Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also pulling punches

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

1 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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2 I Declare War (2013)

Summer war games between the neighborhood kids turns deadly serious when jealousy and betrayal enter the mix, in this alternately hilarious and horrifying black comedy that mixes equal parts Lord of the Flies and Roald Dahl.

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2013-05-10 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Siam Yu, Gage Munroe

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    internal logic
  2. Ranked #5 for
    not shying away
  3. Ranked #6 for
    deceptively simple

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3 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
    fundamental question

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4 Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones (2019)

Dave Chappelle takes on gun culture, the opioid crisis and the tidal wave of celebrity scandals in this defiant stand-up special.

Info

2019-08-26 | Comedy

Cast

Dave Chappelle

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    breath of fresh air
  3. Ranked #1 for
    politcally correct

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5 Skins (2002)

An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.

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2002-09-27 | Action / Drama

Cast

Graham Greene, Eric Schweig

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    layered performance
  2. Ranked #3 for
    proactive
  3. Ranked #4 for
    clear conscience

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6 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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7 Les Misérables (2019)

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

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2019-11-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    volatile character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    highly charging
  3. Ranked #4 for
    non-professional cast

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8 The War Zone (1999)

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

Info

1999-06-11 | Drama

Cast

Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dark subject
  2. Ranked #1 for
    difficult subject
  3. Ranked #3 for
    deeply disturbing

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9 Religulous (2008)

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's existence, Jewish Sabbath laws, violent Muslim extremists.

Info

2008-10-01 | Documentary / Comedy

Cast

Bill Maher, Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    lingering question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    burning questions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    religious fanatic

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10 Straight Into Darkness (2004)

The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.

Info

2004-01-01 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Scott MacDonald, Linda Thorson

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dream-like quality
  2. Ranked #2 for
    surreal quality
  3. Ranked #3 for
    different take

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