Phd movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant phd movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, talky, sentimental and clever films and TV shows about / with phd, drinking alcohol, drinking, family relations, friendship, drink, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, telephone call and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as phd: Wit (2001), 2 Bedroom 1 Bath (2014), Adam at Six A.M. (1970), At Any Price (2012), Gypsy (2017), I Origins (2014), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Temple Grandin (2010), Nobel Son (2007), Lulu on the Bridge (1998).

List of phd movies

 8.0
 10K
Wit (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, intellectual, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: nurse, terminal illness, hospital, dying, chemotherapy, cancer, hopes, poetry, doctor, regret, fighting illness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
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2 Bedroom 1 Bath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple moves into what appears to be the perfect home, but when they discover that they will soon become parents, things begin to fall apart. Rachel, the expectant mother, is haunted by a ghost in a red dress, while Kevin, the soon to be ...
Style: bleak, scary, rough, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: husband wife relationship, evil force, pregnancy, vengeful ghost, marriage, landlord, expectant father, nightmare, fear, supernatural, haunted house, ghost ...
Place: new orleans
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Adam at Six A.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line ...
Style: biting, serious, realistic, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, family relations, small town, youth, love and romance, starting over, hopes, coming of age, innocence lost, couples, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: missouri, california, usa
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Style: touching, exciting, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, train, prodigy, cowboy, loneliness, train travel, adventurer, train ride, farm, parents and children, on the road, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois
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 5.6
 7K
At Any Price (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes ...
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, racecar driver, car race, family problems, parents and children, family life, estrangement, car racing, rivalry, friendship, secret, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, iowa
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 6.8
 15K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, neo noir, psychological, psycho sexual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbianism, bisexual woman, psychology, double life, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbian lover, lesbian relationship, bisexual ...
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Style: factual, psychological, sentimental, captivating, banned
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, lgbt, psychologist, superheroine, bisexual, lesbianism, hand under skirt, justice, seduction, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1972, year 1940, year 1945, year 1941 ...
Place: ancient greece, connecticut, ireland, boston, france ...
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 7.4
 120K
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, mind bending, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, sniper, conspiracy, undercover, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, pennsylvania ...
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 8.3
 28K
Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: autism, against the odds, human spirit, female protagonist, scientist, mother daughter relationship, disability, ambition, panic attack, teacher, mentally challenged, genius ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s, year 1966 ...
Place: boston, new hampshire, usa, arizona, harvard university
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 6.2
 6K
Nobel Son (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Soon after his insufferably arrogant father wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Barkley Michaelson is kidnapped by Thaddeus James, a young genius who claims to be Barkley's illegitimate half-brother. Motivated not so much by money as revenge, ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, nobel prize, college, cons and scams, dark humor, confined, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sentimental, weird ...
Plot: murder, jazz, saxophonist, mystery, romance, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, fall in love, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin, dublin ireland
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 5.5
 4K
Loch Ness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Dempsey is an American scientist who has become a skeptic. He isn't enthusiastic to be sent by his employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. He finds the locals stubborn, 'primitive' and all but ...
Style: feel good, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cryptozoology, fall in love, loch ness monster, fish out of water, small town life, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, family relations, friends, disorder, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, greenland, los angeles, london ...
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, philosophical, emotional ...
Plot: dying, friendship, professor, illness, haunted by the past, culture clash, reunion, friends, death, cancer, family relations, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages, september 11 2001, future
Place: canada, quebec, sydney australia, colorado, united states ...
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The Great Debaters (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, teacher, debate, african american, contests and competitions, college, segregation, poet, student, family relations, letter, sheriff ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, oklahoma, manhattan new york city, harvard university, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, spain, manchester, pakistan ...
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lawsuit, inventor, underdog, nervous breakdown, inventions and discoveries, powerful corporation, legal action, human spirit, against the odds, fighting the system, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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The Far Side of the Moon (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of his mother, a man tries to discover a meaning to his life, to the universe and to rebuild a relationship with the only family he has left: his brother.
Style: psychological, clever, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: space travel, lifestyle, astronaut, self discovery, gay, human nature, introspection, estrangement, family problems, brother brother relationship, universe, science ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, russia, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec
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 6.0
 3K
Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: university, american dream, injustice, politics, student life, college, college life, inventions and discoveries, immigrants, misfit, male female relationship, professor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai, beijing china
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My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, couples, friends, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, workplace, lifestyle, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Brothers Solomon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pair of well-meaning, but socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, ironic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, pregnancy, goofy hero, misfit, family relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, sexual attraction, masturbation, coma, father son relationship, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, antarctica
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 7.1
 219K
Body of Lies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, spy, government agency, espionage, intelligence agency, off the grid, torture, danger, bomb, cia agent, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan, dubai, manchester england, saudi arabia ...
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 6.6
 11K
Bamboozled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it incredibly becomes ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, rise and fall, overnight success, showbiz, media satire, tv show, society, satire, artists and showbiz, ambition, censorship, audition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, harlem, alabama, iowa, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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American Splendor (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Style: realistic, stylized, semi serious, sincere, neurotic ...
Plot: writer's life, antisocial behavior, loneliness, depression, artist, self discovery, rising to stardom, social misfits, ambition, lifestyle, new job, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: usa, ohio, new york, cleveland ohio
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, farce, fall in love, twentysomething life, love affair, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Cape of Good Hope (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Bamford's thought-provoking comedy explores the ever-present friction between class, race and faith in modern-day South Africa, tracing the intersection of multiple lives. A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: interracial relations, pregnancy, love triangle, love affair, workplace, society, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
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Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay couple, family relations, gay sex, gay student, israeli palestinian conflict, love affair, society, impossible love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1993
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, asia, tel aviv israel ...
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 7.5
 194
Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college life, university, bittersweet, disorder, friends, college graduate, social relations, fish out of water, friendship, student life, teachers and students, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
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 6.5
 2K
Ira & Abby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A neurotic, young psychology student, with low self-esteem, has a chance encounter with a free-spirited, extremely gregarious woman who works at the Paris Health Club in New York City, and who suggests that they immediately get married to see how it ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, eccentric family, love affair, breakup, family problems, newlyweds, couples, romance, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, road not taken, time travel, coming out, midlife crisis, opposites attract, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fish out of water, disorder, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
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