Most Popular Scientific Discovery Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Aeronauts (2019)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Balloon pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon in the 1860s.
2. I Origins (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.
Votes: 109,697 | Gross: $0.33M
3. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.
6. Restoration (1995)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.
Votes: 8,638 | Gross: $4.10M
7. Detention (2011)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.
8. Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)
R | 93 min | Horror
A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers.
10. Invention for Destruction (1958)
Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
An evil millionaire named Artigas plans to use a super-explosive device to conquer the world from his headquarters inside an enormous volcano.
11. Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A scientist creating perfumes inherits his great grandfather Dr. Jekyll's formula and decides to use modern technology to improve it. He ends up as an ambitious, ruthless woman. She tries to prevent returning into the spineless man.
Votes: 2,583 | Gross: $2.76M
12. Eleventh Hour (2008–2009)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A government scientist and his tough attractive FBI handler try to save people from deadly scientific experiments, poisoners, rare diseases, and environmental hazards.
13. Prey (1998)
60 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Bio-anthropologist, Dr. Sloan Parker, her colleague, Dr. Ed Tate, their associate Tom Daniels, and their friends, discover and investigate a secret new dominant humanoid species which is looking for a way to replace humans.
15. Ferocious Planet (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.
16. The Invisible Ray (1936)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.
93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Jan is a decent, boring man, living a decent, boring life as a rocket designer. When his adventurous twin brother dies in a breakfast accident, Jan decides to impersonate him, unwittingly becoming a part of a Nazi time travel conspiracy.
19. Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)
80 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
"What if someone had an absurd dream and the visions ran out in the street?" a scientist asks Rose, a researcher who discovers a way to engender beneficial dreams (to produce contented, ... See full summary »
21. Ferat Vampire (1982)
90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A doctor Marek is shocked when his beloved nurse Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A fellow doctor makes him believe ... See full summary »
22. The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpathians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera.
24. Rise of the Warrior Apes (2017)
86 min | Documentary
For more than 20 years anthropologists have been researching the social behavior of a chimpanzee clan in Uganda's Kibale National Park. They gained new insights about the violence, brutal ... See full summary »
25. You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »
26. Coz takhle dát si spenát (1977)
86 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two swindlers get to prison for alcohol theft. After an exit from prison they are employed for theft of the device for regeneration of old cows. The owner of salon wants to use devices for rejuvenation. But something went not so.
30. I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)
95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy
This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »
31. The Risk (1960)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK scientists find a cure for plague but their government, fearing its military-biological potential, keeps the discovery secret until a scientist is duped into giving it to a foreign power.
32. Krakatit (1948)
97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Based on a novel by Karel Capek, a prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century, who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit-a ... See full summary »
33. Sexual Chemistry (1999)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
At Biotec the scientists are trying to develop a sexually stimulating drug for both men and women. Robert tries his on himself and it turns him on and off into a sexy woman and back to himself making things complicated.
34. The End of Agent W4C (1967)
87 min | Comedy
The invincible agent Cyril Juan Borguette alias W4C (Jan Kacer) has been assigned a mission to go to a hotel in Prague, get hold of a saltcellar with a plan for the military exploitation of... See full summary »
37. How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But ... See full summary »
38. The Secret of Steel City (1979)
85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two scientists use their inherited fortune differently. One designs a beautiful town called Fortuna, while the second builds huge factories to make munitions known as Steel City.
40. Unexpected Encounters (1995 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Crew of a spaceship spearheading colonization of a planet comes into contact with just one local inhabitant - a humanoid boy that looks remarkably human.
41. The Visitors (1983– )
30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »
42. Neco je ve vzduchu (1981)
78 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
The urn supposedly containing the remains of Alice's grandfather falls out of the window and breaks. To Alice's great surprise, the urn is empty and the girl learns that the grandfather ... See full summary »
43. Dark Sun (1980)
135 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
A remake of the 1948 atomic-age film, "Krakatit", by the same director. A scrupulous scientist is in the throes of a serious ethical dilemma after creating a highly-efficient explosive which may bring immeasurable suffering to mankind.
44. I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
120 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
This quirky student comedy tells the story of Petr Kovár (Filip Blazek), who gets the chance to return to the past for a while and he meets the love of his life, his classmate Eliska, again... See full summary »
46. Rumburak (1985)
90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.
49. The Octopuses from the Second Floor (1987)
92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
While on vacation with their bickering parents, young Eva and her little brother Johnny find in a polluted lake two strange friendly sentient octopuses made of strange material that attracts electricity. They take them as pets.
50. Merry Christmas Octopus (1987)
92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Eva and her younger brother Johnny own two sentient octopuses made out of strange matter. Will their parents divorce and ruin Christmas? Will a scientist find a way to use their pets as fuel? Live action film with stop-motion octopuses.