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The Best Genius Movies and TV Shows on Netflix

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 Netflix.

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1. BoJack Horseman

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8.7/10
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87/100
Year: 2014-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 6
Animation, Comedy

What it's about: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.

Where to Watch: 76 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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2. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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8.1/10
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82/100
Released: 1997
Animation, Anime

What it's about: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding the series, while also opening up some new possibilities.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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3. The Midnight Gospel

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8.3/10
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78/100
Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Traversing trippy worlds inside his universe simulator, Clancy the space caster explores existential questions about life, death and everything in between.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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4. Merlí

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8.6/10
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70/100
Year: 2015-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.

Where to Watch: 27 episodes (68%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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5. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

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68/100
Released: 2001Rated: G
Children, Comedy

What it's about: Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Carrie Pilby

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68/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene, in this adaptation of Caren Lissner’s best-selling 2003 novel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. Children of the Sea

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63/100
Released: 2019
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Ruka is a young girl whose parents are separated and whose father works in an aquarium. When two boys, Umi and Sora, who were raised in the sea by dugongs, are brought to the aquarium, Ruka feels drawn to them and begins to realize that she has the same sort of supernatural connection to the ocean that they do. Umi and Sora's special power seems to be connected to strange events that have been occurring more and more frequently, such as the appearance of sea creatures far from their home territory and the disappearance of aquarium animals around the world. However, the exact nature of the boys' power and of the abnormal events is unknown, and Ruka gets drawn into investigating the mystery that surrounds her new friends.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. The Warning

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54/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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9. Genius of the Modern World

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7.6/10
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53/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-GSeasons: 1
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world - Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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