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The list contains the best, new and most relevant prodigy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, interesting, captivating and intense films and TV shows about / with prodigy, mentor, storytelling, genius, friendship, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, redemption and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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
 32K
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, playing football, dream come true, follow your dream ...
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
 319K
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, 1820s, 1780s ...
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, talky, emotional, serious, psychological
Plot: doctor, prodigy, autism, talented, hospital, medicine, flashback sequence, surgeon, childhood flashback, flashbacks
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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A Beautiful Mind
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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
 356K
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, medical profession, health, 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, competition, tournament ...
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, state affairs, crimes, boy genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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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 7.9
 802K
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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The Imitation Game
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, 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
 649K
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
 529K
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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 7.1
 16K
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, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: child prodigy, mathematician, genius, school, kids and family, prodigy, mother son relationship, parents and children, family, society, family conflict, childhood ...
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, atlanta georgia, egypt, europe ...
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 7.8
 89K
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, art collector, art theft, happiness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, vienna, europe, prague czech republic
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 8.6
 304K
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: boys' night, family outing, date night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, deal ...
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
 471K
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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 6.0
 438
Beautiful Ohio
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.
Style: clever, serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental
Plot: prodigy, parents and children, siblings relations, small town, small town life, coming of age, teenage life, americana, family life, family relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, budapest hungary, cleveland ohio, hungary
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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: bleak, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: prodigy, superhuman powers, young heroes, save the world, vengeance, apocalypse, against humanity, danger, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Together with You
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a violin prodigy Xiaochun and his father head to Beijing seeking fame and fortune, they soon discover a fierce world of cutthroat ambition. But when Xiaochun is "adopted" by a famous music tutor, success finally seems within reach - ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming of age, classical music, teacher, friendship, prodigy, music, love, destiny, mentor, sacrifice, ambition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia, tokyo, beijing china
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 7.7
 4K
Vitus
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vitus tells the story of a highly-gifted boy (played by real-life piano prodigy Teo Gheorghiu) whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: prodigy, music, rebelliousness, friendship, parents and children, coming of age, child prodigy, rebellion, youth, family relations, friends, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
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 5.8
 1K
Mr. Young
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Mr. Young is a Canadian comedy series that premiered on March 1, 2011 on YTV. The series is shot in front of a live audience in Burnaby, British Columbia. The series was created by Dan Signer, and stars Brendan Meyer, Matreya Fedor and Gig Morton as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: high school, prodigy, teachers and students, high school life, youth, young heroes, coming of age, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, friends, child prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.7
 151K
Rushmore
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: stylized, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, teacher, mentor, depression, adolescence, obsession, prodigy, love triangle, deadpan, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.8
 207K
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: intellectual, twists and turns, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, casino, betrayal, mentor, greed, mathematics, college, surveillance, cheating, geek, friendship, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, boston, usa, massachusetts, harvard university ...
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