Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also tight

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

1 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
    observant

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2 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
    robust
  3. Ranked #1 for
    entertaining romp

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3 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
    rock solid
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ultimate downfall

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4 Velaikkaran (2017)

An enterprising youngster in a slum wants his people to lead a life of dignity, but has to take on an ambitious capitalist, who only wants to dominate his field.

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2017-12-22 | Action / Drama

Cast

Sivakarthikeyan, Fahadh Faasil

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dadaism
  2. Ranked #4 for
    repackaged
  3. Ranked #4 for
    highly polished

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5 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
    sharp dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    terrific casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    tightly wound

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6 Timecrimes (2007)

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

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2007-10-05 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    existential question
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fairly easy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    mind twists

Trailer

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7 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
    emotionally captivating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    director with artistic integrity
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pleasantly surprising

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8 The Penitent Man (2010)

The Penitent Man tells the story of psychologist Dr. Jason Pyatt, a man devoted to his work - a man torn from his family. With his struggling marriage and mounting bills, Jason is at a crossroads with the life he has chosen and the life he could have. When one of his clients - the mysterious Mr. Darnell - walks into his office and paints him a repentant tale of future economic and moral collapse, Jason's eyes are forever opened. With the help of his best friend Ovid, he embarks on a personal mission to change the course of his future, and possibly the world, forever.

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2010-03-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Lance Henriksen, Andrew Keegan

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    interesting and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #2 for
    dead serious
  3. Ranked #2 for
    expository dialogue

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9 The Ninth Configuration (1980)

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

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1980-02-29 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loony character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    completely insane
  3. Ranked #2 for
    wacko

Trailer

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10 Coherence (2013)

On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events.

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2013-09-19 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    naturalistic dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind bending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    irrational character

Trailer

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