Top rated movies with distinctive directing that have an intelligent and thoughtful character

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing featuring an intelligent and thoughtful character! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing featuring an intelligent and thoughtful character, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Vesper (2022)

After the collapse of Earth's ecosystem, Vesper, a 13-year-old girl struggling to survive with her paralyzed Father, meets a mysterious Woman with a secret that forces Vesper to use her wits, strength and bio-hacking abilities to fight for the possibility of a future.

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2022-08-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan

Rating

rating icon 6.39
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slimy cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    post-apocalyptic future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    plot hinges

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2 Cow (2022)

A close-up portrait of the daily lives of two cows.

Info

2022-01-14 | Documentary

Cast

Lin Gallagher

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    barbaric
  2. Ranked #3 for
    leaving bitter taste
  3. Ranked #5 for
    relieving

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3 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 / Fantasy

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.586
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head
  2. Ranked #1 for
    analytical
  3. Ranked #1 for
    obtuse

Trailer

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4 You Don't Nomi (2019)

Released in 1995, Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. You Don't Nomi traces the film's redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece.

Info

2019-04-27 | Documentary

Cast

Jeffrey Conway, Joshua Grannell

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for analyzing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cult-favorite
  3. Ranked #2 for
    risqué

Trailer

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5 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely breathtaking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most visually stunning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful looking

Trailer

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6 Tell It to the Bees (2018)

Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the bees, as she once did. The new friendship between the boy and the bee keeper brings his mother Lydia into Jean's world.

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2018-09-09 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger

Rating

rating icon 7.561
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    happy
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clunky
  3. Ranked #1 for
    close-minded

Trailer

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7 French Exit (2021)

“My plan was to die before the money ran out,” says 60-year-old penniless Manhattan socialite Frances Price, but things didn’t go as planned. Her husband Franklin has been dead for 12 years and with his vast inheritance gone, she cashes in the last of her possessions and resolves to live out her twilight days anonymously in a borrowed apartment in Paris, accompanied by her directionless son Malcolm and a cat named Small Frank—who may or may not embody the spirit of Frances’s dead husband.

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2021-02-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges

Rating

rating icon 5.705
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    harmless enough
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sarcastic dialogue
  3. Ranked #2 for
    batty

Trailer

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8 Hinterland (2021)

Vienna, 1920. The Austro-Hungarian Empire has collapsed. Peter Perg returns home from the Great War, after years of captivity. But the Vienna he comes home to is nothing like the place he once knew. The new Austrian Republic thrives on social and artistic freedom, but anti-democratic movements and unemployment loom overhead. A stranger in his hometown, his life takes a turn for the worse when one of his former comrades is murdered. Suddenly the mysterious killings of veterans are mounting. Personally connected to the victims, Perg decides to bring the killer to justice. He finds an ally in the cool-headed forensic doctor Theresa Körner, with whom he has a deeper, shared history. Their investigation leads them into the darkest corners of the city, as they confront a brutal and systematic killer and intrigues from within the police force. But when the killer’s net closes around Perg himself, he faces the moral dilemma of his life.

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2021-10-07 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Murathan Muslu, Liv Lisa Fries

Rating

rating icon 6.352
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    homesick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chilling thrills
  3. Ranked #2 for
    taut and thrilling

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9 All the Old Knives (2022)

When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham is assigned to root out the mole with his former lover and colleague Celia Harrison.

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2022-04-08 | Thriller / Action

Cast

Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    flashback sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    layered performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thrills and spills

Trailer

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10 Hunt (2022)

After a high-ranking North Korean official requests asylum, KCIA Foreign Unit chief Park Pyong-ho and Domestic Unit chief Kim Jung-do are tasked with uncovering a North Korean spy, known as Donglim, who is deeply embedded within their agency. When the spy begins leaking top secret intel that could jeopardize national security, the two units are each assigned to investigate each other.

Info

2022-08-10 | Action / Mystery

Cast

Lee Jung-jae, Jung Woo-sung

Rating

rating icon 6.666
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    explosive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit convoluted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    convoluted

Trailer

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