Geek movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant geek movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, witty, realistic, clever, semi serious and not serious films and TV shows about / with geek, friendship, friends, youth, high school, nerd, mentor, storytelling, teenage life and teenager plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as geek: The Big Bang Theory (2007), Silicon Valley (2014), The Social Network (2010), The League (2009), The IT Crowd (2006), Paul (2011), Chuck (2007), Weird Science (1985), Daria (1997), Wanted (2008).

List of geek movies

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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 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 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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 8.3
 41K
The League (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: geek, sitcom, friends, parenthood, bonding, family life, slacker, family relations, irresponsible, immature, obsession, fan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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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 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, alien, road trip, geek, ufo, first contact, chase, escapades, friendship, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s, year 1980, year 1947
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, san diego california, wyoming
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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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 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, wish come true, misfit, high school, experiment gone awry, technology, looking for sex, dream girl, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 21K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: intelligence, social misfits, teenage life, antisocial behavior, family relations, geek, society, high school life, everyday life, classmates, loner, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 6.7
 337K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, supernatural, life turned upside down, imaginary, mentor, good versus evil, escapades, secret movement, danger, gunfight, trap, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, europe
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 8.5
 172K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, student life, friends, college life, social relations, lifestyle change, odd, hardcase students, friendship, college, uptight character, wisdom of life ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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 7.2
 473K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, party, partners against crime, high school life, parody, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, friendship, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: usa
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 5.6
 116K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien attack, danger, nerd, video game, adventure, family, imaginary, save the world, heroes, escapades, alien, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 2010s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., taj mahal, india
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 7.4
 106K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, coming of age, friendship, adolescence, teenage life, best friends, graduation, youth, social outcast, dysfunctional family, older man young girl relationship, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 2K
Camp (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love. Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, geek, social relations, teenage life, humiliation, singer, popularity, youth, virginity, supportive friend, picked on ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 9 min.
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, loser, sitcom, friendship, geek, teenage love, sexual attraction, physical appearance, shyness, lust, jealousy, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 125K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, humorous, sentimental, inspirational, rockumentary ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay teenager, desire for fame, contests and competitions, performance, teenage life, musician's life, ambition, outcast, music band, singing, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 74K
October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: exciting, touching, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: follow your dream, teacher, generation gap, against the odds, small town, teenage life, friendship, satellite, nasa, cold war, ambition, young heroes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, mine, usa, new jersey
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, double life, supernatural, high school, chosen one, teenage love, monster, good versus evil, small town, vampire slayer, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: california, usa, campus
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, freak, slacker, geek, retro, teenage life, friendship, high school life, suburbs, generation gap, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 280K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anthropomorphism, small town, dog, family relations, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, social satire, couple relations, adolescence, siblings relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, small town, chases and races, time machine, teenage life, sent to the past, destiny, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, usa
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, misfit, friendship, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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 8.1
 26
Geek USA (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Geek USA" is a quirky romantic comedy filled with 90s nostalgia about a high school senior in a rock band who suddenly goes from zero social life to having three very competitive dates for prom.
Plot: geek, prom, singer, high school, guitar, music band, drums, singing, caucasian, camera
Time: 1990s, 90s
Is relevant ?
 3.8
 712
Cyprien (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: geek, nerd, virgin, computer nerd, physical appearance, female nudity, double life, split personality, internet cafe, magazine, playboy, fashion ...
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Try Seventeen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, coming of age, love triangle, road trip, romance, youth, fall in love, looking for love, teenage life, parents and children, adolescence, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 75K
Dope (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school student, teenage life, social relations, geek, friends, youth, high school life, marijuana, violence, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, harvard university
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 47K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, computers and web, hacker, technology, race against time, conspiracy, computer, terrorist plot, computer virus, one against many, hacking, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, usa, asia, china ...
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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, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, underdog, small town, high school, friendship, photographer, rejection, election, loser, social misfits, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott Pilgrim is a 23 year old Canadian slacker and wannabe rockstar who falls in love with an American delivery girl, Ramona V. Flowers, and must defeat her seven "evil exes" to be able to date her.
Style: stylized, exciting, colourful, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: twentysomething life, music band, martial arts, slacker, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, romance, musician, dreams, postmodernism, rivalry, stylized violence, infatuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec
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