10 movies/series about mathematicians

1. The Accountant (2016)

Accountant Christian Wolff works for various illegal companies and manipulates their financial records. When the FBI learns about his truth, he takes up a legitimate client to bluff the officers.

2. Rain Man (1988)

Charlie, a selfish automobile dealer, kidnaps his autistic brother Raymond and tries to manipulate him into giving up his inheritance from their late father.

3. Gifted (2017)

Frank, a single man raising his genius niece, Mary, gets into a legal battle with his mother, Evelyn, over her custody. However, Evelyn will do anything to make Mary complete her mother’s project.

4. Traveling Salesman (2012)

Four of the world’s smartest mathematicians are hired by the U.S. government to solve the most elusive problem in computer science history–P vs. NP.

5. Super 30 (2019)

Anand Kumar, a mathematician from Patna, India, works his way through challenges towards success before running the Super 30 programme for IIT aspirants in Patna.

6. Kyle XY (series)

This sci-fi series about a boy with extraordinary abilities who has no recollection of his past.

7. The Theory Of Everything (2014)

Stephen Hawking, an excellent astrophysics student working on his research, learns that he suffers from motor neurone disease and has around two years to live.

8. Numb3rs (Series)

Don Eppes, an FBI agent, leads the Los Angeles Violent Crimes Squad and investigates various crimes with the help of his brother Charlie, a mathematical genius.

9. Foundation (series)

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire. Dr Hari Seldon and his loyal followers attempt to preserve their culture as the galaxy collapses around them.

10. Hidden Figures (2016)

Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn’s launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.

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