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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
    This films franchise is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series... moreamazon buy button
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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd


    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Released: 1985
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    Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Avengers Franchise

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    The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton


    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam


    Directed byTerry Gilliam, Terry Jones

    Released: 1975
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    Alien is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt


    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Aliens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton


    Directed byJames Cameron

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    The Matrix Franchise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Geek Movies
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    Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver


    Directed byIvan Reitman

    Released: 1984
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    Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Star Trek

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    Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Joan Rivers, John Hurt


    Directed byMel Brooks

    Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring... moreamazon buy button
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    Dark Knight Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Geek Movies
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    Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Blade Runner

    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah


    Directed byRidley Scott

    Released: 1982
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    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Emma Stone, Amber Heard


    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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    Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Geek Movies
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    The Hobbit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    The Hobbit

    John Huston, Otto Preminger


    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

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    The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright


    Directed byRob Reiner

    The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and... moreamazon buy button

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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to  is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Directed byGarth Jennings

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick


    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy


    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Harry Potter Franchise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Geek Movies
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    Office Space is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Geek Movies

    Office Space

    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley


    Directed byMike Judge

    Released: 1999
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    Tron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Jeff Bridges, David Warner


    Directed bySteven Lisberger

    Released: 1982
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    RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Geek Movies


    Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller


    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

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


    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie


    Directed byJim Henson

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