Series about geniuses

Series about geniuses
List of the best genius series selected by visitors to our site: Sherlock, Young Sheldon, House, Leonardo, Genius, The Big Bang Theory, Breaking Bad, Hannibal, Elementary, The Mentalist.

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Fascinating

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration05:15
CharactersFamily, Geniuses, Childrens, Scientists, Mathematicians
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleFor children, Philosophical

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

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersDoctors
PlotMedicine
StylePopular, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryItaly, USA, United Kingdom, France, Spain
CharactersGeniuses, Artists, Architects, Artists
PlotLove
TimeMiddle Ages
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.

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, documentary, short, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, Life
StylePopular

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.

Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersFamily, Angels, Teachers, Partners, Businessmen
PlotAdventures, Money, Relationship, Drug addiction, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, For men, Action, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Special agents, Cannibals, Psychiatrists
PlotFBI, Death, Deception
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Action

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlotInvestigation

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Psychologists, Geniuses, Partners
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.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Psychologists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Deception
PlaceOffice

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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersInvestigators, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation
StyleSpectacular

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Sports, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Spectacular, 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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police
PlotMystery
StyleAction, Fancy, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersCIA, bodyguards, Special agents, Security guards, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist". Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersGeniuses, Mathematicians, Partners
PlotChess, FBI
StyleAction

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.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersThe thieves, Special agents, Partners
PlotInvestigation, FBI, Adventures, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fascinating

Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially captured Caffrey, finds and returns him to prison. This time, Caffrey proposes a deal with the FBI, as part of a work-release program. After some hesitation, Burke agrees, and thus begins this unconventional arrangement where Caffrey helps Burke apprehend white collar criminals.

Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56
CharactersScientists
PlotDisasters, Politics, Self-sacrifice
PlaceUSSR, Forest, Russia, Ukraine, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StylePopular, Short, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

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.

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. 

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersGeniuses
PlotSuperpowers, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceUSA

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPsychologists, Geniuses, 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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:52
CharactersThe thieves, Criminals, Scammers, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Twisted plot

To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, every probability - culminate in eleven days locked up in the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain, surrounded by police forces and with dozens of hostages in their power, to find out whether their suicide wager will lead to everything or nothing.

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersSerial killers, Hackers, Werewolves, Geniuses, Investigators
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.

Markimdb: 9.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Monsters, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Adventures
StylePopular, Fancy

Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically-gifted old man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time involving his young grandson Morty in dangerous, outlandish adventures throughout space and alternate universes. Compounded with Morty's already unstable family life, these events cause Morty much distress at home and school.

Markimdb: 9
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration13:34
CharactersTeenagers, Serial killers, Gods, Geniuses, Students
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI, Death
PlaceJapan
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, By comics, Twisted plot

Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But will Light succeed in his noble goal, or will the Death Note turn him into the very thing he fights against?

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Friends, Poor
PlaceSea, USA
StyleSpectacular, Touching

When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Friends, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural

Harry Wallace, a teenager who dreams of beautiful women and a cheerful life, and his only friend, the shy and geek White Donnelly, always serve as a target for ridicule and bullying of violent classmates. Once using a computer and mysterious electrical radiation, they manage to bring to life the "woman of their dreams." Her name is Lisa, and she is ready to fulfill the wishes of her creators ...





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