Top rated highly intellectual movies with incredibly tense atmosphere

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

1 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
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #5 for
    rock solid

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2 The Vanishing (2019)

Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.

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2019-01-04 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    braindead
  2. Ranked #3 for
    steady pace
  3. Ranked #4 for
    bit slow

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3 Les Misérables (2019)

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

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2019-11-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    highly charging
  2. Ranked #4 for
    rougher
  3. Ranked #5 for
    vivid depiction

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4 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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5 Desperate Measures (1998)

San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch the potential donor is convicted multiple murderer Peter McCabe who sees a trip to the hospital as the perfect opportunity to get what he wants most: freedom. With McCabe's escape, the entire hospital becomes a battleground and Connor must pursue and, ironically, protect the deadly fugitive who is his son's only hope for survival.

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1998-01-30 | Action / Drama

Cast

Michael Keaton, Andy García

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    too far-fetched
  2. Ranked #3 for
    far fetched
  3. Ranked #3 for
    ridiculously over the top

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6 Do Not Reply (2019)

Chelsea, a high school introvert, is abducted through a social media app and is forced to look like other girls Brad holds captive. Chelsea desperately attempts to persuade them to escape before they all become victims in his virtual reality filmed murders.

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2019-09-29 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Jackson Rathbone, Amanda Arcuri

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    sexy blonde
  2. Ranked #6 for
    statuesque
  3. Ranked #6 for
    source of evil

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7 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 #4 for
    food for thought

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8 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 #2 for
    crisp dialogue

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9 Phase IV (1974)

Arizona ants mock the food chain on their way to a desert lab to get two scientists and a woman.

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1974-09-01 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Nigel Davenport, Michael Murphy

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    super-intelligent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    nebulous

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10 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 #2 for
    more complex

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Timecrimes trailer
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