Movies about scientists

Movies about scientists
List of the best movies about brilliant scientists selected by visitors to our site: Contagion, Sakharov. Two Lives, The Colony, Proximity, A Sound of Thunder, The Time Machine, Sputnik, Deep Blue Sea 2, Clara, The Titan.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Contagion (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses, Death
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Sakharov. Two Lives (2021)
CharactersScientists, Geniuses
PlaceRussia, USSR

Avenue, university and even an asteroid bear his name. Academician Sakharov is known all over the world: someone as the creator of the hydrogen bomb, someone as an outstanding public figure and human rights activist. All his life Andrei Sakharov lived between two fires - science and humanism - and this dualism formed the basis of the film. The picture will show the scientist as he saw himself, through his dialogues with the Conscience.

The Colony (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Environmental disasters
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleWomens in main roles

In the not-too-distant future: after a global catastrophe has wiped out nearly all of humanity on Earth, an elite astronaut from Space Colony Kepler must make a decision that will seal the fate of the people on both planets.

Proximity (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotUFO, Abduction
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersDinosaurs, Scientists, Tourists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Time machine, Technology
PlaceJungle, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

The Time Machine (2002)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:36
CharactersScientists, Mutant
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Survival, Apocalypse, Time machine
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Serious

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

Sputnik (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotAlien invasion, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USSR
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Womens in main roles, Creepy

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

Deep Blue Sea 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:07
CharactersSharks, Scientists
PlotGenetic experiments

When shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is invited to consult on a top-secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant, she is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable and highly aggressive bull sharks as its test subjects, which soon break loose and cause havoc.

Clara (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersHeroes, Scientists, Astronomers
PlotObsession, Mystery
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, The Universe
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Vital signs, Intellectual

An astronomer becomes obsessed with searching the cosmos for signs of life beyond Earth which leads to a shocking discovery.

The Titan (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA, Germany
Duration02:22
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Military, Soldier, Pilots
PlotLove, Death, Mental disorders, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleNetflix, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense

On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

An Invisible Sign (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersMathematicians, Scientists
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Geniuses, Scientists
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Telekinesis
PlaceSpace
StyleDisney, For children, Light, Epic

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersZombie, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceBunker, Hospitals
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

Behemoth (2011)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Special agents
PlotVolcanoes, Earthquake, Mythology
PlaceVillage, Mountains
StyleFancy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Scientists discover a giant creature under the Earth that is wrapped around the entire planet. When the creature wakes all grumpy, it causes worldwide destruction.

Beyond Skyline (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Martial Arts, UFO
PlaceSpace, Village, Jungle, Trains, Spaceships
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.

The Great Northern Way (2019)
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Genredocumentary
CountryRussia
Duration01:18
CharactersScientists
PlaceArctic

Journey into the history and along the arctic latitudes of our country. Leonid Kruglov, documentary filmmaker, photographer, ethnographer, member of the Russian Geographical Society, took the legendary route of Semen Dezhnev through the most difficult regions of the Russian Arctic and made a documentary about it.

Listening (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration01:40
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Scientists, Students
PlotFriendship, Experiments, Divorce, Technology, Mystery
StyleExciting, Fascinating

For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all their problems, but the bleeding-edge technology opens a Pandora’s box of new dangers, as the team discovers that when they open their minds, there is nowhere to hide their thoughts.

Attack on Titan II: End of the World (2015)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:07
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Revenge, Fight, Revolution
PlaceOcean
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Cyberpunk, Creepy, Serious, By manga

Eren leaves to restore a break in the wall destroyed by a Titan. He comes under attack by the Titans and is cornered. Shikishima comes to his aid. The titans never stops attacking. Eren is now injured and tries to protect Armin, but is swallowed by a titan. A Titan with black hair appears and begins to expel the other titans.

Consumed (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Alcoholics, Lawyers, Farmers, Single mothers
PlotDeath, Mental disorders, Depression, Conspiracies
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting, Action

When Sophie's son, Garrett, develops a mysterious illness, she embarks on a search for answers. This leads her into the controversial world of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) where a sociopolitical battle rages between organic farmers and big biotech corporations. As her desperation grows, so too does her quest for knowledge. And the deeper she goes, a more heightened sense of danger develops that preys on her state of mind, as she attempts to discover the root cause of her son's illness.

Downsizing (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration02:19
CharactersTeens, Doctors, Jews, Scientists, Disabled people
PlotLove, Dancing, End of the world, Travel, Relationship
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Party, Norway, Laboratory
TimeFuture

A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.




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