10 best movies like Measuring the World (2012)

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Movies similar to Measuring the World (2012): A Beautiful Mind, Hidden Figures, Experimenter, Chappie, The Man Who Knew Infinity, RoboCop, Manhattan, The Imitation Game, Interstellar, I Origins.

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A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, biography
CharactersScientists, Spy, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Inventors
PlotMental disorders, Love, Obsession, On real events
StyleTouching, Smart, Fascinating, Interesting, Mind-altering

    At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

    Hidden Figures (2016)
    Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.8)
    Genredrama, biography, history
    CharactersScientists, Astronauts, Single mothers, Strong women, Geniuses, Mathematicians, Judge
    PlotOn real events
    StyleTouching, Exciting, Soulful, Light, Inspirational

      The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

      Experimenter (2015)
      Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.6)
      Genredrama, biography, history
      CharactersInventors, Scientists, Psychologists, Elephants
      PlotRelationship, Power, Test, Experiments, On real events
      StyleFascinating, Tense, Inspirational

        Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his pleads for mercy, the majority of subjects don’t stop the experiment, administering what they think is a near-fatal electric shock, simply because they’ve been told to do so. With Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial airing in living rooms across America, Milgram strikes a nerve in popular culture and the scientific community with his exploration into people’s tendency to comply with authority. Celebrated in some circles, he is also accused of being a deceptive, manipulative monster, but his wife Sasha stands by him through it all.

        Chappie (2015)
        Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
        CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
        CharactersRobots, Criminals, Scientists, Gangsters, Inventors
        PlotArtificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Adventure, Technology, Robbery
        StyleTouching, Exciting, Disturbing, For men, Fancy, Cyberpunk

          Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

          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.

            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.

              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.

                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.

                  Interstellar (2014)
                  Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
                  Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
                  CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                  CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
                  PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, End of the world, Expeditions
                  PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
                  StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

                    Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

                    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.

                      Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
                      Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
                      Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
                      CharactersScientists, Family, Animals, Inventors

                        After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. When Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees and apple pie-thons, he and his friends must return to save the world.

                        Blood Glacier (2013)
                        Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
                        CharactersScientists, Dogs, Foxes, Insects, Monsters, Mutant
                        PlotSurvival, Supernatural
                        StyleDisturbing, Exciting

                          At a climate research station in the Alps, the scientists are stunned as the nearby melting glacier is leaking a red liquid. It quickly turns to be very special juice — with unexpected genetic effects on the local wildlife.

                          I'll Follow You Down (2013)
                          Markimdb: 6.1
                          Genrefantastic, drama, detective
                          CharactersInventors, Scientists, Students
                          PlotTime travel, Missing people, Obsession
                          StyleAction, Disturbing

                            After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

                            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.

                              The Avengers (2012)
                              Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
                              Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                              CharactersSuperhero, Partners, Aliens, Scientists, Heroes, Giants, Monsters
                              PlotAlien invasion, Superpowers, Love, Intrigue, Rivalry
                              PlaceShips, Germany, India, USA
                              StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing

                                When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

                                Errors of the Human Body (2012)
                                Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
                                Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
                                CountryGermany, USA
                                PlotViruses, Obsession, Conspiracies
                                PlaceLaboratory, Germany
                                StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing

                                  Canadian scientist, Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden in order to contribute to their most important project—a human regeneration gene—that also has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal tragedy that has haunted him for years.

                                  Urban Explorer (2011)
                                  Mark8 (imdb: 5.2)
                                  Genrehorror, thriller
                                  CharactersHeroes, Inventors, Cannibals
                                  StyleExciting, Disturbing

                                    Anxious to explore the mysterious hidden world under metropolitan Berlin, an international group of four urban explorers hires a local guide, Kris, who leads them into the maze of escape tunnels and subterranean fortifications under the city. When their guide has a bad fall, two of the girls in the group frantically set off to seek help while Denis, the young American, stays behind. Armin, a former East German border guard suddenly appears from nowhere. Out of sheer desperation, Denis allows Armin to lead them and their unconscious guide to safety and it is at this moment that Denis realizes he has just made the biggest mistake of his life!

                                    Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
                                    Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
                                    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
                                    CharactersMonkeys, Scientists, Inventors
                                    PlotFreedom, Uprising, Viruses
                                    StyleMakes me think, Touching, Exciting, Fascinating

                                      Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

                                      The Light Bulb Conspiracy (2010)
                                      Markimdb: 8.1
                                      CountrySpain, France
                                      PlaceFrance, Germany
                                      StyleMakes me think

                                        Once upon a time... consumer goods were built to last. Then, in the 1920’s, a group of businessmen realized that the longer their product lasted, the less money they made, thus Planned Obsolescence was born, and manufacturers have been engineering products to fail ever since. Combining investigative research and rare archive footage with analysis by those working on ways to save both the economy and the environment, this documentary charts the creation of ‘engineering to fail’, its rise to prominence and its recent fall from grace.

                                        Temple Grandin (2010)
                                        Mark7.6 (imdb: 8.3)
                                        Genredrama, biography
                                        CharactersScientists, Autistic, Inventors, Losers, Disabled people, Teachers, Geniuses
                                        PlotOn real events
                                        StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating, Inspirational

                                          A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.