Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also immersing

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and immersing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and immersing, 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
    absolutely beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spell-binding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most beautiful

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2 Passage to Mars (2016)

A NASA Arctic expedition designed to be the first Martian road trip on Earth becomes an epic two-year odyssey of human adventure and survival.

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2016-05-31 | Adventure / Documentary

Cast

Zachary Quinto, Charlotte Rampling

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    immersive story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ethereal acting

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3 The Minus Man (1999)

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. As locals start to disappear, it becomes apparent that an eerie subtraction is at work in the sleepy hamlet.

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1999-02-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Owen Wilson, Brian Cox

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    instantly likable character
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sustaining suspense
  3. Ranked #6 for
    immensely likable

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4 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprising ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending

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5 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
    fetching
  2. Ranked #1 for
    excellent acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliant editing

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6 Virtual Revolution (2016)

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

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2016-10-12 | Science Fiction

Cast

Mike Dopud, Jane Badler

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    cyberpunk
  3. Ranked #13 for
    technical accomplishment

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7 Rewind (2019)

Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.

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2019-04-27 | Documentary

Cast

Sasha Joseph Neulinger

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly brave
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncompromising
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most compelling

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8 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 #2 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    masterclass
  3. Ranked #2 for
    as a topic of conversation

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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 Giants Being Lonely (2019)

As their senior year comes to an end, the pressure to “make it out alive” seems daunting for high school seniors Bobby, Caroline and Adam. As they each discover what it means to love and be loved they find themselves navigating the complex nature of human relationships, facing their own personal versions of neglect and abandonment. With baseball forming the backdrop to this coming of age story, three teens find themselves on a treacherous path towards adulthood.

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2019-09-01 | Drama

Cast

Jack Irving, Ben Irving

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Impressionism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    gauzy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beauty to behold

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