Science movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant science movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, clever, futuristic, intellectual, suspense and cerebral films and TV shows about / with science, scientist, catastrophe, dialogue, death, storytelling, technology, mentor, first contact and transformation plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
science movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as science: Scorpion (2014), Dr. Stone (2019), The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Fly (1986), Contact (1997), A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Junior (1994), Altered States (1980), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Arrival (2016).

List of science movies

Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, suspenseful, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, problem solving, science, computers and web, computer genius, save the world, danger, computer hacker, boy genius, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dr. Stone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been ...
Style: futuristic, apocalyptic, funny, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: science, survival, teamwork, friendship, mad scientist, environmentalism, heroic mission, apocalypse, romance, stereotype
Time: future
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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: science, plague, laboratory, race against time, survival, deadly virus, cure, heroic mission, chases and races, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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The Fly (1986)
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: scary, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, scientist, science, mutant, tragic love, research, nightmare, mutation, deadly creature, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
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Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, intense, clever ...
Plot: contact, scientist, alien encounter, benign alien, space travel, research, science, inventions and discoveries, nasa, space and aliens, wormhole, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Style: light, colourful, entertaining, fairy tale, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, science, teenager, good versus evil, parents and children, siblings relations, child prodigy, scientist, astronomy, disappearance, warrior, fear ...
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Junior (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, light, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, inventions and discoveries, fall in love, baby, switching roles, experiment gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, medicine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1994
Place: san francisco
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Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, science, isolation, genetics, experiment gone awry, psychologist, transformation, university, danger, genetically altered, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, california, africa, mexico, new york ...
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, scientist, neighbor, friendship, geek, sarcasm, social awkwardness, intelligence, buddies, sitcom, roommate, physics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
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Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, suspense, twist ending, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, female protagonist, time loop, memory, destiny, science, death of daughter, language barrier, flash forward ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, montana, china, massachusetts ...
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Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, science, prodigy, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, strong female lead, teacher student relationship, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, london ...
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Hawking (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Professor Stephen Hawking's early years is told for the first time in a major drama for BBC Two.It is 1963, and our young cosmologist celebrates his 21st birthday. At the party is a new friend, Jane Wilde - there is a strong ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, dramatic, reflective ...
Plot: destiny, science, husband wife relationship, physicist, disability, genius, storytelling, life philosophy, self discovery, family relations, life is a bitch, courage ...
Time: 1960s
Place: england
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The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical
Plot: science, supernatural ability, mystery, future dystopia, time travel, save the world, space wars, space and aliens, danger, space travel, alien encounter, fight to the death ...
Time: future
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Fermat's Room (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mathematics, mystery, science, isolation, danger, deadly, mind game, mysterious character, rivalry, genius, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
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Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, save the world, escapades, military, heroic mission, heroes, chaos, violence, science, technology ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, virginia, eastern europe
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Tomorrowland (2015)
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: exciting, feel good, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, heroes, end of the world, apocalypse, youth, young heroes, save the world, obsessive quest, androids and robots, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: houston texas, africa, paris france, florida
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Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, clever, exciting, philosophical
Plot: scientist, resurrection, family in danger, cloning, genetics, family, science, car accident, laboratory, biologist, evil corporation, existentialism ...
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Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: astronaut, space travel, mars, spacecraft, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, catastrophe, science, race against time, danger, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
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Forbidden Science (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Forbidden Science is a Cinemax "After Dark" series that premiered on January 9, 2009, it is about a world in which people fulfill erotic desires with androids. It is a combination of film noir and sexploitation. Forbidden Science was a ...
Plot: science, cloning, sex, erotica, infidelity, orgy, interracial sex, cunnilingus, menage a trois, cheating girlfriend, explicit sex, female nudity
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, parallel world, black hole, space exploration, heroic mission, wormhole, expedition, time paradox ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, psychedelic, psychological, art house, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, russian, investigation, dreams, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, fantasy world, survival, dangerous animal, theme park, team, scientist, triceratops, tyrannosaurus rex, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine, costa rica
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Patient Zero (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, surprise ending
Plot: infected, pandemic, patient, survivor, end of the world, virus, infection, zombie, science, professor, survival, transformation ...
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The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mad scientist, heroic mission, benign alien, space travel, save the world, alien encounter, heroes, goofy hero, anti heroes, danger, science ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: clever, humorous, futuristic, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, secret place, save the day, experiment, sheriff, hi-tech, small town, small town life, prodigy, artificial intelligence, top secret, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, terrorism, nuclear threat, imaginary, parallel universe, danger ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychology, experiment, couple relations, human nature, inventions and discoveries, workplace, science, electric shock, controversy, insanity, elephant, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
Place: usa, yale university
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I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, buddhism, metaphysics, inventions and discoveries, elevator, cause and meaning, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, atheism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2012, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, asia, new york, delhi
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Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, royal family, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, human spirit ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, chaos, race against time, danger, global warming, save the world, survival, escapades, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, future, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe, russia, big ben london ...
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