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Top rated rather uneventful movies that are also thoughtful and intelligent

Check out today’s highest ranked rather uneventful and thoughtful and intelligent movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are rather uneventful and thoughtful and intelligent, 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 Sep 14 2020

1 The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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2007-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    mindful
  2. Ranked #2 for
    restrained performance
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unanticipated

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2 Monsters (2010)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

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2010-06-18 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    nicely filmed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decently budgeted
  3. Ranked #2 for
    unrewarding

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3 Boyhood (2014)

The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.

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2014-06-05 | Drama

Cast

Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eventful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    flowing perfectly
  3. Ranked #1 for
    early childhood

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4 Ghost World (2001)

Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' friendship.

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2001-07-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    observant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weirdo
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sharp-tongued dialogue

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5 Paterson (2016)

A week in the life of Paterson, a poet bus driver, and his wife Laura, a very creative artist, who live in Paterson, New Jersey, hometown of many famous poets and artists.

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2016-11-17 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    ordinary man
  2. Ranked #1 for
    lyrical directing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pure poetry

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6 Leave No Trace (2018)

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

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2018-06-29 | Drama

Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    assured
  2. Ranked #4 for
    slow tempo
  3. Ranked #5 for
    beautiful acting

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7 There Will Be Blood (2007)

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview, moves to oil-rich California. Using his son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

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2007-12-28 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    purely evil character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sheer force

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8 Cast Away (2000)

Chuck Nolan, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia crashes at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and finds himself marooned on a desolate island. With no way to escape, Chuck must find ways to survive in his new home.

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2000-12-22 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

Rating

rating icon 7.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    feeling of isolation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    more meaningful
  3. Ranked #2 for
    entirely satisfying

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9 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 #2 for
    interesting and thought-provoking
  2. Ranked #3 for
    multileveled
  3. Ranked #4 for
    moral issue

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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
    elaborately staged
  2. Ranked #1 for
    obscure
  3. Ranked #1 for
    aura of mystery

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