Movies about programmers

Movies about programmers
List of the best movies about programmers selected by visitors to our site: Ex Machina, Blackhat, The Imitation Game, The Circle, Hackers, We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, WarGames, The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, The Internship, The Social Network.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:48

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

    A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

    Markimdb: 8
    Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
    CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
    Duration01:54

      Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

      Markimdb: 5.3
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
      CountryUnited Arab Emirates, USA, France
      Duration02:35

      A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:45

      Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus.

      Markimdb: 7.3
      Genredocumentary
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom
      Duration01:33

      Takes us inside the world of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The film explores early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater, then moves to Anonymous' raucous beginnings on the website 4chan. Through interviews with current members, people recently returned from prison or facing trial, writers, academics, activists and major players in various "raids," the documentary traces Anonymous’ evolution from merry pranksters to a full-blown movement with a global reach, the most transformative civil disobedience of our time.

      Markimdb: 7.1
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:54

      High School student David Lightman has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions. Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

      Markimdb: 8
      Genredocumentary, crime, biography
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:45

      Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz achieved groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing. His passion for open access ensnared him in a legal nightmare that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genrecomedy
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:05

      Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.

      Markimdb: 7.7
      Genredrama, biography
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:56

        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 friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

        Markimdb: 4.9
        Genreaction, thriller, comedy
        CountryUSA

        Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. But they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves.

        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
        CountryUSA, Canada

        A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game called Free City that will soon go offline.

        Markimdb: 6.1
        Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
        CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
        Duration01:46

        A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

        Markimdb: 7.1
        Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration01:38

        In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.

        Markimdb: 6.8
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
        CountryUSA, South Africa
        Duration02:17

        Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

        Markimdb: 6.8
        Genrefantastic, action, adventure
        CountryUSA
        Duration02:05

        Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real world.

        Markimdb: 7
        Genredocumentary
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:26

        Deep Web gives the inside story of one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century -- the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the 30-year-old entrepreneur convicted of being 'Dread Pirate Roberts,' creator and operator of online black market Silk Road. As the only film with exclusive access to the Ulbricht family, Deep Web explores how the brightest minds and thought leaders behind the Deep Web and Bitcoin are now caught in the crosshairs of the battle for control of a future inextricably linked to technology, with our digital rights hanging in the balance.

        Markimdb: 5.8
        Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
        CountryUSA

        A man becomes obsessed with facts and events that have been collectively misremembered by thousands of people. Believing the phenomena to be the symptom of something larger, his obsession eventually leads him to question reality itself.

        Markimdb: 7.5
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
        CountryUSA, Canada, France, Germany
        Duration01:33

          Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time. But can he discover who is responsible for the attack before the next one happens?

          Markimdb: 5.8
          Genrefantastic, comedy, family
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:35

          Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.

          Markimdb: 5.9
          Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
          CountryUSA, Canada
          Duration01:54

          Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on vacation in Mexico, her purse is stolen. She soon finds that people and events may not be what they seem as she becomes the target of an assassination. Her vacation is ruined. She gets a new passport at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico but it has the wrong name, Ruth Marx. When she returns to the U.S. to sort things out, she discovers that Ruth Marx has an unsavory past and a lengthy police record. To make matters worse, another person has assumed her real identity ...

          Markimdb: 6.1
          Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
          CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden
          Duration01:55

          In Stockholm, Sweden, hacker Lisbeth Salander is hired by Frans Balder, a computer engineer, to retrieve a program that he believes it is too dangerous to exist.

          Markimdb: 7.2
          Genredrama, biography, history
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:35

          This film is the semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.

          Markimdb: 5.7
          Genrethriller, drama
          CountryUSA, India, France
          Duration01:46

            An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

            Markimdb: 6
            Genredrama, biography
            CountryUSA, Luxembourg
            Duration02:02

            The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

            Markimdb: 5.4
            Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
            Duration02:20

            A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

            Markimdb: 5
            Genrecartoon
            CountryUSA

            Get ready to power up! When Barbie magically gets pulled into her favorite video game, she is excited to see she's transformed into a fun roller-skating character. In the game, she meets Cutie, the lovable cloud-shaped friend, and Bella, the roller-skating princess. Together, they soon discover a mischievous emoji is trying to take control of the game. As they travel from level to level, Barbie must rely on her amazing gaming skills and out-of-the box thinking to save her team and beat the game!

            Markimdb: 6.1
            Genrecomedy, drama
            CountryUSA

            Joe, a programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, and Emily, a budding comedy performer, are happily married until they decide to use one another in their work. A dark comedy about love, technology, and what can’t be programmed.

            Markimdb: 4.3
            Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
            CountryUSA

            Director: Tim Connery After receiving his future obituary via a cryptic Internet file, Easton Denning is forced to confront his troubled past in order to prevent his predicted demise.

