Netflix movies and series: Cerebral

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198 movies and series in the cerebral category


Daughters of the Dust
An African American Gullah family leaves their coastal island home in 1902 and risks losing their culture to start a new life on the U.S. mainland.
15 June 2017 | Movie | 1991 | 112 minutes
Disturbing the Peace
This documentary follows former Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through nonviolent action.
8 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
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How to Stage a Coup
Explore how Caesar, Napoleon, Mussolini, Hitler and modern-day dictators consolidated their considerable power through bold and brazen coups.
2 June 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 47 minutes
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Staying Vertical
A filmmaker unexpectedly becomes a father after sleeping with a shepherdess. When she leaves, he takes the baby with him on a journey of inspiration.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 101 minutes
The Queen
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After Princess Diana's death, Queen Elizabeth II and Tony Blair face public demands that she be memorialized in a manner beyond standard protocol.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 103 minutes
War Machine
When a proud general is tasked with winning an unpopular war, he takes the challenge head-on, not knowing that hubris may be his own worst enemy.
2 June 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 122 minutes
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The Discovery
A scientist whose proof of an afterlife caused a rash of suicides forges ahead with his research, while his disapproving son falls for a troubled woman.
13 April 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 102 minutes
London Spy
When his reclusive-banker lover disappears, a hard-partying young British hedonist plunges into the dangerous world of espionage to find the truth.
4 April 2017 | Show | 2015
13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons
The cast, producers and mental health professionals discuss scenes dealing with difficult issues, including bullying, depression and sexual assault.
4 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 29 minutes
Evolution
After spotting a dead body in the ocean, a boy begins to question strange occurrences and mysterious medical procedures conducted in his seaside town.
30 March 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 81 minutes
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Déjà Vu
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ATF agent Doug Carlin finds himself dogged by increasingly powerful feelings of déjà vu as he investigates a bombing on a New Orleans ferry.
30 March 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 127 minutes | Watch trailer
Sacro GRA
Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi turns his eye to his own country, roaming and filming for over two years in a minivan on Rome's giant ring road.
23 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2013 | 91 minutes
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Welcome to New York
A lecherous World Bank official sees his reputation crumbling when he's accused of raping a hotel maid during a trip to New York.
23 March 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 108 minutes
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Notes on Blindness
Based on the audio diaries of academic and theologian John Hull, this film offers an impressionistic re-creation of his slow descent into blindness.
23 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
Rodney King
Roger Guenveur Smith gives voice to the man at the center of the brutal police beating that helped fuel the 1992 LA riots. Spike Lee directs.
23 March 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 52 minutes
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Five Came Back
Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II.
2 March 2017 | Show | 2017
Star Men
Four astronomers from England reunite for a 50th anniversary road trip across America while recalling their work for NASA's Apollo space program.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Elephant's Dream
This documentary chronicles the struggles and dreams of a postal clerk, a railway guard and a firefighter in the crumbling Congo capital of Kinshasa.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 77 minutes
Mulholland Dr.
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An amnesiac woman stranded on Mulholland Drive is taken in by an ingénue who's moved to Hollywood to pursue her dreams in this surreal, complex tale.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2001 | 146 minutes
Hija Única
A young woman visits a gravesite in Buenos Aires, prompting a fractured, troubling journey into a past shaped by two very different mother figures.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 112 minutes
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Abstract: The Art of Design
Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.
26 January 2017 | Show | 2017
Estar o no estar
An ill and addled man recalls what seems to be a brief but powerful past romance with a kindred spirit, a young Russian woman who lived a lonely life.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 100 minutes
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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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Neal Brennan: 3 Mics
Wicked one-liners and soul-baring confessions converge in this uniquely intimate stand-up special from "Chappelle's Show" co-creator Neal Brennan.
29 December 2016 | Movie | 2017 | 65 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
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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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
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
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