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on 17 Jan 2012 03:19

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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
John Nash. Math prodigy.
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People who added this item 408  Average listal rating (196 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 7.8 
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 177  Average listal rating (110 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.2 
5. Bogus (1996)
Little Albert.


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People who added this item 422  Average listal rating (297 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
6. Boston Legal (2004)
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People who added this item 1153  Average listal rating (747 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.3 
7. Chuck (2007)
Chuck.

People who added this item 996  Average listal rating (661 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 5129  Average listal rating (3342 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 (184 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
10. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
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People who added this item 3844  Average listal rating (2608 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.4 
11. Family Guy (1999)
Stewie Griffon.
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People who added this item 1268  Average listal rating (738 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.5 
12. Fringe (2008)
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People who added this item 3423  Average listal rating (2207 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.2 
13. Good Will Hunting (1997)
Will Hunting, math prodigy.
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People who added this item 4094  Average listal rating (2682 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 57  Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.6  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 279  Average listal rating (184 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
16. Instinct (1999)
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People who added this item 121  Average listal rating (72 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.9 
17. Joshua (2007)
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People who added this item 7116  Average listal rating (4648 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
18. Jurassic Park (1993)
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People who added this item 1301  Average listal rating (828 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
19. K-PAX (2001)
"Prot". Obviously a superior life-form.
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People who added this item 2006  Average listal rating (1248 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
20. Let the Right One In (2008)
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People who added this item 775  Average listal rating (489 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
21. Lie to Me (2009)
Dr. Cal Lightman.
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People who added this item 228  Average listal rating (147 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 998  Average listal rating (748 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
23. MacGyver (1985)
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People who added this item 535  Average listal rating (326 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
24. Manhunter (1986)
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People who added this item 259  Average listal rating (163 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 (161 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
26. Millennium (1996)
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People who added this item 74  Average listal rating (48 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.7 
27. Mr. Jones (1993)
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People who added this item 989  Average listal rating (506 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
28. Naked Lunch (1991)
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People who added this item 3520  Average listal rating (2288 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
29. No Country for Old Men (2007)

People who added this item 139  Average listal rating (87 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 1900  Average listal rating (1193 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.6 
31. Patch Adams (1998)

People who added this item 266  Average listal rating (106 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 1793  Average listal rating (987 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
33. Pi (1998)
Max is a math prodigy.

People who added this item 211  Average listal rating (131 ratings) 4.7  IMDB Rating 4.4 
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 363  Average listal rating (236 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
35. Powder (1995)
Powder.



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People who added this item 889  Average listal rating (554 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
36. Primal Fear (1996)
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People who added this item 604  Average listal rating (320 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 1313  Average listal rating (828 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
38. Rushmore (1998)
Max Fischer is gifted.


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People who added this item 224  Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.6 
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 687  Average listal rating (358 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
40. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
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People who added this item 429  Average listal rating (237 ratings) 7.4  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 1127  Average listal rating (839 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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People who added this item 935  Average listal rating (663 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
44. Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Dr. Daniel Jackson.


Dr. Samantha Carter.


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People who added this item 670  Average listal rating (439 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
45. Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Dr. Rodney McKay.

People who added this item 3089  Average listal rating (1861 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 167  Average listal rating (95 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
47. The Bad Seed (1956)
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People who added this item 1023  Average listal rating (570 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
48. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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People who added this item 2772  Average listal rating (1858 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
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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