Most Popular Math Whiz Movies and TV Shows
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1. 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: 209,620 | Gross: $40.14M
2. Safe (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
Votes: 97,671 | Gross: $17.14M
5. Fermat's Room (2007)
Not Rated | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller
4 mathematicians are invited to solve an enigma. Once there, they're locked in a mechanically shrinking room and given 1 minute to solve each puzzle via cellphone while also figuring out why they're there.
6. Summer Wars (2009)
PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.
Votes: 23,559 | Gross: $0.08M
8. Love, Math and Sex (1997)
100 min | Drama
Sabine, an adolescent girl with a gift for mathematics becomes involved with Jiri, a 40-something man-of-the-theatre from Prague. The story of their relationship and the gradual ... See full summary »
9. When I Saw You (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
1967. The world is alive with change: brimming with reawakened energy, new styles, music and an infectious sense of hope. In Jordan, a different kind of change is underway as tens of ... See full summary »
11. Pretty in Red (2008)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Lolita incarnated, lost girl, seeks a psychiatrist to help her dissect her life and the secret behind her obsession with red.
12. NYU Bigelow Green Tea Commercial (2015 TV Special)
1 min | Comedy
A successful broker and inexperienced intern discuss the basics of stock trading. Boss tasks his new mentee with brewing some fresh green tea, which is misconstrued as an immediate ... See full summary »
13. 7 x 13 = 28 (2009)
5 min | Short, Comedy
With her weekly allowance at seven dollars, a nine-year-old girl calculates it will take her thirteen weeks to save the purchase price of twenty-eight dollars, to buy an illustrated edition of "The Secret Garden."
14. Great Genius and Profound Stupidity (2008)
27 min | Documentary, Short
This experimental documentary, which includes interviews with Avital Ronnell, Oliver Sacks, and Merce Cunningham, explores pilgrim mathematician Paul Erdos, Hellen Keller, and the philosophical ideas of genius and stupidity.
Stranger Things (2016– )
Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum
TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Dr. Alexei reveals what the Russians have been building, and Eleven sees where Billy has been. Dustin and Erica stage a daring rescue.
Just a Regular Irregular
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sherlock helps a math genius from his network of "Irregulars" experts after he stumbles upon a body while participating in a math puzzle competition. Meanwhile, Joan attempts to extend an ... See full summary »
Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The team is on Dagan, where they must find key stones to retrieve a ZPM. Zelenka finds out Atlantis has a deep space scanner.