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Top rated multileveled movies that are also thought-provoking

Check out today’s highest ranked multileveled and thought-provoking movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are multileveled and thought-provoking, 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 Jan 12 2021

1 The Master (2012)

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

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2012-09-07 | Drama

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    traditional narrative
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ostentatious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crackpot

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2 Inside Out (2015)

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

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2015-06-09 | Animation / Family

Cast

Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    more complicated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    mapped out

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3 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    transmogrifying character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    interesting dynamic

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4 Lantana (2001)

Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit emerges -- drawing in four related couples whose various partners are distrustful and suspicious about each other's involvement.

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2001-10-04 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Anthony LaPaglia, Rachael Blake

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate downfall
  3. Ranked #1 for
    undeveloped character

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5 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

Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    carefully constructed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    performed excellently
  3. Ranked #1 for
    thoroughly captivating

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6 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

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2004-03-19 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inside the head
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ending badly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brilliantly constructed

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7 Cloud Atlas (2012)

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

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2012-10-26 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tom Hanks, Halle Berry

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    confusing mess
  2. Ranked #1 for
    distracted
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multifaceted plot

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8 The Reader (2008)

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

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2008-01-02 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    significant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    moral question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innocence of youth

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9 Adaptation. (2002)

A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.

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2002-12-06 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshingly original directing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    increasingly difficult
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stroke of genius

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10 Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

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1999-07-16 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spaced out character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively
  3. Ranked #1 for
    analytic

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