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Top rated wildly improbable movies that are also for intellectual exercise

Check out today’s highest ranked wildly improbable and for intellectual exercise movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are wildly improbable 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 Nov 24 2020

1 Along Came a Spider (2001)

When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath.

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2001-04-06 | Crime / Mystery

Cast

Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    genuine surprise
  2. Ranked #1 for
    clever twist
  3. Ranked #2 for
    neat twist

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2 The Village (2004)

When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.

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2004-07-30 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody

Rating

rating icon 6.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    genuine surprise
  2. Ranked #3 for
    obvious
  3. Ranked #3 for
    comedown

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3 The Man from Earth (2007)

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

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2007-06-10 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

David Lee Smith, Tony Todd

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deeply thinking
  2. Ranked #1 for
    intellectually stimulating
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fully immersing

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4 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
    less than impressive
  2. Ranked #2 for
    source of entertainment
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lively pace

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5 Runaway Train (1985)

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

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1985-11-15 | Action / Thriller

Cast

Jon Voight, Eric Roberts

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    able supporting actor
  2. Ranked #2 for
    savage
  3. Ranked #3 for
    less demanding

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6 Inception (2010)

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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2010-07-15 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sheer visual
  2. Ranked #1 for
    incredibly complex
  3. Ranked #1 for
    extremely difficult

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7 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, Frances O'Connor

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sappy ending
  2. Ranked #1 for
    typical hollywood ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    philosophical question

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8 The Siege (1998)

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist from his Middle East homeland leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York. An FBI senior agent and his team attempt to locate and decommission the enemy cells, but must also deal with an Army General gone rogue and a female CIA agent of uncertain loyalties.

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1998-11-06 | Drama / Action

Cast

Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    benefit of hindsight
  2. Ranked #6 for
    stereotypical view
  3. Ranked #6 for
    ever reliable

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9 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 #2 for
    rather silly
  2. Ranked #2 for
    less plausible
  3. Ranked #2 for
    old fashioned entertainment

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10 The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways.

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2017-10-20 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    uncomfortable feeling
  2. Ranked #3 for
    totally absurd
  3. Ranked #3 for
    downright bizarre

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