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1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
John Nash. Math prodigy.
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People who added this item 396  Average listal rating (192 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 175  Average listal rating (111 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.2 
5. Bogus (1996)
Little Albert.


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People who added this item 416  Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
6. Boston Legal (2004)
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People who added this item 1119  Average listal rating (729 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.3 
7. Chuck (2007)
Chuck.

People who added this item 969  Average listal rating (645 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 5039  Average listal rating (3285 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 259  Average listal rating (183 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
10. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989)
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People who added this item 3799  Average listal rating (2591 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.5 
11. Family Guy (1999)
Stewie Griffon.
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People who added this item 1229  Average listal rating (732 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.5 
12. Fringe (2008)
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People who added this item 3324  Average listal rating (2147 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 4018  Average listal rating (2657 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 54  Average listal rating (30 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 277  Average listal rating (181 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
16. Instinct (1999)
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People who added this item 117  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.9 
17. Joshua (2007)
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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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21. Lie to Me (2009)
Dr. Cal Lightman.
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People who added this item 220  Average listal rating (142 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.6 
22. Little Man Tate (1991)
Fred Tate, child prodigy.
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23. MacGyver (1985)
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People who added this item 521  Average listal rating (311 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
24. Manhunter (1986)
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People who added this item 254  Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
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 (162 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
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 971  Average listal rating (494 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
28. Naked Lunch (1991)
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People who added this item 3443  Average listal rating (2239 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
29. No Country for Old Men (2007)

People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.9  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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31. Patch Adams (1998)

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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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33. Pi (1998)
Max is a math prodigy.

People who added this item 203  Average listal rating (129 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 358  Average listal rating (233 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
35. Powder (1995)
Powder.



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36. Primal Fear (1996)
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People who added this item 587  Average listal rating (312 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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38. Rushmore (1998)
Max Fischer is gifted.


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People who added this item 219  Average listal rating (121 ratings) 6.7  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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40. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
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People who added this item 417  Average listal rating (229 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 1101  Average listal rating (827 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 3044  Average listal rating (1832 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
46. The Aviator (2004)
It's freaking HOWARD HUGHES! :D

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47. The Bad Seed (1956)
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48. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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People who added this item 2694  Average listal rating (1810 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.7 
49. The Big Bang Theory (2007)
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50. The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
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