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The Best Geek Movies

Updated January 11, 2021 80.0k votes 7.7k voters 343.9k views140 items

List RulesVote up your favorite nerdy movies and geeky films loved by freaks, dorks, and dweebs.

A list of the best geek movies. These are cool nerd films featuring geeks, geek culture, or they're simply *for* geeks. These truly are the best of the bunch, vote up your favorites and vote down any that you never want to see again. 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 Franchise

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977 - Present

    Directed byGeorge Lucas, JJ Abrams, Rian Johnson, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand

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    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan

    Released2001 - 2003

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Released: 1985

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    Dark Knight Trilogy

    Christian Bale, Gary Oldman

    Released2005 - 2012

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Avengers Franchise

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012 - Present

    Directed byJoss Whedon, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    The Matrix Franchise

    Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishbourne

    Released1999 - 2021

    Directed byLana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

    Released: 1999

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    Harry Potter Franchise

    Danielle Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

    Released2001 - 2011

    Directed byChris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, David Yates

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    Jurassic Park Franchise

    Richard Attenborough, Sam Neill

    Released1993 - Present

    Directed bySteven Spielberg, Joe Johnston, Colin Trevorrow, J.A. Bayona

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    X-Men Franchise

    Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan

    Released2000 - Present

    Directed byBryan Singer, Brett Ratner, Gavin Hood, James Mangold, Matthew Vaughn

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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

    Released1975

    Directed byTerry Gilliam, Terry Jones

    Released: 1975

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    Ghostbusters

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1984

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Released: 1984

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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton

    Released1986

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Blade Runner

    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah

    Released1982

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Released: 1982

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    Star Trek Franchise

    William Shatner, Chris Pine

    Released1966 - Present

    Directed byJJ Abrams, Robert Wise, Nicholas Meyer, Leonard Nimoy, et al

    Released: 1982

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    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

    Released1987

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    The Hobbit

    John Huston, Otto Preminger

    Released1977

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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