacting

Trailer

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10 Pester (2017)

Two brothers in the pest control business struggle with family ties, personal identity, and two very different forms of addiction.

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2017-12-20 |

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Rating

rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unique visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    totally drawn in

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