Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also once in lifetime

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

1 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
    character with warped mind
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multidimensional character

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2 Pester (2017)

Two brothers in the pest control business struggle with family ties, personal identity, and two very different forms of addiction.

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2017-12-20 |

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unique visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tactile imagery

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3 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
    stroke of genius

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4 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lovely character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    warm

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5 Soul (2020)

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

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2020-12-25 | Family / Animation

Cast

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underlying theme
  3. Ranked #3 for
    soulful music

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6 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
    intelligent and thoughtful character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hauntingly beautiful

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7 Thappad (2020)

Amrita's life gets shattered into pieces when her husband slaps her at a party and this particular action raises several questions as to what her relationship stands for.

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2020-02-27 | Drama

Cast

Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    taboo topic
  2. Ranked #4 for
    sensitive topic
  3. Ranked #5 for
    female empowering

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8 Tuck Everlasting (2002)

Teenager Winnie Foster is growing up in a small rural town in 1914 with her loving but overprotective parents, but Winnie longs for a life of greater freedom and adventure.

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2002-10-11 | Drama / Family

Cast

Alexis Bledel, William Hurt

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lasting forever
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lasting a lifetime
  3. Ranked #4 for
    pondering question

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9 Swades (2004)

NASA employee Mohan Bhargav comes to India to take his grandmother along with him at his home abroad. During his stay at his native place, he comes across various social issues faced by the villagers and decides to take a stand for them, to improve their quality of life.

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2004-12-17 | Drama

Cast

Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    rustic character
  2. Ranked #10 for
    homesick
  3. Ranked #14 for
    sensible character

Trailer

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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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