The Best Geek Movies

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A list of the best geek movies. These are films featuring geeks, geek culture, or they're simply *for* geeks. If you believe we've missed a geek film, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Say what you want about the freaks, geeks, nerds, and dorks of this world, but they have great taste in movies and have made a hell of an entertaining list of the best geek films. Sure, most of them are going to be sci-fi and fantasy, but there are a few other genres on this list of geek films as well.

Some of these films don't even have computers in them, nor do they have anything to do with math. And the end of the day, everybody has a little bit of a geek in them, and with that in mind, perhaps these geek movies are ultimately for everyone. What are the top geek movies? Take a look and enjoy these amazing geek films!
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    Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    The Lord of the Rings film tri... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss Released: 1999

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Released: 1985

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    Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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    Office Space is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge Released: 1999

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    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young Released: 1982

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    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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    Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd Released: 1984

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    The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    X-Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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    Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy Released: 1983

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    Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton Released: 1985

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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    The Hobbit is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    John Huston, Otto Preminger, Don Messick

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    Tron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Michael Dudikoff Released: 1982

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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kha... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy Released: 1982

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    Serenity is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion Released: 2005

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    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Released: 1975

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    2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop Released: 1968

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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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    Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

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    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Hackers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman, Jonny Lee Miller Released: 1995

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    Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Jaws is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    Stargate is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

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    Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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    Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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    Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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    Aliens is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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    Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen Released: 1999

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    Indiana Jones and the Search for the Holy Grail

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    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    Highlander is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Geek Movies

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    Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

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    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti Released: 1968

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    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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