Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also high art

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

1 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)

Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

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1991-02-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gary Oldman, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ingenius plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    clever and witty dialogue

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

Trailer

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3 Dangerous Moves (1984)

World Chess Champion Akiva Liebskind (Michel Piccoli) faces his former pupil Pavius Fromm (Alexandre Arbatt), who defected to the West from the Soviet Union five years earlier, for the World Chess Championship in Geneva, Switzerland. The tension and strategies between the players draw parallels to the political conflicts and ideologies between East and West during the Cold War.

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1984-04-15 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    light-hearted romp
  2. Ranked #3 for
    high art
  3. Ranked #4 for
    old generation

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4 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

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5 Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018)

The Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby is taking an anti-comedy stance in her newest special.

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2018-06-19 | Comedy

Cast

Hannah Gadsby

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    self-deprecating character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    incisive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fumed

Trailer

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6 I Am Not Your Negro (2017)

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

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2017-02-03 | Documentary

Cast

Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    articulate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sonorous voice
  3. Ranked #3 for
    unfinished

Trailer

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7 Annie Hall (1977)

New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

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1977-04-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    innovative technique
  2. Ranked #3 for
    pessimistic view
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fidgety

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8 Oedipus Rex (1967)

In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...

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1967-09-02 | Drama

Cast

Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interpretive concept
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #2 for
    curved plot

Trailer

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9 The Party (2017)

Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.

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2017-09-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    compact
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tightly wound
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chamber piece

Trailer

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10 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cultured
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naive character

Trailer

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