Inventions and discoveries movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant inventions and discoveries movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with inventions and discoveries, technology, scientist, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, mentor, science and imaginary plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as inventions and discoveries: The Imitation Game (2014), The Social Network (2010), Harley and the Davidsons (2016), Jobs (2013), Halt and Catch Fire (2014), Rick and Morty (2013), Transcendence (2014), RoboCop (2014), TRON: Legacy (2010), Person of Interest (2011).

List of inventions and discoveries movies

The Imitation Game (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: inspirational, intellectual, factual, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, inventions and discoveries, prodigy, genius, ambition, inventor, code, code breaking, male homosexuality, invention, mathematician, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, london, united kingdom ...
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, rise to the top, computer genius, hacker, ambition, success, social relations, inventions and discoveries, facebook, geek, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york ...
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Harley and the Davidsons (2016)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, "Harley and the Davidsons" charts the birth of this iconic bike during a time of great social and technological change beginning at the turn of the 20th century. Walter, Arthur and Bill risked their entire fortune ...
Style: factual, colourful, semi documentary, educational film
Plot: motorcycle, inventions and discoveries, inventor, best friends, fame, american history, engineer, historical figure, historical character, desire for fame, historical event, civil engineer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 98K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: prodigy, business, rise to the top, creativity, programmer, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, inventor, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, inventions and discoveries, computers and web, businessman, supportive spouse, workplace situations, computer system, partners, ego clash, rivalry, dishonesty, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 9.2
 471K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, dark humor, scientist, time travel, prodigy, adventure, graphic violence, satire, family relations, relatives, grandfather grandson relationship, escapades ...
Place: usa
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 6.2
 226K
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, exciting, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, nanotechnology, resurrection, computers and web, scientist, technology gone awry, hi-tech, chaos, cyberspace, inventions and discoveries, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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 6.2
 225K
RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, police, superhuman powers, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, robot, haunted by the past, inventions and discoveries, crime fighter, tough guy, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: detroit, usa, china, washington d.c., pentagon ...
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 6.8
 331K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, heroic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberspace, cyberpunk, dystopic future, fictional reality, man versus machine, alternate reality, chase, adventure, programmer, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, future
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, clever, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, family relations, fish out of water, baby, inventor, giant, family, experiment gone awry, parents and children, escapades, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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 7.5
 270K
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, cerebral, emotional, intense ...
Plot: alien encounter, first contact, benign alien, space and aliens, alien contact, scientist, science, space travel, astronomer, research, nasa, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico, florida, japan ...
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Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, teleportation, changing the past or future, time loop, time, teenager, teenage life, inventions and discoveries, high school, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 2014, 2000s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
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High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World! (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Seven high school students that got caught in an airplane accident wake up, in a middle age like fantasy different world where magic and beast-man (juujin) exist. But they do not panic at their current situation!? They build a nuclear plant in a ...
Style: exciting, romantic, funny, intellectual, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, teamwork, inventions and discoveries, genius, life after death, wizards and magicians, parallel world, revolution, friendship, love and romance, medieval, magical creature ...
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 6.0
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, inventions and discoveries, programmer, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, hi-tech, distopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, leonardo da vinci, inventor, adventure, renaissance, historical character, talented, escapades, a vision, visionary, unconventional method, magical ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, ottoman empire, istanbul turkey ...
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 8.8
 58K
Steins;Gate (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The self-proclaimed mad scientist Rintarou Okabe rents out a room in a rickety old building in Akihabara, where he indulges himself in his hobby of inventing prospective "future gadgets" with fellow lab members: Mayuri Shiina, his ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, touching, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, research, parallel world, time loop, scientist, sent to the past, experiment, hopes, student, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Seeds of Destruction (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the seeds from the original Garden of Eden are carelessly released into today's toxic climate, the plant is transformed by our contaminated environment into a writhing mass of foliage that wreaks havoc over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, disaster, save the world, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, environmentalist, heroes, catastrophe, hapless soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 39K
Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, artificial intelligence, technology, human nature, society, inventions and discoveries, robot human relationship, parallel world, robot, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.6
 1.7M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, father daughter relationship, expedition, end of the world, time paradox, science, black hole, distant planet, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
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Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, underdog, nervous breakdown, justice, business, inventions and discoveries, legal action, powerful corporation, rivalry, hopes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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 6.6
 87K
Weird Science (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: dream girl, morphing, teenager, wish come true, friendship, experiment gone awry, geek, computer cracker, nerd, inventions and discoveries, misfit, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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 6.8
 105K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: philosophical, confusing, mind bending, surreal, intellectual ...
Plot: time travel, inventor, changing the past or future, time machine, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, time traveler, paradox, mistrust, identity crisis, science ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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 7.7
 9K
Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, laboratory, scientist, military base, inventions and discoveries, ambition, race against time, military, relationship vs career, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1943
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Jensen Project (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a sixteen-year absence, married scientists Claire and Matt Thompson reunite with The Jensen Project. The Jensen Project is a secret community of geniuses doing cutting edge research they share anonymously to help the world.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, inventions and discoveries, heroic mission, escapades, prodigy, technology gone awry, androids and robots, family problems, parents and children, secret project, breaking and entering ...
Time: future
Place: usa, bronx new york city, montreal, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 124K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, enigmatic, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, eye, society, inventions and discoveries, elevator, afterlife, track down, death, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: disease, scientist, save the world, investigation, virus, inventions and discoveries, heroes, genetic engineering, global effort, terrorism, plague, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
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Dexter's Laboratory (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated children's television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series follows Dexter, a boy-genius with a secret laboratory filled with his collection ...
Style: not serious, exciting, witty, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: villain, mischievous children, laboratory, mad scientist, suburbs, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, intelligence, young heroes, siblings relations, ambitious, everyday life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, eastern europe, russia
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 6.3
 108K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, cyberpunk, time travel, changing the past or future, amnesia, time machine, chase, betrayal, technology, mystery, lottery ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, optimism, inventions and discoveries, terminal illness, chemotherapy, couples, genetic engineering, hopes, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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