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Top rated with large gap movies that are also intellectually challenging

Check out today’s highest ranked with large gap and intellectually challenging movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are with large gap and intellectually challenging, 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 Mar 01 2021

1 Parasite (2019)

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

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2019-05-30 | Comedy / Thriller

Cast

Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-designed
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dadaism
  3. Ranked #1 for
    totally immersing

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2 Snowpiercer (2013)

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

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2013-08-01 | Action / Science Fiction

Cast

Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    curvy cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    super-charging
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thought-provoking

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3 I ♥ Huckabees (2004)

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

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2004-09-10 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Jason Schwartzman, Isabelle Huppert

Rating

rating icon 6.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    seasoned actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    asking questions
  3. Ranked #1 for
    existential theme

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4 21 Grams (2003)

This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girl; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will learn harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably—forever.

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2003-03-05 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Sean Penn, Naomi Watts

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    interrelated story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    emotionally driving
  3. Ranked #1 for
    crowning glory

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5 Burning (2018)

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

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2018-05-17 | Mystery / Drama

Cast

Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    burning questions
  2. Ranked #1 for
    for in-depth character study
  3. Ranked #2 for
    morally ambiguous

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6 Force Majeure (2014)

While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.

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2014-08-15 | Drama

Cast

Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    different point of angle
  2. Ranked #1 for
    awkward and uncomfortable
  3. Ranked #1 for
    awkward conversation

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7 District 9 (2009)

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

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2009-08-05 | Science Fiction

Cast

Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    refreshing change of pace
  2. Ranked #1 for
    open for sequel
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rampant

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8 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
    logical conclusion
  2. Ranked #1 for
    catatonic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    lost youth

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9 Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.

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2003-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.4

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    homesick
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of isolation
  3. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style

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10 Her (2013)

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

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2013-12-18 | Romance / Science Fiction

Cast

Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    skillfully crafted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    vision of future
  3. Ranked #1 for
    director with uncanny ability

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FAQ

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