When it comes to top geek movies you must see before you die there is ultimately going to be many choices. Depending on ‘which’ type of geek you are will greatly effect what you consider to be a top geek movie. This list shown here is not going to cover every geeky must see flick but it will get you off to a good start. If you are looking for some Netflix or “What do I watch tonight?” goodness read on my geeky friends. You also can watch a lot of these on Amazon Channels for free as well so check that out too.
Of course The Matrix is going to make this list. This film of geek meets reality crashed all kinds of box office hits and is a frequent pop culture favorite. Keanu Reeves fights the machines with epic fight scenes, sci-fi elements and amazing special effects that the movie world had never seen before it. What is the Matrix? Get wrapped up in this film and find out which pill you would take.
Back to the Future Series
This is going to be 3 for the price of 1. The Back to the Future series is an epic journey of comedy, time travel and geek qualities. Marty McFly goes back to the 50’s when a crazy experiment by his scientist friend goes wrong. If for some reason you’ve never seen this series you need to sit down and have a complete binge fest.
Three former professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. This 80’s classic film holds up like it was shot yesterday. The special effects are solid and the acting and comedy writing are something we don’t often see today. Check it out.
The Princess Bride
Sword Fights? Check. Adventure? Check. The Princess Bride has all the great requirements of a top geek movie. It’s a fairy tale story-within-a-story with an all-star cast. While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.A classic to be sure and a great way to spend 2 hours of your day.
Indiana Jones Series
Another series for you here. But if you can only pick one pick – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone.There is lots more to the Indiana Jones story though so check them all out. They take an interesting look at various parts of history and pop culture. Lots interesting twists will have you laughing as you follow Harrison Ford in one of his most defining roles.
Shaun of the Dead
What happens when you wake up one day and everyone around you is a zombie? Shaun of the Dead explores this exact concept in an upbeat and funny British style of humor. See how Shaun deals with living with his best friend, neglecting his girlfriend and caring for his aging mom. Simon Pegg Stars
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. Most geeks work some kind of office job. If that is you, or even if it isn’t you are sure to recognize many of your co-workers and bosses in the funny characters that star in Office Space.
A man who has scissors for hands is brought into a suburban community after living in isolation for his entire life. This one wont be for everyone – but shows some amazing acting by Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder and Vincent Price (the king of horror). Directed by Tim Burton this is a quirky film that deals with some interesting concepts and ideas.
A Mel Brooks special. This very funny, very over the top film is a spoof of Star wars. President Skrrob send Lord Dark Helemtt to steal air to replenish their own. Lone starr is the only one who can stop them. You won’t stop laughing at this classic top geek movie.
A young boy hacker is arrested and banned from using computers till his 18th birthday. A fun flick about computers and hacking from the 90’s that follow a group of kids as they hack their way to the top. Angelina Jolie is a star hacker in this film
There you have it. 10 top geek movies that will make you feel warm and geeky inside. Get to watching and let us know in the comments if you have a favorite top geek movie.