Most Popular "Formula" Titles
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1. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 574,340 | Gross: $403.71M
2. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »
Votes: 21,945 | Gross: $13.85M
3. The Zero Theorem (2013)
R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.
Votes: 37,450 | Gross: $0.22M
5. The Nutty Professor (1996)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
Votes: 91,043 | Gross: $128.77M
7. Zoom (2006)
PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private Academy.
Votes: 15,811 | Gross: $11.63M
8. The Nutty Professor (1963)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love.
9. The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
G | 92 min | Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Dexter Riley and his friends accidently discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength
10. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Votes: 19,236 | Gross: $10.20M
12. Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
G | 88 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.
13. Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
New York City, Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. He spends all of his days try to invent the next best thing in the industry. His girlfriend, Sarah, sometimes gets pushed to the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,345 | Gross: $2.76M
14. Clambake (1967)
99 min | Comedy, Musical
The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
15. Carry on Spying (1964)
87 min | Comedy
A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, ... See full summary »
16. Horror High (1973)
PG | 85 min | Horror
A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors... See full summary »
17. Bottoms Up (1974)
81 min | Comedy
Two secret Agents are determined to retrieve a microfilm containing a revolutionary formula that transforms cow manure into fuel, but first, they must put into action a hot inspection procedure.
19. Believers (2007 Video)
R | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two paramedics responding to an emergency call find themselves kidnapped by a religious sect whose great obsession is to stop the end of the world by committing suicide and killing people.
20. Golden Earrings (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, War
On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and ... See full summary »
21. Silent Assassins (1988)
91 min | Action
The evil criminal leader Kendrick has kidnapped an elderly biochemist who holds the secret to creating a biological superweapon. The only person who can possibly stop Kendrick and his gang ... See full summary »
22. I, Monster (1971)
PG | 75 min | Horror
Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ... See full summary »
23. The Man with Nine Lives (1940)
Approved | 74 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
A medical researcher visits the deserted home of a pioneer in cryogenic science who disappeared 10 years earlier and finds him frozen in ice but still alive.
24. The London Connection (1979)
100 min | Action, Drama
Family spy adventure sees secret agent Luther Starling hoping to have a vacation in England to visit his friend Roger. However, a professor is kidnapped by Omega and Luther is soon on the case taking Roger with him.
25. Shadow Creature (1995)
R | 90 min | Horror
Detective Brighton investigates a series of unusually gruesome murders and is soon caught in a web of intrigue involving a mad scientist, a beautiful woman, a power mad politician, and one ... See full summary »
26. Illegal Entry: Formula for Fear (1993)
R | Thriller
A masked killer has murdered a young girl's parents and is now stalking her. It seems that her father had developed a secret formula that would end world hunger. The killer--or whoever sent him--wants it and believes that she has it.
27. The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Falcon rescues Louisa Braganza from kidnappers who want her father's secret formula for making diamonds. Her father's murder is pinned on the Falcon and, when he and she flee to Florida... See full summary »
29. Henry's Night In (1969)
75 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A nerdy guy mixes up a magic formula and becomes invisible whenever he sneezes. He uses his power of invisibility to sneak into his neighbors' bedrooms at night when their husbands aren't ... See full summary »
30. Ninja's Force (1984)
After a dangerous top-secret formula is stolen, a government agent traces the thieves back to a mysterious island and a secret-society of Ninja's.
31. Valley of Hunted Men (1942)
Approved | 60 min | Western
It's 1941 and three Nazis escape from a Canadian prison. Two are killed but the third kills Paul Schiller and assumes his identity. This leads him to the Three Mesquiteers ranch where his ... See full summary »
32. Superdragon vs. Superman (1975)
Action, Drama, Thriller
Scientist Dr Ting has invented a secret formula that will help the world's food crisis, but refuses an offer to sell it. When Dr Ting is later kidnapped by a sinister organization, Alice's ... See full summary »
33. The Worm Turns (1937)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Mad scientist Mickey has just brewed up a potion; to test it out, he squirts it on a fly that's been trapped by a spider, a (regular) mouse being harassed by a cat, then the cat when Pluto ... See full summary »
34. Big Calibre (1935)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Mystery, Romance
Intent on avenging his father's murder, Roy Neal and his sidekick Rusty find themselves in the border town of Gladstone where Neal is mistakenly arrested for the robbery of a mail truck. ... See full summary »
36. Hidden Power (1939)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dr. Garfield gets so involved in his research for an antitoxin for severe burns that he completely neglects his wife, Virginian, and their young son, Steve. Virginia divorces him and takes ... See full summary »
37. Land of Hunted Men (1943)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Western
The Range Busters arrive to see if they can find out who has been robbing the stage of the mine payrolls. Crash is a big winner in Faro Wilson's card game and when the winning bills are ... See full summary »
38. Copposites (2012)
94 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A cop and a crook are exposed a DNA altering formula that switches them into each other's bodies and forces them to work together in order to switch back.
39. A Lady of Chance (1928)
Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Seasoned grifter Dolly Crandall returns to the 'badger game' but has a change of heart when she falls in love with a young man she believes is a rich Southerner.
40. The Fabulous Suzanne (1946)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Romance
Suzanne, a waitress, comes up with a sure-fire method for winning at the racetrack and, later, when she inherits a fortune from a customer of the restaurant, she use the same system for ... See full summary »
41. Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device (2012 Video Game)
E10+ | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew investigates after a theoretical physicist is found electrocuted in a Colorado laboratory.
42. Hurricane Hutch (1921)
Passed | Action, Adventure, Crime
Story concerns a paper mill, a mortgage and the struggle to obtain the lost formula for making paper from seaweed. Star is given opportunity to introduce many daredevil features.
43. The Sagebrush Family Trails West (1940)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Begin with setting the record straight for those uninformed sources that insist on tagging this film as a Producers Releasing Corporation entry. It was produced by Sigmund Neufeld's ... See full summary »
46. Cat-Choo (1951)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short
Katnip has a cold and reads that eating a fresh crow is a sure cure. Cros didn't come any fresher than Buzzy, and when Katnip spies him ice-skating, he decides to eat him. But Buzzy has no ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama
"I am the Lord thy God; thou shalt have no other God but me." Ten-year-old Pawel and his father Krzysztof run their lives on their beloved home computer, while Pawel's aunt worries that his... See full summary »
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Strange deaths by a mysterious shadow leads the Fringe Team to the scene where they learn that a Russian astronaut was possessed by an alien and his brother is convincing Dr. Bishop to solve the equation to free him.
Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (1952– )
Formula for Murder
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Criminologist Craig Kennedy, aided by his friends Police Inspector J. J. Burke and Evening Star reporter Walt Jameson, investigate the murder of a friend who was engaged to marry an actress... See full summary »