Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also taboo

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

1 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 #4 for
    familiar theme
  2. Ranked #5 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #6 for
    practically non-existent

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2 The Suicide Theory (2015)

Steven Ray was never quite normal. But when tragedy strikes in the form of a deadly hit-and-run incident at a city cross walk, his violent and bizarre behavior becomes uncontrollable. One night, as Steven plots his next murder, he meets Percival, whose unsuccessful attempt at suicide not only interferes with Stevens plans, but the chance encounter also introduces the two into each others sad and lonely lives. Percival believes hes cursed after miraculously surviving each suicide attempt and concludes fate brought he and Steven together. So he hires Steven to assist him in suicide. Steven does not believe in fate and thinks Percival is desperate and delusional. But he accepts the offer. Easy money. After Percival continues to miraculously survive each attempt on his life, Steven starts to believe. He tries to help Percival figure out ways to break the curse. And in the process, they form an unlikely friendship through the common bond of tragedy.

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2015-07-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leon Cain, Steve Mazoukis

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    philosophical theme
  3. Ranked #3 for
    shocking twist

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3 All About Sex (2021)

Three friends in their mid-20s struggle to navigate their professional and personal lives, colliding head on with the messy, hilarious and dreadful growing pangs of adulthood.

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2021-08-19 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Natalee Linez, Emma Deckers

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sustaining interest
  2. Ranked #2 for
    holding interest
  3. Ranked #2 for
    attention holding

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4 Mad World (2016)

An absentee father and his bipolar son are forced to live together as they struggle with a recent family tragedy. The tension and anxiety boil as they live and try to cope in a tiny apartment. As time passes, they realize their shared pain is not their only source of grief, as they find the outside world is a cruel and unjust place.

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2016-10-13 | Drama / Family

Cast

Shawn Yue, Eric Tsang

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    straight dramatic acting
  2. Ranked #3 for
    comedic flairs
  3. Ranked #4 for
    career-defining performance

Trailer

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5 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 #4 for
    unloved character

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6 Never on Sunday (1960)

An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

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1960-05-24 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    debased
  2. Ranked #3 for
    lust
  3. Ranked #4 for
    perfunctory

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7 Dreamchild (1985)

Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie follows Alice Liddell (the book's inspiration) as an old woman who is haunted by the characters she was once so amused by. As she thinks back on it, she starts to see her relationship with the shy author/professor in a new way and realizes the vast change between the young Alice and the old.

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1985-10-04 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Coral Browne, Ian Holm

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    airtight
  2. Ranked #3 for
    underacting
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fantasy sequence

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8 Disobedience (2017)

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

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2017-09-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    deeper
  2. Ranked #4 for
    strictly religious
  3. Ranked #6 for
    blindsided

Trailer

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9 Australian Rules (2002)

Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same football team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one of the team's Aboriginal players becomes involved in a crime. In response, Dumby is demoted even though he's the star player, and Gary is given his place. Will Gary have the courage to speak out before tragedy results?

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2002-03-05 | Drama

Cast

Nathan Phillips, Luke Carroll

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    identifiable cast
  2. Ranked #3 for
    supple acting
  3. Ranked #5 for
    more revealing

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10 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.

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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
    highly questionable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lingering question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    raising questions

Trailer

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