Smart movies

List of the most intelligent movies with meaning for thinking people selected by visitors to our site: On the Basis of Sex, A Beautiful Mind, Greener Grass, El Angel, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, The Land of Steady Habits, An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, In a Relationship, Neal Brennan: 3 Mics, Landline.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeachers, Lawyers, Family, Judge, Strong women
PlotOn real events, Success, Obsession, Cancer, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, For girls, For men, Makes me think

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersSpy, Mathematicians, Scientists, Geniuses, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Love, Mental disorders, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Touching, Smart, Interesting, Mind-altering

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

Greener Grass (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersGirlfriends, Dogs, Housewives, Horses, Twins
PlotRivalry
PlaceUSA, School, Party
TimeNew Year
StyleSmart

Suburban soccer moms find themselves constantly competing against each other in their personal lives as their kids settle their differences on the field.

El Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryArgentina, Spain
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Spy, Cyclists, Friends, Difficult teens
PlotDancing, On real events, Love, War, Political
PlaceEgypt, School, Israel, London
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Smart, Disturbing, Serious

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971. Carlos Robledo Puch is a 19-year-old boy with an angelic face, but a vocational thief as well, who acts ruthlessly, without remorse. When he meets Ramón, they follow together a dark path of crime and death.

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersBusinessmen, Writers
PlotOn real events, Funeral
StyleNetflix, Smart

The National Lampoon name became globally recognized after the monumental success of Animal House—but before the glory days, it was a scrappy yet divinely subversive magazine and radio show that introduced the world to comedic geniuses like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, and Gilda Radner. The driving force behind National Lampoon was Doug Kenney (Will Forte), and his truly wild and crazy story unfolds in A Futile and Stupid Gesture from Harvard to Hollywood to Caddyshack and beyond.

The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:43
CharactersGrandparents
PlotFriendship, Divorce, Depression, Family life, Meaning of life
PlaceSmall cities, USA
StyleNetflix, Smart, Soulful, To cry, By books

After leaving his wife and his job to find happiness, Anders begins a clumsy, heartbreaking quest to reassemble the pieces of his fractured life.

An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48
CharactersHousewives
PlaceHotels
StyleSmart

Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called "An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn: For One Magical Night Only."

In a Relationship (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Fate
StyleSmart, Romantic, Fascinating, Psychological problems, Cute

Long-term couple Owen and Hallie are breaking up—or maybe not?—and just as their relationship reaches a turning point, Matt and Willa embark on a romance of their own.

Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, documentary
CountryUSA
PlotDepression
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart

Wicked one-liners and soul-baring confessions converge in this uniquely intimate stand-up special from "Chappelle's Show" co-creator Neal Brennan.

Landline (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotMystery, Friendship, Cheating
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleSmart, Fascinating

A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.

I Love You, Daddy (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Directors, Fathers
PlotLove, Relationship, Intrigue, Passion, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart, Black humor

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.

Lost in London (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:23
CharactersFriends
PlotOn real events, Death, Chase, Friendship
PlaceNight Clubs, London
StyleSmart

Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.

The Polka King (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersMusicians
PlotArt, Friendship, On real events
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Smart, Interesting

Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.

Sandy Wexler (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
PlotLove, Friendship, Adventure, Rivalry, Fate
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleSmart, Soulful, Light, Fascinating, Romantic

When a hapless but dedicated talent manager signs his first client who actually has talent, his career finally starts to take off.

From Ufa with Love (2017)
Mark
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:41
CharactersFamily, Friends, Brides
PlotAdventure, Love, Happiness, Dreams, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Russia, Village
StyleSmart

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Arrival (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Strong women, Military, Linguists
PlotTime travel, UFO, Fate, Cancer
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Smart, Interesting, Tense, Popular

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.

Mars (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersAstronauts
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Loneliness, Travel, Dreams
PlaceSpace, Mars, Mars, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Smart, Serious, Twisted plot

The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.

Radio Dreams (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Iran
Duration01:34
CharactersSingers, Writers
PlotAdventure, Fate, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleSmart

A brilliant and misunderstood Iranian writer struggles to pursue his ambitious goal of bringing together Metallica and Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan's first rock band.

Adam Ruins Everything (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotFriendship
StyleLight, Fascinating, Makes me think, Smart

Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.

An Inspector Calls (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation, Meaning of life, Rivalry, Justice
PlaceAsia, England, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Makes me think, Smart, Twisted plot

A mysterious Inspector investigates the wealthy Birling family and their dinner guests following the suicide of a young woman.




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