Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also heavy

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

1 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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2 The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

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1980-02-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loony character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    completely insane
  3. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely insane

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3 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
    hot button
  3. Ranked #2 for
    societal issue

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4 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 #5 for
    familiar theme
  2. Ranked #5 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #6 for
    practically non-existent

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5 Four Assassins (2013)

Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong.

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2013-05-14 | Thriller

Cast

Will Yun Lee, Miguel Ferrer

Rating

rating icon 4.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    most appealing
  2. Ranked #6 for
    bit of a letdown
  3. Ranked #7 for
    supremely entertaining

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6 Worlds Apart (2015)

Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil that dominates Southern Europe as a whole, only to connect as a single story in the end.

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2015-12-17 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Christoforos Papakaliatis, J.K. Simmons

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    director with unique brand
  2. Ranked #4 for
    discrete plot
  3. Ranked #6 for
    economical

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7 My Suicide (2009)

After declaring that he's going to film himself committing suicide for a school project, Archie videotapes his surprising interactions with worried family members, interested classmates, unreliable medical experts and the hottest girl in school.

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2009-02-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gabriel Sunday, David Carradine

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most inventive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual gimmick

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8 The Machinist (2004)

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is suffering from insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

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2004-02-09 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rather thin
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wispy plot
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dark shade

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9 The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020)

To be able to travel to Europe and find the love of his life, Sam Ali, a Syrian refugee, accepts to have his back tattooed by one of the most sulfurous contemporary artist; becoming that way a precious work of art.

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2020-09-05 | Drama

Cast

Yahya Mahayni, Monica Bellucci

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with moments of levity
  2. Ranked #2 for
    catching attention
  3. Ranked #2 for
    innovative camera work

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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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