Top rated highly intellectual movies that are also world-class

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

1 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

Rating

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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2 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 fascinating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    wonders to behold
  3. Ranked #1 for
    hauntingly beautiful

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

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4 Haider (2014)

A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.

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2014-10-02 | Action / Drama

Cast

Shahid Kapoor, Tabu

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    par excellence
  2. Ranked #3 for
    masterstroke
  3. Ranked #6 for
    stroke of genius

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5 The Soccer Nanny (2011)

A woman hires a Norwegian soccer player to be a male au pair and help her raise her two sons. It deals with personal loss and how a soccer ball can change sadness into laughter.

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2011-01-01 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Traci Lords, Spencer Daniels

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    panoramic shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    emotionally moving
  3. Ranked #2 for
    capturing the beauty

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6 Lad: A Yorkshire Story (2012)

After the death of his father, a teenage boy forms a healing friendship with a park ranger in the Yorkshire Dales

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2012-05-01 | Drama

Cast

Bretten Lord, Nancy Clarkson

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    wonderful photography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    excellent acting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    superb editing

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7 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  2. Ranked #3 for
    multifaceted plot
  3. Ranked #4 for
    loose thread

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8 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
    multileveled
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    character with warped mind

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9 The Two Popes (2019)

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

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2019-11-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    as a topic of conversation
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterclass

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10 Manhattan (1979)

Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

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1979-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    for intellectual exercise
  2. Ranked #5 for
    analytical
  3. Ranked #6 for
    intellectual directing

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