Netflix movies and series: Cerebral

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194 movies and series in the cerebral category


We're No Animals
Unhappy with his commercial film work, a jaded Hollywood actor moves to Argentina to participate in an experimental thesis on social philosophy.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Un plus une
A womanizing musician travels to India, where he composes a Bollywood film score and unexpectedly falls for the wife of the French ambassador.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 114 minutes
Karl Marx City
A documentarian returns to her formerly East German hometown to investigate her father's suicide and whether he collaborated with the secret police.
2 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 89 minutes
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The Bomb
Form, montage and mesmerizing kinetics propel this experimental meditation on the destructive power of the nuclear bomb, featuring music by The Acid.
2 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 59 minutes
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Dark Night
The narratives of six strangers come into focus before their lives are forever changed by a mass shooting at a movie theater.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 85 minutes
Cloud Atlas
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In this star-studded drama, six seemingly disparate stories explore the complicated links that humanity shares through the generations.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 171 minutes
Salt and Fire
Sent to South America to investigate an environmental disaster, a scientific team is kidnapped by a corporate CEO with mysterious motives.
13 July 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
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The Invisible Guest
After waking next to his now-dead lover in a hotel room, a young businessman hires a prominent lawyer to figure out how he ended up a murder suspect.
3 July 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 105 minutes
Neruda
When a Chilean policeman vows to find and capture leftist poet Pablo Neruda, a game of cat and mouse ensues that tests both their wills.
3 July 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 107 minutes
Nine: Nine Time Travels
A TV anchorman discovers that a mysterious bundle of incense has the power to send him back in time, where he has the opportunity to alter the past.
3 July 2017 | Show | 2013
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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
3.70
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
To the Bone
Ellen, a 20-year-old with anorexia nervosa, goes on a harrowing, sometimes funny journey of self-discovery at a group home run by an unusual doctor.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 107 minutes
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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
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