Top rated highly intellectual movies with ratcheting up tension

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

1 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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2 Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019)

Pastor Park is head of a religious investigation center that exposes cults and cult leaders. While looking into a suspicious new religion called ‘Deer Mount,’ he slowly uncovers clues that connect this cult to a series of mysterious cases of missing teenage girls when a body is found inside a damaged tunnel beams. He begins to uncover dark secrets surrounding this cult and its enforcer Na-han.

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2019-02-20 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Lee Jung-jae, Park Jeong-min

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unwieldy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bit messy

Trailer

Svaha: The Sixth Finger trailer
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3 Tabernacle 101 (2019)

It is about two Atheists who run a video blog debunking Psychics, Mediums and religious beliefs. However, a death experiment goes totally wrong and as a result they attract evil entities that stalk and haunt them.

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2019-08-30 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Kristy Brooks

Rating

rating icon 2.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    cleverly put together
  2. Ranked #7 for
    rewatchable
  3. Ranked #8 for
    cheap-looking

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Tabernacle 101 trailer
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4 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
    slow and deliberate

Trailer

The Vanishing trailer
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5 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

Trailer

Breach trailer
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6 Let the Sunshine In (2017)

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love, at last.

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2017-09-27 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    least likable character
  2. Ranked #3 for
    for meaningful conversation
  3. Ranked #5 for
    vainly waited

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Let the Sunshine In trailer
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7 Skew (2011)

When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a descent into the ominous as unexplained events threaten to disrupt the balance between the three close friends. Each one of them must struggle with personal demons and paranoia as friendships are tested and gruesome realities are revealed...and recorded.

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2011-04-19 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Rob Scattergood, Amber Lewis

Rating

rating icon 4.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fine and dandy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    requiring a second watch
  3. Ranked #6 for
    scratching head

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Skew trailer
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8 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
    stylish camera work
  2. Ranked #1 for
    geometric
  3. Ranked #1 for
    super-intelligent

Trailer

Phase IV trailer
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9 The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)

Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.

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2018-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    raw talent
  2. Ranked #1 for
    naturally talented actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    discomforting

Trailer

The Kindergarten Teacher trailer
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10 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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Defence of the Realm trailer
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