Top rated intelligent movies on Netflix

Check out today’s highest ranked intelligent movies on Netflix! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best intelligent movies on Netflix, 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 A Quiet Place (2018)

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

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2018-04-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Emily Blunt, John Krasinski

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    heightened suspense
  2. Ranked #1 for
    generating tension
  3. Ranked #2 for
    nerve-racking

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2 The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

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2005-10-05 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intellectual directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    petty
  3. Ranked #2 for
    reasonably intelligent

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

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4 The Croods (2013)

The prehistoric Croods family live in a particularly dangerous moment in time. Patriarch Grug, his mate Ugga, teenage daughter Eep, son Thunk, and feisty Gran gather food by day and huddle together in a cave at night. When a more evolved caveman named Guy arrives on the scene, Grug is distrustful, but it soon becomes apparent that Guy is correct about the impending destruction of their world.

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2013-03-20 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly creative
  2. Ranked #2 for
    wonderfully inventive theme
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively character

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5 20th Century Women (2016)

In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour – to help with Jamie's upbringing.

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2016-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Annette Bening, Elle Fanning

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    teenage
  2. Ranked #1 for
    old generation
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fascinating glimpse

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6 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bewildering
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching twice
  3. Ranked #1 for
    maddening

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7 (500) Days of Summer (2009)

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

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2009-07-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    become instantly attracted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chronological
  3. Ranked #1 for
    happily ever after

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8 Molly's Game (2017)

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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2017-01-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sparky dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    keeping attention
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sharp dialogue

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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

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterclass
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for Catholic contemplation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    finely crafted

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10 Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

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2017-09-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hitting home
  2. Ranked #1 for
    interesting dynamic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    adolescent

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