Genius is not a very precise term, which combines great intelligence with imagination. Genius is not perfectly defined, but simply detects it when we see one. Fiction also presented many times characters from the crazy witch doctors or oracles from the gods. Below is a list of the geniuses of modern fiction.
Egon is the brain behind Ghostbusters, four men operating in an abandoned fire headquarters from New York. Although his education is never revealed, we realize that a scientist Egon is not limited to quantum physics, parapsychology and nuclear engineering. He is responsible for equipment and weapons of hunters. Intelligence involves, however, two strange things: use a highly technical language and difficulties communication of females.
MacGyver is portrayed as a government secret agent in the service, like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible. MacGyver is based on the ubiquitous Swiss knife of extreme situations often escape because his encyclopedic knowledge and science. The agent was trained in physics and chemistry and fought in Vietnam War.
Diagnostic head of a fictional hospital from Princeton, House is modeled after the famous Sherlock Holmes and have a behavior that you find in the character of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Has a special way to communicate with patients, is moody. House is portrayed as a master in the diagnosis of many medical problems, though his genius is often moderately high degree of narcissism.
07. Iron Man
Man wearing his costume of the famous Iron Man from comic Mavel, Tony Stark is a playboy industrialist who inherited his father’s company, Spark Industries. He was a child prodigy who graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at age of 15. Over the time, used his mind to create robotic armor, came up to perfection. Has a keen ability to physical, quantum mechanics and artificial intelligence.
06. Good Will Hunting
Eponymous star of the movie “Good Will Hunting”, Will, is a poor kid from south of Boston, who is a janitor at the same institute that Tony Stark graduate. While washing down one day, he sees a tough algebra written by a teacher on the blackboard and solves no problems. After entering into a conflict, is sent to see a therapist and work with the teacher before. We find that Will has some psychological trauma in childhood, and finally it seems that the boy is even smarter than the teacher.
05. Back to the Future
Emmet Brown is the kind of man mad scientist, whose appearance recalls than Albert Einsten. The greatest invention of time machine is that it sends the hero Marty McFly in the past. Based on a Delorean DMC-12 race car, time machine uses various forms of energy such as electricity or nuclear power.
04. Silence of the Lambs
Considered by many the archetypal genius negative, Hannibal Lecter is a psychiatrist imprisoned for a series of cannibalistic murders wild nature. He is consulting for a few FBI agents looking for serial killers. Hannibal has impeccable manners, almost aristocratic and despises any form of cruelty. He has a passion for fine arts and his knowledge is at least sufficient to achieve an accurate operation.
Victor Frankenstein studied chemistry at the University of Inglostadt and is traumatized by his mother’s recent death. He is convinced that science is capable of anything, even if using outdated principles of alchemy. He discovers galvanism, transmits electrical current through the corpses and the nervous system and discover how he can bring the dead back to life.
First appeared in the comic book “Watchmen”, Adrian Veidt is the former Ozymandias superhero. Considered the most intelligent man on the planet, Veidt has a billion dollar empire, which includes, among others, genetic engineering and a line of toys. Fearing that the human race will have an imminent end, he launches a plot that wants to unite the nations against a common enemy.
01. Sherlock Holmes
Almost every character in this list has something of Sherlock Holmes, master of deduction. He is detectives who consume-and draw conclusions from the kinds of details over which ordinary minds overlook. It is often called by the police officers to help them solve some failed cases. Sherlock Holmes stories are always narrated by his good friend Watson.