Top rated movies with hugely talented directing that have a smart enough character

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

1 Late Night (2019)

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.

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2019-01-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling

Rating

rating icon 6.425
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented writer
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for Friday night
  3. Ranked #1 for
    couple of chuckles

Trailer

Late Night trailer
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2 White Lie (2019)

Katie Arneson is faking cancer. A university dance major, Katie's falsified diagnosis and counterfeit fundraising have transformed her into a campus celebrity surrounded by the supportive community she's always dreamed of. But now dependent on a bursary for sick students to maintain her ruse, Katie learns the funding is in jeopardy unless she can provide copies of her medical records within the week.

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2019-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Kacey Rohl, Amber Anderson

Rating

rating icon 6.606
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    talented
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multitalented director
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly talented director

Trailer

White Lie trailer
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3 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

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2019-02-01 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Rene Russo, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 5.366
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    high art
  3. Ranked #2 for
    hammy performance

Trailer

Velvet Buzzsaw trailer
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4 The Artifice Girl (2023)

A team of special agents discovers a revolutionary new computer program to bait and trap online predators. After teaming up with the program's troubled developer, they soon find that the AI is rapidly advancing beyond its original purpose.

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2023-04-27 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Tatum Matthews, Sinda Nichols

Rating

rating icon 6.656
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intelligent and thoughtful character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    small-scale
  3. Ranked #1 for
    doomy and gloomy

Trailer

The Artifice Girl trailer
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5 Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical (2022)

An extraordinary young girl discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage, against all odds, to help others change their stories, whilst also taking charge of her own destiny. Standing up for what's right, she's met with miraculous results.

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2022-11-25 | Family / Comedy

Cast

Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson

Rating

rating icon 6.788
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    blast finish
  2. Ranked #2 for
    suitable for children
  3. Ranked #2 for
    naughty boy

Trailer

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical trailer
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6 The Boy Behind The Door (2020)

Bobby tries to save himself and his best friend when they are kidnapped on their way home from school.

Info

2020-09-27 | Horror

Cast

Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey

Rating

rating icon 6.307
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    smart enough character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    simp
  3. Ranked #1 for
    idiotic

Trailer

The Boy Behind The Door trailer
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7 The Hustle (2019)

Two female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, compete to swindle a naïve tech prodigy out of his fortune. A remake of the 1988 comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."

Info

2019-05-09 | Comedy

Cast

Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson

Rating

rating icon 6.196
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    switcheroo
  2. Ranked #1 for
    laughing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cheap laughs

Trailer

The Hustle trailer
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8 The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020)

Hired to steal a rare painting from one of the most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.

Info

2020-03-06 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki

Rating

rating icon 5.676
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    crisp
  2. Ranked #1 for
    overemphasizing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    gaslighting

Trailer

The Burnt Orange Heresy trailer
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9 The Prototype (2022)

A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind.

Info

2022-02-25 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Victoria De Mare, Theresa Tilly

Rating

rating icon 4.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ambitious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dazzling visual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    captivating directing

Trailer

The Prototype trailer
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10 Being the Ricardos (2021)

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Info

2021-12-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spot-on
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lack of charisma
  3. Ranked #1 for
    slight miscast

Trailer

Being the Ricardos trailer
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