Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also academic

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and academic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and academic, 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 May 10 2021

1 Arrival (2016)

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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2016-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intuitive
  2. Ranked #1 for
    highly intellectual
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for deep-thinking

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2 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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2003-11-14 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    capturing the flavor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    respite
  3. Ranked #2 for
    masterly

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3 National Treasure (2004)

Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie in secret clues embedded in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and Gates is in a race to find the gold before his enemies do.

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2004-11-19 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    national treasure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    less plausible
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wildly improbable

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4 The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

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2004-05-26 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    biblical proportion
  2. Ranked #2 for
    hokey editing
  3. Ranked #2 for
    fakey lines

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5 Friend Request (2016)

Enjoying college life as a popular student, Laura shares everything with her more than 800 friends on Facebook. But one day, after accepting a friend request from a social outcast named Marina, Laura’s life is cursed...

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2016-01-07 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Alycia Debnam-Carey, Connor Paolo

Rating

rating icon 5.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    kind of weird
  2. Ranked #3 for
    predictable jump scares
  3. Ranked #5 for
    supernatural theme

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6 Midsommar (2019)

Several friends travel to Sweden to study as anthropologists a summer festival that is held every ninety years in the remote hometown of one of them. What begins as a dream vacation in a place where the sun never sets, gradually turns into a dark nightmare as the mysterious inhabitants invite them to participate in their disturbing festive activities.

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2019-07-03 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    grotesque visual
  2. Ranked #2 for
    slowly building up
  3. Ranked #2 for
    bad acid trip

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7 W. (2008)

The story of the eventful life of George W. Bush—his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith—and the critical days leading up to his decision to invade Iraq.

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2008-10-17 | Drama / History

Cast

Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks

Rating

rating icon 6.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sympathetic portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    surprisingly sympathetic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fair and balanced

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8 Le Week-End (2013)

Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage break out in humorous and often painful ways.

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2013-10-04 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    happy camper
  2. Ranked #10 for
    harridan
  3. Ranked #11 for
    academic

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9 The Da Vinci Code (2006)

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

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2006-05-17 | Thriller / Mystery

Cast

Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deviating from book
  2. Ranked #1 for
    faithful to book
  3. Ranked #2 for
    heavy exposition

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10 Why We Fight (2005)

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

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2005-01-01 | Documentary / History

Cast

Ken Adelman, John Ashcroft

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    raising questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vigilant character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unaccountable

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