Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also more intense

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

1 Listening (2015)

For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all their problems, but the bleeding-edge technology opens a Pandora’s box of new dangers, as the team discovers that when they open their minds, there is nowhere to hide their thoughts.

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2015-09-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Thomas Stroppel, Artie Ahr

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for intellectual exercise
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intriguing concept
  3. Ranked #2 for
    novel concept

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Listening trailer
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2 The Tall Man (2012)

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

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2012-03-19 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    socially aware character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    sudden turn
  3. Ranked #11 for
    pondering question

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The Tall Man trailer
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3 High Life (2018)

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.

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2018-09-26 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    familiar theme
  2. Ranked #5 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #6 for
    practically non-existent

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High Life trailer
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4 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    steady pace
  2. Ranked #3 for
    slow and deliberate
  3. Ranked #4 for
    bit slow

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The Vanishing trailer
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5 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 #4 for
    rock solid

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Breach trailer
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6 Desperate Measures (1998)

San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch the potential donor is convicted multiple murderer Peter McCabe who sees a trip to the hospital as the perfect opportunity to get what he wants most: freedom. With McCabe's escape, the entire hospital becomes a battleground and Connor must pursue and, ironically, protect the deadly fugitive who is his son's only hope for survival.

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1998-01-30 | Action / Drama

Cast

Michael Keaton, Andy García

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    too far-fetched
  2. Ranked #3 for
    ridiculously over the top
  3. Ranked #4 for
    far fetched

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Desperate Measures trailer
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7 It's in the Blood (2012)

One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is up to October to save them both. However, this wilderness is not what it seems, and as they deteriorate, so to does their concept of reality.

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2012-05-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Lance Henriksen, Sean Elliot

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    blurry image
  2. Ranked #5 for
    for deep-thinking
  3. Ranked #6 for
    hallucinatory

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It's in the Blood trailer
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8 Les Misérables (2019)

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

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2019-11-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    highly charging
  2. Ranked #3 for
    volatile character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    non-professional cast

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Les Misérables trailer
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9 Nightcrawler (2014)

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

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2014-10-23 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    late night movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sociopath
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pathological

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Nightcrawler trailer
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10 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    multifaceted plot
  3. Ranked #4 for
    loose thread

Trailer

Luce trailer
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