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The Best Geek Movies

Updated January 8, 2020 81.5k votes 7.5k voters 338.0k views191 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 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
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    Back to the Future
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Released: 1985
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    Avengers Franchise
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    Avengers Franchise

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    The Terminator
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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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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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    Alien
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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Ghostbusters
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    Ghostbusters

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1984

    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Released: 1984
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    Aliens
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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton

    Released1986

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Star Trek
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    The Matrix Franchise
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    Iron Man Franchise
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    Spaceballs
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    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

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    Dark Knight Franchise
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    Blade Runner
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    Blade Runner

    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah

    Released1982

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Released: 1982
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    Zombieland
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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    The Hobbit
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    The Hobbit

    John Huston, Otto Preminger

    Released1977

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

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    The Princess Bride
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    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

    Released1987

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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    Released2005

    Directed byGarth Jennings

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    Harry Potter Franchise
    Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Inception
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Office Space
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    Office Space

    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Judge

    Released: 1999
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    Tron
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

    Released: 1982
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    Labyrinth
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    Labyrinth

    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie

    Released1986

    Directed byJim Henson

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    RoboCop
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    RoboCop

    Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller

    Released1987

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

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