Geeking Out – The 10 Geekiest Movies of All Time

1
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Rogue Pictures/Everett Collection
Fans of zombies love how this movie pokes fun of every zombie movie trope out there. Simple yet smart and funny, Shaun of the Dead is often considered one of the best horror-comedy movies ever made.
2
Scream (1996)
Scream (1996)
Dimension Films/Everett Collection
Dissecting the horror film genre and flipping the script on it? Yeah, that's geeky. Wes Craven changed the rules of the game and impressed horror film geeks everywhere.
3
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Universal/Everett Collection
Nearly every tidbit in this movie is a reference to comic books or video games. From the over-the-top visuals to the 8-bit sound effects, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a cinematic geek-out.
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4
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Dimension Films/Everett Collection
A movie made by one of Hollywood's resident geeks, Kevin Smith, will naturally be brimming with inside jokes about comic books, Star Wars, movies, and long discussions about comic books, Star Wars, and movies.
5
Spaceballs (1987)
Spaceballs (1987)
MGM/Everett Collection
There are plenty of ways to poke fun at Star Wars, but no one has done it better than Spaceballs. It's even more quotable than the movie it's satirizing. "May the schwartz be with you!"
6
WarGames (1983)
WarGames (1983)
MGM/Courtesy Everett Collection
"Would you like to play a game of chess?" A movie about a teenage hacker that ends with an artificial intelligence playing a game of tic-tac-toe will titillate the nerve endings of any geek.
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7
Pi (1998)
Pi (1998)
Artisan Entertainment/Everett Collection
Starkly cinematic, Pi is a heady film about a mathematician searching for answers behind a 216-digit number. Geeks will appreciate its cerebral plot, even if it doesn't get all the math details right (like referring to phi as theta).
8
Tron (1982)
Tron (1982)
Walt Disney
A computer nerd gets sucked into a virtual reality and ends up saving the world? Riding light cycles? How do you spell "geek fantasy?"
9
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
DreamWorks/Everett Collection
Any self-respecting Star Trek fan will be left a breathless mass on the floor after laughing endlessly at the many inside jokes about the iconic sci-fi series. Even George Takei and Patrick Stewart found the satire about Star Trek and fandom in general to be absolutely brilliant.
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10
Fanboys (2009)
Fanboys (2009)
MGM/Everett Collection
If there was any movie only a geek could put together, it would be Fanboys. With cameos from William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Kevin Smith, Ray Park, and Danny Trejo, it's basically a geek's wet dream.

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