Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also unlikely

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

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

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2 Money (2016)

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

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2016-04-06 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    credible performance
  2. Ranked #1 for
    smooth ride
  3. Ranked #1 for
    semblance of reality

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3 Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.

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2014-07-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Colin Firth, Emma Stone

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    mystic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    airy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    cynical view

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4 100 Days to Live (2019)

When a serial killer abducts a young woman’s fiancé, she must race against the clock to discover the identity of the killer, and more importantly – his motive.

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2019-10-17 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Colin Egglesfield, Gideon Emery

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    leaving nagging question
  2. Ranked #1 for
    full of twists
  3. Ranked #1 for
    snappy pace

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5 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 #1 for
    fairly easy
  3. Ranked #3 for
    more challenging

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6 Defence of the Realm (1986)

A reporter named Mullen 'stumbles' onto a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent and a near-nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and a U.S. Air Force base. Has there been a Government cover-up? Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam, the MP's assistant, to find out the truth.

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1986-09-06 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    top flight
  2. Ranked #2 for
    reasonably enjoyable
  3. Ranked #3 for
    highly competent directing

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7 Angels & Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

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2009-05-13 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    relentless pace
  2. Ranked #2 for
    frenetic pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    fast pace

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8 Hard Candy (2005)

Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.

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2005-01-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Patrick Wilson, Elliot Page

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    lobotomizing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    awfully hard
  3. Ranked #6 for
    naive character

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9 Transcendence (2014)

Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

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2014-04-16 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    futuristic technology
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slowly evolving
  3. Ranked #3 for
    thought-provoking question

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10 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national treasure
  2. Ranked #3 for
    comic relief sidekick
  3. Ranked #5 for
    action-packed adventure

Trailer

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