Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also most effective

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

1 13th (2016)

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

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2016-10-07 | Documentary

Cast

Jelani Cobb, Angela Davis

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    disproportionate
  2. Ranked #3 for
    depicting social justice
  3. Ranked #8 for
    highly questionable

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2 Blackfish (2013)

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

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2013-06-07 | Documentary

Cast

Dean Gomersall, Samantha Berg

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    inhumane character

Trailer

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3 Croupier (1998)

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

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1998-06-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    cool cat
  2. Ranked #3 for
    skillful directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    observant

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4 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 #3 for
    flawless performance
  3. Ranked #4 for
    defensive

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5 King and Country (1964)

During World War I, Army Private Arthur James Hamp is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial, Captain Hargreaves, finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

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1964-09-05 | War / Drama

Cast

Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unrelenting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unrelieved
  3. Ranked #6 for
    waspish dialogue

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6 Infinity Baby (2017)

Owing to a genetic mix-up involving stem cell research, the recently founded company Infinity Baby is able to offer a service for aspiring parents who never want to leave the baby bubble — infants that do not age.

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2017-03-11 | Comedy

Cast

Kieran Culkin, Trieste Kelly Dunn

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    wonderful script
  2. Ranked #9 for
    skilled actor
  3. Ranked #13 for
    eclectic cast

Trailer

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7 The Hate U Give (2018)

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

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2018-10-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    complex issue
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hot button
  3. Ranked #2 for
    societal issue

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8 The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

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1980-02-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loony character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely insane
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wacko

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9 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

Trailer

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10 Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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2016-02-12 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jaeden Martell

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    otherworldly
  2. Ranked #9 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #9 for
    extra-special

Trailer

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