Top rated intelligent movies on Amazon Prime Video

Check out today’s highest ranked intelligent movies on Amazon Prime Video! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best intelligent movies on Amazon Prime Video, 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 07 2021

1 Wonder Boys (2000)

Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning 'Great American Novel' 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

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2000-02-22 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    literary genius
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most promising director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    most gifted director

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2 Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

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1986-02-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Woody Allen, Michael Caine

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most accessible
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perceptive
  3. Ranked #2 for
    most mature

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3 Citizenfour (2014)

In June 2013, Laura Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her.

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2014-10-24 | Documentary

Cast

Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    articulate
  2. Ranked #4 for
    for open discussion
  3. Ranked #5 for
    erudite character

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4 Election (1999)

Jim McAllister, a well-liked high school government teacher, can't help but notice that successful student Tracy Flick uses less than ethical tactics to get what she wants. When Tracy runs for school president, Jim feels that she will be a poor influence on the student body and convinces Paul, a dim-witted but popular student athlete, to run against Tracy. When she becomes aware of Jim's secret involvement in the race, a bitter feud is sparked.

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1999-04-23 | Comedy

Cast

Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    acerbic dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    trenchant dialogue
  3. Ranked #1 for
    smart and witty dialogue

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5 A Simple Plan (1998)

Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences.

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1998-12-11 | Crime / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    too bright
  2. Ranked #2 for
    throwing a wrench
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterful directing

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6 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

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2009-02-27 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally gripping
  2. Ranked #1 for
    attention capturing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    utterly absorbing

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7 Love & Friendship (2016)

From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

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2016-05-26 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    witty topic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    crafty
  3. Ranked #3 for
    immaculated

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8 The Big Sick (2017)

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

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2017-03-30 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshingly honest
  2. Ranked #3 for
    canned
  3. Ranked #3 for
    customary style directing

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9 Thank You for Smoking (2006)

Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.

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2006-03-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    barbed dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    posterboy actor
  3. Ranked #2 for
    clever writing

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10 The Ides of March (2011)

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

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2011-09-24 | Drama

Cast

George Clooney, Ryan Gosling

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    impressive casting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    idealistic man
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seedy topic

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