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, clever, feel good, semi serious and light films and TV shows about / with nerd, geek, friendship, dialogue, catastrophe, youth, friends, mentor, life philosophy and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
nerd movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nerd: The Big Bang Theory (2007), Superbad (2007), I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009), Silicon Valley (2014), The IT Crowd (2006), Pyaar Impossible (2010), Freaks and Geeks (1999), Life in a Year (2020), Drillbit Taylor (2008), Scorpion (2014).

List of nerd movies

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, feel good, intellectual, witty ...
Plot: friends, geek, scientist, genius, sarcasm, nerd, neighbor, intelligence, science, social awkwardness, friendship, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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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: teen sex comedy, idiotic, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: party, adolescence, teenager, nerd, teenage life, looking for sex, loss of virginity, youth, dumb, coming-of-age, friendship, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, unlikely couple, nerd, opposites attract, love and romance, popular girl, friends, teenager, nerds, adolescence, popularity, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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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, geek, computers and web, businessman, computer genius, ambition, computer, workplace situations, ambitious, computer system, friends, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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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, nerd, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, archaeology, obsessive quest, adventurer, good versus evil, friendship, friends, university ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nerd, college, friendship, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, goofy hero, couples, disorder, bollywood, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: humorous, semi serious, retro, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, teenage life, nerd, high school, friendship, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, cheerleader, suburbs, socially awkward ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Life in a Year (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A 17 year old finds out that his girlfriend is dying, so he sets out to give her an entire life, in the last year she has left.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, clever, romantic
Plot: couple relations, life philosophy, best friends, loneliness, youth, teenage life, nerd, teenager, terminal illness, dying, friends, friendship ...
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Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, bodyguard, nerd, self defense, teacher, friendship, homeless, protector, boss, loser, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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The Angry Video Game Nerd (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: The Angry Video Game Nerd is an adult web television series of comedic retrogaming video reviews created by and starring James Rolfe. The show's format revolves around his commentary and review of older, but unsuccessful video games which are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, parody ...
Plot: obsession, nerd, video game, geek, computers and web, anger, frustration, profanity, toilet humor, cultural icon, nintendo, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 80s, 90s ...
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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, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: morphing, wish come true, friendship, experiment gone awry, geek, nerd, teenager, inventions and discoveries, misfit, computer cracker, high school, looking for sex ...
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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, violence spree, reunion, murder, high school, beer, nerd, youth, danger, prank, trapped, group of friends ...
Time: 80s
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Spork (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork navigates her way through the annals of junior high.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: school, middle school, gender, coming of age, nerd, neighbor, gay parent, teenage girl, teenage life, gender bending, school bully, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, birthday, self discovery, first love, high school life, teenage life, youth, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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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: teen sex comedy, porno movie, parody, sex comedy
Plot: nerd, blackmail, extortion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction, garter, black stockings, dirty talk, stockings, gambling, leg, videotaping ...
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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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, geek, save the world, danger, heroes, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2015, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, london, taj mahal, india ...
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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, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dentist, flower, flowers, murder, experiment gone awry, workplace, impossible love, down on your luck, plan gone awry, deadly creature, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
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, parody, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, supernatural, small town, alien, save the day, nerd, evil alien, apocalypse, high school, dark humor, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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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, light, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, prank, lifestyle, frat party, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friendship, nerd, chaos and mayhem, disorder, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, computer animation, food, inventor, save the world, parents and children, weatherman, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, china, egypt, london
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Inspector Gadget (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, rescue, gadget, adventure, superhuman powers, escapades, heroic mission, wish come true, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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, sincere, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: programmer, song, psychic power, nerd, musical performance, office romance, song and dance, musical number, earthquake, singing, female protagonist, spoken inner thoughts ...
Place: san francisco
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The Guild (2007)
Genre: Short, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 4 min.
TV show
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, lifestyle, antisocial behavior, social misfits, real world, nerd, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: road trip, party, nerd, teenager, holiday, vacation, beach, limousine driver, woman dressed as man, man dressed as woman
Place: australia
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The Advent of Mebiar (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Fritz (Nick Huber), Snark (Jacob Lyngle), and Bubbles (Griffin Strycharske) are thrown into a mysterious cryptozoological cult event and must stop the rising of an ancient, monstrous being.
Style: psychotronic, captivating, suspense, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: nerd, paranormal phenomena, monster, paranormal, heroes, violence, chaos, good versus evil, giant monster, mutant, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, geek, fall in love, partners, buddies, social misfits, deadend life, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, cheerleading, high school, friendship, romance, dream girl, social differences, couples, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, social climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
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