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, light, feel good, entertaining and exciting films and TV shows about / with problem solving, friendship, adventure, heroes, family, friends, family relations, youth, young heroes and science plots mostly in Comedy, Animation and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Russia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as problem solving: MacGyver (2016), Scorpion (2014), Mars (2016), MacGyver (1985), The Factory (2018), Eureka (2006), Peg+Cat (2013), From Straight A's to XXX (2017), Fillmore! (2002), Cyberchase (2002).

List of problem solving movies

 5.3
 22K
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: exciting, disturbing, tense, captivating, reboot
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, secret government organization, agent, heroes, adventure, investigation, technology, mentor protege relationship, partners, around the world, chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 54K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genius, computer genius, prodigy, science, boy genius, hacker, problem solving, computers and web, save the world, computer hacker, friendship, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 15K
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, semi documentary
Plot: mars, space colony, problem solving, journey, adaptation, space exploration, twists and turns, life philosophy, catastrophe, adventure, multiple storylines, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, near future, future, year 2016, 21st century
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 7.7
 39K
MacGyver (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
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, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime fighter, problem solving, secret agents, heroes, gadget, adventure, race against time, spy, justice, irony of fate, organized crime, blind character ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
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 6.8
 3K
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: disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological, art house
Plot: problem solving, social injustice, hostage, social problems, class conflict, truth, uncover truth, conflict, eccentricity, injustice, workplace problem, capitalism ...
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 7.9
 54K
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, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, save the day, secret place, science, experiment, hi-tech, friendship, social relations, experimenting, small town, technology, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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 7.9
 374
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: semi serious, feel good, light, educational
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: problem solving, mathematics, female protagonist, friends, friendship, sidekick, youth, cat
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From Straight A's to XXX (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a change of circumstances leaves Miriam unable to pay her college tuition, she makes a surprising decision: to start performing in adult films, using the pseudonym Belle Knox. Miriam lies to her family and her friends at school, keeping her ...
Style: captivating, erotic, porno movie
Plot: sexually liberated, porn industry, adult filmmaking, alternative lifestyle, sexual freedom, sex work, nymphomaniac, porn star, price of fame, lifestyle, lie, double life ...
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 7.6
 3K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, problem solving, amateur detective, adventure, juvenile delinquency, unlikely partners, youth, starting over, african american, disney, heroes, boss ...
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 6.9
 3K
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: semi serious, humorous, multicultural, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mathematics, heroes, cyberspace, megalomaniac, problem solving, computer virus, adventure, mind game, young heroes, cyborgs, master villain, escapades ...
Place: egypt
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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: problem solving, teachers and students, parents and children, science, knowledge, teacher, school, experiment, decision, scientist, technology, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, reboot, retro
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: scooby doo, heroes, ghost, friendship, problem solving, crimes, escapades, friends, family, pets, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
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Trenk, the Little Knight (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Trenk, peasant and property of evil Sir Wertolt, wants to become a knight and free his family. His sword may be heavier than himself, but with unflagging practice, he's soon ready to take on terrifying dragons and save damsels in ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: problem solving, adventure, warrior, coping, battles, grownups, young heroes, good versus evil, ambition, teenager, chivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: middle ages
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 7.1
 65K
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: suspense, suspenseful, tricky, enigmatic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, plot twist, time machine, mysterious character, twists and turns, threat, time, surrealism, disorder, insanity, problem solving ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Scooby Doo, Where Are You! is the first incarnation of the long-running Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon series, Scooby-Doo. Created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, it premiered on September 13, 1969 at 10:30 a.m. EST and ran for two seasons for a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, monster, amateur detective, villain, talking dog, van, investigation, dog, teenager, adventure, hippie, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Blaze and the Monster Machines (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: AJ is an 8-year-old techie who drives monster-truck Blaze, the top racer in Axle City. The two go on adventures that have them taking on problems involving science and math. Many predicaments they face are caused by Blaze's rival, Crusher, a ...
