Computer genius movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant computer genius movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever and captivating films and TV shows about / with computer genius, danger, rivalry, computers and web, hi-tech, computer, crimes, society, computer system and heroes plots mostly in Drama, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as computer genius: The Social Network (2010), Person of Interest (2011), Continuum (2012), NCIS (2003), Criminal Minds (2005), Scorpion (2014), Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Gamer (2009), Silicon Valley (2014), WarGames (1983).

List of computer genius movies

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, realistic, based on true events, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: computers and web, ambition, rise to the top, programmer, computer genius, social relations, inventions and discoveries, creator, ego clash, hacker, betrayal, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, hacker, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, artificial intelligence, secret, inventions and discoveries, heroes, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 54K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The series centers on the conflict between a group of rebels from the year 2077 who time-travel to Vancouver, BC, in 2012, and a police officer who accidentally accompanies them. In spite of being many years early, the rebel group decides to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, computer genius, changing the past or future, hopes, getting home, policewoman, time machine, secret, existence paradox, fish out of water, partners against crime ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 7.8
 106K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, forensics, crime investigation, computer genius, crime, navy, victim, interrogation, government agency, special agents, teamwork, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.1
 136K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, murder, special agents, intelligence, profiler, team, law enforcement, danger, serial killer, investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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 7.1
 42K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, suspenseful, light, based on true events ...
Plot: prodigy, genius, computers and web, problem solving, science, computer genius, save the world, society, heroes, partners against crime, friendship, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, hacker, future dystopia, danger, a.i., computers and web, society, computer genius, technophobia, save the world, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, 2000s, near future
Place: beijing china
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 5.8
 124K
Gamer (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, contests and competitions, computers and web, danger, cyberspace, computer genius, chases and races, lone wolves, wrongful imprisonment, prison, future dystopia, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
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 8.5
 100K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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: humorous, clever, cynical, talky, entertaining ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, geek, inventions and discoveries, businessman, workplace situations, workplace, ambition, ambitious, computer, computer genius, nerd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius. He creates gadgets to improve his everyday life, but his ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: computer genius, mischievous children, everyday life, youth, young heroes, friends, parents and children, family relations, family, experiment gone awry, disorder, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 83K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, cold war, nuclear threat, computer genius, chess, race against time, network, faked death, danger, government, computer, man versus machine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, california
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough, realistic
Plot: police investigation, african american, serial killer, policewoman, ex military, law enforcement, multiple suspects, computer genius, special agents, mystery, crimes, profiler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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 7.1
 23K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, sacrifice, man versus machine, androids and robots, fate of humanity, escapades, danger, family life, computer genius, outer space, alien planet, deadly ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 18K
Intelligence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: inventions and discoveries, government agency, computers and web, espionage, heroes, resourceful, computer system, hi-tech, life risking, fellow agent, secret agents, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 293K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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: stylized, exciting, surreal, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, computer program, man versus machine, cyberspace, technology gone awry, fictional reality, disappearance, adventure, parents and children, chases and races, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, intellectual, clever ...
Plot: neighbor, friends, scientist, friendship, social awkwardness, intelligence, geek, buddies, sitcom, science, prodigy, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, campus, usa, pasadena california
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Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Athletic 12-year-old Maddy (Kristen Stewart) shares an enthusiasm for mountain climbing with her father, Tom (Sam Robards). Unfortunately, Tom suffers a spinal injury while scaling Mount Everest, and his family is unable to afford the surgery that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: heist, bank robbery, computer genius, paralysis, family, adventure, getting home, daring rescue, crime, family relations, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, lesbian, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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 7.7
 46K
Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, female killer, female spy, mole, chases and races, spy, killings, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 11K
Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, special agents, crime, supernatural, uncover truth, female protagonist, scientist, memory, workplace problem, computer genius, science, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.9
 88K
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 ...
Plot: rise to the top, prodigy, computers and web, workplace situations, inventions and discoveries, entrepreneur, business, programmer, ambition, apple computer, perfectionist, blind ambition ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, india, california, new jersey
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 7.2
 20K
Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kim Possible is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series about a teenage crime fighter who has the task of dealing with worldwide, family, and school issues every day. The show is action-oriented, but also has a light-hearted ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, fighting crime, young heroes, high school, family, adventure, teenage life, save the day, girl, female spy, master villain, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 6.3
 163K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, investigation, utopia, murder, cyberpunk, androids and robots, robot, human existence, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 8.5
 116K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: geek, office, sitcom, boss and employee, misfit, computer, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, hi-tech, computers and web, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.2
 119K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, undercover, secret agents, double life, enemy, peril, geek, espionage, dishonesty, buddies, misfit, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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 8.7
 1.5M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, mind bending, exciting, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, save the world, future dystopia, cyberpunk, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cyberspace, imaginary, chosen one, technology gone awry, a.i., hacker ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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 7.1
 3K
Code Monkeys (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, clever, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, workplace intrigue, computers and web, boss and employee, workplace situations, hi-tech, creator, workplace, ransom, friends, stoners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
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 6.8
 297
Motorcity (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Motorcity is an American animated television series created and directed by Chris Prynoski. It is produced by Titmouse, Inc. and Disney Television Animation. The series premiered on April 30, 2012 on Disney XD. On November 5, 2012, Disney XD ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, witty, humorous, exciting
Plot: future dystopia, renegades, car chase, rebelliousness, society, computer genius, heroes, rebellion, danger, chases and races, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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 7.1
 1K
By Any Means (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, outsmarting, secret movement, unconventional method, crime, hi-tech, right and wrong, crimes, fighting crime, partners, computer genius, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After years of playing second fiddle to Agents Mulder and Scully on  The X-Files, the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen are finally heading out on their own. Never ones to stray far from the center of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, conspiracy, computers and web, computer genius, partners, intelligence, intrigue, danger, dishonesty, government agency, social misfits, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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