Problem solving movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant problem solving movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining and semi serious films and TV shows about / with problem solving, friendship, family relations, family, heroes, science, parents and children, adventure, danger and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
problem solving
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problem solving movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as problem solving: MacGyver (2016), Scorpion (2014), Mars (2016), MacGyver (1985), The Factory (2018), Eureka (2006), What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002), Timecrimes (2007), Mr. Bean (1990), Perfect Strangers (1986).

List of problem solving movies

 5.4
 19K
MacGyver (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 20-something Angus MacGyver creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing, reboot
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret government organization, agent, technology, heroes, danger, adventure, investigation, mentor protege relationship, partners, chase, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 48K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 14K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements ...
Style: serious, exciting, clever, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: problem solving, space colony, mars, spacecraft, journey, voyage, outer space, storytelling, adaptation, adventure, catastrophe, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 21st century, year 2016
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 7.7
 37K
MacGyver (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret agents, heroes, gadget, spy, crime fighter, poetic justice, adventure, race against time, intelligence, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
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 6.8
 2K
The Factory (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: problem solving, hostage, social problem, class conflict, uncover truth, truth, conflict, injustice, eccentricity, social injustice, workplace problem, wrath ...
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 7.9
 50K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: futuristic, clever, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, secret place, small town, save the day, experiment, sheriff, technology, small town life, science, artificial intelligence, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are launched into the 21st century, with new mysteries to solve.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, reboot
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, ghost, scooby doo, problem solving, friends, escapades, crimes, pets, family, mischievous children, amateur detective, friendship ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.2
 61K
Timecrimes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, plot twist, time machine, mysterious character, threat, stalking, chases and races, disorder, surrealism, scientist, ordinary person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain, europe
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 8.5
 107K
Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, odd, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, weirdo, british humour, goofy hero, nothing goes right, problem solving, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, problem solving, fish out of water, greek, cousin cousin relationship, newspaper, roommate, stewardess, disorder, family relations, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 6.7
 517
Stanley (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stanley is an animated television series that was aired on Disney Junior, based on the series of children's books written by "Griff", also known as Andrew Griffin. It was produced by Cartoon Pizza, and was developed for television by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, educational
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, best friends, pets, animal life, problem solving, family, imaginary kingdom, family relations, birthday, giraffe, kangaroo, goldfish ...
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Disney's Fillmore! (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fillmore! is an American animated television series which was produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. The series was created by Scott M. Gimple and directed by Christian Roman. It was the last series produced by Walt Disney Television ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: school, juvenile delinquency, adventure, amateur detective, unlikely partners, youth, starting over, problem solving, heroes, african american, rivalry, good versus evil ...
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 6.8
 2K
Cyberchase (2002)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cyberchase is an American/Canadian television series for children ages 7-13. The series takes place in Cyberspace, a virtual world, and chronicles the adventures of three children, Jackie, Inez, and Matt, as they use math and problem solving skills ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, educational, multicultural, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mathematics, cyberspace, world domination, megalomaniac, heroes, computer virus, mind game, adventure, young heroes, cyborgs, imaginary, family ...
Place: egypt
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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: feel good, humorous, odd, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mad scientist, inventions and discoveries, hi-tech, mischievous children, imaginary, pets, youth, young heroes, buddies, everyday life, friends, experiment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 330
Peg+Cat (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Meet Peg, a curious and spunky preschooler, and her feline companion, Cat, who will rely on math "to tackle social and relationship issues and everyday problems like cleaning up a messy bedroom," Rotenberg says. Some of their dilemmas may ...
Style: educational, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: mathematics, friends, friendship, youth, sidekick, female protagonist, problem solving, cat
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The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 3: The Jerkinators! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Back for their third and zaniest adventure yet, Nickelodeon's boy genius Jimmy Neutron and Timmy from "The Fairly Odd Parents" unite to sculpt a wonder robot. Cartoon calamity ensues when the power-hungry robot develops a mind of his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, exciting, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, computer genius, wizards and magicians, parallel world, imaginary, misfit, family, evil alien, heroes, buddies, inventions and discoveries, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
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Sid the Science Kid (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Sid the Science Kid is a half-hour PBS Kids series that debuted on September 1, 2008. The computer generated show is produced by The Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET in Los Angeles, California using the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: parents and children, teachers and students, science, problem solving, teacher, knowledge, experiment, school, babe scientist, female teacher, technology, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 2K
iCarly (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A group of best friends creating a webcast while grappling with everyday problems and adventures.
