Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also outstanding

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

1 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
    societal issue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hot button

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2 Howards End (1992)

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

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1992-03-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely marvelous

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3 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
    masterclass
  3. Ranked #2 for
    as a topic of conversation

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4 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    swept away
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naive character

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5 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
    multidimensional character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multileveled
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind

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6 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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7 Minority Report (2002)

John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

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2002-06-20 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic look
  2. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic vision
  3. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic technology

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8 Mother (2009)

A mother lives quietly with her son. One day, a girl is brutally killed, and the boy is charged with the murder. Now, it's his mother's mission to prove him innocent.

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2009-05-28 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    stepping beyond
  2. Ranked #6 for
    tone shifting
  3. Ranked #8 for
    excellent acting

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9 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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10 Pink (2016)

A sexual assault victim, unjustly tried for the attempted murder of her attacker, is defended by a retired lawyer who challenges India's rape culture.

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2016-09-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly questionable
  2. Ranked #5 for
    society in general
  3. Ranked #8 for
    tunnel vision

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