Most Popular Overachiever Movies and TV Shows
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1. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime
Jake Peralta, an immature, but talented N.Y.P.D. detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
3. Covert Affairs (2010–2014)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent.
4. Thirteen (2003)
R | 100 min | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
Votes: 76,578 | Gross: $4.60M
5. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
PG | 165 min | Drama, Family
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Votes: 147,780 | Gross: $1.22M
6. Election (1999)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
Votes: 84,291 | Gross: $14.88M
7. Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.
8. Like Father (2018)
TV-MA | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
After she's left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father.
9. Employee of the Month (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
A slacker competes with a repeat winner for the "Employee of the Month" title at work, in order to gain the affections of a new female employee.
Votes: 42,505 | Gross: $28.44M
11. Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A group of over-achieving Asian-American high school seniors enjoy a power trip when they dip into extra-curricular criminal activities.
Votes: 8,704 | Gross: $3.80M
12. Bee Season (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Family
A wife and mother begins a downward emotional spiral, as her husband avoids their collapsing marriage by immersing himself in his 11 year-old daughter's quest to become a spelling bee champion.
Votes: 6,455 | Gross: $1.18M
13. The End of Innocence (1990)
R | 102 min | Drama
Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. ... See full summary »
Votes: 151 | Gross: $0.12M
14. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.
Votes: 1,341 | Gross: $0.01M
15. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
18. Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion (2014 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to New Zealand to compete in a reality TV competition and ends up investigating the strange mishaps that are causing the show to spiral out of control.
TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy
Fred and Carrie try to escape the city as everyone is turning into a DJ. A couple of overachiever parents try to get their son into the right preschool. Kath and Dave take their rescued dog... See full summary »
The Simpsons (1989– )
Stealing First Base
TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Comedy
Bart gets Springfield Elementary School in legal trouble when he kisses the enigmatic daughter of two lawyers, while Lisa is depressed about being ostracized because she is smart.