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, intellectual, futuristic, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with science, scientist, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, technology, death, first contact and destiny 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), The Fly (1986), Junior (1994), The Big Bang Theory (2007), The Andromeda Strain (1971), A Wrinkle in Time (2018), Altered States (1980), Eureka (2006), Proof (2005), Hawking (2004).

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, computers and web, problem solving, science, computer genius, save the world, danger, society, partners against crime, friendship, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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: suspense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mutant, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, experiment gone awry, science, transformation, nightmare, deadly creature, teleportation, death wish ...
Time: 80s
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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, year 1994, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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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: neighbor, friends, friendship, scientist, social awkwardness, intelligence, buddies, geek, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
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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, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: science, plague, laboratory, nuclear threat, small town, race against time, laser, satellite, survival, epilepsy, nasa, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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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: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, science, scientist, good versus evil, parents and children, siblings relations, child prodigy, astronomy, disappearance, neighbor, evil ...
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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: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, science, genetics, isolation, experiment gone awry, psychologist, university, danger, genetically altered, transformation, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: campus, california, mexico, africa, new york ...
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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, futuristic, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, sheriff, secret place, experiment, save the day, small town, hi-tech, experiment gone awry, small town life, prodigy, intelligence, top secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, insanity, illness ...
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, life is a bitch, family relations, 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, philosophical, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: science, supernatural ability, time travel, mystery, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, danger, alien encounter, space wars, space and aliens, fight to the death ...
Time: future
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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, heroes, end of the world, utopia, youth, young heroes, save the world, obsessive quest, androids and robots, apocalypse, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: houston texas, africa, paris france, florida
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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, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, parallel world, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: 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, survival, fantasy world, theme park, adventure, dangerous animal, team, natural disaster, scientist, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine, costa rica
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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, save the world, space travel, danger, heroes, alien encounter, anti heroes, goofy hero, science ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, danger, supernatural, escapades, military, save the world, heroic mission, heroes, chaos, violence, science, technology ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
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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: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, terrorism, nuclear threat, imaginary, danger, train ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
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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, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, controversy, insanity, elephant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 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: enigmatic, thought provoking, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, cause and meaning, atheism, buddhism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, 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, captivating, emotional, 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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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: futuristic, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, precognition, loss, time loop, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, science, memory ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: montana, china, massachusetts, pakistan, sudan ...
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Replicas (2018)
Genre: 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, genetics, cloning, family, car accident, laboratory, science, biologist, evil corporation, aquarium ...
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, hidden identity, philosophy, christianity, society, legends and myths, god or devil, science, religion, psychology, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, contemporary, 21st century ...
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My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, coming of age, ultimatum, high school life, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
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Magicians (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In a small Russian town, there is a Research Institute for magic. One of the witches, Alyona Sanina, is going to marry a guy named Ivan Puhov (not a magician). A jealous Apollon Sataneev tells her boss Kira Shemahandskaya that Sanina is going to ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining, sentimental, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: singing, love, intrigue, magic, spell, conspiracy, witch, science, new year, male female relationship, christmas
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Real Genius (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: laser, computer cracker, college, genius, science, prank, ego, prodigy, college life, inventions and discoveries, teaching the ways of the world, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: campus, california
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, immortality, rescue, vengeance, supernatural, mutant, deadly creature, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, danger, science ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, medical school, swiss alps
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K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, 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, atmospheric, touching, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: benign alien, mysterious character, patient, psychiatrist, mental institution, research, odd, insanity, hypnosis, alien, delusion, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, future
Place: usa, new york, iceland, albuquerque new mexico, manhattan new york city ...
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Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, heart disease, distopia, presumed dead, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
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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, talky, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, alien encounter, space and aliens, wormhole, benign alien, inventions and discoveries, nasa, contact, space travel, alien contact, mathematics, radio ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
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