Netflix movies and series: Cerebral

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197 movies and series in the cerebral category


Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
Filmmaker Werner Herzog presents a history of the internet, starting with its birth in 1969, and ponders the joys and sorrows of its social influence.
29 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 98 minutes
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God Grew Tired of Us
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After raising themselves in the desert along with thousands of other "lost boys," Sudanese refugees find their way to America for the first time.
22 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2006 | 89 minutes
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Barry
A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
Meridian
In 1947 Los Angeles, the disappearance of four men, including his own detective, leads a police captain to a cavern where an eerie discovery awaits.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Call Me Francis
On his path to becoming Pope Francis, Father Jorge Bergoglio pursues his religious vocation in a country ravaged by a brutal military dictatorship.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2016
The Churchmen
Five very different students navigate life at the Capuchin seminary, facing tough questions of faith under the guidance of a freethinking priest.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2015
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Nobel
A series of incidents in Afghanistan set complicated political and personal events in motion for a returning Norwegian Special Forces officer.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Medici: Masters of Florence
After his father's murder, banking heir Cosimo Medici battles opponents of his artistic, economic and political visions for 15th-century Florence.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
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Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
This documentary combines historical documents, interviews and re-created scenes to dramatize the still-controversial 1831 Nat Turner Slave Rebellion.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2003 | 57 minutes
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The Pit
Wading directly into the chaos on the floor of the New York Board of Trade, this documentary explores the cutthroat world of commodities trading.
1 December 2016 | Documentaries | 2009 | 61 minutes
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The Cuba Libre Story
This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.
1 December 2016 | Show | 2015
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The Violin Player
An unemployed Bollywood session violinist in Mumbai finally lands a small gig, but it's what happens on his way home that proves truly transformative.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 72 minutes
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Tikkun
A young Hasidic Jew who miraculously awakens from a near-fatal head injury begins to question his faith, his studies and an increasing sex drive.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 120 minutes
The Beginning and End of the Universe
Physicist Jim Al-Khalili explores the science behind the origins of our universe and new insights that hint at the surprising ways it could end.
21 November 2016 | Show | 2016
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Paranoid
When a woman is brutally murdered on a playground, a group of detectives find themselves drawn into a dark conspiracy as they search for the killer.
13 November 2016 | Show | 2016
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Collective: Unconscious
In this anthology, five directors present stylized dramatizations of one another's dreams, from a suicidal Grim Reaper to a gym teacher in a volcano.
1 November 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 77 minutes
Big Eyes
This biopic tells the story of Margaret Keane, the American painter who was known for her pop art paintings of children with large doe eyes.
1 November 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 105 minutes
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Into the Inferno
With stunning views of eruptions and lava flows, Werner Herzog captures the raw power of volcanoes and their ties to indigenous spiritual practices.
14 October 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 107 minutes
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The Debt
The lives of an American businessman, a Peruvian farmer’s son and a nurse forced into selling drugs collide due to an international land-rights deal.
10 October 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 99 minutes
Parasite
When an old factory worker opens his tiny home to his daughter and her baby, it creates unexpected changes in their relationship.
7 October 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 69 minutes
The Witness
In this documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder.
7 October 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes | Watch trailer
Eva Doesn't Sleep
The story of controversial figure Eva Peron continues after her death as her body is transported through a series of eerie and clandestine events.
7 October 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 85 minutes
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The Imitation Game
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During World War II, a gay mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans' notorious Enigma code.
1 October 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 113 minutes
MRD_SA_01
In 1947 Los Angeles, the disappearance of four men, including his own detective, leads a police captain to a cavern where an eerie discovery awaits.
19 September 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 11 minutes
Cosmodrome
Get a look at the sophisticated engines Russia designed for a Cold War-era moon landing and how a changing world led them to a strange fate.
7 September 2016 | Documentaries | 2008 | 49 minutes
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August Winds
Shirley has a fling with Jeison when she moves to his windswept seaside town, where time, tides and a dead body erode their youthful dispositions.
7 September 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 75 minutes
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7 años
Loyalties are tested and cruelties revealed when four business partners spend a tense evening debating who will pay for the crime they committed.
7 September 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 77 minutes
Rams
Despite being neighbors, two sheep-farming brothers haven't spoken in decades. But if they want to save their flocks, they'll have to open a dialogue.
1 September 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
Colin Quinn: The New York Story
The "SNL" veteran performs his off-Broadway show about the history of New York and the people who shape its personality. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld.
29 August 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 62 minutes
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11 Minutes
The lives of an ex-con hot dog vendor, a group of nuns, an aspiring actress and other residents of Warsaw converge for 11 fateful minutes.
16 August 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 82 minutes
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