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, suspense, exciting, stylized and talky films and TV shows about / with scientist, danger, death, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, transformation, escapades, technology and survival plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as scientist: Rick and Morty (2013), Eureka (2006), Fringe (2008), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Avatar (2009), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Bones (2005), The Fly (1986), World War Z (2013), Contact (1997).

List of scientist movies

 9.3
 290K
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: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, cynical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, mad scientist, time travel, inventions and discoveries, adventure, imaginary, grandfather grandson relationship, prodigy, odd, disorder, youth, family relations ...
Place: usa
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 7.9
 45K
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, save the day, sheriff, experiment, small town, hi-tech, small town life, technology, prodigy, top secret, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 209K
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, fbi, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, investigation, paranormal activity, experiment, danger, top secret, research, creature ...
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, clever, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, scientist, neighbor, friendship, geek, social awkwardness, intelligence, buddies, sitcom, roommate, sarcasm, physics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
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 7.8
 1.1M
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, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, alien, scientist, space and aliens, space travel, interracial romance, fantasy world, benign alien, warrior, adventure, mysterious planet, interracial relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, ancient mystery, save the world, parallel world, evil alien, fate of humanity, adventure, benign alien, legends and myths ...
Time: 2000s, future
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 7.8
 131K
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: forensics, partners against crime, riddles and clues, fbi, special agents, police investigation, search, teamwork, expert, killings, victim, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.5
 147K
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: suspense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, scientist, science, mutant, tragic love, mutation, research, nightmare, deadly creature, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
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 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, scientist, infected, un, chaos, plague, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, canada ...
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 7.4
 238K
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: alien encounter, contact, scientist, benign alien, research, science, inventions and discoveries, nasa, space and aliens, space travel, wormhole, first contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, global warming, scientist, chaos, end of the world, evacuation, climate change, post apocalyptic, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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 7.3
 72K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, vampire, save the world, survival, deadly virus, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, fate of humanity, plague, professor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, friendship, island, adventure, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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 8.4
 725K
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, frightening, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, scientist, alien monster, survival ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.9
 243K
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: disturbing, ambiguous ending, suspense, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: expedition, mutation, dna, scientist, female protagonist, quarantine, transformation, psychologist, mutant, alligator, missing person, isolation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
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, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, epidemic, rage, virus, research, scientist, infected, quarantine, fear, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
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 7.2
 642K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, future dystopia, loneliness, plague, post apocalypse, danger, experiment, chaos, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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 8.1
 71K
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, art house, psychological, enigmatic, intellectual ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, russian, investigation, dreams, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science, mysterious planet ...
Time: future
Place: russia, tokyo
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 6.8
 27K
Helix (2014)
Genre: 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, immortality, deadly virus, quarantine, uncover truth, virus, zombie, deadly, danger, dna, secret place, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.1
 337K
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: paranoia, survival, alien encounter, monster, space and aliens, alien, fear, isolation, research, danger, evil, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
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 6.7
 256K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: 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: riddles and clues, conspiracy, danger, investigation, religions or cults, vatican, scientist, professor, search, ancient, illuminati, secret movement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
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 8.2
 100K
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: atmospheric, bleak, art house, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: stalker, scientist, wish come true, russian, cause and meaning, surrealism, future dystopia, human nature, post apocalypse, society, escapades, heaven and hell ...
Place: russia
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 6.6
 203K
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, infected, scientist, virus, fate of humanity, vaccine, chaos and mayhem, death, paranoia, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, chicago illinois, geneva switzerland ...
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 5.5
 23K
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, clever, exciting, philosophical
Plot: scientist, genetics, resurrection, family in danger, cloning, science, family, car accident, laboratory, biologist, evil corporation, scientific experiment ...
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 6.5
 4K
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
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage life, best friends, friends, youth, superhero, secret laboratory, scientist, underground, social relations, family, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: space station, scientist, alternate dimension, alien, trapped in space, characters killed one by one, danger, self sacrifice, newscast, betrayal, giant monster, earth viewed from space ...
Time: near future, 2000s, 2020s
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 6.3
 206K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, inventions and discoveries, computers and web, technology gone awry, scientist, technology, nanotechnology, hi-tech, chaos and mayhem, resurrection, mind control, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, california
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 7.1
 52K
Perfect Sense (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, thought provoking, serious, romantic ...
Plot: chef, scientist, human existence, love affair, human nature, epidemic, suffering, chaos, memory, anarchy, romance, rage ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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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, comic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, transformation, superhero, giant, scientist, on the run, adventure, destruction, military, mutant, escapades, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, usa, rio de janeiro, virginia ...
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Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, save the day, misfit partners, investigation, supernatural, characters in danger, bio weapon, government agency, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
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