Style: colourful, funny, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, toddlers, teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: monster truck, problem solving, anthropomorphic vehicle, driver, breaking the fourth wall, friendship, adventure, friends, car chase, rivals, coping, contests and competitions ...
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 6.6
 583
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, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: best friends, young heroes, pets, animal life, family, family relations, problem solving, goldfish, disney, family life, child, lifestyle ...
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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: parallel world, wizards and magicians, computer genius, young heroes, inventions and discoveries, disorder, evil alien, family, heroes, misfit, buddies, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.3
 583
Sisi (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph falls in love with the young Elisabeth. It's love at first sight but Franz Joseph's mother Sophie doesn't approve this love.
Style: romantic, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: royalty, royal family, empress, emperor, royal court, etiquette, love, male female relationship, family problems, power struggle, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: austria
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 7.1
 107
Kid-E-Cats (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: KID-E-CATS tells the story of three kittens: Cookie, Pudding and their kid sister Candy who are forever ready to jump into action with endless enthusiasm and energy. Their imagination knows no bounds, and these kitties are capable of the most ...
Style: feel good, funny, sweet, entertaining, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, kitten, friend, mischievous children, problem solving, life changing experience, adventure, siblings relations, brother sister relationship, child, anthropomorphism, sister ...
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 7.6
 121
Psychologirls (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Viewers will be able to look into the personal lives of psychologists and see how those, who seemingly know everything about people actually live. The main characters, as they are called, shoemakers without boots, are psychologists, who themselves ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: psychology, male female relationship, friendship, relationship problems, family in crisis, problem solving, career, identity crisis, love and romance, awkwardness, obsession, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 5.2
 231
Rusty Rivets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A boy and his best friend, a robotic dinosaur, use machine parts to create gadgets.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: robot, rescue, problem solving, robotics, friendship, sentient robot, friends, technician, robot human relationship, science and technology, teamwork, technology ...
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The Time of Indifference (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia. Rome, our days. Mariagration Ardengo and her children Michele and Carla are left without a livelihood. Mariagration's money-hungry lover Leo develops a plan to take the last ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: problem solving, family life, family relations, greed, relationship problems, save the day, lack of money, financial problem, money problems, social problems, lovers, family ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.8
 221
Justin Time (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Looking for adventure? Then come along as Justin and his imaginary pals Olive and Squidgy star in the biggest stories of all time. Justin’s imagination catapults him into larger-than-life adventures all around the world!
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, friendship, young heroes, imaginary character, youth, friends, escapades, problem solving, child, mischievous children, group of friends, children ...
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The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wealthy, Nigerian-American teenager is pulled over by police, shot to death, and immediately awakens, trapped in a terrifying time loop that forces him to confront difficult truths about his life and himself.
Style: tense, captivating, queer cinema
Plot: time loop, lgbt, gay, death, one day, time paradox, lgbtq, problem solving, teenage life, life & death, time traveler, mystery ...
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Brews Brothers (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two rival brothers must work together to keep their brewery in business, but shenanigans keep foaming up their company with chaos.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, beer, rivals, workplace situations, problem solving, family relations, family business, brothers, humour, brother, workplace, family ...
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Puppy Dog Pals (2017)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fun-loving pug puppies, brothers Bingo and Rolly, have thrill-seeking appetites that take them on exhilarating adventures in their neighborhood and around the globe.
Style: entertaining, funny, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, joy, adventure, brother brother relationship, problem solving, animals, friendship, goofy hero, human animal relationship, animal life ...
Time: 2010s
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 4.6
 14K
Like a Boss (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two female friends with very different ideals decide to start a beauty company together. One is more practical, while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: businesswoman, cosmetics, friends, beauty salon, friends falling out, rich, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, money problems, business partner, problem solving, coping, fashion ...
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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: sweet, humorous, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, holiday, online dating, male female relationship, problem solving, parents and children, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, family, father and daughter ...
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 6.6
 5K
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, touching ...
Plot: euthanasia, dying man, family relations, family problems, life & death, meaning of life, problem solving, dark secret, death of mother, health situation, doubts and hesitations, near death experience ...
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