Netflix movies and series: Cerebral

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175 movies and series in the cerebral category


The Unknown Girl
3.25
A guilt-ridden doctor in a Belgian town tries to uncover the identity of a woman who died after being turned away from her office.
13 December 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Métamorphoses
3.30
High schooler Europa is drawn into a world of gods, myths and seduction when she meets the handsome Jupiter in this contemporary take on Ovid's epic.
24 November 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 106 minutes
The Journey Is the Destination
3.08
Spirited 22-year-old activist and photojournalist Dan Eldon rushes to the frontline of a dangerous relief effort for Somalian refugees in this biopic.
9 November 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 123 minutes
11/8/16
2.50
This documentary follows a group of Americans, of various political persuasions, as they live through the experience of Election Day 2016.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
Black Butterfly
As a dangerous drifter holds him hostage in his own cabin, a struggling screenwriter finds himself locked in a battle of both wits and survival.
26 October 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 93 minutes
OtherLife
3.02
After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.
19 October 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 95 minutes
Why Knot
2.50
Pressured by his traditional family to marry, a filmmaker explores the idea of monogamy and the possibility of lifelong union without sexual fidelity.
19 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
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I Am Happiness on Earth
2.30
A gay movie director finds himself on both sides of the camera, blurring the line between his real sex life and erotic filmmaking.
28 September 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 122 minutes
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The Eichmann Show
3.25
This is the astonishing true story behind a moment in TV history: the live 1961 broadcast of Nazi mass-murderer Adolf Eichmann's trial in Jerusalem.
31 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 96 minutes
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Buster's Mal Heart
2.95
On the run from authorities, a troubled man recalls the mysterious events -- and the strange drifter -- that inspired his unusual transformation.
31 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary
3.60
Icons of '60s counterculture, Harvard psychologists Timothy Leary and Ram Dass became estranged until an illness inspired their fascinating reunion.
31 August 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 95 minutes
Un plus une
3.10
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
3.50
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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Dark Night
2.25
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
3.20
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
2.05
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
3.91
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
3.50
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
4.10
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
3.11
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
3.76
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
3.15
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
2.55
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
2.83
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
3.15
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
Évolution
3.00
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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Sacro GRA
3.15
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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