Title Recommendations based on Lucy Whitmore
The Big Bang Theory makes nerds cool. In Pasadena, California, geniuses Sheldon, Leonard, and Howard play Dungeons and Dragons, watch Star Trek, and idolize superheroes—while figuring out how to deal with those with a lower IQ. But that's not easy as Sheldon admits: "I often forget other people have limitations. It's so sad."
A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island. The police chief—an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter—seeks to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this dark crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
One of the most enduring stories of our time, The Book Thief is just a small story really, about, among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery.
Freaks and Geeks, set in a suburban high school in the 1980s, is a tale of two groups: the "freaks" and the "geeks." Linsey Weir is caught in the middle, as a star member of the Mathletes at McKinley High School before she started to associate with the "freaks." She sums up her dilemma: "All my new friends think I'm some goody-two-shoes, and all my old friends think I'm throwing my life away. What the hell am I supposed to do?"
Psych chronicles the exploits of Shawn Spencer, who claims to use psychic powers to solve mysteries. He enjoys fooling his colleagues into believing in his "gift." Gus is an excellent partner in crime for Shawn, because he's generally up for an adventure (after a little convincing) but level-headed enough to keep things from getting too out of hand.
The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid—even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale prince back home—she has to wonder whether a storybook view of romance survive in the real world.
Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots—the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will stop at nothing to retrieve it.
Portal is set in the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories. The game is designed to change the way players approach, manipulate, and surmise the possibilities in a given environment. Players must solve physical puzzles and challenges by opening portals to maneuvering objects, and themselves, through space.
A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.
Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa's coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.
Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.