Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also intelligent

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

1 Travelling Salesman (2012)

Four mathematicians are gathered and meet with a top official of the United States Department of Defense. After some discussion, the group agrees that they must be wary with whom to trust and control their solution. The official offers them a reward of $10 million in exchange for their portion of the algorithm, swaying them by attempting to address their concerns. Only one of the four speaks out against the sale, and in doing so is forced to reveal a dark truth about his portion of the solution. Before they sign a license to the government, however, they wrestle with the ethical consequences of their discovery. -- Wikipedia

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2012-06-16 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sounding ridiculous
  2. Ranked #2 for
    plot hinges
  3. Ranked #2 for
    highly intellectual

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2 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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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interesting and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    conflicting view
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking

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3 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    highly intellectual

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4 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
    wonders to behold
  2. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely astounding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly beautiful

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5 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #4 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #5 for
    philosophical question

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6 After the Dark (2013)

At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.

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2013-07-06 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

James D'Arcy, Sophie Lowe

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wild-card actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    internal logic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    philosophical thought

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7 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 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    peripheral character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably intelligent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cast of minor players

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8 Heartthrob (2017)

Sam Maddox, a troubled girl whose father committed suicide, has earned a reputation at her high school for being a bit promiscuous. When Sam begins seeing brilliant, MIT-bound Henry Sinclair, the two opposites really attract. Although Sam doesn't realize it, Henry is in the grip of an insane romantic obsession, and he will kill anyone who tries to put an end to his star-crossed - and increasingly deadly - romance.

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2017-10-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Aubrey Peeples, Keir Gilchrist

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    absolutely absurd
  2. Ranked #6 for
    anticlimactic
  3. Ranked #6 for
    less convincing

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9 All About Steve (2009)

After one short date, a brilliant crossword constructor decides that a CNN cameraman is her true love. Because the cameraman's job takes him hither and yon, she crisscrosses the country, turning up at media events as she tries to convince him they are perfect for each other.

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2009-09-04 | Comedy

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 4.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    brainy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    idiosyncratic
  3. Ranked #3 for
    misconceived

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10 Breach (2007)

Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation of Hanssen's sexual habits, however Hanssen is really suspected of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia for years and being responsible for the deaths of agents working for the United States.

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2007-02-12 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    ably played
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rock solid
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ultimate downfall

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