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The list contains the best, new and most relevant mad scientist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, stylized, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful and light films and TV shows about / with mad scientist, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, danger, imaginary, transformation, disorder and family plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as mad scientist: The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), The Fly (1986), The Human Centipede (2009), The Skin I Live In (2011), Rick and Morty (2013), The Horror of Frankenstein (1970), Hulk (2003), Back to the Future (1985), Megamind (2010), The Nutty Professor (1996).
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Rick and Morty
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
23 min.
 9.3
Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Soviet Union
93 min.
 8.4
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
143 min.
 6.3
Venom
Action, Sci-Fi
USA, China
112 min.
 7.0

List of mad scientist movies

The Island of Dr. Moreau
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, dangerous animal, transformation, rebellion, survival, stranded, mutant, adaptation, experiment, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 7.5
 138K
The Fly
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, teleportation, transformation, science, experiment, deadly creature, brutality, tragic love, gory, tragedy, monster ...
Time: 80s
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The Human Centipede
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a stopover in Germany in the middle of a carefree road trip through Europe, two American girls find themselves alone at night when their car breaks down in the woods. Searching for help at a nearby villa, they are wooed into the clutches of a ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, brutality, experiment gone awry, body horror, insanity, excrement, confined, violence, victim, crimes, exploitation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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The Skin I Live In
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, disturbing, macabre, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, rape, obsession, physical appearance, doctors, plastic surgery, insanity, betrayal, twists & turns, secrets, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, food, family, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, goofy hero, social misfits, creativity, inventions and discoveries, small town, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, time travel, mad scientist, comedy of errors, goofy hero, disorder, mistaken identity, adventure, fish out of water, misfit partners, escapades, misfit ...
Time: 16th century, year 1973
Place: soviet union, moscow russia, russia
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 9.3
 228K
Rick and Morty
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: absurd, humorous, dark humor, entertaining, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, adventure, time travel, scientist, inventions and discoveries, social satire, imaginary, disorder, grandfather grandson relationship, absurd humor, monster, prodigy ...
Place: usa
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The Horror of Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Victor Frankenstein, descendant of the infamous scientist, Baron Von Frankenstein, follows in his experimental footsteps. Initially his success involves the resuscitation of a tortoise and progressing onto more ambitious projects, including creating ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, gory, gothic horror, frankenstein's monster, doctor frankenstein, dangerous attraction, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
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 5.7
 233K
Hulk
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, intense, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, mad scientist, superhero, alter ego, superhuman powers, genetics, technology, comics, adventure, dark hero, chase, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 2000s
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america
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Back to the Future
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, destiny, fish out of water, mad scientist, inventor, misfit partners, changing the past or future, teenage life, teenager, disorder ...
Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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 7.3
 199K
Megamind
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, master villain, anti-hero, mad scientist, uninhibited rivalry, redemption, transformation, reporter, superhuman powers, alter ego, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Nutty Professor
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, touching, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: alter ego, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, split personality, mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fall in love, sarcasm, farce, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, campus
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Bombshell Bloodbath
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Doctor Carter losts his wife and devotes his life to resurrecting her. However, every test of his C-900 formula creates hungry, flesh-eating zombies. Then, his daughter Cara contracts the virus and she and her sister strive to obtain the anti-serum.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, father daughter relationship, young girl, gory, back from the dead, family secret, experiment, death of wife
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 6.7
 225K
Resident Evil
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: rough, futuristic, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, virus, zombie apocalypse, fight scenes, experiment gone awry, danger, mutant, bio weapon, quarantine, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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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: not serious, exciting, humorous, witty, dark humor
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, villain, inventions and discoveries, goofy hero, family, mischievous children, young heroes, siblings relations, family relations, intelligence, experimenting ...
Time: 20th century
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 6.7
 91K
Patch Adams
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: cancer, hospital, doctor patient relationship, clinic, human spirit, doctors and patients, doctor, unconventional method, compassion, hopes, terminal illness, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971, year 1969
Place: medical school, usa, virginia
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 8.5
 185K
Futurama
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, surreal, cynical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, robot, goofy hero, alien, escapades, mad scientist, benign alien, adult humor, social satire, workplace situations, partners, scientist ...
Time: future
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Bicentennial Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, sentimental, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, human android relationship, human nature, androids and robots, androids, immortality, life & death, society, dystopic future, romance, creativity ...
Time: future, 23rd century, year 2005, 2040s, 22nd century ...
Place: cross country
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 3.7
 211K
Batman & Robin
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, batman, dark hero, alter ego, secret identity, comics, vigilante, master villain, transformation, superhuman powers, good versus evil, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: india
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Southland Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, dark humor, cynical, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, alternate reality, surveillance, brutality, memory, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty, chaos, split personality, prophecy ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, middle east, north korea ...
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 8.4
 201K
Fringe
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate dimension, fbi, special agents, supernatural, danger, mad scientist, investigation, crimes, top secret, paranormal activity, mystery, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
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 7.4
 2K
Underdog
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Story: A shoe shine puppy transforms himself into a superhero every time Sweet Polly Purebread (a pretty TV reporter) gets in trouble.
Style: humorous, exciting, comic, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cartoon dog, superhero, superhuman powers, fighting crime, laboratory, escapades, family, mad scientist, hidden identity, good versus evil, anthropomorphism, imaginary ...
Time: 60s
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 6.0
 21K
The Shadow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, vigilante, adventure, secret identity, alter ego, dark hero, comics, heroic mission, invisibility, transformation, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, tibet, usa, asia
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 5.8
 6K
Gothic
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: surreal, gothic, psychological, scary, psychedelic ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, cult, supernatural, mystery, ghost, mind game, demons, seance, brutality, isolation, mad scientist ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
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 8.3
 17K
Invader ZIM
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez. The show premiered on Nickelodeon on March 30, 2001. The series involves an extraterrestrial named Zim who originates from a planet called Irk, and his ongoing mission ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, social misfits, adventure, mistaken identity, family, fish out of water, escapades, misfit, mad scientist, manic, anti hero ...
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 6.4
 182K
Minions
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, master villain, kids and family, female villain, escapades, adventure, master and servant, storytelling, assistant, super villain, heroes, mad scientist ...
Time: prehistoric times, year 1968, 1960s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, england, london, buckingham palace, usa ...
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 7.2
 47K
Re-Animator
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: disturbing, humorous, scary, macabre, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, gory, splatter, hospital, cult, death, insanity, gore, obsession, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, campus, medical school, zurich switzerland ...
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, colourful, dark, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, holiday, skeleton, dreams, christmas, good versus evil, save the day, dark fantasy, imagination, imaginary kingdom, adventure, music ...
Time: 1990s
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 5.3
 39K
Tusk
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, surreal, scary, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disfigurement, human becoming an animal, monster, abduction, transformation, vengeance, gory, loneliness, mad scientist, death, walrus, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, new jersey
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 5.3
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Ghostbusters
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Style: funny, absurd, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, ghosts, female friendship, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, transformation, women, teamwork, poltergeist, female protagonist, stereotypes, feminism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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