Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also visually appealing

Check out today’s highest ranked highly intellectual and visually appealing movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are highly intellectual and visually appealing, 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 #5 for
    familiar theme
  2. Ranked #5 for
    painfully slow
  3. Ranked #6 for
    practically non-existent

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2 Water (2013)

Jal revolves around a young man named Bakka, who is gifted with a special ability to find water in the desert. With the backdrop of water scarcity, the film tells a complex and intriguing story of love, relationships, enmity, deceit and circumstances that bring about the dark side of human character.

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2013-10-06 | Drama

Cast

Purab Kohli, Tannishtha Chatterjee

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rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    jaw dropping visual
  2. Ranked #4 for
    splendid cinematography
  3. Ranked #9 for
    visually delightful

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3 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

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4 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character
  2. Ranked #5 for
    thought-provoking question
  3. Ranked #6 for
    highly intellectual

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5 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely astounding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonders to behold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely fascinating

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6 Orbiter 9 (2017)

Helena, a young woman on a deep space mission, has been alone for 20 years. Her parents abandoned ship after a technical malfunction made it impossible for all three of them to reach their intended destination. Alex, an isolated engineer, is about to enter her life and turn her world upside down.

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2017-04-07 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Clara Lago, Belén Rueda

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    down to earth
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly original
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ethical question

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7 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
    surprising ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    twist at the end
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unexpected ending

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8 Virtual Revolution (2016)

Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking down terrorists who threaten the system...

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2016-10-12 | Science Fiction

Cast

Mike Dopud, Jane Badler

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    totally immersing
  2. Ranked #5 for
    cyberpunk
  3. Ranked #13 for
    original take

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9 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
    cinematic genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    masterwork
  3. Ranked #1 for
    magnum opus

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10 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multidimensional character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multileveled

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Inception trailer
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