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The list contains the best, new and most relevant boy genius movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, stylized, serious, not serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with boy genius, family, danger, youth, escapades, heroes, rivalry, surrealism, adventure and scientist plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as boy genius: Scorpion (2014), Family Guy (1998), The Gifted One (1989), Big Hero 6 (2014), The Book of Henry (2017), Dexter's Laboratory (1996), The Pretender (1996), Knight and Day (2010), Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), Smart Guy (1997).
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Big Hero 6
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
USA
102 min.
 7.8
Dexter's Laboratory
Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
USA
23 min.
 8.0
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
The Book of Henry
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
105 min.
 6.5

List of boy genius movies

 7.1
 41K
Scorpion
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, light, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: prodigy, computers and web, genius, computer hacker, science, computer genius, partners against crime, national security, problem solving, state affairs, crimes, boy genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
 269K
Family Guy
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: humorous, cynical, dark humor, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eccentric family, parents and children, family life, anthropomorphism, dog, family relations, social satire, couple relations, youth, absurdism, small town, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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 6.9
 121
The Gifted One
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: boy genius, psychic, healing power, extrasensory perception, trip, baseball, best friend, quest, childhood, village, road trip, car chase ...
Time: 1960s
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 7.8
 342K
Big Hero 6
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: futuristic, witty, semi serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, robot, friendship, family, adventure, revenge, good versus evil, disney, sacrifice, teleportation, chase, androids and robots ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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The Book of Henry
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 ...
Plot: boy genius, suicide, single mother, parent child relationship, cassette player, neurosurgeon, apathy, hospital waiting room, police radio, leaf, girl next door, watching someone ...
Place: new york state
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Dexter's Laboratory
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: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, dark humor
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, laboratory, mad scientist, villain, mischievous children, suburbs, scientist, young heroes, inventions and discoveries, siblings relations, youth, boy genius ...
Time: 20th century
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 7.5
 14K
The Pretender
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting
Plot: mystery, on the run, track down, righting the wronged, good versus evil, dishonesty, hopes, evil corporation, boy genius, impostor, conspiracy, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: delaware
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 6.3
 163K
Knight and Day
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, spy, car chase, espionage, cia, secret service, gunfight, arms dealer, motorcycle, assassin, secret agents, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, boston ...
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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
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: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: alien, family, rescue, genius, children, young heroes, school, kids and family, chase, childhood, animals, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 4K
Smart Guy
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, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, relationship vs career, youth, family relations, family, best friends, single parent, prodigy, sitcom, siblings relations, ambition, friends ...
Time: 90s
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Big Hero 6: The Series
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
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, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fighting crime, family, high school, master villain, young heroes, adventure, small town, save the day, heroic mission, teenage life, cheerleader, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.5
 155K
Tomorrowland
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bad ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, destiny, apocalypse, family, utopia, end of the world, alternate reality, robot, nasa, science, teleportation, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1960s
Place: florida, houston texas, africa, paris france
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Finding Mother
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: boy genius, orphanage, orphan, mother, card playing, gambling, epilepsy
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Easter
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: intense, slang, suspense
Plot: elderly man, statistics, face, easter bunny, black people, mafioso, amateur sleuth, love story, overture, rebirth, secret revealed, old testament ...
Time: renaissance, 2010s
Place: philadelphia, panama, morocco, maryland, pennsylvania ...
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 6.6
 777
The Brain Man
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, white coat, tongue cut out, drinking wine, vehicle, hospitalization, lesbian lover, restraint, solitary, swat ...
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 5.1
 65K
Lost in Space
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, robot, space travel, alien, dysfunctional family, outer space, androids and robots, space opera, space program, first contact, race against time ...
Time: future
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Les Tuche 2 - Le r?ve am?ricain
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: bimbo, gay wedding, boy genius, gardener, housewife, grandmother, gay son, embarrassment, stupidity, french, teenager, husband wife relationship
Place: usa, california
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Here Come the Double Deckers
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, boys and girls, double decker bus, boy genius, tiger, castle, robot, fat boy, friendship, little girl
Place: england
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Lost in Space
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, adventure, family in danger, space travel, future dystopia, family, danger, escapades, rivalry, alien planet, family problems, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, 1960s, 1990s
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Dirty Laundry
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: poodle, boy genius, female reporter, bag of money, kidnapping, gangster, laundromat, chase
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Children of the Stones
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: free will, ritual sacrifice, analysis, cryptozoology, giant snake, myth, astronomy, astronomer, cult leader, chant, boy genius, scientific research ...
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Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide
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: evil plot, problem solving, boy genius, school dance, inventor, intelligence, crossover, mistaken identity, fairy, mad scientist, surrealism, love triangle
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Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom
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: fictional game show, problem solving, boy genius, inventor, alien civilization, children, alien
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The Pretender 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, secret society, boy genius, protective male, orphan, impostor, child abuse, conspiracy
Time: 2000s
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The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mayhem reigns supreme in the animated kingdom as whiz kid Jimmy Neutron and Timmy from "The Fairly Oddparents" swap places in each other's worlds.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, school, fish out of water, misfit, family, youth, buddies, mad scientist, switching roles, parallel world, inventions and discoveries, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century
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Village of the Giants
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: "Genius" accidentally invents "goo" which causes living things to rapidly grow to an enormous size. Seeing an opportunity to get rich, some delinquent teenagers steal the "goo" and, as a result of a sophomoric dare, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, experiment gone awry, rock, teenage life, village, youth, disorder, gang, juvenile delinquency, kidnapping, giant, prodigy ...
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 4.7
 349
Twisted
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big party. The sensible Helen meets little Susan Collins at the ...
Plot: psychiatric patient, evil child, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, marital argument, tranquilizer, switchblade, boy genius, chemistry, phone book, dead cat, fencing, dinner party ...
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 5.8
 164
Missing Link
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, obsessive quest, riddles and clues, small town, family, coming of age, escapades, youth, young heroes, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: holland, congo, brussels, belgium
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Gamera vs. Viras
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, deadly creature, ocean or sea, evil alien, adventure, mad scientist, family, save the world, alien encounter, boy scout, turtle, giant monster ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
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