Style: sitcom, funny, feel good, light, humorous ...
Plot: teenage girl, teenager, group of friends, problem solving, friends, coping, teenage life, friendship, high school, best friend
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My Dad's Christmas Date (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s Christmas and the charming city of York, home to Jules, 16 and her Dad, David is decked out ready for the festive season. In many ways, David and Jules’ relationship is no different from that of most fathers and their sixteen-year-old ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating, sweet ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, christmas movie, online dating, male female relationship, father and daughter, relationships, problem solving, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, family ...
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Father There Is Only One 2 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The success of the Conchy virtual assistant (which was developed by Javier) has earned him a favorable spot in the parents chat room - until something unexpected ruins it all.
Style: funny, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: large family, pregnancy, pregnant woman, school, family life, kids and family, parents and children, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, children, family, problem solving ...
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 5.6
 530
Two Mothers (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The unexpected difficulty of becoming mothers through the means of artificial insemination slowly erodes the relationship between Katja and Isabella.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: lesbian mother, lesbian couple, artificial insemination, wanting to have children, lesbian relationship, lesbian, wanting a baby, obstacle, problem solving, pregnant woman, motherhood, lesbian love ...
Place: germany
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 7.8
 4K
Motherland (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sitcom about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive and unromantic side of parenting.
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: family life, children, parents, mother, working mom, motherhood, parenthood, husband wife relationship, fatherhood, family, parents and children, family relations ...
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 6.1
 185
Godmother (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A humble housewife becomes an assassin for money, gaining self-confidence and rebuilding her life.
Style: captivating, romantic, humorous, entertaining
Plot: dark humor, female protagonist, housewife, fight, changing lives, problem solving, drastic change of life, character change, female mercenary, lifestyle change, bored housewife, crimes ...
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Invisible Sister (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teenager Cleo's school science project goes quite awry, causing her popular older sister Molly to go invisible.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: popular girl, two sisters, sisters, high school, sister sister relationship, invisible, invisibility, halloween, teamwork, experiment gone awry, invisible man, family relations ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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 7.7
 2K
Heart Attack (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-worker freelancer who falls in love with a doctor. While his life is getting worse every second. He must find the way to release his life to the beyond of everything.
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, captivating, dark
Plot: doctor, workaholic, surrealism, love affair, problem solving, couple relations, love and romance, coping, fall in love, in love, relationships, lifestyle change ...
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Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Family drama about a deaf and hearing couple who struggle to decide whether or not to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, therapy, father son relationship, family relations, treatment, problem solving, family conflict, deaf child, handicapped, disability ...
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 5.9
 480
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, problem solving, danger, group of strangers, band, connection, social problems, cunnilingus, male nudity, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Restaurant Stakeout (2012)
Genre:
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Restaurant Stakeout is an American reality television series on the Food Network. The series debuted on March 12, 2012, with the second season premiering on August 29, 2012. The series follows New York City restaurant owner William Jack ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, restaurant owner, employee, hidden camera, diner, waiter, bar, advice, workplace situations, help, staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.6
 4K
Blackbird (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terminally ill mother invites her family to their country house for one final gathering, but tensions quickly boil over between her two daughters.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, heartbreaking ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, euthanasia, life & death, family problems, dying man, meaning of life, doubts and hesitations, problem solving, death of mother, dark secret, health situation ...
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Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An upcoming two-hour American animated television film split into two parts. Based on Craig Bartlett's Hey Arnold! TV series, it will serve as a sequel to the series finale in which Arnold found his father's journal and read about the life ...
Style: semi serious, sweet, humorous, witty, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family, friendship, boy, eccentricity, best friends, unrequited love, child's point of view, first love, best friend, family relations, problem solving, daydreamer ...
Time: contemporary
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