Most Popular Researcher Movies and TV Shows
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1. Annihilation (2018)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Votes: 226,174 | Gross: $32.73M
4. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 42,423 | Gross: $41.51M
5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
Votes: 197,586 | Gross: $10.10M
6. Downsizing (2017)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.
Votes: 74,297 | Gross: $24.45M
7. Stargate Universe (2009–2011)
Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light-years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.
8. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 216,068 | Gross: $10.14M
10. Hollow Man (2000)
R | 112 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
When the leader of a team of scientists volunteers to be the test subject for their experiment in human invisibility, he slowly unravels and turns against them, with horrific consequences.
Votes: 114,584 | Gross: $73.21M
12. The Haunting (1999)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.
Votes: 66,763 | Gross: $91.41M
13. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 149,449 | Gross: $28.97M
14. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An I.R.S. auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.
Votes: 206,464 | Gross: $40.14M
15. Babylon A.D. (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.
Votes: 89,651 | Gross: $22.53M
16. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Votes: 148,102 | Gross: $15.54M
17. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
18. Eyes Without a Face (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.
Votes: 22,477 | Gross: $0.05M
20. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 96,945 | Gross: $18.59M
23. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.
Votes: 39,037 | Gross: $35.92M
25. The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Not Rated | 86 min | Horror
A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement.
27. The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A ten-year-old scientist secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother, escapes home, and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Votes: 15,337 | Gross: $0.10M
28. The Andromeda Strain (2008)
180 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
29. Batman (1943)
Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.
30. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.
31. A.C.O.D. (2013)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Votes: 12,090 | Gross: $0.17M
32. Torso (1973)
R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A string of appalling lust murders shocks the University of Perugia as a sadistic serial killer strangles to death beautiful college girls with a red and black scarf.
33. The City of the Dead (1960)
PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young college student arrives in a sleepy Massachusetts town to research witchcraft; during her stay at an eerie inn, she discovers a startling secret about the town and its inhabitants.
34. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.
Votes: 3,205 | Gross: $0.03M
36. The Dark Mirror (1946)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.
37. Esteros (2016)
Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Two boyhood chums, separated soon after sexually awakening together, re-meet as young men with unspoken sexual tensions lying between them.
39. King of California (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.
Votes: 21,346 | Gross: $0.26M
40. Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Votes: 19,608 | Gross: $3.17M
41. I've Loved You So Long (2008)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
Votes: 19,043 | Gross: $3.17M
42. The Soul Keeper (2002)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Seduced by Jung, killed by hate, redeemed by history. In 1905 a 19-year-old Russian girl suffering from severe hysteria is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Zurich. A young doctor, ... See full summary »
44. Metamorphosis (I) (1990)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Peter Houseman is a brilliant geneticist who is working on a serum which will stop human aging, but his colleagues don't believe in his work. When his university funding is threatened ... See full summary »
45. Body Chemistry (1990)
R | 84 min | Drama, Thriller
A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Votes: 355 | Gross: $2.42M
46. A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers.
Votes: 2,972 | Gross: $4.18M
47. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)
PG | 107 min | Drama
A Japanese father travels to China's Yunnan province in the place of his ailing son to film a famous folk-opera star.
Votes: 4,643 | Gross: $0.25M
48. Spasms (1983)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A gigantic serpent is captured on a remote island and shipped to an American college for experimentation. A British millionaire and an American scientist find themselves in hot pursuit of ... See full summary »
50. The Tesla Files (2018– )
Documentary, History, Mystery
Researcher Marc Seifer, astrophysicist Travis Taylor and investigative journalist Jason Stapleton investigate the mysteries surrounding the life and work of Nikola Tesla, one of the most important and eccentric scientists in history.