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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama

8.3
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 602,246 | Gross: $138.34M

2. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 610,602 | Gross: $356.78M

3. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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73 Metascore

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 463,458 | Gross: $91.12M

4. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 607,970 | Gross: $170.71M

5. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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56 Metascore

The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.

Director: Matt Brown | Stars: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi

Votes: 3,859 | Gross: $3.82M

6. 21 (2008)

PG-13 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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48 Metascore

"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo

Votes: 191,148 | Gross: $81.16M

7. Numb3rs (2005–2010)

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 33,302

8. Incendies (2010)

R | 139 min | Drama, Mystery, War

8.2
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82 Metascore

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Mustafa Kamel

Votes: 79,958 | Gross: $6.86M

9. 21 Grams (2003)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston

Votes: 189,289 | Gross: $16.25M

10. Straw Dogs (1971)

Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 45,265

11. Pi (1998)

R | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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72 Metascore

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Votes: 142,323 | Gross: $3.22M

12. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 52,347 | Gross: $0.62M

13. Sphere (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

Votes: 81,401 | Gross: $36.98M

14. Proof (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 36,246 | Gross: $7.52M

15. Fermat's Room (2007)

89 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a ... See full summary »

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán

Votes: 13,507

16. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 16,375 | Gross: $0.25M

17. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ... See full summary »

Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal

Votes: 11,418 | Gross: $41.25M

18. The Oxford Murders (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Jim Carter

Votes: 22,691 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Cube²: Hypercube (2002)

R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.

Director: Andrzej Sekula | Stars: Kari Matchett, Geraint Wyn Davies, Grace Lynn Kung, Matthew Ferguson

Votes: 50,385

20. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,726 | Gross: $0.03M

21. An Invisible Sign (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
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23 Metascore

Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.

Director: Marilyn Agrelo | Stars: Jessica Alba, Chris Messina, Sonia Braga, John Shea

Votes: 3,269

22. The Good Thief (I) (2002)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ralph Fiennes, Nutsa Kukhianidze, Ouassini Embarek

Votes: 8,992 | Gross: $3.52M

23. Terror by Night (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 3,850

24. The Giant Claw (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Global panic ensues when it is revealed that a mysterious UFO is actually a giant bird that flies at supersonic speed and has no regard for life or architecture.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill

Votes: 2,075

25. Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.2
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Director: Jim Cliffe | Stars: Danny Glover, Kyarra Willis, Karen Holness, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 1,226

26. Travelling Salesman (2012)

80 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Four mathematicians are hired by the US government to solve the most powerful problem in computer science history.

Director: Timothy Lanzone | Stars: Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom, David John Cole, Malek Houlihan

Votes: 846

27. Infinity (1996)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Director: Matthew Broderick | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Force, Peter Riegert

Votes: 1,464 | Gross: $0.15M

28. Rasen (1998)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.

Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Miki Nakatani, Hinako Saeki, Shingo Tsurumi

Votes: 1,947

29. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 2,162

30. The Bank (2001)

104 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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54 Metascore

The Bank is a thriller about banking, corruption and alchemy.

Director: Robert Connolly | Stars: David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Sibylla Budd, Steve Rodgers

Votes: 2,474

31. The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.4
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing.

Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Albano, Vittorio Lomartire

Votes: 2,503

32. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.6
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 151

33. Wordplay (2006)

PG | 94 min | Documentary

7.4
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73 Metascore

An in-depth look at The New York Times' long-time crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz and his loyal fan base.

Director: Patrick Creadon | Stars: Will Shortz, Ken Burns, Jon Stewart, Merl Reagle

Votes: 3,390 | Gross: $3.12M

34. Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)

106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both have sexual affairs with others and share their experiences with one another. But there ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

Votes: 883

35. Sebastian (1968)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance

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A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, Lilli Palmer, John Gielgud

Votes: 365

36. Codebreaker (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.0
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The highs and lows of Alan Turing's life, tracking his extraordinary accomplishments, his government persecution through to his tragic death in 1954. In the last 18 months of his short life... See full summary »

Directors: Clare Beavan, Nic Stacey | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Henry Goodman, Paul McGann, Asa Briggs

Votes: 801

37. Dangerous Moves (1984)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dembo | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Alexandre Arbatt, Liv Ullmann, Leslie Caron

Votes: 769

38. Crash Canyon (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy

4.3
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While driving to a family vacation a family falls and is trapped in a canyon where they must learn to get on with their fellow stranded neighbours and mostly, each other.

Stars: Patrick McKenna, Jennifer Irwin, Bryn McAuley, Joanne Vannicola

Votes: 527

39. Caravan to Vaccares (1974)

PG | 98 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Reeve | Stars: David Birney, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Lonsdale, Marcel Bozzuffi

Votes: 196

40. The Secret Number (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A psychiatrist is compelled by his patient, an obsessive mathematician, to consider the existence of a secret integer between three and four.

Director: Colin Levy | Stars: Daniel Jones, Tom Nowicki, Tom Carleglio, James Troutman

Votes: 284

41. Domain (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

5.8
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64 Metascore

A drama centered on the relationship between a teenager, Pierre, and Nadia, a woman in her thirties.

Director: Patric Chiha | Stars: Béatrice Dalle, Isaïe Sultan, Alain Libolt, Raphaël Bouvet

Votes: 119

42. Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)

110 min | Biography

6.3
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The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's ... See full summary »

Director: Antonello Belluco | Stars: Jordi Mollà, Paolo De Vita, Matt Patresi, Andrea Ascolese

Votes: 131

43. The Professor and His Beloved Equation (2006)

117 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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This is the story between single mother housekeeper and mathematics professor,who has a brain damage.

Director: Takashi Koizumi | Stars: Akira Terao, Eri Fukatsu, Takanari Saito, Hidetaka Yoshioka

Votes: 529

44. Homage (1995)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Ross Kagan Marks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Frank Whaley, Sheryl Lee, Danny Nucci

Votes: 125

45. N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdös (1993)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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N Is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdos is a 1993 biographical documentary about the life of mathematician Paul Erdos, directed by George Paul Csicsery.

Director: George Paul Csicsery | Stars: Paul Erdös, Ronald Graham, Joel Spencer, J.W.S. Cassels

Votes: 167

46. Morte di un matematico napoletano (1992)

108 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Il film racconta gli ultimi giorni di vita a Napoli del professore Renato Caccioppoli... See full synopsis »

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Anna Bonaiuto, Renato Carpentieri, Toni Servillo

Votes: 210

47. Ted (1998)

85 min | Comedy

4.8
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Satrical life story of the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynsky (played by Daniel Passer), is done as a pseudo-documentary and narrated by his "brother" (Paul Provenza). It follows his life from ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Ellenberg | Stars: Daniel Passer, Edie McClurg, Richard Fancy, Jeff Corey

Votes: 25

48. Butterfly Dreaming (2008)

Drama, Thriller

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Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story ... See full summary »

Director: Rufus Williams | Stars: Andrew Bowen, Ken Michelman, Toan Le, Kristen Manning

Votes: 108

49. Comment j'ai détesté les maths (2013)

99 min | Documentary, Mystery

6.5
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What is striking when you talk with mathematicians is that sparkle in their eyes, and their sudden joyful voice trying to share with you a concept, a theory. They continuously use words ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Peyon | Star: Cédric Villani

Votes: 117

50. The Gold Cup (2000)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Los Angeles at the end of the century.

Director: Lucas Reiner | Stars: Wood Harris, Jim Haynie, Sarah Lassez, O-Lan Jones

Votes: 23