Films about talented people

Films about talented people
List of the best films about talented people according to the audience: Good Will Hunting, Limitless, Transcendence, A Beautiful Mind, The Legend of 1900, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Social Network, King Richard, Tesla, Jobs.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Janitors
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Sad ones, To cry, Philosophical

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. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters, Geniuses, Writers, Millionaires, Businessmen
PlotSuperpowers, Money, Experiments, Success
PlaceUSA, New York
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Smart

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 shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Immortals, Inventors
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology, Death, Hostage, Life after death
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Makes me think, Womens in main roles, Serious, For men

Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersSpy, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Puzzles, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Twisted plot, Inspirational

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 turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryItaly
Duration02:00
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Friends, Child Prodigies, Pianists
PlotMusic, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceShips, Ocean
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of his life. Years later, the ship may be destroyed, and a former band member fears that 1900 may still be aboard, willing to go down with the ship.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians, Scientists
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceEngland, India
StyleBy books, Philosophical, Smart, Intellectual

Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Scientists, Students
PlotLove, On real events, Money, Social Media, Success
PlaceCourt, College, Party, USA, California
StyleSmart, Makes me think, Intellectual

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
PlotSuccess, Tennis

The story of how Richard Williams served as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.

Markimdb: 5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersInventors
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Curses
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration02:02
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Inventors, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Travel, Success, Computers, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Serious

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:42
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists
PlotInvestigation
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

He is overly intelligent... He is genius... And he's just trying to make his life a little bit better in an new era post-communist Russia.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Lawyers
PlotObsession, Friendship, Happiness, Fate, Fear
PlaceSchool, Court
StyleKind, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Deep Meaning

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersChildrens, Geniuses, Heroes, Soldier, Gifted children
PlotWar, Adventure, UFO, Virtual Reality, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians
StyleAtmospheric

The debut film from Darren Aronofsky in which a mathematical genius Maximilian Cohen discovers a link in the connection between numbers and reality and thus believes he can predict the future.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance
PlotOn real events, Chess
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Smart

Fahim Mohammad, a Bangladeshi immigrant, becomes a world junior chess champion in France.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersGeniuses
PlotOn real events, Chess, Obsession, Mental disorders, Political
PlaceIslands, Russia
TimeCold War
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Fascinating, Serious

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersChildrens, Cowboys, Geniuses, Family, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Loneliness
PlaceTrains
StyleExciting, To cry, By books, Atmospheric, Touching

A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersWriters, Old man
StyleSoulful

A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Hungary
CharactersScientists
PlotOn real events
StyleSerious

The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre—and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:43
CharactersMillionaires, Womanizers, Fathers, Businessmen, Actors
PlotOn real events, Money, Obsession, Aviation, Mental disorders
PlaceAircraft, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Epic

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Teleportation, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Beautiful, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

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 space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Geniuses, Heroes, Police, Sherlock Holmes
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Smart, Intellectual

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military, music, biography
CountryFrance, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:29
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Jews, Pianists
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Music, Hunger
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Heartbreaking, Worth watching

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:21
CharactersGeniuses, Special agents, Scammers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Adventure, Money, Chase
StylePopular, Exciting, To cry, Fascinating, Smart

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 only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersGeniuses, Psychics, Losers, Terminally ill, Good people
PlotLove, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural, Teleportation
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, FBI, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, "Strange Fruit."

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersSerial killers, Geniuses
PlotObsession, Friendship, Loneliness, Jealousy
PlaceItaly, Yachts
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

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Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:32
PlotOn real events, Political
StyleFascinating, Serious

A story about the life of Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov, the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Disabled people, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceEngland
StyleSoulful, By books, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:33
CharactersGeniuses, Musicians, Emperors
PlotMusic, Obsession, Success, Jealousy, Rivalry
Time18th century
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Smart

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.





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