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 captivating, serious, exciting, realistic, clever and stylized films and TV shows about / with inventions and discoveries, technology, scientist, destiny, dialogue, computer, imaginary, storytelling, catastrophe and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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inventions and discoveries movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as inventions and discoveries: The Imitation Game (2014), Rick and Morty (2013), Jobs (2013), The Social Network (2010), Person of Interest (2011), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), Steins;Gate (2011), Halt and Catch Fire (2014), Seeds of Destruction (2011), Humans (2015).

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, prodigy, genius, inventions and discoveries, ambition, inventor, code breaking, code, mathematician, social misfits, invention, male homosexuality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, london, germany ...
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 9.2
 377K
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: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, time travel, graphic violence, adventure, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, family relations, adolescence, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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 5.9
 94K
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: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, creativity, business, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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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: rise to the top, computers and web, programmer, computer genius, hacker, ambition, social relations, facebook, creator, businessman, ego clash, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york ...
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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, hacker, hi-tech, partners against crime, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, fighting crime, crimes, computers and web, privacy invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 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: intellectual, exciting, captivating, witty, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, leonardo da vinci, adventure, inventor, escapades, historical character, talented, a vision, visionary, unconventional method, magical, lust ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, istanbul turkey ...
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 8.8
 45K
Steins;Gate (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, 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, serious, touching, mind bending, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, research, time loop, sent to the past, hopes, experiment, parallel world, youth, student, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: realistic, clever, serious, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, businessman, workplace situations, supportive spouse, partners, rivalry, ego clash, dishonesty, computer system, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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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: forces of nature, save the world, danger, chaos, inventions and discoveries, escapades, ecological disaster, experiment gone awry, video camera, environmentalist, disaster film, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.0
 36K
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, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., technology, androids and robots, human nature, robot, artificial intelligence, inventions and discoveries, society, parallel world, friendship, suburbs, robot human relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, nervous breakdown, inventions and discoveries, powerful corporation, legal action, underdog, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, fighting the system, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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 6.6
 80K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, sincere ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: wish come true, teenager, friendship, experiment gone awry, geek, nerd, inventions and discoveries, misfit, high school, looking for sex, dream girl, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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 6.9
 99K
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: complex, thought provoking, psychological, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, inventor, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, paradox, identity crisis, mistrust, inventions and discoveries, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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How We Got Here (2015)
Genre: History
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A series examining entrepreneurship and technological advances in the U.S.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, clever
Plot: rise to the top, inventions and discoveries, americana, reenactment, society, archive footage, ambition, media
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: usa
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The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Harry Hill stars in this comedy based on Norman Hunter's books. The Professor has a fight on his hands when a councillor tries to run him out of town for being a nuisance.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, social relations, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, village, disorder, village life, goofy hero, save the day, friendship, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Place: england
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Mermaids: The Body Found (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story that imagines how these real-world phenomena may be related. In this story, startling amateur video and photographic evidence, as well as additional audio recordings, suggests whales weren’t the only creatures affected by the Navy’s ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: mermaid, legends and myths, science and technology, investigation, inventions and discoveries, escapades, obsessive quest, underwater, underwater scene, uncover truth, conspiracy, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Father of Invention (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after a faulty product landed him in prison, an arrogant inventor is determined to restore his reputation and rebuild his fortune. But first, he has to convince his estranged daughter that he's worthy of a second chance.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, inventions and discoveries, father daughter relationship, technology gone awry, redemption, family relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, release from prison, business, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.8
 8K
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, realistic, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, scientist, military base, inventions and discoveries, ambition, laboratory, race against time, military, relationship vs career, workplace, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: new mexico, usa
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 7.3
 11K
Spare Parts (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: With the help of their high school's newest teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics contest. With $800 and parts scavenged from old cars, they ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, teachers and students, contests and competitions, ambition, youth, against the odds, dedicated educator, high school, trophy, latin, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, los angeles
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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, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, inventions and discoveries, heroic mission, adventure, prodigy, escapades, technology gone awry, parents and children, family problems, androids and robots, danger, secret project ...
Time: future
Place: usa, bronx new york city, montreal quebec canada, manhattan new york city, montreal
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 7.4
 116K
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, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 6.1
 30K
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, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, technology, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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 7.8
 74K
The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, hopes, love, earthquake, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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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: scientist, disease, save the world, investigation, virus, heroes, inventions and discoveries, deadly, danger, terrorism, plague, global effort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, latin america, 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, humorous, witty, dark humor
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: villain, laboratory, mischievous children, mad scientist, suburbs, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, intelligence, everyday life, ambitious, family relations, experimenting ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, eastern europe
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, unsupportive parent, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
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 7.4
 753
Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen -- the event became the stuff of modern scientific mythology. Director Howard Davies puts his spin on the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: moral dilemma, inventions and discoveries, prodigy, friendship, politics, state affairs, society, wartime life, super weapon, nuclear threat, scientist, physics ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius. He creates gadgets to improve his everyday life, but his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, hi-tech, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, imaginary, pets, buddies, everyday life, experiment, gadget ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 104K
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, time travel, time machine, cyberpunk, betrayal, mystery, on the run, lottery, chase, riddles and clues, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, 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: touching, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, optimism, inventions and discoveries, chemotherapy, hopes, genetic engineering, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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