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, semi serious, realistic, light, clever and witty films and TV shows about / with nerd, geek, friendship, friends, misfit, dialogue, catastrophe, youth, mentor and social misfits plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nerd: Superbad (2007), Weird Science (1985), Computer Chess (2013), The Big Bang Theory (2007), The IT Crowd (2006), Slaughter High (1986), Pixels (2015), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Welcome to the NHK! (2006), Silicon Valley (2014).

List of nerd movies

 7.6
 502K
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, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour, absurd ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: looking for sex, party, youth, adolescence, teenage life, teenager, friendship, nerd, dumb, nerds, loss of virginity, one night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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 6.6
 76K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: morphing, teenager, friendship, nerd, geek, inventions and discoveries, wish come true, misfit, high school, experiment gone awry, looking for sex, dream girl ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
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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, talky ...
Plot: chess, man versus machine, hotel, nerd, ambition, obsession, computer genius, a.i., contests and competitions, rivalry, computer system, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pentagon, australia
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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, witty, feel good, clever, sitcom ...
Plot: scientist, friends, neighbor, friendship, sarcasm, intelligence, geek, social awkwardness, buddies, roommate, physics, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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 8.5
 125K
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, career, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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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, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, reunion, murder, high school, beer, nerd, violence spree, danger, youth, prank, trapped, humiliation ...
Time: 80s
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 5.5
 126K
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, alien attack, geek, family, imaginary, nerd, heroes, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., 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, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dentist, flower, murder, experiment gone awry, workplace, crimes, deadly creature, plan gone awry, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, impossible love, nerd ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: new york
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Welcome to the NHK! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: N.H.K ni yôkoso! (Welcome to the N.H.K) revolves around the life of Tatsuhiro Satou, a 22 year old hikikomori who hasn't got a job and feels that the world around him is all a "conspiracy" controlled by the "N.H.K". He ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat
Plot: social misfits, lifestyle, society, nerd, nervous breakdown, conspiracy, porn, mind game, twentysomething life, satire, recluse, slice of life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 8.5
 117K
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, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, ambition, businessman, workplace situations, computer genius, computer, ambitious, workplace, sarcasm, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 8.2
 9K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: young people, misfit, addiction, video game, friends, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, real world, social misfits, escape from reality, geek, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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WataMote: No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys Fault I'm Not Popular! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: At the tender age of 15, Kuroki Tomoko has already dated dozens and dozens of boys and she's easily the most popular girl around! The only problem is that absolutely none of that is real, and her perfect world exists only via dating games and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: high school, friendship, imaginary character, real world, friends, fictional reality, recluse, nerd, misfit, teacher student relationship, brother sister relationship, high school life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
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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, vacation, beach, limousine driver, woman dressed as man, man dressed as woman
Place: australia
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, slacker, teacher, friendship, freak, social misfits, social relations, teenage love, nerd, brother sister relationship, high school student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries, save the world, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
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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
Plot: teen sex comedy, blackmail, extortion, parody, nerd, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction, lap dance, cocaine, paintball, loud sex, watching porn ...
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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, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, adventurer, escapades, danger, university, friends ...
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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
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenager, friends, unlikely couple, cheerleader, opposites attract, popularity, popular girl, fall in love, graduation, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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 7.1
 45K
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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer genius, boy genius, computer hacker, danger, save the world, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, conspiracy, undercover, investigation, danger, partners, government agency, computer genius, intrigue, intelligence, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, parody, apocalypse, high school, social satire, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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 6.2
 45K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, student life, fall in love, youth, rivalry, college life, fighting the system, sorority, romance, friendship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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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: humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, disorder, rivalry, friends, misfit, youth, nerds, underdog, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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 6.1
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Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, teachers and students, love and romance, misfit, friendship, school, parents and children, win over, youth, fall in love, family, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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, prank, chaos and mayhem, disorder, drugs/alcohol, nerd, college life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, friendship, romance, social differences, fall in love, lifestyle, social climbing, teenage life, youth, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, new jersey
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 8.2
 124K
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, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, undercover, double life, secret agents, geek, peril, espionage, enemy, misfit, buddies, dishonesty, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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 6.8
 111K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: giant spider, asthma, friendship, clown, supernatural, small town, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood, childhood trauma, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
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 4.7
 1K
Hunk (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A "devilish" tale about an ordinary guy who is visited by a beautiful apparition promising him popularity and drop-dead good looks in exchange for his soul. Transformed overnight into a "hunk," he soon discovers there may be hell ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy, cult film
Plot: beach, nerd, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, cons and scams, switching roles, womanizer, physical appearance, love and romance, disorder, beach house ...
Place: california
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The Cosplayers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A videogame obsessive competes for the love of his life.
Plot: nerd, cosplay, computer nerd, swimming, kiss, teddy bear, necklace
Place: china
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