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The Best Genius Movies and TV Shows on The Criterion Channel

Finding a good Genius movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Genius movies and TV shows of all time streaming on The Criterion Channel.

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1. Vivre Sa Vie

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1962
Drama

What it's about: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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2. Metropolitan

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7.4/10
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74/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: A radical student is adopted by a group of young New Yorkers, serves as a catalyst to alter his and their lives. Gathering in a Manhattan apartment, the group of friends meet to discuss social mobility, Fourier's socialism and play bridge in their cocoon of upper-class society - until they are joined by a man with a critical view of their way of life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime, The Criterion Channel & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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3. Socrates

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7.2/10
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45/100
Released: 1971
Biography, History

What it's about: A false accusation leads the philosopher Socrates to trial and condemnation in 4th century BC Athens.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).