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, funny, entertaining, feel good, realistic and clever films and TV shows about / with nerd, geek, friendship, teenager, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway and pornography 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), Freaks and Geeks (1999), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Can't Buy Me Love (1987), The IT Crowd (2006), Weird Science (1985), Ghostbusters (1984), Drillbit Taylor (2008).

List of nerd movies

 7.6
 571K
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, funny, sex comedy, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenager, high school, nerd, party, coming of age, adolescence, youth, teenage life, dumb, pig, loss of virginity, looking for sex ...
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.
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, feel good, humorous, witty, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scientist, nerd, friends, sarcasm, geek, social awkwardness, neighbor, genius, friendship, intelligence, roommate, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pasadena california, california, usa
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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: sexy, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, opposites attract, unlikely couple, popular girl, teenage love, nerd, love and romance, fall in love, youth, adolescence, high school, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, london, usa
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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, light, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, friendship, social misfits, teenager, teenage life, weed, socially awkward, high school, social relations, cheerleader, teacher student relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sex comedy, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerd, college, sex, prank, teenager, sorority, student life, teenage life, college freshman, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), bullying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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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, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenager, friendship, nerd, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cheerleading, youth, popularity, dream girl, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, new jersey, arizona
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 8.5
 149K
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: nerd, geek, workplace, computer genius, workplace situations, office, misfit, boss and employee, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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 6.6
 88K
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: funny, feel good, humorous, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, dream girl, nerd, high school, computer cracker, friendship, geek, wish come true, morphing, adventure, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, california, usa
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 7.8
 409K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, nerd, scientist, friendship, supernatural being, library, chase, paranormal ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, melancholic, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, nerd, teacher, friendship, youth, high school life, teenager, bodyguard, bullying, homeless, unlikely friendships, self defense ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
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The Angry Video Game Nerd (2004)
Genre: Comedy
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, talky, not serious, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: nerd, geek, obsession, video game, toilet humor, computers and web, frustration, anger, criticism, superhero, nintendo, cultural icon ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s, contemporary ...
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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, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroic mission, save the world, library, friendship, friends, university ...
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 8.5
 146K
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: realistic, clever, cynical, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, geek, computer, computers and web, computer genius, ambition, businessman, workplace situations, computer system, workplace, ambitious, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 7.0
 115K
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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, youth, high school life, first love, self discovery, teen romance, birthday, nerd ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Brazil
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, light, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: food, adventure, inventor, father son relationship, nerd, mad scientist, family, greed, small town, parents and children, technology gone awry, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york, egypt, london, china, paris france
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a ...
Style: sex comedy, funny, sexy, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: virginity, loss of virginity, male virgin, sex, dating, flirting, romance, nerd, friendship, shyness, adult virgin, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, parody, sexy, sex comedy, erotic ...
Plot: nerd, blackmail, extortion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene, college, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, pimp, cocaine, geek, lap dance ...
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 6.9
 34K
Real Genius (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris is the top brain who just wants to party, Mitch is the 15-year-old college wiz kid. Supposedly hard at work on a lab project with a mysterious deadline, they still find time to use their genius to discover new ways to have fun.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sex comedy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: computer cracker, nerd, college, high school, teenager, genius, boy genius, prodigy, computer, weapons, mentor, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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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: parody, funny, humorous, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, supernatural, small town, nerd, apocalypse, alien, teenager, high school, humanity, monster, ufo ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 18th century
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 251K
Paul (2011)
Genre: 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: funny, entertaining, humorous, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, first contact, alien encounter, chase, road trip, ufo, special agents, geek, space and aliens, space travel, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2009 ...
Place: nevada, san diego california, austin texas, usa, england ...
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance
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, funny ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night
Plot: monster, dentist, murder, music, florist, workplace, nerd, solar eclipse, dark humor, brutality, eclipse, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york
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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, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, group of friends, humiliation, revenge, nerd, beer, violence spree, murder, disfigurement, serial killer, prank, youth ...
Time: 80s
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 5.6
 144K
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: funny, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: video game, geek, alien, adventure, family, nerd, save the world, alien invasion, transformation, humanity in peril, alien attack, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, year 2015, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, india, washington d.c., london ...
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Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, reflective, slasher, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vacation, nerd, prank, friendship, loss of virginity, teenager, college, lust, voyeur, deception, jail, college student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: palm springs california, iowa, 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, intellectual, realistic, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, programmer, computers and web, rise to the top, facebook, hacker, ambition, geek, college, social relations, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, massachusetts ...
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 5.9
 96K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, romance, opposites attract, bet, fall in love, teen romance, teenage love, youth, teenage girl, high school, high school life, prom ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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 6.2
 22K
Meatballs (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tripper is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy, a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, rivalry, youth, nerd, teenager, camp, mentor, friends, mischievous children, rich and poor, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
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Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, journalist, teenager, teacher, journalism, popularity, humiliation, undercover, romance, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa
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 7.0
 53K
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, prodigy, computer genius, boy genius, science, problem solving, computers and web, hacker, computer hacker, save the world, partners against crime, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Head of the Class (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Head of the Class is an American sitcom that ran from 1986 to 1991 on the ABC television network. The series follows a group of gifted students in the Individualized Honors Program at the fictional Monroe High School in Manhattan, and their history ...
Style: sitcom, teen comedy
Audience: kids
Plot: nerd, high school, genius, teachers and students, teacher, human, competition, classroom
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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