Programmer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant programmer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with programmer, computers and web, computer, computer genius, hacker, technology, hi-tech, inventions and discoveries, rivalry and internet plots mostly in Drama, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as programmer: Silicon Valley (2014), The Social Network (2010), Antitrust (2001), Halt and Catch Fire (2014), The Net (1995), Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999), Hackers (1995), Jobs (2013), Person of Interest (2011), Free Guy (2021).

List of programmer movies

 8.5
 146K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: realistic, clever, cynical, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, geek, computer, computers and web, computer genius, ambition, businessman, workplace situations, computer system, workplace, ambitious, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, programmer, computers and web, rise to the top, facebook, hacker, ambition, geek, college, social relations, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, massachusetts ...
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 6.1
 29K
Antitrust (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, hacker, computer, conspiracy, murder, betrayal, uncover truth, dishonesty, business, manipulation, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: california, usa, portland oregon
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Halt and Catch Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the ...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: programmer, computer, inventions and discoveries, computers and web, businessman, supportive spouse, workplace situations, partners, ego clash, rivalry, dishonesty, computer system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 5.9
 67K
The Net (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hacker, computer, programmer, computer cracker, identity theft, chase, stalking, espionage, conspiracy, computer virus, manipulation, spy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: san francisco, washington d.c., california, usa, santa monica california ...
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Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This film is the semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires ...
Style: suspense, tense, talky, clever, inspirational ...
Plot: computer, programmer, business, computers and web, nerd, corporate america, entrepreneur, workplace, rise and fall, hacker, geek, alone in the world ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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 6.2
 70K
Hackers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: hacker, cyberpunk, computer cracker, computer, hacking, programmer, high school, internet, secret service, crimes, computer virus, computers and web ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1995
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, seattle
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Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the twenty first century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks, before the internet even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. This is his story. In 1989, known as ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, political
Plot: programmer, hacker, computers and web, computer hacker, fighting the system, computer system, troublemaker, crimes, politics, computer virus, computer genius, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
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 6.0
 98K
Jobs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Style: inspirational, serious, factual, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: business, entrepreneur, creativity, prodigy, rise to the top, inventor, inventions and discoveries, programmer, corporate america, business venture, computers and web, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: california, new jersey, usa, india
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, hi-tech, computer system, partners against crime, crimes, hacker, mysterious character, computer genius, fighting crime, privacy invasion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 354K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: humorous, feel good, heroic, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, video game, game, gamer, heroes, internet, changing lives, programmer, code, bank teller, bank robbery, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Canada, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: suspense, intense, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: computer hacker, programmer, computer cracker, terrorist, rogue agent, hitman, father daughter relationship, hacker, lesbian, goth, terrorism, journalist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c., eastern europe
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Control Alt Delete (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: CONTROL ALT DELETE is a moody romantic comedy exploring fetishism, addiction and love in the information age. As our hero Lewis struggles to integrate his public and private persona's, he realizes he may not be the only one harboring a dirty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychological, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: programmer, fall in love, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace situations, buddies, romance, looking for love, addiction, misfit, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, non-linear, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: computer, video game, programmer, computer game, male protagonist, alternate reality, technology, free will, repeated scene, time travel, conspiracy, psychology ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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 8.7
 1.9M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, mind bending, cerebral, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, alternate reality, virtual reality, philosophy, martial arts, hacker, post apocalypse, existentialism, gunfight, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, near future, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 335K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, cyberspace, virtual reality, computer program, adventure, computers and web, alternate reality, chase, fictional reality, disappearance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
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 6.0
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, a.i., man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology, inventions and discoveries, cyborgs, programmer, technology gone awry, secret laboratory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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Return to Christmas Creek (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As Christmas approaches, Amelia Hughes, a career-focused Chicago app developer lacking in holiday spirit, returns to her small hometown of Christmas Creek to rediscover the meaning of Christmas. There, she reunites with her childhood best friend ...
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, romantic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, holiday, programmer, childhood friend, best friends in love, uncle niece relationship, homecoming, happy ending, transformation, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 10K
Eva (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 2041, humans of planet Earth now live side-by-side with androids. A well-known cybernetic engineer, Alex Garel, is tasked with an assignment to create a robot in the form of a human child. He returns home to begin his work and finds that his ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, clever, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: robot, prodigy, child, brother brother relationship, a.i., programmer, homecoming, memory, creator, youth, robotics, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: spain, europe
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 6.8
 20K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hi-tech, government agency, heroes, computers and web, life risking, intelligence, espionage, fellow agent, secret agents, computer system, resourceful, programmer ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
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Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After an unusual event, Zoey Clarke, a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco, suddenly starts to hear the innermost wants, thoughts and desires of the people around her through popular songs.
Style: light, funny, visually appealing, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychic power, programmer, nerd, earthquake, musical performance, female protagonist, spoken inner thoughts, career, office romance, young girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 6.7
 121K
TRON (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, surreal, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, computer, cyberspace, hacker, artificial intelligence, alternate reality, distopia, video game, computer game, computer hacker, adventure ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: los angeles, pentagon
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 7.7
 22K
Mythic Quest (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all time. But in a workplace focused on building worlds, molding heroes, and creating legends, the most hard-fought battles don’t occur in the game—they happen in the office.
Style: funny, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: gamer, computer game, game, office worker, virtual reality, programmer, video game, friendship, humour, virtuality, office, company ...
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Bong Soon: A Cyborg in Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Bong Soon is a cyborg woman, who has been programmed to shut down as soon as she feels an emotion: love. This romance depicts a touching love story between a genius computer programmer and a cyborg.
Style: light, romantic, captivating, dorama, entertaining
Plot: cyborgs, programmer, robot, artificial intelligence, interspecies romance, love and romance, hacker, relationships, computer program, couple relations, love story, in love ...
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 6.0
 2K
Operator (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work. A dark comedy about love, technology, and what can’t be programmed.
Style: futuristic, light, sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: programmer, marriage, husband wife relationship, artificial intelligence, mentor, estranged father, anxiety, female protagonist, customer, professional, woman, hi-tech ...
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Fat Guy Stuck in Internet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Guy Stuck in Internet is an American live-action science fiction comedy television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series was created by John Gemberling and Curtis Gwinn; and ended with a total of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: cyberspace, heroes, heroic mission, programmer, destiny, computers and web, social satire, absurd humor, joke, absurdism, pop culture, fat man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.2
 1K
iSteve (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A comedic look at the life of Steve Jobs.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: visionary, prodigy, rise to the top, ambition, programmer, silly humor, computer system, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, satire, sex scene
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa
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 7.1
 3K
Code Monkeys (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Code Monkeys is an American animated television program by Adam de la Peña. Set in the early 1980s, it follows the adventures of fictional video game company GameaVision. The show first aired on July 11, 2007. Two seasons have aired on G4 and G4 ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: computer system, workplace situations, creator, programmer, friendship, boss and employee, hi-tech, new job, buddies, disorder, computer genius, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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The Collectors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Logan wanted to follow in his father's footsteps as a kickboxing champion. But his dreams are literally shattered when an automobilie accident leaves him without the use of his legs. His family and former friends watch helplessly as he ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, life turned upside down, programmer, heroes, mind game, rivalry, virtual reality, disability, graphic violence, master warrior, unfulfillment, capoeira ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
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TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as ...
Style: exciting, heroic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cyberspace, virtual reality, rebellion, computer system, adventure, a.i., man versus machine, fictional reality, heroes, escapades, leader, technology gone awry ...
Time: 2010s
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