10 best movies like A Beautiful Mind (2001)

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Movies similar to A Beautiful Mind (2001): The Social Network, RoboCop, Ingrid Goes West, The Current War, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Steve Jobs, Marvel's Luke Cage, The Imitation Game, I Origins, iZombie.

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The Social Network (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, biography
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Inventors, Geniuses, Scientists, Friends, Businessmen, Students
PlotSuccess, Social Media, Internet, Money, Love, Power, On real events
PlaceCalifornia, New York, USA, Party, College

    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.

    RoboCop (2014)
    Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.1)
    Genrefantastic, action, crime
    CharactersRobots, Parents, Police, Family, Scientists, Tough guys, Superhero, Inventors
    PlotLove, Fight, Relationship, Parenting, Death
    StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men, Smart, Cyberpunk

      In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

      Ingrid Goes West (2017)
      Markimdb: 6.6
      Genrecomedy, drama
      CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists, Orphans, Photographers
      PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Mystery, Mental disorders, Loneliness, Cars
      PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA, Beach, Deserts

        Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

        The Current War (2019)
        Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.5)
        Genredrama, biography, history
        CharactersInventors, Geniuses
        PlotRivalry, Fate, Technology
        StyleTense, Disturbing, Inspirational, Smart

          Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

          The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)
          Markimdb: 7.2
          Genredrama, biography
          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates
          CharactersMathematicians, Geniuses, Scientists
          PlotOn real events
          PlaceIndia, England
          StylePhilosophical, Smart

            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.

            Steve Jobs (2015)
            Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
            Genredrama, biography, history
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            CharactersGeniuses, Inventors, Family
            PlotSuccess, Computers, Technology, Depression, Obsession, Loneliness, On real events
            StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart

              Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

              Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
              Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
              Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
              PlotSuperpowers, Death
              StyleNetflix, Spectacular

                Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

                The Imitation Game (2014)
                Mark9 (imdb: 8)
                Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
                CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                CharactersMathematicians, Inventors, Geniuses, Spy
                PlotWar, On real events
                TimeWorld War II
                StyleTense, Fascinating, Inspirational

                  Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

                  I Origins (2014)
                  Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.4)
                  Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                  CharactersScientists, Inventors
                  PlotLife after death, Love, Death, Meaning of life, Religious, Pursuit, Loneliness
                  PlaceIndia, USA
                  StyleMakes me think, Atmospheric

                    I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

                    iZombie (2015)
                    Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                    Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
                    CharactersZombie, Zombie
                    PlotSupernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers
                    StyleDisturbing, Smart

                      A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

                      Manhattan (2014)
                      Markimdb: 7.8
                      CharactersScientists, Military, Spy, Inventors
                      PlotRivalry, War, On real events
                      TimeWorld War II
                      StyleSmart, Fascinating, For men

                        Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.

                        Iron Man 3 (2013)
                        Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
                        Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                        CountryUSA, China
                        CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Terrorists, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Robots, Billionaires, Scientists, Heroes, Girlfriends, Presidential, Inventors
                        PlotAdventure, Love, Chase, Skirmishes, Revenge, Experiments, Cheating
                        PlaceNew York, USA, Mansions
                        StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men

                          When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

                          Her (2013)
                          Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
                          Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                          CharactersWriters, Friends
                          PlotArtificial Intelligence, Computers, Love, Technology, Obsession, Loneliness
                          StylePhilosophical, Touching, Fancy, Smart

                            In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

                            Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
                            Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
                            Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
                            CharactersTeachers, Pupils
                            PlotLove, Obsession, Depression, Mental disorders
                            StyleTouching, To cry, Fancy

                              After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

                              The Skin I Live In (2011)
                              Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
                              Genrethriller, drama, crime
                              CharactersSurgeons, Doctors, Scientists
                              PlotAbduction, Experiments, Love, Mystery, Mystery, Revenge, Obsession, Seduction
                              StyleAction, Disturbing, Creepy, Smart

                                A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

                                Iron Man 2 (2010)
                                Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
                                Genrefantastic, action, adventure
                                CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Friends, Billionaires, Scientists, Heroes, Robots
                                PlotAdventure, Love, Fight, Rivalry, Jealousy, Technology, Experiments
                                PlaceRussia, Moscow, USA
                                StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

                                  With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

                                  The Good German (2006)
                                  Markimdb: 6
                                  Genrethriller, drama, detective
                                  CharactersJews, Scientists, Spy, Friends, Military
                                  PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Blackmail, Justice, Mystery
                                  PlaceGermany, Berlin
                                  StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Smart, Gloomy, By books

                                    An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his investigation connects with his search for his married pre-war German lover.

                                    Klimt (2006)
                                    Markimdb: 5.2
                                    Genredrama, biography
                                    CountryAustria, France, Germany, United Kingdom
                                    CharactersArtists, Mothers, Friends, Geniuses
                                    PlotLove, Creation, Mental disorders, Art, Obsession, On real events
                                    PlaceHospitals, France
                                    Time19th century
                                    StyleFascinating, Makes me think

                                      A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.

                                      Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
                                      Markimdb: 7
                                      CountryCanada, USA
                                      CharactersScientists, Cats, Monkeys, Inventors
                                      PlotObsession, Cancer, Depression
                                      StyleSmart, Fancy

                                        A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.

                                        Groundhog Day (1993)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 8)
                                        Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
                                        PlotTime travel, Love, Depression, Obsession
                                        PlaceHotels, USA, Small cities
                                        StyleTo cry, Fancy, Smart

                                          A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.