Nerds movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nerds movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining, feel good and melancholic films and TV shows about / with nerds, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, friendship, stereotypes, pornography and geek plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nerds: Superbad (2007), Weird Science (1985), 10 Years (2011), The DUFF (2015), Bad Teacher (2011), I Love You, Man (2009), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Slap Shot (1977), The Pizza Delivery Massacre (2010), Sixteen Candles (1984).

List of nerds movies

 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, teenager, friendship, youth, one night, social awkwardness, dumb, plan gone awry, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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 6.6
 71K
Weird Science (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, geek, inventions and discoveries, misfit, high school, technology, wish come true, dream girl, experiment gone awry, looking for sex, nerds ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, adventure, food, mad scientist, parents and children, family, social misfits, small town, goofy hero, disorder, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
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 6.1
 22K
10 Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation.
Style: sincere, semi serious, melancholic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: reunion, high school reunion, friends, destiny, reunited friends, high school, relationships, happy ending, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, nerds, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, high school life, adolescence, best friends, teenager, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 5.7
 179K
Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: not serious, funny, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, school, incompetence, irresponsible, unsupportive coworkers, farce, school teacher, female teacher, love and romance, selfish woman, ambition, manipulative woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
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 7.0
 184K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, couple relations, loneliness, buddies, friendship between men, obsessive quest, supportive friend, loner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coworker, friend, socially awkward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california, chicago illinois ...
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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, defenestration, sex, underdog, college life, student life, teenage life, erection, cheerleader, vandalism, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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 7.4
 32K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, cynical, feel good, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, ice hockey, small town, violence, contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, partners, athlete and trainer, sport team, hockey, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
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The Pizza Delivery Massacre (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: punk, convenience store, friend, party, nerds, slasher, delivery man, pizza, sex scene
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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, vacation, frame up, defector, nerd, buddies, college, goofy hero, social misfits, prank, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
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Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, coming of age, self discovery, convertible, exchange student, nerd, night vision goggles, farce, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, high school, underdog, misfit, small town, friendship, buddies, social misfits, eccentric family, teenage life, goofy hero, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, mexico, utah
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 7.0
 28K
Real Genius (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: computer cracker, laser, college, genius, science, ego, prank, prodigy, college life, farce, student life, boy genius ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: campus, california
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: stoners, friendship, virginity, virgin, boss and employee, masturbation, celibacy, erection, romance, salesman, shyness, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Girl Next Door (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, teenager, fall in love, first love, youth, teenage love, romance, girl next door, lifestyle, high school, teenage life, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california, cambodia, las vegas
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 4.8
 4K
Losin' It (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to lose their virginity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, high school, teenager, locker room, virginity, on the road, buddies, school, coming of age, innocence lost, looking for sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
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Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: graduation, friends, high school, coming of age, costume, rock band, nerd, love letter, party, college, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.6
 54K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fan, road trip, on the road, rivalry, buddy, pimp, space opera, adventure, buddies, urination, friendship, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco
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 7.0
 218K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, talky, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, friends, first contact, chase, ufo, geek, alien, road trip, escapades, parody, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, 1940s, year 1947
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, wyoming, san diego california
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The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, pizza, paperboy, team, video store, anti heroes, athlete's life, vengeance, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college, college life, youth, disorder, journalism, high school life, nothing goes right, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, bodyguard, school bus, fight, nerd, friendship, friends, high school life, homeless, rivalry, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, new jersey
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Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: nerd, duck, paperboy, suicide attempt, skiing, machismo, christmas, young lovers, coming of age, romance, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: cheerleader, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, friends, unlikely couple, fall in love, high school, popularity, popular girl, couple relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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 5.9
 32K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, romance, teenager, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, school, cross dressing, sexism, hidden identity, adolescence, gender, gender bending, prom, college, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona, new jersey
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 6.8
 13K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, friendship, high school life, romance, cheerleading, teenage life, sport team, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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 4.9
 5K
Zapped! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Peyton and Barney are fun loving high school students working on a science project with white mice. When one of the mice begins to move food toward itself with out touching it, Barney finds he has accidently discovered a formula for telekinetic ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, parody, telekinesis, supernatural ability, nerd, laboratory, teenage love, prom, prank, experiment, experiment gone awry, high school life ...
Time: 80s
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Private School (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: school, high school, friends, teenager, bikini, voyeur, voyeurism, sex, college, coming of age, romance, best friends ...
Time: 80s
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