films The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time  

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List Rules I have to like them.

Whether it is the script, dialogue, or a plot twist, the movies on the following list(in my opinion) strike me as being intelligent, clever, smart or whatever you want to call it.

 

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Sneakers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Sneakers Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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Red Dragon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Red Dragon Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton

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John Carter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
John Carter Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

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Fracture is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Fracture Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike

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12 Angry Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
12 Angry Men Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb

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Signs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Signs Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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Hero is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Hero Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung

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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Watchmen Malin Ã…kerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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Spy Game is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Spy Game Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Charlotte Rampling

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Saw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Quiz Show Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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Double indemnity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time

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The Maltese Falcon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Maltese Falcon Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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Charlie Wilson's War is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

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The Pelican Brief is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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In Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
In Time Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake

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Looper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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The Game is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Game Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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The Illusionist is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Illusionist Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

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The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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Heat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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Oldboy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Oldboy Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Oh Dal-su

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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Shutter Island Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Laura Linney, Jennifer Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson

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Thank You for Smoking is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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Swordfish is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Swordfish Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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Moon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

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The Jacket is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Jacket Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Contact is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Contact Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno

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Sphere is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Sphere Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman

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2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Donnie Darko Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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Shade is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Shade Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith

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To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

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Phenomenon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Phenomenon John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Intelligent Films of All-Time
Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon