Total Nerd 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 Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Geek Movies
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Geek Movies
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss - Released: 1999

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Geek Movies
The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson - Released: 1985

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

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd - Released: 1984

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young - Released: 1982

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

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle - Released: 1975

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Tron Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Michael Dudikoff - Released: 1982

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Jurassic Park Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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The Hobbit John Huston, Otto Preminger, Don Messick

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop - Released: 1968

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion - Released: 2005

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WarGames is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Geek Movies
WarGames Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy - Released: 1983

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Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Geek Movies
RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Geek Movies
The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy - Released: 1982

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

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Interstellar Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Labyrinth Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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Indiana Jones and the Search f... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Indiana Jones and the Search for the Holy Grail