Hello Readers! Welcome to Humor Nation. If you are an intellectual person, you most probably would judge the movies by its story, plot and practicality to the real world rather than just a sort of enjoyment. Most of the movies these days are commercial movies which do not focus on facts and are just for the enjoyment of today’s youth by showing stupid stories and VFX. But if you think there’s no movie for you, you’re wrong.
Here are 10 movies that you would love if you’re an intellectual person:
1. The man Who knew infinity:
This is probably one of the most under-rated movies of all times. This movie is actually a real story of the writer S. Ramanujan, an Indian Mathematician. The movie depicts the real life of Ramanujan. He studies at the University of Cambridge and during his studies, published the papers on the theories which were invented by himself. He studied mathematics on his own and his theories are read by the students today.
2. A Beautiful mind:
This movie is also based on an American Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. who was a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The movie was released in the year 2001 and is based on the book by Sylvia Nasar which has the same name as the movie – A beautiful mind and has won lots of awards for its story, screenplay and casting. Nash won the Nobel award for his work in the Game theory which he got published.
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3. The theory of Everything:
The theory of everything is one of the popular movies of our generation which got a lot of attention especially because of Stephen Hawkings. Released in 2014, this movie is set at Cambridge University and shows the life of the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawkings who suffers from a disease called Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The movie shows the life of the physicist at the university and how he fell in love with a girl and also his theory of Black Hole.
Jobs would be the most important movie you should add to your watchlist now. This movie is based on the life story of Apple founder and ex-CEO Steve Jobs. Every entrepreneur or a person who aims something big in life should watch this movie. The movie shows what problems did Steve had to face to come up with such a great company. There were people pulling his legs and was even fired from his own company. A must watch.
5. Goodwill Hunting:
Goodwill Hunting is a story of a sweeper working at MIT(Massachusetts Institute of technology. The story involves the sweeper and how he teaches himself the subject of Mathematics and solves some complex problems. With his ability and his knowledge he achieved a lot and for knowing more about how his life changes, you have to watch the movie.
The movie has Scarlett Johnson and the legendary Morgan Freeman as the main cast, what more reason you need to watch the movie. The plot of the movie is about a girl who gets a drug called CPH4 shot in her abdomen by her boyfriend and when it starts its effect, her brain starts developing at an exponential rate. CPH4 is actually secreted in the female body while she is pregnant for the development of the brain of the baby.
Limitless has Bradley Cooper as the main cast and just like Lucy, this movie also has the plot in which the guy consumes a pill which lets his brain to become out of limit and expands, Hence Limitless. Bradley Cooper has done an amazing job and just like the movie Lucy, this is also a must-watch movie you shouldn’t miss and add it to your watchlist.
You must have heard or watched Interstellar if you’re a fan of some great Hollywood movies. This is one of them. The Christopher Nolan directed movie shows the future where humanity is struggling to survive and for this regard, a group of astronauts travel through a wormhole near Saturn in search of a new home for humanity. If you have not watched this movie yet, why even you’re alive. Just watch this movie and appreciate the work.
Also a great work of Christopher Nolan, Inception of the most rated movie of all times. Leading the cast is none other than Leonardo DiCaprio and with a story with twists enough to scratch your head throughout the movie, and an ending which is still a doubt for many, keeps you in dilemma, this is one of the best movies you will watch in your lifetime.
10. Shutter Island:
Shutter Island will also come in all times best Psychological thriller movies once again casting Leonardo Di Caprio in the lead role. This movie is based on Denis Lehane’s novel under the same name – Shutter Island. Here the main lead, named as Edward investigates a psychiatric facility on Shutter Island after one of the patients goes missing. Other lead is our favourite Mark Ruffalo who plays the partner officer.