Scientist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant scientist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, visually appealing, clever, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with scientist, danger, escapades, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, technology, transformation, death and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
scientist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as scientist: Eureka (2006), Rick and Morty (2013), Fringe (2008), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Avatar (2009), Bones (2005), Contact (1997), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Incredible Hulk (2008).

List of scientist movies

Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, humorous, futuristic, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, secret place, experiment, save the day, hi-tech, sheriff, technology, small town life, small town, prodigy, artificial intelligence, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, adventure, time travel, grandfather grandson relationship, imaginary, youth, disorder, odd, prodigy, family relations, relatives ...
Place: usa
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Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, scientist, mad scientist, fbi, special agents, investigation, paranormal activity, experiment, danger, top secret, creature, research ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, sitcom ...
Plot: scientist, friends, neighbor, friendship, sarcasm, intelligence, geek, social awkwardness, buddies, roommate, physics, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien, fantasy world, culture clash, benign alien, space and aliens, interracial romance, scientist, adventure, space travel, warrior, interracial relations, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: riddles and clues, forensics, partners against crime, fbi, police investigation, special agents, search, teamwork, expert, killings, partners, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, intense, contemplative ...
Plot: benign alien, scientist, alien encounter, space travel, alien contact, wormhole, research, science, nasa, space and aliens, first contact, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, save the world, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, benign alien, fate of humanity, ancient mystery, parallel world, adventure, legends and myths, lost city ...
Time: 2000s, future
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, forces of nature, post apocalyptic, evacuation, chaos, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, new delhi, usa, antarctica, nova scotia ...
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The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: scientist, superhuman powers, transformation, superhero, giant, on the run, mutant, adventure, military, experiment gone awry, escapades, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, new york, usa, rio de janeiro, virginia ...
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World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, deadly virus, plague, end of the world, infected, chaos, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, nova scotia ...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, island, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, disturbing, ambiguous ending, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: dna, female protagonist, mutation, scientist, expedition, lovecraftian, transformation, psychologist, genetics, research, quarantine, mutant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, experiment, scientist, science, tragic love, deadly creature, mutation, research, nightmare, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
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Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic, frightening ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, plague, epidemic, apocalypse, survival, quarantine, post apocalypse, rage, infected, research, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
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Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, danger, vatican, investigation, religions or cults, illuminati, scientist, professor, murder, ancient, symbolism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
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Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: conspiracy, scientist, mysterious character, buried truth, who to trust, politician, dishonesty, danger, life turned upside down, top secret, crimes, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, loneliness, future dystopia, plague, experiment, danger, quarantine, isolation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, infected, pandemic, scientist, fate of humanity, hysteria, infection, chaos and mayhem, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, asia, minneapolis minnesota, atlanta georgia, geneva switzerland ...
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Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, cynical, surreal, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, robot, goofy hero, scientist, alien, benign alien, social satire, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, professor ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: new york
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Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, psychedelic, art house, intellectual ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, investigation, mysterious planet, dreams, russian, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
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Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, virus, quarantine, zombie, danger, deadly, dna, secret place, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, monster, alien, paranoia, survival, space and aliens, fear, mutation, danger, isolation, trapped, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical
Plot: scientist, cloning, family in danger, genetics, science, resurrection, family, car accident, laboratory, biologist, scientific experiment, evil corporation ...
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Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Leo is an ordinary teenager who has moved into a high-tech "smart'' house with his mother, inventor stepfather and Eddy, the computer that runs the house. Leo's life becomes less ordinary when, one day, he discovers a secret ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, friends, best friends, teenage life, scientist, youth, secret laboratory, superhero, high school, high school life, social relations, underground ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, inter cultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, princess, ancient mystery, expedition, disney, scientist, underwater, greed, adventurer, king, submarine ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., iceland
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Stalker (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, gloomy, art house, serious ...
Plot: stalker, scientist, russian, wish come true, post apocalypse, cause and meaning, future dystopia, human nature, heaven and hell, surrealism, society, escapades ...
Place: russia
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, infected ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
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A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: captivating, psychological, cerebral, interesting, touching ...
Plot: mathematics, paranoia, mental illness, prodigy, genius, schizophrenia, insanity, imagination, obsession, scientist, mentally unstable, psychiatry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new jersey, stockholm sweden ...
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