Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also political

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and political movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and political, 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
    for analyzing

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2 Glossary of Broken Dreams (2018)

Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage! Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The Left! But, yikes, Johannes can't tolerate ignorant and topically abusive comments on the "Internet" anymore! Supported by writer Ishan Raval, in this film, Johannes explains, re-evaluates, and sometimes sacrifices political golden calves of discourse. Not to be used with false consciousness or silicone-based lubricant.

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2018-03-16 | Documentary / Animation

Cast

Johannes Grenzfurthner, Amber Benson

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    common good
  2. Ranked #5 for
    post-modernism
  3. Ranked #6 for
    political view

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3 Best of Enemies (2015)

A documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance. Best of Enemies delves into the entangled biographies of these two great thinkers, and luxuriates in the language and the theater of their debates, begging the question, "What has television done to the way we discuss politics in our democracy today?"

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2015-07-31 | Documentary / History

Cast

Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for political debate
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for discourse
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for heated debate

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4 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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5 Harlequin (1980)

In this modern-day version of the Rasputin story, David Hemmings plays an up-and-coming senator, Nick Rast, whose young son is terminally ill with leukaemia. A mysterious faith healer, Gregory Wolfe, appears and seems to cure the boy. Rast's wife Sandy falls in love with Wolfe, but the powerful interests behind Rast's career, represented by geriatric monster Doc Wheelan are less happy with events.

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1980-03-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Powell, David Hemmings

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    underplayed performance
  2. Ranked #3 for
    perfectly watchable
  3. Ranked #3 for
    aura of mystery

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6 The Edukators (2004)

Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.

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2004-10-25 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Daniel Brühl, Julia Jentsch

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    idealism
  2. Ranked #2 for
    liberal view
  3. Ranked #3 for
    youthful character

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7 The Platform (2019)

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

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2019-11-08 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Ivan Massagué, Antonia San Juan

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    study of human nature
  2. Ranked #2 for
    full of symbolism
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ambiguous ending

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8 Captain Fantastic (2016)

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

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2016-07-02 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Samantha Isler

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    society in general
  2. Ranked #4 for
    post-modernism
  3. Ranked #5 for
    unloved character

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9 The Party (2017)

Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.

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2017-09-13 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    chamber piece
  2. Ranked #1 for
    witty and intelligent dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compact

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The Party trailer
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10 Before the Flood (2016)

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

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2016-10-21 | Documentary

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill Clinton

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    strong impression
  2. Ranked #1 for
    uncertain future
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lasting effect

Trailer

Before the Flood trailer
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