Most Popular Prodigy Movies and TV Shows
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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance
Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Votes: 804,196 | Gross: $138.43M
2. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Drama, History, Romance
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
Votes: 10,525 | Gross: $1.30M
3. Now You See Me 2 (2016)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Votes: 229,426 | Gross: $65.08M
5. The Pretender (1996–2000)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.
9. A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Votes: 26,039 | Gross: $0.14M
10. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Votes: 10,910 | Gross: $15.97M
12. God Help the Girl (2014)
Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own.
Votes: 8,219 | Gross: $0.10M
13. Wittgenstein (1993)
Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
14. Hilary and Jackie (1998)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Votes: 9,456 | Gross: $4.87M
15. Mr. Young (2011–2013)
TV-Y7 | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A fourteen-year-old kid named Adam Young graduated college when he was nine. He got a job at Finnegan High School as the science teacher. His best friend Derby and older sister Ivy go to ... See full summary »
16. Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
Confounded by her clashes with the seemingly rule-obsessed world, a troubled young girl seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher.
Votes: 7,345 | Gross: $0.07M
17. Why Stop Now? (2012)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.
Votes: 7,100 | Gross: $0.00M
18. Hunter X Hunter OVA (2002– )
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Reuniting with Gon and his friends, Kurapika explains to them the risks he bears because of his abilities. He believes his target of revenge is no longer alive and the search for his fallen comrade's eyes could truly begin.
19. Vitus (2006)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Music
A twelve-year-old piano prodigy who suffocates from his parent's big dreams for him decides to make his escape--and with the aid of his grandfather--chase his own dreams instead.
Votes: 4,575 | Gross: $0.19M
21. Together with You (2002)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Music
A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.
Votes: 4,132 | Gross: $0.60M
22. Sasha (2010)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Sasha is a piano prodigy under pressure to gain admittance to a prestigious music school. What is really stressing Sasha is his emerging sexuality, plus his piano tutor is moving away, because Sasha is in love with him, and no one knows.
23. Entrusted (2003 TV Movie)
130 min | Drama, Thriller
Hoping to entrap Maria von Gall, who runs a courageous underground railroad for Jews in France, the Nazis kidnap her son Thomas, a brilliant 11-year-old chess master. An exchange ... See full summary »
25. Wunderkinder (2011)
100 min | Drama, Music, War
The story takes place in Ukraine (Poltava) in 1941 before and during the German invasion. This story is about deep friendship between three musically talented children . Two Jewish children... See full summary »
26. Simoun (2006– )
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In the world of Daikuuriku, everyone is born female, and chooses which sex they wish to become at age 17. In this world, the peaceful theocracy of Simulacrum is guarded by magical flying ... See full summary »
28. Dancing Trees (2009)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Martha is an autistic mathematical genius. Suddenly, her mother is viciously murdered before her eyes and she along with her cousin Nicole must use her unique abilites to catch the killer.
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the great theatre, radio and film artist.
Votes: 816 | Gross: $0.02M
30. The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, History
J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in ... See full summary »
31. Hearing Is Believing (2017)
TV-G | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
In a world filled with Noise, there is another Sound worth Hearing, and her name is Rachel Flowers. "Hearing is Believing" introduces the world to the life and music of the multi-talented 23-year old musician and composer, Rachel Flowers.
32. Dead Man Working (2016 TV Movie)
88 min | Thriller
Much to everyone's surprise, a powerful financier at the peak of his career jumps off the bank's rooftop. As the markets react violently, it's up to his protégé to shed light on this obscure case. Was it a suicide or a premeditated murder?
33. Prelude to Fame (1950)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama
While vacationing in Italy, Nick Morell, son of John Morell, a famous English philosopher and amateur musician and his wife Catherine, becomes friendly with young Guido, and Morell ... See full summary »
34. The Loss of Nameless Things (2004)
R | 103 min | Documentary
In 1978 Oakley Hall lll was a promising playwright on the verge of national recognition when a mysterious fall from a bridge took his artistic life away. He suffered horrific head injuries,... See full summary »
37. Le nez dans le ruisseau (2012)
90 min | Drama
A philosophy professor strikes up a friendship with a 12-year-old boy who understands Rousseau's philosophy better than he, without ever having been exposed to it.
40. Unstrung (2007)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Sport
Unstrung exposes the dramas of the juniors tennis world, hitting the road with a handful of teenage competitors as they head for the national championship.
41. A College Student (2016)
10 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Film major Adam struggles between studying to complete his degree and focusing on his budding film career. Even though his mother and professors insist that his remaining semesters in ... See full summary »
44. Harp Dreams (2010 TV Movie)
Documentary, Biography, Music
Thirty-two competitors from around the world compete in the triennial international harp competition in Indiana. This film presents a taste of the grueling challenges of preparing for this ... See full summary »
Director: Susanne Schwibs
47. Daylight (1914)
The strain of keeping such late hours as he does puts a strain on a young musical prodigy. He spends a relaxing time in the country, and meets a young girl he takes a fancy to. After he ... See full summary »
50. Sergey (2016)
23 min | Documentary, Short
We follow Crimean born chess prodigy Sergey Karjakin on his quest for the world championship title and the struggles of being in the middle of the political conflict between Ukraine and Russia.