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, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with programmer, computer, computers and web, computer genius, technology, rivalry, internet, hi-tech, greed and inventions and discoveries plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK 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), Person of Interest (2011), Control Alt Delete (2008), TRON: Legacy (2010), The Net (1998), Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999).

List of programmer movies

 8.5
 125K
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: clever, cynical, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, geek, businessman, computer genius, ambition, computer, workplace situations, ambitious, friends, computer system, workplace ...
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, serious, talky ...
Plot: rise to the top, computers and web, programmer, computer genius, hacker, ambition, social relations, facebook, creator, businessman, ego clash, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, san francisco ...
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 6.1
 28K
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, captivating, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, hacker, murder, race against time, conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, couples, crimes, best friends, danger, betrayal ...
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: realistic, clever, serious, captivating, melancholic
Plot: programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, businessman, workplace situations, supportive spouse, partners, rivalry, ego clash, dishonesty, computer system, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 5.9
 60K
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, exciting, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: hacker, programmer, stalking, computer cracker, chase, computer virus, computer, espionage, computer genius, woman in danger, chases and races, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, washington d.c., mexico ...
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hacker, partners against crime, hi-tech, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, fighting crime, crimes, privacy invasion, unconventional method ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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: psychological, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: programmer, lifestyle, fall in love, workplace situations, workplace romance, romance, buddies, looking for love, addiction, workplace, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, captivating, serious, political
Plot: hacker, programmer, computers and web, fighting the system, computer system, troublemaker, crimes, teenage life, rebelliousness, computer genius, disorder, computer virus ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia
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 6.8
 312K
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: visually appealing, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberpunk, computers and web, cyberspace, man versus machine, alternate reality, adventure, programmer, dystopic future, technology gone awry, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, future
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 6.3
 382
The Net (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Net is a 1998 television drama series based on the 1995 film of the same name. The series starred Brooke Langton as Angela Bennett, the character Sandra Bullock played in the film. Produced in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the series ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Plot: programmer, on the run, false identity, law enforcement, crimes, heroes, mystery, computers and web, woman in danger, danger, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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, biting ...
Plot: programmer, computer, computers and web, rivalry, college, apple computer, rise and fall, workplace, unfulfillment, society, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, california
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, 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, realistic, intense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: programmer, father daughter relationship, hacker, rogue agent, computer hacker, one against many, computer cracker, terrorism, technology, female terrorist, hitman, journalist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c., eastern europe
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 6.8
 113K
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: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, computer animation, alternate reality, hacker, cyberspace, fighting the system, heroes, programmer, corporate world, oppression, cyberpunk, computer game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: pentagon, los angeles
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 6.3
 65K
Hackers (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, computer cracker, cyberpunk, secret service, internet, computer, computer virus, frame up, computers and web, rivalry, high school, programmer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, seattle washington, seattle
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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, sweet, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychic power, programmer, song, singing, nerd, office romance, musical performance, musical number, earthquake, song and dance, spoken inner thoughts, career ...
Place: san francisco
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 4.7
 38K
Ra.One (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: India, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A father trying hard to ‘fit-in’ in his son’s badass world. A son trying hard to ‘dude-up’ his dad from ‘aiiiyyyo’ to ‘Yo!’ And a mother lost in translation between her husband’s ‘ingeva’ and her son’s ‘inn’it!’ While ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, danger, villain, chase, ambition, a.i., adventure, superhero, programmer, man versus machine, lifestyle, cyberspace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 6.9
 19K
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: government agency, hi-tech, computers and web, heroes, computer genius, life risking, secret agents, fellow agent, computer system, resourceful, working undercover, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 94K
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: serious, realistic, factual, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, entrepreneur, inventions and discoveries, creativity, business, computers and web, workplace situations, perfectionist, lifestyle, inventor, programmer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: heroic mission, heroes, cyberspace, programmer, chases and races, destiny, computers and web, social satire, comedy team, absurd humor, late night, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 1K
iSteve (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A comedic look at the life of Steve Jobs.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, inventions and discoveries, parody, rise to the top, programmer, ambition, computers and web, visionary, computer system, silly humor, sex scene
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: usa
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 7.2
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: friendship, creator, workplace situations, programmer, computer system, hi-tech, disorder, boss and employee, new job, partners, mad, buddies ...
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, life turned upside down, rivalry, danger, heroes, programmer, mind game, disability, virtual reality, unfulfillment, master warrior, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, utah
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 6.1
 30K
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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., robot, man versus machine, laboratory, fear, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, technology, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, tech noir, non-linear, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, video game, interactive, computer, computer game, programmer, repeated scene, free will, time travel, male protagonist, conspiracy, alternate reality ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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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, unusual plot structure, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: programmer, marriage, husband wife relationship, hi-tech, artificial intelligence, female protagonist, mentor, anxiety, estranged father, professional, customer, childhood home ...
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A Head for Business (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dutillard is an amateur film maker working as a computer programmer for a small French investment bank. When the bank finds that it has been forced to fork over $104 million to fund Dutillard's film, Chekov's "Three Sisters", and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: embezzlement, bank, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, programmer, embezzler, business, filmmaking, greed, satire, gang, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
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 6.6
 236
Phobidilia (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After suffering an emotional breakdown in a public place, a young man vows to quit the chaotic city life and never leave his apartment. He quickly discovers that in todays world all his needs can be easily met: sexual satisfaction via the internet, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: confined, opposites attract, losing-it hero, couples, estrangement, impossible love, mental illness, isolation, love and romance, misfit, programmer, eviction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, uplifting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: video game, heroes, programmer, code, gun, bank teller, bank robbery, game, expose, male protagonist, friendship, surrealism ...
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Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet (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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: video game, computer game, virtual reality, programmer, gamer, company, game, office worker, friendship, humour, virtuality, office ...
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 6.1
 6K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, enigmatic, tricky ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, neighbor, mind game, investigation, life is a bitch, nanotechnology, mind control, robot, programmer, elevator, package ...
Time: contemporary, future
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