Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also overly complicated

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

1 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
    for deep-thinking
  2. Ranked #5 for
    blurry image
  3. Ranked #6 for
    lean and mean

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2 Nemesis Game (2003)

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she solves lead to the deaths of those around her, she realizes the riddles are more than a simple game.....

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2003-09-16 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Carly Pope, Ian McShane

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for a couch potato
  2. Ranked #1 for
    providing answers
  3. Ranked #2 for
    eternal question

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

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4 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    requiring multiple watches
  2. Ranked #3 for
    totally confusing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    scratching head

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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
    multileveled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multidimensional character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex

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6 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

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7 The Endless (2018)

Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

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2018-04-06 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly original
  2. Ranked #2 for
    never-ending
  3. Ranked #3 for
    seemingly endless

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8 Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

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1988-07-16 | Animation / Science Fiction

Cast

Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cyberpunk
  2. Ranked #4 for
    beautiful detail
  3. Ranked #6 for
    too complicated

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9 State of Play (2009)

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

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2009-04-17 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crusading
  2. Ranked #2 for
    intrepid
  3. Ranked #3 for
    juicier

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10 Timecrimes (2007)

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

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2007-10-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fairly easy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mind twists

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Timecrimes trailer
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