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 suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic and humorous films and TV shows about / with computer genius, computers and web, danger, computer, rivalry, heroes, computer system, technology, crimes and dialogue 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), Silicon Valley (2014), Scorpion (2014), Continuum (2012), NCIS (2003), The Zero Theorem (2013), The IT Crowd (2006), Stitchers (2015), Criminal Minds (2005).

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, 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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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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 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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 7.1
 47K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, science, prodigy, computers and web, computer hacker, computer genius, boy genius, save the world, society, hacker, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 58K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, getting home, time machine, policewoman, heroine, hopes, fish out of water, time paradox, police detective ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 7.7
 119K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, special agents, navy, evidence, computer genius, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, army investigation, crime, crimes, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: thought provoking, surreal, semi serious, meditative, cerebral ...
Plot: loneliness, escape from reality, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, virtual reality, hacker, uncover truth, future dystopia, society, computer, distopia ...
Time: future
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 8.5
 133K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, boss and employee, misfit, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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 6.9
 11K
Stitchers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, light
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, crime, special agents, female protagonist, computer genius, uncover truth, supernatural, secret government organization, murder investigation, memory, scientist, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.1
 159K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, fbi, crimes, crime, law enforcement, investigation, murder, team, profiler, serial killer, forensics, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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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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 7.1
 91K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, computer cracker, nuclear threat, cold war, computer genius, chess, nuclear, computer, danger, race against time, faked death, network ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, california
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, danger, computer cracker, technophobia, society, computer genius, a.i., save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future, 21st century
Place: beijing china
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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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 6.3
 169K
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: cyberpunk, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, utopia, robot, dystopic future, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
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 5.8
 130K
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, cyberspace, computers and web, distopia, contests and competitions, danger, future dystopia, computer genius, chases and races, profanity, wrongful imprisonment, prison ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
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 5.2
 10K
Catch That Kid (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
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, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, adventure, computer genius, family relations, family, disorder, heroes, teenage life, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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 7.2
 24K
Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: exciting, stylized, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: high school, young heroes, teenage life, save the day, good versus evil, girl, adventure, fighting crime, female spy, family, youth, cheerleader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 6.6
 3K
Nicotina (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, humorous
Plot: hacker, computer genius, crime gone awry, murder, love and romance, stalking, addiction, dishonesty, cons and scams, coincidence, voyeurism, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
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Computer Chess (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs. We ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, man versus machine, hotel, nerd, ambition, obsession, a.i., computer genius, contests and competitions, rivalry, computer system, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, australia
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 6.5
 3K
The Bank (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Bank, a world ripe with avarice and corruption, where O'Reilly and his ilk can thrive and honest Aussie battlers lose everything. Enter Jim Doyle a maverick mathematician who has devised a formula to predict the fluctuations of the stock ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: stock exchange, fighting the system, rise to the top, workplace, ambition, computer genius, boss and employee, workplace situations, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: australia
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 6.0
 485
SheZow (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, Malaysia, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Guy Hamdon and his family inherit Aunt Agnes' home, he and his twin sister, Kelly, discover that she was the famed superheroine, SheZow. Doubting that, Guy puts on SheZow's ring as a lark, only to find to his shock that he is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, computer genius, rivalry, fighting crime, young heroes, master villain, superhuman powers, youth, imaginary, heroes, super weapon, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.5
 26K
Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, technology gone awry, chaos, code breaking, hacker, save the world, satellite, family relations, code, computer, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: friends, scientist, intelligence, geek, sarcasm, science, neighbor, genius, nerd, friendship, social awkwardness, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic
Plot: profiler, forensics, policewoman, african american, ex military, serial killer, police investigation, law enforcement, computer genius, special agents, mystery, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, conspiracy, computers and web, undercover, investigation, computer genius, government agency, partners, intrigue, partners against crime, danger, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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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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 6.8
 3K
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake 2.0 is an American science fiction television series originally broadcast on UPN in 2003. The series was canceled on January 14, 2004 due to low ratings, leaving four episodes unaired in the United States. In the United Kingdom, all the ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhuman, undercover, rivalry, government agency, computer genius, infected, computer system, computer virus, computers and web, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 162 min.
Story: It is mid-december, and SOS Brigade chief Haruhi Suzumiya announces that the Brigade is going to hold a Christmas party in their clubroom, with Japanese hotpot for dinner. The brigade members Kyon, Yuki Nagato, Mikuru Asahina and Itsuki Koizumi ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, high school, time travel, danger, save the day, space and aliens, alternate dimension, adventure, imaginary, youth, rescue, computer genius ...
Time: year 1999, 90s, future, 2010s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
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 7.9
 576K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, teleportation, teamwork, heroic mission, space opera, heroes, imaginary, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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