Nerd movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nerd movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light and clever films and TV shows about / with nerd, geek, friendship, youth, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, teenager, storytelling and high school plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nerd: Superbad (2007), The Big Bang Theory (2007), I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009), Drillbit Taylor (2008), Silicon Valley (2014), Computer Chess (2013), The IT Crowd (2006), Weird Science (1985), Slaughter High (1986), Spork (2010).

List of nerd movies

 7.6
 512K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, bad taste humour, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: party, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teenage life, nerd, youth, loss of virginity, coming-of-age, friendship, dumb, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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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, sitcom, witty, feel good, clever ...
Plot: scientist, friends, neighbor, sarcasm, geek, intelligence, friendship, science, social awkwardness, roommate, buddies, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenager, love and romance, friends, nerd, unlikely couple, cheerleader, opposites attract, popularity, popular girl, adolescence, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, nerd, teacher, friendship, high school life, homeless, protector, self defense, boss, bodyguard, loser, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 8.5
 122K
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: clever, cynical, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, businessman, ambition, workplace situations, computer genius, computer, ambitious, workplace, nerd, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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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, rivalry, contests and competitions, computer system, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, australia
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 8.5
 129K
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: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, computer genius, geek, office, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, verbal byplay, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
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 6.6
 78K
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, sincere ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, friendship, experiment gone awry, geek, nerd, inventions and discoveries, misfit, wish come true, high school, looking for sex, dream girl, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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Slaughter High (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, reunion, murder, high school, nerd, beer, violence spree, prank, danger, youth, trapped, humiliation ...
Time: 80s
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 6.8
 961
Spork (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork navigates her way through the annals of junior high.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, middle school, gender, coming of age, neighbor, nerd, teenage girl, gay parent, gender bending, teenage life, social misfits, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, high school, teenage life, teacher, slacker, nerd, friendship, freak, social misfits, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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 5.5
 129K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, heroes, geek, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, india, london, taj mahal ...
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 7.1
 46K
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, serious, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, science, prodigy, computers and web, computer hacker, computer genius, boy genius, save the world, partners against crime, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: macabre, humorous, feel good, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dentist, flower, flowers, murder, experiment gone awry, workplace, down on your luck, impossible love, plan gone awry, crimes, deadly creature, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: vampire comedy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, nerd, parody, apocalypse, high school, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, food, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, disorder, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
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 8.2
 10K
The Guild (2007)
Genre: Short, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 4 min.
Story: The Guild is an American comedy web series created and written by Felicia Day, who also stars as Cyd Sherman. It premiered on YouTube on July 27, 2007. Seasons two through five webisodes premiered on Microsoft's Xbox Live Marketplace, Zune ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: escape from reality, misfit, young people, addiction, video game, friends, antisocial behavior, social misfits, lifestyle, real world, nerd, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.9
 457
Blurred (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every year more than 70,000 Australian school leavers head to the beaches of Australia's Gold Coast to celebrate their release from the secondary school system. With a wild mixture of sun, surf and sex, this quintessential Australian tradition ...
Style: road movie
Plot: teenager, road trip, nerd, party, holiday, beach, limousine driver, vacation, woman dressed as man, man dressed as woman
Place: australia
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Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, cheerleading, friendship, romance, fall in love, social differences, youth, lifestyle, couples, teenage life, social climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, new jersey
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 7.1
 103K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, high school hunk, teenage life, first love, coming of age, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, archaeology, adventurer, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, university ...
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Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, offbeat, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: skiing, suicide attempt, machismo, coming of age, romance, teenage love, unfulfilled love, youth, rivalry, young lovers, nerd, duck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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 5.0
 6K
Zapped! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Peyton and Barney are fun loving high school students working on a science project with white mice. When one of the mice begins to move food toward itself with out touching it, Barney finds he has accidently discovered a formula for telekinetic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sex comedy, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, nerd, parody, prom, telekinesis, laboratory, supernatural ability, teenage love, power relations, social relations, silly humor, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
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 4.2
 503
Deep Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in an alternate reality in which everyone is a cliché from a tacky porn film, a group of increasingly self-aware stock characters are up against a mysterious killer offing them one by one.
Style: dark humor, captivating, light
Plot: slasher, nerd, nanny, family, porn actor, deadpan, whodunit, deadly, gory, assassination attempt, danger, sarcasm ...
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Celebrity Sex Tape (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of college nerds secretly record a washed up celebrity having sex and post the tape on the internet. When the publicity revives the actress's career, every B-list celebrity, reality show reject, and celebutante in Hollywood want to star ...
Style: sex comedy, porno movie
Plot: teen sex comedy, blackmail, extortion, nerd, parody, seduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity, masturbation, college, nipples, internet ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, enigmatic, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, conspiracy, computers and web, undercover, investigation, computer genius, intelligence, partners against crime, danger, government agency, partners, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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Pyaar Impossible (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: romantic comedy in which a geek and the most sought-after college beauty are paired together by a twist of fate. And under all odds, an impossible love story begins.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, college, romance, goofy hero, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, disorder, youth, bollywood, friendship, student ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 2.6
 412
Mantera (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Syria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a boy, Azman who stumbles upon a nano-tech glove which can transform his motorbike into body armor. The technology was designed by Dr.Natasya Irina Pushkin, a scientist at the Western Tech. Corporation. However, when she realizes that her ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, battles, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, heroes, danger, imaginary, youth, chaos, robot, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malaysia
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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt is a Japanese anime television series produced by Gainax. It aired nationwide, in Japan, between October 2, 2010 and December 25, 2010 on BS Nittele and was also simulcast on Nico Nico Douga and Crunchyroll. It ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor, dark humor, entertaining ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, psychopath, sexual relations, siblings relations, danger, rivalry, clergy, false accusation, zombie, sex addict, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, prank, chaos and mayhem, disorder, drugs/alcohol, nerd, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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