Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also highly recommended

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

1 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
    highly intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly beautiful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely beautiful

Trailer

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2 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
    sensitive directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    superb editing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    heartwarming

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3 The Suicide Theory (2015)

Steven Ray was never quite normal. But when tragedy strikes in the form of a deadly hit-and-run incident at a city cross walk, his violent and bizarre behavior becomes uncontrollable. One night, as Steven plots his next murder, he meets Percival, whose unsuccessful attempt at suicide not only interferes with Stevens plans, but the chance encounter also introduces the two into each others sad and lonely lives. Percival believes hes cursed after miraculously surviving each suicide attempt and concludes fate brought he and Steven together. So he hires Steven to assist him in suicide. Steven does not believe in fate and thinks Percival is desperate and delusional. But he accepts the offer. Easy money. After Percival continues to miraculously survive each attempt on his life, Steven starts to believe. He tries to help Percival figure out ways to break the curse. And in the process, they form an unlikely friendship through the common bond of tragedy.

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2015-07-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leon Cain, Steve Mazoukis

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical theme
  3. Ranked #3 for
    shocking twist

Trailer

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4 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 10.0
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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 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strong impression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncertain future
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for different opinions

Trailer

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6 The Reliant (2019)

Economic collapse causes widespread rioting and social unrest, leaving a lovesick 19-year-old girl struggling to care for her siblings in a stretch of woods bordered by lawless anarchy, wondering why a good God would let this happen.

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2019-01-01 | Action / Family

Cast

Eric Roberts, Kevin Sorbo

Rating

rating icon 3.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    downright painful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue
  3. Ranked #4 for
    subpar acting

Trailer

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7 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

Trailer

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8 Spring (2014)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

Info

2014-10-08 | Horror / Romance

Cast

Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    enticing
  2. Ranked #14 for
    chemistry between leads
  3. Ranked #14 for
    expository dialogue

Trailer

Spring trailer
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9 Spare Parts (2015)

With the help of their high school's newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics contest. With $800 and parts scavenged from old cars, they build a robot and compete against reigning champion MIT. Along the way, the students learn not only how to build a robot but something far more important: how to forge bonds that will last a lifetime.

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2015-01-16 | Drama

Cast

Alessandra Rosaldo, George Lopez

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    superb pace
  2. Ranked #4 for
    toned down
  3. Ranked #6 for
    truer

Trailer

Spare Parts trailer
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10 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Family / Animation

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    soulful music
  3. Ranked #3 for
    underlying theme

Trailer

Soul trailer
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