Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also unexpected

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

1 My Suicide (2009)

After declaring that he's going to film himself committing suicide for a school project, Archie videotapes his surprising interactions with worried family members, interested classmates, unreliable medical experts and the hottest girl in school.

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2009-02-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Gabriel Sunday, David Carradine

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most inventive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling visual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    visual gimmick

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My Suicide trailer
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2 Pester (2017)

Two brothers in the pest control business struggle with family ties, personal identity, and two very different forms of addiction.

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2017-12-20 |

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unique visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cleverly executed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    tactile imagery

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3 Archive (2020)

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

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2020-08-13 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Theo James, Stacy Martin

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprising ending
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending

Trailer

Archive trailer
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4 Expelled from Paradise (2014)

A.D. 2400, DEVA's central council detects an incident of unauthorized access into their mainframe. Someone on Earth was trying to hack into the system. The only information DEVA was able to retrieve was that hacker referred to themselves as "Frontier Setter." To investigate the mysterious hacker's motives, the high officials of DEVA dispatch system Security Third Officer Angela Balzac to the Earth's surface. Equipped with a prosthetic "material body," Angela attempts to make contact with a local agent Dingo, but what awaited her instead was a swarm of Sandworms now infesting the Earth's surface. Angela intercepts the gruesome pests with her exoskeleton powered suit Arhan.

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2014-11-15 | Action / Animation

Cast

Rie Kugimiya, Shin'ichirō Miki

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    watch over and over again
  2. Ranked #4 for
    comely actor
  3. Ranked #5 for
    food for thought

Trailer

Expelled from Paradise trailer
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5 Rudderless (2014)

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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2014-10-17 | Music / Drama

Cast

Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    highly talented director
  2. Ranked #2 for
    putting a foot wrong
  3. Ranked #4 for
    very talented director

Trailer

Rudderless trailer
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6 I Am Mother (2019)

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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2019-06-07 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    thought-provoking question
  2. Ranked #4 for
    ethical question
  3. Ranked #5 for
    philosophical question

Trailer

I Am Mother trailer
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7 Jellyfish (2019)

In Margate, England, life is not easy for teenager Sarah Taylor, between being bullied at school, being exploited by a dominant boss and having to take care of her depressive mother and her two siblings. But Sarah finds a way to channel her growing despair and fight adversity when her drama teacher gives her a new purpose.

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2019-02-15 | Drama

Cast

Liv Hill, Sinéad Matthews

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    utterly compelling
  2. Ranked #2 for
    heart-wrenching
  3. Ranked #2 for
    ever dependable

Trailer

Jellyfish trailer
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8 Rag Doll (2020)

Nora is that girl: the one who works overtime, helps out her family by all means, and leaves little for herself. She can’t even fathom a love interest. With her one free hour a day, she takes out life’s hardships at the local mixed martial arts gym, but what happens when that comfort in violence extends outside of the gym?

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2020-02-25 | Drama

Cast

Shannon Murray, Stephanie Erb

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    equally talented directing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    never backing down
  3. Ranked #3 for
    inconclusive ending

Trailer

Rag Doll trailer
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9 The Tall Man (2012)

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

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2012-03-19 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    socially aware character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    sudden turn
  3. Ranked #11 for
    pondering question

Trailer

The Tall Man trailer
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10 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
    tightly wound
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sharp dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    compact

Trailer

The Party trailer
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