Prodigy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prodigy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, clever, interesting and intense films and TV shows about / with prodigy, mentor, storytelling, genius, friendship, destiny, dialogue, rivalry, ambition and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prodigy: Jobs (2013), Good Will Hunting (1997), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016), The Luzhin Defence (2000), Amadeus (1984), The Good Doctor (2017), A Beautiful Mind (2001), House (2004), Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993).
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House
Drama, Mystery
USA
44 min.
 8.8
Amadeus
Biography, Drama, History, Music
USA, France, Czechoslovakia
160 min.
 8.3
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
The Good Doctor
Drama
USA
41 min.
 8.4

List of prodigy movies

 5.9
 86K
Jobs
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: realistic, factual, inspirational, serious, intense ...
Plot: prodigy, rise to the top, business, lone hero, perfectionist, blind ambition, creativity, computers and web, life philosophy, inventions and discoveries, entrepreneur, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey, india
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Good Will Hunting
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, intellectual, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: genius, mathematics, prodigy, character study, life philosophy, existentialism, teachers and students, harvard, rags to riches, complex characters, university, professor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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 7.0
 33K
Pawn Sacrifice
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, prodigy, genius, obsession, cold war, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, eccentricity, paranoia, mental illness, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: russia, iceland
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Pele: Birth of a Legend
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, factual, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, rise to the top, football player, soccer, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, father son relationship, soccer coach, following a dream, rags to riches ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Luzhin Defence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, sincere, touching, intellectual ...
Plot: chess, mentally unstable, obsession, prodigy, genius, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, love story, eccentricity, loneliness, relationships, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy
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 8.3
 322K
Amadeus
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA, France, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, inspirational, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: mozart, music, genius, musician's life, prodigy, envy, uninhibited rivalry, rise and fall, obsession, classical music, opera, composer ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1800s, 1780s, 1820s ...
Place: austria, vienna, europe, italy, central europe
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The Good Doctor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Style: clever, psychological, serious, talky, emotional
Plot: doctor, prodigy, autism, talented, hospital, medicine, flashback sequence, surgeon, flashbacks, childhood flashback
Time: 2010s, contemporary
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A Beautiful Mind
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: factual, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mathematics, paranoia, genius, paranoid schizophrenia, mathematician, mental illness, prodigy, insanity, obsession, fighting illness, fictional reality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, campus, massachusetts, new jersey ...
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 8.8
 359K
House
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: hospital, medicine, treatment, doctor, doctors and patients, cure, prodigy, health, medical profession, surgery, misdiagnosed, snobbism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Searching for Bobby Fischer
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, genius, prodigy, contests and competitions, child prodigy, mentor, parents and children, obsession, children, supportive parent, tournament, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 41K
Scorpion
Genre: Action, Drama
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, light, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: prodigy, computers and web, genius, computer hacker, science, computer genius, partners against crime, national security, problem solving, crimes, state affairs, boy genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 133K
Steve Jobs
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: factual, serious, clever, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, dialogue driven, rise to the top, apple computer, ambition, technology, friendship, inventions and discoveries, alter ego, loneliness, adaptation, depression ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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The Theory of Everything
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: touching, uplifting, factual, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: disability, prodigy, genius, supportive spouse, love, life turned upside down, against the odds, adaptation, human spirit, life is a bitch, cambridge university, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oxford university, england
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Da Vinci's Demons
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: prodigy, leonardo da vinci, inventor, inventions and discoveries, adventure, outdoor, architect, visionary, bohemian life, outsmarting, verbal byplay, stoned ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, rome italy ...
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 7.9
 810K
Iron Man
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, technology, androids and robots, good versus evil, comics, transformation, prodigy, weapons, danger, terrorism, weapon system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, middle east, afghanistan ...
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 6.8
 14K
Unforgettable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: prodigy, police investigation, female detective, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, haunted by the past, partners, photographic memory, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Imitation Game
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley ...
Style: inspirational, factual, suspense, intellectual, entertaining ...
Plot: genius, homosexuality, mathematician, inventions and discoveries, social misfits, espionage, ambition, code breaking, prodigy, code, homosexual, sexism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s ...
Place: england, germany, europe, poland
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 9.2
 658K
Sherlock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, friendship, partners, crime, eccentricity, mastermind, murder mystery, resourceful, verbal byplay, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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 7.6
 532K
Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, intellectual, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, mystery, adventure, sherlock holmes, murder, hotshot hero, verbal byplay, investigation, riddles and clues, plot twist, fight scenes, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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Mozart in the Jungle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" and Gelsey Kirkland's "Dancing on my Grave" comes an insider’s look into the secret world of classical musicians. From her debut recital at Carnegie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, prodigy, strong female character, classical music, sex, backstage, performance, hotshot, teacher, drugs/alcohol, orchestra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 17K
Young Sheldon
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: clever, philosophical, witty, humorous
Plot: child prodigy, school, mathematician, genius, kids and family, prodigy, family, family conflict, society, boy, scientist, mother son relationship ...
Time: 1990s
Place: texas
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Catch Me If You Can
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, suspense, captivating, intense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, runaway, crime, adventure, manhunt, chase, special agents, con artists, unlikely criminals, fake identity, creativity, justice ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, boston, europe, france, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.8
 90K
The Best Offer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, melancholic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: manipulation, adult virgin, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, mysterious character, solitude, forgery, mystery, psychology, happiness, art theft, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, vienna, europe, prague czech republic
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The Prodigies
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, India, Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: NYC, Central Park, 2010. Five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average teenagers… they’re prodigies. The trauma of the assault incites them to lash out against the world in a cold and calculating way. The five ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, rivalry, prodigy, against humanity, danger, youth, chaos, escapades, revenge, save the world, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.9
 43K
Eureka
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, light, futuristic, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: sheriff, small town, save the day, secret place, experiment, scientist, experiment gone awry, genius, friendship, prodigy, hi-tech, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Malcolm in the Middle
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, neurotic, realistic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, sitcom, social satire, eccentric family, teenage life, prodigy, sarcasm, suburban life, youth, anger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 8.6
 309K
Suits
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.5
 93K
Safe
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, entertaining, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, organized crime, police corruption, revenge, kidnapping, lone wolves, martial arts, chase, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.4
 474K
Limitless
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, greed, paranoia, drug addiction, rags to riches, murder, prodigy, drugs, dark hero, superhuman powers, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Brilliant Young Mind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, dramatic ...
Plot: mathematics, autism, coming of age, teenager, disability, teacher, prodigy, mentor, genius, childhood, social misfits, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996
Place: england, asia, taiwan
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8.3
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8.3
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8.0
A Beautiful Mind 2001
8.2
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child prodigy
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Young Sheldon 2017
7.1
Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993
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A Wrinkle in Time 2018
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Magnolia 1999
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Whiplash 2014
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inventions and discoveries
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8.0
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6.6
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mathematics
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A Beautiful Mind 2001
8.2
Good Will Hunting 1997
8.3
Cube 1997
7.3
Touch 2012
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rising to stardom
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7.7
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6.1
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7.0
8 Seconds 1994
6.5
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intelligence
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8.4
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Lucy 2014
6.4
The Big Bang Theory 2007
8.2
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8.4
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