Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also masterly

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

1 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

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1961-12-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    for deliberation
  2. Ranked #4 for
    fundamental question
  3. Ranked #4 for
    flawless performance

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2 Haider (2014)

A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.

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2014-10-02 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shahid Kapoor, Tabu

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    par excellence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterstroke
  3. Ranked #6 for
    pitch perfect

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3 The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature of the script leads to an off-camera love affair as well. While attempting to maintain their composure and professionalism, Anna and Mike struggle to come to terms with their infidelity.

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1981-08-28 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    sharply contrasting imagery
  2. Ranked #4 for
    parallel story
  3. Ranked #4 for
    two parallel plot

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4 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
    drawn in
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beauty to behold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    shattering climax

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5 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 #7 for
    economical

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6 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 #1 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    as a topic of conversation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterclass

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7 Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.

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1985-10-04 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Coral Browne, Ian Holm

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    airtight
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    surly

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8 Let Me Go (2018)

The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations and how Beth, Helga's daughter and Emily her granddaughter are confronted with the long-term effects of Traudi's leaving. When Helga receives a letter telling her that Traudi is close to death, it is Emily with whom Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of family secrets.

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2018-05-04 | Drama

Cast

Lucy Boynton, Juliet Stevenson

Rating

rating icon 0.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly brilliant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bated breath
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliant casting

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9 The Sword in the Stone (1963)

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

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1963-12-25 | Animation / Family

Cast

Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    destined for greatness
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wizardry directing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    particularly memorable

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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
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rock solid

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