            Markimdb: 6.1
            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:49

            A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

            Markimdb: 5.6
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
            CountryCanada, USA
            Duration01:38

            A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to securely store data too sensitive for regular computer networks. On one delivery run, he accepts a package that not only exceeds the implant's safety limits - and will kill him if the data is not removed in time - but also contains information far more important and valuable than he had ever imagined. On a race against time, he must avoid the assassins sent to kill him and remove the data before it, too, ends his life.

            Markimdb: 8
            Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:06

            In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
            CountryUSA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
            Duration02:13

            In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

            Markimdb: 5.8
            Genrefantastic, thriller
            CountryUSA
            Duration02:07

            Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.

            Markimdb: 7.3
            Genrecomedy, documentary
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:25

            REVOLUTION OS tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against the proprietary software model and Microsoft to create GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement.

            Markimdb: 5.6
            Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
            CountryUSA, Cambodia
            Duration01:40

            For years, we have tried to harness the power of the human mind… and failed. Now, one breakthrough will change everything. Beyond technology. Beyond humanity. Beyond control. David, Ryan, and Jordan hope the telepathy invention will solve all their problems, but the bleeding-edge technology opens a Pandora’s box of new dangers, as the team discovers that when they open their minds, there is nowhere to hide their thoughts.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genremelodrama, drama
            CountryUSA

            As Christmas approaches, Amelia Hughes, a career-focused Chicago app developer lacking in holiday spirit, returns to her small hometown of Christmas Creek to rediscover the meaning of Christmas. There, she reunites with her childhood best friend Mike and her estranged uncle Harry, whose mysterious rift with Amelia’s father divided her family during the holiday season when she was a child.

            Markimdb: 7.2
            Genredrama, biography, history
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            Duration02:31

              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.

              Markimdb: 5.2
              Genrecomedy, biography
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:19

              A comedic look at the life of Steve Jobs.

              Markimdb: 7.4
              Genrefantastic, action, adventure
              CountryUSA, India
              Duration01:58

              When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

              Markimdb: 4.6
              Genrefantastic, action, adventure
              CountryIndia, USA
              Duration02:35

              A father trying hard to ‘fit-in’ in his son’s badass world. A son trying hard to ‘dude-up’ his dad from ‘aiiiyyyo’ to ‘Yo!’ And a mother lost in translation between her husband’s ‘ingeva’ and her son’s ‘inn’it!’ While Shekhar was trying every trick in the book to woo his son, get ‘dude-ified’ and ‘up his coolness quotient’ his son had given up on him. Just when the father-son duo hit a deadlock, Shekhar strikes gold when he designs one hell of a game. Finally it all starts falling into place, as the family comes together, only to find themselves in the middle of a crash…not just a hard drive crash but a crash that would drive them to a disaster and make their lives go – KABOOM! All hell breaks loose when – the game that was meant to be played with starts playing them. Ra.one – The next level.

              Markimdb: 6
              Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
              CountryUSA
              Duration01:34

              Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, suddenly everything goes dark. When one of the students regains consciousness, he finds himself in a waking nightmare.

              Markimdb: 6.2
              Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
              CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
              Duration01:59

                Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

                Markimdb: 6.6
                Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, family
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:38

                After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.

                Markimdb: 4.1
                Genreaction, thriller, comedy
                CountryMexico
                Duration01:28

                When Matt Booth sets off to meet his fiance for a foreign wedding he couldn't have imagined the dangerous world he was about to step into. Betrayed and set up, Matt finds himself on the run from the CIA and hired mercenaries, all looking for a package that he has supposedly smuggled through customs. Hunted on all sides, Matt is aided by Agent Adriana Vasquez, a femme fatale with orders of her own to follow.

                Markimdb: 7.5
                Genredocumentary
                CountrySweden, Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany
                Duration01:22

                TPB AFK is a documentary about three computer addicts who redefined the world of media distribution with their hobby homepage The Pirate Bay. How did Tiamo, a beer crazy hardware fanatic, Brokep a tree hugging eco activist and Anakata – a paranoid hacker libertarian – get the White House to threaten the Swedish government with trade sanctions? TPB AFK explores what Hollywood’s most hated pirates go through on a personal level.

                Markimdb: 7
                Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
                CountryUSA, Germany
                Duration01:40

                Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.

                Markimdb: 4.5
                Genredrama, biography
                CountryRussia
                Duration01:32

                Russia’s answer to U.S. box-office hit “The Social Network”, the movie tells the story of a pair of Moscow students in the mid-90s who create an internet search engine that becomes one of the largest in the world.

                Markimdb: 8.7
                Genrefantastic, action
                CountryUSA, Australia
                Duration02:16

                Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

                Markimdb: 3.1
                Genrefantastic, action
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:36

                A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.




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