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 suspense, intellectual, futuristic, serious, interesting and clever films and TV shows about / with science, scientist, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, first contact, technology, mentor, death and survival 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: The Martian (2015), Interstellar (2014), Contact (1997), Arrival (2016), Dr. Stone (2019), Scorpion (2014), The Fly (1986), The Big Bang Theory (2007), The Andromeda Strain (1971), Eureka (2006).

List of science movies

The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, stranded, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, isolation, struggle for survival, left for dead, science, rescue ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, usa, london, pasadena california ...
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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, thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, outer space, father daughter relationship, space travel, astronaut, nasa, space station, distopia, survival, adventure, spacecraft, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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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: cerebral, inspirational, philosophical, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: alien encounter, alien contact, science, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, first contact, scientist, nasa, benign alien, astronomer, religion ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, puerto rico, florida, hokkaido, washington d.c. ...
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Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, philosophical, psychological, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, first contact, alien contact, linguist, scientist, ufo, alien race, alien creature, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, science, time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, china, russia, venezuela, massachusetts ...
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Dr. Stone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: captivating, educational, intellectual, futuristic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: science, friendship, teamwork, survival, mad scientist, disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, environmentalism, heroic mission, scientist, love ...
Time: future
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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 ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, computer genius, boy genius, science, problem solving, computers and web, hacker, computer hacker, save the world, partners against crime, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: mutant, experiment, science, mad scientist, scientist, teleportation, mutation, transformation, tragic love, monster, body horror, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, witty, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, nerd, friends, sarcasm, geek, social awkwardness, neighbor, genius, friendship, intelligence, roommate, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pasadena california, california, usa
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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, 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, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, plague, disaster, science, survival, alien, deadly virus, virus, epidemic, medical, conspiracy, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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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, twists and turns, light, humorous ...
Plot: scientist, save the day, secret place, experiment, hi-tech, small town, friendship, small town life, sheriff, experimenting, technology, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China, Puerto Rico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, exciting, futuristic, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: family, family in danger, scientist, resurrection, science, genetics, robot, cloning, scientific experiment, laboratory, consciousness, biologist ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
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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: psychedelic, psychological, atmospheric, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: science, hallucination, experiment gone awry, obsession, drugs, surrealism, transformation, isolation, university, genetics, insanity, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 60s
Place: harvard university, california, africa, boston, new york ...
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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, sexy, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mathematics, science, physicist, destiny, disability, self discovery, life philosophy, courage, genius, life is a bitch, family relations, hospital ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, military, survival, technology, escapades, science, fictional war, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, save the world ...
Time: near future, future
Place: virginia, usa, eastern europe, new york
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K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, touching, surprise ending, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, mysterious character, psychiatrist, mental institution, planet, patient, benign alien, crazy, mystery, hypnosis, science ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, greenland, albuquerque new mexico, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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The Aeronauts (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.
Style: twists and turns, tense, uplifting, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: balloon, survival, scientist, science, weather, weatherman, saving a life, snow, scientific discovery, experiment, rescue, explorer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: england, london
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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: light, feel good, absurd, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, science, scientist, farce, baby, fall in love, happy ending, pregnant man, inventions and discoveries, switching roles, childhood, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: san francisco
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Ammonite (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1840s England, an infamous fossil hunter and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Style: disturbing, realistic, intellectual, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, female scientist, female protagonist, scientific discovery, scientist, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: london
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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, disturbing, enigmatic, factual, suspense ...
Plot: psychology, science, electric shock, experiment, psychologist, insanity, couple relations, human nature, workplace, inventions and discoveries, jewish, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 60s, year 1961, 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, connecticut, yale university
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Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: confusing, philosophical, surreal, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, parallel universe, inventor, time machine, changing the future, science, time traveler, mathematics, time, greed ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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Intersect (2020)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of young Miskatonic University scientists invent a time machine, only to learn that they are being manipulated by mysterious, unseen forces from another dimension.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: parallel world, deadly creature, alternate dimension, science, experiment gone awry, time travel, tentacle, monster, experiment, time machine, outer space, scientist ...
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Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, sent to the past, old west, time loop, alternate reality, parallel universe, science, small town ...
Time: year 1955, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
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Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, 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: visually appealing, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: utopia, adventure, young heroes, time travel, heroes, androids and robots, end of the world, youth, alternate dimension, obsessive quest, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: future, 60s, 2010s
Place: florida, new york, houston texas, paris france, africa
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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, suspense, suspenseful, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, survival, adventure, island, dangerous animal, animal attack, scientist, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, paleontology, disaster, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, prehistoric times
Place: central america, costa rica, dominican republic
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Gravity (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: outer space, survival, isolation, space station, astronaut, catastrophe, space travel, spacecraft, disaster, sole survivor, stranded, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: suspense, scary, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, deadly creature, cocoon, genetics, femme fatale, cloning, dna, monster, interspecies sex, genetic engineering, scientist, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Discovery (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the near future, due to a breakthrough scientific discovery by Dr. Thomas Harbor, there is now definitive proof of an afterlife. While countless people have chosen suicide to reset their existence, others try to decide what it all means. Among ...
Style: philosophical, enigmatic, intellectual, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, life after death, alternate reality, dreams, self discovery, science, psychology, religion, mystery, depression, philosophy ...
Time: future
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Back to the Future (1985)
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: feel good, exciting, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, teenager, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, inventor, alternate reality, sent to the past ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, california
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Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, demon, technology, world domination, space and aliens, space travel, life philosophy, humanity, science, religion, sacrifice ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century
Place: usa, israel
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Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, quarantine, infected, survival, plague, infection, deadly virus, vaccine, scientist, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
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