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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
John Nash. Math prodigy.
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People who added this item 412  Average listal rating (205 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
2. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
Audrey (played by Jodie Foster) was way too precocious to be of average intelligence.




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People who added this item 33  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 4.1  IMDB Rating 4.4 
3. Allen Gregory (2011)
He's a total douche, but also a genius. I have to give credit where it's due. Allen Gregory...
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People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
4. Autism: The Musical (2007)
Henry, the little boy with Asperger's Syndrome in Autism: the Musical is VERY bright. His main problem is social interactions, but intellectually the kid is amazing.



He is also freaking adorable!



(Yes, the entire thing is on youtube...)
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People who added this item 178  Average listal rating (113 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 5.2 
5. Bogus (1996)
Little Albert.


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People who added this item 423  Average listal rating (300 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
6. Boston Legal (2004)
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People who added this item 1162  Average listal rating (752 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.3 
7. Chuck (2007)
Chuck.

People who added this item 1002  Average listal rating (672 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
8. Criminal Minds (2005)
Spencer Reid is a veritable genius.


His mother, Diana Reid, is not far behind.

Hell, Hotch is bright, so is Gideon... the whole team, really...

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People who added this item 5151  Average listal rating (3392 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
9. Donnie Darko (2001)
Donnie Darko definitely had an above average IQ.


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People who added this item 260  Average listal rating (185 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
10. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
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People who added this item 3851  Average listal rating (2629 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.4 
11. Family Guy (1999)
Stewie Griffon.
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People who added this item 1275  Average listal rating (755 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
12. Fringe (2008)
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People who added this item 3447  Average listal rating (2241 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.3 
13. Good Will Hunting (1997)
Will Hunting, math prodigy.
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People who added this item 4103  Average listal rating (2704 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
14. House M.D. (2004)
Gregory House. Any question he is gifted?


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People who added this item 59  Average listal rating (34 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.4 
15. I Am David (2003)
David is bright. No doubt about it. This is a list of brighter than average characters, not "just geniuses"....
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People who added this item 281  Average listal rating (187 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
16. Instinct (1999)
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People who added this item 122  Average listal rating (78 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.9 
17. Joshua (2007)
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People who added this item 7134  Average listal rating (4717 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
18. Jurassic Park (1993)
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19. K-PAX (2001)
"Prot". Obviously a superior life-form.
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20. Let the Right One In (2008)
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People who added this item 778  Average listal rating (505 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
21. Lie to Me (2009)
Dr. Cal Lightman.
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People who added this item 230  Average listal rating (150 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
22. Little Man Tate (1991)
Fred Tate, child prodigy.
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People who added this item 1001  Average listal rating (750 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
23. MacGyver (1985)
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People who added this item 537  Average listal rating (345 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
24. Manhunter (1986)
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People who added this item 259  Average listal rating (166 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
25. Martian Child (2007)
Dennis, from Martian Child, is obviously a "gifted" child.




One of my fave movies ever...
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People who added this item 244  Average listal rating (160 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
26. Millennium (1996)
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People who added this item 78  Average listal rating (52 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.7 
27. Mr. Jones (1993)
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People who added this item 997  Average listal rating (522 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
28. Naked Lunch (1991)
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People who added this item 3527  Average listal rating (2320 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
29. No Country for Old Men (2007)

People who added this item 141  Average listal rating (90 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
30. Parenthood (2010)
Max Braverman from Parenthood is a gifted kid with Asperger's. Many Aspies have extremely high IQs.




Max asks questions, gets bored...
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People who added this item 1907  Average listal rating (1209 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.6 
31. Patch Adams (1998)

People who added this item 267  Average listal rating (107 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
32. Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Phoebe Lichten is a gifted child.


So, obviously, is her younger sister Olivia (here, dressed as "Karl Marx" for Halloween).





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People who added this item 1795  Average listal rating (1003 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
33. Pi (1998)
Max is a math prodigy.

People who added this item 214  Average listal rating (135 ratings) 4.7  IMDB Rating 4.5 
34. Poltergeist III (1988)
Carol-Anne Freeling is supposed to have an IQ in the 150s (in this movie she attends a school for "gifted children with emotional problems").



Which is why I think it was so funny that she was playing with a "Speak n' Spell" at the age of 12 (those are for kids just learning to read).
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People who added this item 364  Average listal rating (240 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
35. Powder (1995)
Powder.



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People who added this item 893  Average listal rating (563 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
36. Primal Fear (1996)
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People who added this item 609  Average listal rating (329 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
37. Proof (2005)
Catherine (gifted at math, possibly a prodigy).

Robert (a math prodigy)


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People who added this item 1319  Average listal rating (855 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
38. Rushmore (1998)
Max Fischer is gifted.


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People who added this item 225  Average listal rating (128 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Josh Waitzkin, chess prodigy.




This movie sparked my interest in chess. I have learning disabilities and am very bad at chess, but I do respect the game and people who can play well!

One of my favourite movies. I wish I could play a half decent game, let alone be this great!
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People who added this item 688  Average listal rating (366 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
40. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
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People who added this item 430  Average listal rating (250 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. Shine (1996)
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42. Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
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People who added this item 1129  Average listal rating (841 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 8.7 
43. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Wesley Crusher is gifted. Apparently... I still wanted him to be assimilated by The Borg...

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44. Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Dr. Daniel Jackson.


Dr. Samantha Carter.


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45. Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Dr. Rodney McKay.

People who added this item 3097  Average listal rating (1884 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
46. The Aviator (2004)
It's freaking HOWARD HUGHES! :D

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People who added this item 170  Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
47. The Bad Seed (1956)
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48. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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49. The Big Bang Theory (2007)
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People who added this item 23  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
50. The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
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