Top rated intellectually challenging movies with build a scene

Check out today’s highest ranked intellectually challenging movies with build a scene! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best intellectually challenging movies with build a scene, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 21 2021

1 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance

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2 The Tall Man (2012)

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

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2012-03-19 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit confusing
  2. Ranked #4 for
    socially aware character
  3. Ranked #4 for
    big question mark

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3 Frailty (2001)

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

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2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    surprising ending
  2. Ranked #2 for
    genuinely disturbing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    double twist

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4 Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

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2016-11-04 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    parallel story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly polished
  3. Ranked #2 for
    two parallel plot

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5 The Wicker Man (1973)

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

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1973-12-01 | Horror

Cast

Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    religious view
  2. Ranked #2 for
    nightmarish visual
  3. Ranked #2 for
    righteous character

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6 Funny Games (2007)

When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.

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2007-10-20 | Crime / Horror

Cast

Naomi Watts, Tim Roth

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    wondering why on earth
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with artistic merit
  3. Ranked #2 for
    pathological

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7 Eye in the Sky (2015)

A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.

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2015-09-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for debating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moral issue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    moral question

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8 Mother (2009)

A mother lives quietly with her son. One day, a girl is brutally killed, and the boy is charged with the murder. Now, it's his mother's mission to prove him innocent.

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2009-05-28 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Kim Hye-ja, Won Bin

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic triumph
  2. Ranked #5 for
    unanticipated
  3. Ranked #7 for
    confounded

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9 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

Elliot Page, Patrick Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    morally ambiguous
  2. Ranked #1 for
    poetic justice
  3. Ranked #2 for
    extremely uncomfortable

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10 Shutter Island (2010)

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

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2010-02-14 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mentally disturbed
  2. Ranked #2 for
    messing with head
  3. Ranked #4 for
    watching thrice

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