Most Popular "Child Genius" Titles
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1. Iron Man Three (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Votes: 588,043 | Gross: $408.99M
2. Matilda (1996)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
Votes: 94,836 | Gross: $33.08M
3. Tomorrowland (2015)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Votes: 141,777 | Gross: $93.42M
4. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
Votes: 193,518 | Gross: $61.66M
5. Fantastic Four (2015)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Votes: 121,166 | Gross: $56.11M
6. August Rush (2007)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Music
A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Votes: 90,938 | Gross: $31.66M
7. The Pretender (1996–2000)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers.
8. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Votes: 24,658 | Gross: $7.27M
10. Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)
R | 104 min | Drama, Music
Surrounded by wealth and living with abundant resources in Manhattan, 12-year-old cello prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life lacking only frequently absent parents and friends. Estranged from family, having slacker boyfriend troubles, and fired from her waitressing job, sometimes musician 23-year-old Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job.
Votes: 3,432 | Gross: $0.03M
11. Mr. Young (2011– )
22 min | Comedy, Family
A fourteen-year-old kid named Adam Young graduated college when he was nine. He got a job at Finnegan High School as the science teacher. His best friend Derby and older sister Ivy go to ... See full summary »
12. Little Man Tate (1991)
PG | 99 min | Drama
Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,910 | Gross: $25.01M
14. Totally Awesome (2006 TV Movie)
A spoof of typical 1980's teen movies. The idea is that VH1 found a "long-lost", never-released teen film made in the 1980's and decided to air it now in 2006; thus it is loaded with the ... See full summary »
16. The Pretender 2001 (2001 TV Movie)
96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.
17. The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Through a series of bizarre circumstances, Jarod and Miss Parker find themselves trapped together on a strange island in a life and death situation, out of which come some of the most ... See full summary »
18. Wunderkinder (2011)
100 min | Drama, Music, War
The story takes place in Ukraine (Poltava) in 1941 before and during the German invasion. This story is about deep friendship between three musically talented children . Two Jewish children... See full summary »
The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
David 'Barnes' meets Joleen, a 16 year old genius who has escaped from an institute where she was being tested to find her mother.
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Examination Day/A Message from Charity
TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
Puritan Charity Payne in the year 1700 and modern teenager Peter Wood, residents of the same Massachusetts town, are psychically connected due to delirium induced by a bacterial infection, and can see the world through each other's eyes.
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 1
60 min | Sci-Fi
After years of searching for Earth, the Galactica finds Earth. Adama would like to land but a child prodigy named Dr. Zee advises Adama against it because he believes that if they do that ... See full summary »
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Galactica Discovers Earth: Part 2
60 min | Sci-Fi
The thrilling adventures of "BATTLESTAR GALACTICA" continue in Part Two of "Galactica Discovers Earth, " when Commander Adama (Lorne Greene) dispatches two young pilots, Capt. Troy (Kent ... See full summary »
Centurions (1986– )
Let the Games Begin
TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family
The youngster Randy Chang defeats the Centurions in a hologram simulation. Dr. Terror captures the boy and suits him up in a cyborg "cage" to do his bidding. Thinking in the beginning it's just a game, Randy does much damage.
TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A simple mission to escort children to a school for talented kids goes terribly wrong, when the killjoys discover that the students have gone missing.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010– )
The Song of Mystery
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A hideous creature named QUE HORRIFICO is turning the children of Crystal Cove in to monsters. The adults in the town are in shock, reacting in the only way they know how... By abandoning their children and running away like cowards.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Village of the Giants
TV-14 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In Village of the Giants (1965), a child genius creates a growth formula that ends up in the hands of some incredibly annoying teenagers. Meanwhile, Dr. Forrester shakes things up in Deep ... See full summary »