Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also masterpiece

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

1 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    good story
  3. Ranked #2 for
    overrated

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2 Sideways (2004)

Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.

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2004-10-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mopey
  2. Ranked #4 for
    for watching with a drink
  3. Ranked #6 for
    perfect casting

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3 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #4 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  3. Ranked #21 for
    purely evil character

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4 La La Land (2016)

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

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2016-11-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    golden oldie

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5 Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

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2017-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slice of life
  2. Ranked #3 for
    adolescent
  3. Ranked #4 for
    interesting dynamic

Trailer

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6 The Artist (2011)

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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2011-10-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    throwback movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    extraordinary

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7 The Shape of Water (2017)

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

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2017-12-01 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #1 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #2 for
    good art directing

Trailer

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8 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
    multileveled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind

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9 Traffic (2000)

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

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2000-03-23 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    washed out look
  2. Ranked #6 for
    interwoven story
  3. Ranked #8 for
    desaturated

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10 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

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2014-08-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Michael Keaton, Emma Stone

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #23 for
    shortlisted
  2. Ranked #35 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #68 for
    Oscar-worthy performance

Trailer

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