Series about geniuses

Series about geniuses
List of the best genius series selected by visitors to our site: Leonardo, Perception, Genius, The Queen's Gambit, B: The Beginning, The Big Bang Theory, The Mentalist, NEXT, Person of Interest, Breaking In.

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

Leonardo (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryItaly, USA, United Kingdom, France, Spain
CharactersGeniuses, Artists, Architects, Artists
PlotLove
StyleFascinating

A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection.

Perception (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersGeniuses, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, FBI
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fancy

Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, but his eccentric view of the world and less-than-stellar social skills can often interfere with his work.

Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Artists
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, By books, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

B: The Beginning (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers, Werewolves, Geniuses, Criminals
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Parties
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Genius investigator Keith Flick rejoins the royal police force just as serial killer "B" emerges. Mysterious youth Koku may be an ally, or a target.

The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary, short, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Friends, Losers
PlotLife

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 socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.

The Mentalist (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Psychologists, Geniuses, Partners, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Revenge, Deception
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

NEXT (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Parents
PlotSurvival, Investigation, FBI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.

Person of Interest (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

Breaking In (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersHackers, The thieves, Geniuses, Partners
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleFancy, Fascinating

Contra Security is a high tech security firm that specializes in breaking in as a way to test security measures. The team members comprise various skills, and even more various personalities.

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Young Sheldon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration05:15
CharactersFamily, Geniuses, Childrens, Scientists, Mathematicians
PlaceSchool, USA
StylePhilosophical

The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.

The Pretender (1996)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersGeniuses, Good people
PlotInvestigation, Sects
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Raised in a secret facility built for experimenting on children, Jarod is a genius who can master any profession and become anyone he has to be. When he realizes as an adult that he's actually a prisoner and his captors are not as benevolent as he's been told, he breaks out. While trying to find his real identity, Jarod helps those he encounters and tries to avoid the woman sent to retrieve him.

The Future Diary (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, cartoon, short, anime
CountryJapan
Duration11:16
CharactersTeenagers, Gods, Students, Losers
PlotSurvival
PlaceJapan
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Reality quickly unravels when antisocial Yukiteru is called into a death match against 11 other mentally scarred individuals. Each player has a prophetic device tuned to their personality, giving them control over their future—and the fate of their foes.

Firefly Lane (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Friends, Journalists
PlotLife, Growing up
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

For decades, childhood best friends Kate and Tully have weathered life's storms together -- until a betrayal threatens to break them apart for good.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Women's rights
PlaceEngland
StyleWomen in the lead roles

When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke strike up a mismatched, fiery relationship as they team up to solve crime in the murkiest depths of 1880’s London.

Wolf Trap (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersKillers, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Justice, Weapons
PlaceRussia, Small towns

After faking his own death, notorious gangster Volkov (Wolf) retires overseas with a new identity. When his parents die in a car accident 20 years later, he secretly returns to his hometown and learns that the nephew of a local mobster is responsible for his parents’ death. After killing the man, a battle between the old-newcomer and local crime bosses unfolds.

Walker (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Partners
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

Reboot of the 1993 series focusing on Walker as he returns from years undercover. A widower and father of two, he begins fighting crime with a new partner, who is one of the only female Rangers in history.

Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Heroes, Lawyers, Sisters
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Death, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleMarvel, Spectacular

After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.

Chasing Shadows (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotMissing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.

Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Monsters, Horses, Ghosts
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, Adventures
StyleAtmospheric

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.




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