Boy genius movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boy genius movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, clever, light, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with boy genius, scientist, danger, rivalry, family, youth, robot, rescue, genius and adventure plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as boy genius: The Book of Henry (2017), Big Hero 6 (2014), Family Guy (1998), The Gifted One (1989), Your Lie in April (2014), Scorpion (2014), Dexter's Laboratory (1996), The Pretender (1996), Knight and Day (2010), Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001).

List of boy genius movies

The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: emotional, touching, sad, captivating, serious
Plot: suicide, boy genius, single mother, small town, brain tumor, death of brother, brother brother relationship, child abuse, child custody, bullying, stepfather, precocious child ...
Place: new york state
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 7.8
 346K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, robot, boy genius, family, imaginary, moral dilemma, revenge, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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 8.2
 271K
Family Guy (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anthropomorphism, social satire, small town, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, dog, boy genius, goofy hero, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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: exciting, humorous, feel good, captivating, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, school, inventions and discoveries, young heroes, youth, computer genius, friends, family, disorder, everyday life, parents and children, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
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The Gifted One (1989)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.
Style: road movie
Plot: psychic, boy genius, healing power, extrasensory perception, doctor, scientist, flashback, car chase, road trip, village, baseball, best friend ...
Time: 1960s
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Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, stylized, uplifting
Audience: teens
Plot: music, friendship, contests and competitions, love and romance, boy genius, parent child relationship, depression, schoolboy, loss of parent, piano, school, death of mother
Place: japan
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 7.1
 41K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, light, based on true events ...
Plot: prodigy, computers and web, genius, partners against crime, computer genius, friendship, science, national security, save the world, heroes, society, problem solving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dexter's Laboratory (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, humorous, exciting, witty, dark humor
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, villain, family, intelligence, inventions and discoveries, mischievous children, secret identity, goofy hero, young heroes, siblings relations, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century
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 7.5
 14K
The Pretender (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become anyone he wants to be, i.e., to flawlessly impersonate ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: track down, secret hideout, righting the wronged, secret place, goodhearted, on the run, evil corporation, boy genius, impostor, genius, conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: delaware
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 6.3
 165K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, espionage, secret agents, escapades, on the run, love and romance, disorder, danger, couples, survival, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, washington d.c. ...
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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rescue, alien, genius, miniaturization, battle, robot, villain, spear, boy genius, inventions and discoveries, family, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
 27K
Real Genius (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: laser, college, genius, science, ego, computer cracker, prank, prodigy, farce, college life, student life, boy genius ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: campus, california
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SeaQuest 2032 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, sea, good versus evil, ocean or sea, androids and robots, adventure, boy genius, underwater, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
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 7.5
 4K
Smart Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: T.J. is a boy genius who gets bumped up from the fourth grade to high school. T.J. tries to adjust to his new life, but he shares some classes with his 14 year-old brother Marcus, the school jock, and his clueless and self-absorbed 16 year-old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, sitcom, single parent, relationship vs career, youth, black family, boy genius, family, family relations, best friends, prodigy, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
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Big Hero 6: The Series (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Picking up immediately following the events in the feature film, these are the continuing adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of ...
Plot: robot, superhero team, boy genius, superhero, team
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 7.2
 19K
Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kim Possible is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series about a teenage crime fighter who has the task of dealing with worldwide, family, and school issues every day. The show is action-oriented, but also has a light-hearted ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting crime, young heroes, high school, adventure, family, good versus evil, teenage life, save the day, female spy, girl, master villain, school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.4
 158K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, obsessive quest, heroes, youth, young heroes, destiny, apocalypse, save the world, utopia, androids and robots, inventor, prodigy ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: florida, houston texas, africa, paris france
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A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: space travel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, danger ...
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Finding Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things ...
Plot: orphan, orphanage, mother, epilepsy, card playing, gambling, boy genius
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Easter (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Easter is a five story-arc opera about the coming-of-age of juking. The first of its tales aptly deals with contemporary civil unrest with foci on the interrelationships between law enforcement in communities it serves, and corruption within the ...
Style: suspense, intense, slang
Plot: mafioso, black people, love story, amateur sleuth, face, statistics, easter bunny, elderly man, overture, rebirth, secret revealed, ridicule ...
Time: 2010s, renaissance
Place: morocco, maryland, panama, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
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 6.6
 802
The Brain Man (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A seemingly random series of bombings in a provincial city. The latest target is a public bus route. Detective Chaya chased terrorists and arrested a mysterious man with keen intelligence and physical power. The psychologist in charge of evaluating ...
Style: sadistic
Plot: japanese woman, skirt, lesbian, cell phone, photograph, bus, camera, remote control, handcuffed, nurse, genius, bomb ...
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 5.1
 65K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, save the world, robot, adventure, androids and robots, sabotage, spacecraft, space and aliens, terrorism, imaginary ...
Time: future
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Les Tuche 2 - Le r?ve am?ricain (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Les Tuche, a modest french family, change his life after winning a super lottery. Thanks to the money of his parents, the son, Donald (aka "coin-coin) goes to Los Angeles to improve his english. On the L.A. University, he meets Jennifer, ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, teenager, grandmother, gardener, boy genius, gay wedding, housewife, bimbo, french, gay son, embarrassment, stupidity
Place: usa, california
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Here Come the Double Deckers (1970)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Here Come the Double Deckers was a 17-part British children's TV series from 1970-71 revolving around the adventures of seven children whose den was an old red double-decker London bus in an unused works yard.
Plot: children, double decker bus, tiger, boy genius, little girl, friendship, boys and girls, castle, robot, fat boy
Place: england
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Lost in Space (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lost in Space is a science fiction TV series created and produced by Irwin Allen, filmed by 20th Century Fox Television, and broadcast on CBS. The show ran for three seasons, with 83 episodes airing between September 15, 1965, and March 6, 1968. The ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, adventure, family in danger, space travel, future dystopia, family, danger, escapades, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: future, 90s, 1960s, 1990s
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Dirty Laundry (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend unwittingly come into possession of a bag containing one million dollars belonging to a drug-smuggling ring. The mobsters try to catch the couple and retrieve their money.
Plot: female reporter, bag of money, kidnapping, gangster, laundromat, chase, poodle, boy genius
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Children of the Stones (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Astrophysicist Adam Brake (Gareth Thomas) and his teen son Matthew (Peter Demin) investigate the roots of a mysterious stone circle in the quiet British village of Milbury, where they encounter the sinister Rafael Hendrick (Iain Cuthbertson) and ...
Plot: giant snake, myth, analysis, ritual sacrifice, free will, cryptozoology, black hole, human skeleton, investigation, love interest, ritual, horror for children ...
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Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Cartoon worlds collide in this hourlong adventure starring whiz kid Jimmy Neutron and Timmy Turner from "The Fairly OddParents." When the boys duel over Cindy Vortex, it draws the attention of Jimmy's archenemy, Prof. Calamitous, who ...
Plot: problem solving, school dance, boy genius, inventor, fairy, mistaken identity, mad scientist, crossover, intelligence, love triangle, surrealism, evil plot
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Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Retroville becomes ground zero for a meteor engraved with a mysterious alien message, which only the best and brightest(naturally, Jimmy) can translate. When he finally figures the message out, he and his friends are teleported into deep space and ...
Plot: boy genius, inventor, problem solving, fictional game show, alien, alien civilization, children
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The Pretender 2001 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.
Plot: investigator, amnesia, child abuse, conspiracy, orphan, impostor, boy genius, secret society, protective male
Time: 2000s
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