Movies about computers

List of the best movies about computers selected by visitors to our site: The Dark Tapes, Eighth Grade, Some Time Later, Coffin Baby, Five Feet Apart, Oxygen, The Last Five Years, Out of Blue, Smiley, At the End of the Tunnel.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Dark Tapes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Serial killers, Demons
PlotInvestigation, Death, Experiments, Computers, Internet
PlaceKitchen, USA
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleTense, Disturbing

A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.

Eighth Grade (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Photographers
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Baseball, Social Media
StyleLight, To cry, Touching

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Some Time Later (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountrySpain, Portugal
CharactersKings, Nuns, Poets, Poor
PlotApocalypse, Fight, Revolution, Death, Teleportation
PlaceForest, Deserts
StylePhilosophical, Fascinating

Planet Earth, 9177. The remains of humankind live in a post-apocalyptic environment divided into only two social classes: the ruling king and the oligarchs who inhabit the Representative Building and the poor of the world who hardly survive in the slums built around it. (Sequel to “Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing,” 1989.)

Coffin Baby (2013)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Cannibals, Old man, Reporters
StyleUnexpected ending

An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she must survive, the ordeal. Her escape is almost hopeless. Unfortunately her situation only worsens when outside supernatural forces become more difficult to contend with than TBK.

Five Feet Apart (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Terminally ill, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Death, Computers
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Makes me think, Sad ones

Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.

Oxygen (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance, USA
PlotSurvival, Computers, Technology, Mystery, Lost memory
PlaceClosed Space
StyleNetflix, Unexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.

The Last Five Years (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CharactersGay, Snake, Jews, Writers, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Depression, Computers, Divorce
PlaceShips, Party, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

Out of Blue (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSerial killers, Cats, Singers
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Black holes, Computers
StyleAction, Fascinating, Disturbing

Mike Hoolihan is an unconventional New Orleans cop investigating the murder of renowned astrophysicist Jennifer Rockwell, a black hole expert found shot to death in her observatory. As Mike tumbles down the rabbit hole of the disturbing, labyrinthine case, she finds herself grappling with increasingly existential questions of quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and exploding stars. The hunt for a killer draws a detective into an even larger mystery: the nature of the universe itself.

Smiley (2012)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Hackers, Monsters, Serial killers
PlotComputers, Chase, Internet, Fear
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Serious

After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.

At the End of the Tunnel (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryArgentina, Spain
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Revenge, Loneliness, Computers
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, For men, Disturbing

A paraplegic computer engineer that moves in a wheelchair and works in his basement starts hearing noises and voices of bank-robbers.

Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, comedy
CharactersHorses, Monsters, Losers, Old man, Poor
PlotDancing, End of the world, Slavery, American Football, Money
PlaceParty, Office
StyleFascinating, Black humor

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

Please Stand By (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Autistic, Photographers, Sisters
PlotTravel, Motorcycles, Money, Computers, Missing people
PlaceSpace, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Fascinating

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on her journey into the unknown.

Steve Jobs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Family, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness, Depression
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Vital signs, Makes me think

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

The Offering (2016)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySingapore, USA
CharactersDemons, Insects, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Computers
StyleTense, Depressive, Disturbing

When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister's and must join forces with her sister's husband in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.

Luce (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, detective
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Sisters, Parents
PlotBreakup, Mental disorders, Political, Computers, Internet
PlaceSchool, Party, USA
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Tense, Makes me think

A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.

Bird People (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CharactersProgrammers, Businessmen, Birds, Cats
PlotCars, Supernatural, Computers, Meaning of life, Freedom
PlaceAircraft, Trains, France, Metro, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
CharactersGay, Artists, Writers, Cats, Artists
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Love triangle, Computers
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleNetflix, Action

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.

Girls Trip (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersMusicians, Models, Photographers, Girlfriends, Drivers
PlotDancing, Adventure, Fight, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Party, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.

TRON: The Next Day (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
PlotRevolution, Computers, Missing people

TRON: The Next Day is a 10-minute short film, released on the Blu-Ray edition of TRON: Legacy in April 2011, that fills in the backstory between TRON and TRON: Legacy. It features scenes from the real-world Flynn Lives ARG as well as purely in-universe content. The short film also reveals the full chronology of the Flynn Lives Organization, naming Roy Kleinberg as the secret figure heading up the operation and Alan Bradley as its financial backer. Some scenes in the short also set up the story for a potential third film.

A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Gods, Cinderella, Childrens
PlotComputers, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Hospitals, Scotland
TimeNew Year, Halloween

On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.