Top rated stretched to breaking point movies that are also for intellectual exercise

Check out today’s highest ranked stretched to breaking point and for intellectual exercise movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are stretched to breaking point and for intellectual exercise, 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 Jun 21 2021

1 Vanilla Sky (2001)

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

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2001-01-22 | Romance / Science Fiction

Cast

Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    neat little package
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mind twists
  3. Ranked #2 for
    with just pretty face

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2 Vivarium (2019)

A young woman and her fiancé are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child.

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2019-09-07 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg

Rating

rating icon 6.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    satisfying resolution
  2. Ranked #2 for
    anti-climactic ending
  3. Ranked #3 for
    allegoric

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3 Malcolm & Marie (2021)

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

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2021-02-05 | Romance / Drama

Cast

Zendaya, John David Washington

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely phenomenal
  2. Ranked #2 for
    for heated discussion
  3. Ranked #2 for
    interesting dynamic

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4 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
    non-linear narrative

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5 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
    masterly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    evoking
  3. Ranked #2 for
    capturing the flavor

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6 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.

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1979-12-07 | Science Fiction / Adventure

Cast

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    stretching beyond
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ponderous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    strained plot

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7 Things to Come (2016)

Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very possessive mother. One day, Nathalie’s husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. With freedom thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent her life.

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2016-04-06 | Drama

Cast

Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    philosophical insight
  2. Ranked #5 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development
  3. Ranked #8 for
    unnatural acting

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8 Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Harold Crick is a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life.

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2006-09-09 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    omniscient
  2. Ranked #1 for
    straight dramatic acting
  3. Ranked #2 for
    more serious

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9 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

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2001-06-29 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    logical conclusion
  2. Ranked #4 for
    futuristic society
  3. Ranked #4 for
    ethical question

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10 The Neon Demon (2016)

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

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2016-06-08 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Elle Fanning, Jena Malone

Rating

rating icon 6.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually striking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    striking atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visually appealing imagery

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