Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also sobering

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

1 Let Me Go (2018)

The film is set in the year 2000 following not only Helga and Traudi's journeys but the next two generations and how Beth, Helga's daughter and Emily her granddaughter are confronted with the long-term effects of Traudi's leaving. When Helga receives a letter telling her that Traudi is close to death, it is Emily with whom Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of family secrets.

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2018-05-04 | Drama

Cast

Lucy Boynton, Juliet Stevenson

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly brilliant
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bated breath
  3. Ranked #2 for
    brilliant casting

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2 Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)

Stuck in COVID-19 lockdown, US comedian and musician Bo Burnham attempts to stay sane and happy by writing, shooting and performing a one-man comedy special.

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2021-07-22 | Comedy

Cast

Bo Burnham

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    magnum opus
  2. Ranked #1 for
    true genius
  3. Ranked #1 for
    chef-d'oeuvre

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3 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
    stunning scenery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    no hesitation in recommending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    picturesque

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4 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 dissertation

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5 Blackfish (2013)

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

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2013-06-07 | Documentary

Cast

Dean Gomersall, Samantha Berg

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterfully capturing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    eye-opening

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6 Groupers (2019)

A grad student kidnaps two homophobic high-school bullies to use as her subjects in an experiment performed at the bottom of an empty swimming pool.

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2019-03-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Nicole Dambro, Peter Mayer-Klepchick

Rating

rating icon 4.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly looking forward to
  2. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining romp
  3. Ranked #1 for
    eagerly anticipated

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7 22 July (2018)

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

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2018-10-04 | History / Drama

Cast

Jonas Strand Gravli, Anders Danielsen Lie

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    detailed account
  2. Ranked #3 for
    good outweighing bad
  3. Ranked #5 for
    truer

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8 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
    defensive

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

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10 Johnny Mad Dog (2008)

A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an unnamed African country.

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2008-05-20 | Drama / History

Cast

Christopher Minie, Daisy Victoria Vandy

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    confronting
  2. Ranked #2 for
    magnificent photography
  3. Ranked #3 for
    clever device

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