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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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calleyg95 added 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
calleyg95 added The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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1,119 505
The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Geek Movies
calleyg95 added 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
katebsk007 added 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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calleyg95 added 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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calleyg95 added Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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

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

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707 297
Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Geek Movies
calleyg95 added 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
calleyg95 added Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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calleyg95 added X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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

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627 260
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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455 197
Inception is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Geek Movies
supercst984 added Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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

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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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calleyg95 added The Hobbit John Huston, Otto Preminger, Don Messick

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Geek Movies
a_ga10 added Jurassic Park Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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

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343 76
Alien is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Geek Movies
LuisFernandoCorrea added Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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428 167
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Geek Movies
calleyg95 added Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Geek Movies
calleyg95 added 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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Thor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Geek Movies
calleyg95 added Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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wiabux added Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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

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wiabux added Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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365 174
RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Lon Harris added RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

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wiabux added 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
LuisFernandoCorrea added 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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LuisFernandoCorrea added 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
calleyg95 added Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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

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wiabux added Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Geek Movies
Harry Herzberg added Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Mark Holmes added Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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calleyg95 added Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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jeffrey-munar added Interstellar Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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wiabux added Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

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Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Geek Movies
adm402 added 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
Lon Harris added Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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udontneedtoknowmyname added Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader