Top rated slow and steady movies that are also intellectually challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked slow and steady and intellectually challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are slow and steady and intellectually challenging, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Saint Maud (2020)

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

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2020-10-09 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply unsettling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fanaticism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fanatic

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2 Drive My Car (2021)

Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanya at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to drive his car. In between rides, secrets from the past and heartfelt confessions will be unveiled.

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2021-08-18 | Drama

Cast

Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura

Rating

rating icon 7.406
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    stoic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    patient
  3. Ranked #3 for
    tour de force

Trailer

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3 She Will (2022)

Veronica, an aging film star, retreats to the Scottish countryside with her nurse Desi to recover from a double mastectomy. While there, mysterious forces give Veronica the power to enact revenge within her dreams.

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2022-07-15 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Alice Krige, Kota Eberhardt

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    startling image
  2. Ranked #1 for
    grandeur
  3. Ranked #1 for
    glued to seat

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4 Possessor (2020)

Tasya Vos, an elite corporate assassin, uses brain-implant technology to take control of other people’s bodies to terminate high profile targets. As she sinks deeper into her latest assignment, Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.

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2020-10-02 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sexual imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    disturbing imagery
  3. Ranked #2 for
    excessively violent

Trailer

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5 The Green Knight (2021)

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

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2021-07-29 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander

Rating

rating icon 6.593
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    arthurian
  2. Ranked #1 for
    chivalry
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic story

Trailer

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6 The Wonder (2022)

Haunted by her past, a nurse travels from England to a remote Irish village in 1862 to investigate a young girl's supposedly miraculous fast.

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2022-11-02 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Florence Pugh, Kíla Lord Cassidy

Rating

rating icon 6.627
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    awfully slow
  2. Ranked #3 for
    innocent girl
  3. Ranked #3 for
    completely baffled

Trailer

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7 Swan Song (2021)

In the near future, Cameron Turner is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Presented with an experimental solution to shield his wife and son from grief, he grapples with altering their fate.

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2021-12-17 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.18
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    steampunk
  2. Ranked #1 for
    futuristic technology
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crisp and clean

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8 The Night House (2021)

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. Soon she begins to uncover her recently deceased husband's disturbing secrets.

Info

2021-07-15 | Drama / Horror

Cast

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    like Marrowbone
  2. Ranked #2 for
    psychologically horrifying
  3. Ranked #2 for
    gotcha

Trailer

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9 Luce (2019)

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

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2019-08-02 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 6.354
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    loose thread
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unanswered question
  3. Ranked #1 for
    multifaceted plot

Trailer

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10 Lamb (2021)

An Icelandic couple live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected development and the prospects of a new family brings them much joy before ultimately destroying them.

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2021-08-12 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Rating

rating icon 6.48
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous landscape
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bizarre
  3. Ranked #2 for
    undefinable subject

Trailer

Lamb trailer
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