Series about geniuses

Series about geniuses
List of the best genius series selected by visitors to our site: Sherlock, The Big Bang Theory, The Mentalist, Lie to Me, Psych, Numb3rs, Dexter, House, Hannibal, Leonardo.

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

Genre
Country
Sherlock (2010)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, documentary, short, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

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

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.

Lie to Me (2009)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his skills also make it easier for him to deceive others.

Psych (2006)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a crime he solved. Now, Shawn has no choice but to use his abilities to perpetuate his cover story: psychic crime-solving powers, all the while dragging his best friend, his dad, and the police along for the ride.

Numb3rs (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a very different perspective.

Dexter (2006)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

House (2004)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Hannibal (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminal minded – Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

Leonardo (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryItaly, USA, United Kingdom, France, Spain

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.

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Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

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

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

John Doe (2002)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.

Perception (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Person of Interest (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44

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. 

B: The Beginning (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:35

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 Pretender (1996)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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 Umbrella Academy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

NEXT (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUSA

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.

The Misfit of Demon King Academy (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

Anos Voldigord was a tyrannical Demon King that eradicated humans, spirits, and even the gods, but became bored of eternal warfare and reincarnated with dreams of a peaceful world. However, what awaited him in reincarnation after 2000 years were descendants who became too weak after being accustomed to peace, and all sorts of magic that deteriorated to the extreme. Anos enters Demon King Academy that gathers and educates those who are viewed as the reincarnation of the Demon King, but the academy could not see through his true powers and ends up branding him as a misfit.

Aldnoah.Zero (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

In 1972, the Apollo 17 mission discovered a hypergate to Mars on the surface of the moon. Soon a war breaks out between Earth and Mars, and Martian soldiers begin to descend from the sky, riding steel giants, intent on exterminating humanity.

The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Chloe King is looking forward to celebrating her birthday with her friends and single mother, just like every other year... that is until she starts developing heightened abilities and discovers she's being pursued by a mysterious figure. Chloe soon learns she's part of an ancient race which has been hunted by human assassins for millennia —and that she may be their only hope for ultimate survival.

Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Young Sheldon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration05:15

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

Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

As the Dragon Master, Po has endured his fair share of epic challenges but nothing could prepare him for his greatest one yet-as a Kung Fu teacher to a group of rambunctious kids from Panda Village who have been imbued with a mysterious and powerful chi energy. Together they embark on amazing adventures, battle ferocious villains, and become legends!

Doctor Who (2005)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living – more of a hobby actually, and he's very, very good at it. He's saved us from alien menaces and evil from before time began – but just who is he?

Elementary (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with his worst nightmare - a sober companion, Dr. Watson.

Breaking Bad (2008)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Eureka (2006)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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 Jack Carter stumbles upon this odd town after wrecking his car and becoming stranded there. When the denizens of the town unleash on unknown scientific creation, Carter jumps in to try to restore order and consequently learns of one of the country's best kept secrets.




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