Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also quite convincing

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

1 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
    stunningly beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular scenery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stunning scenery

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2 David and Lisa (1962)

Teenager David Clemens develops a hysterical fear that he will die if he comes into physical contact with another person. Perturbed, David's overbearing mother places him in a home for mentally disturbed young people, but David remains withdrawn from the other patients and his psychiatrist. Over time, however, David grows interested in 15-year-old Lisa, who suffers from multiple personalities – one who can only speak in rhyme, and the other, a mute.

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1962-12-26 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Keir Dullea, Janet Margolin

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    with disturbed mind
  2. Ranked #1 for
    with moving moments
  3. Ranked #1 for
    disturbed man

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3 Shepherds and Butchers (2017)

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.

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2017-05-12 | Drama

Cast

Steve Coogan, Andrea Riseborough

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #2 for
    truer
  3. Ranked #6 for
    ethical issue

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4 Croupier (1998)

Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

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1998-06-25 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Clive Owen, Kate Hardie

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    skillful directing
  2. Ranked #3 for
    cool cat
  3. Ranked #4 for
    seedy underworld

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5 The Gang of Oss (2011)

Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 1930s. The harder she tries, the more she is involved.

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2011-09-29 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Sylvia Hoeks, Marcel Musters

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    accurate picture
  2. Ranked #5 for
    mosaic narrative
  3. Ranked #7 for
    historically accurate

Trailer

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6 Amira & Sam (2014)

Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.

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2014-05-30 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Martin Starr, Dina Shihabi

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    director with artistic integrity
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally captivating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pleasantly surprising

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7 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
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rock solid

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8 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
    cultured

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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 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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