Movies For Developers

A collection of recommended movies for people working in the Software and IT Industry

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Movies

MOVIE PLOT YEAR RATING
Inception A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O. 2010 8.8/10
The Matrix The Matrix depicts a dystopian future involving a simulated reality created by sentient machines. 1999 8.7/10
The Terminator 2 Although ‘The Terminator’ highlights the negative aspects of technology and how it can destroy humanity, the film still attracts the eyeballs of the geeks for its visualization of a post-apocalyptic future where the battle between the machines and the humans ensues. 1991 8.5/10
3 Idiots While it speaks heavily of societal pressure on doing engineering and the objection to listening to our own hearts, it also shows some remarkable scientific inventions like the virus inverter. 2009 8.4/10
2001: A Space Odyssey After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000. 1968 8.3/10
Blade Runner 2049 A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. 2017 8.3/10
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories. 2004 8.3/10
Good Will Hunting Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. 1997 8.3/10
Blade Runner A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator. 1982 8.2/10
1 - Nenokkadine A rock star must overcome his psychological inhibitions to seek revenge for his parents' death. 2014 8.2/10
A Beautiful Mind After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. 2001 8.2/10
The Truman Show An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show. 1998 8.1/10
Dil Chahta Hai Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension. 2001 8.1/10
The Imitation Game You can see the struggles of Alan Turing and team in the process which eventually decodes the prominent German Enigma code. 2014 8.0/10
Her The film exactly assesses that aspect of Artificial Intelligence to which people grow too close to. 2013 8.0/10
The Pursuit of Happyness Here is another movie that has nothing to do with coding or inventions. This a real story of a salesman with little money, a family and his dream of becoming a broker. 2006 8.0/10
Ghost in the Shell A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. 1995 8.0/10
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. 2011 7.8/10
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own. 2006 7.8/10
Big Hero 6 The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. 2014 7.8/10
The Big Short In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is. 2015 7.8/10
The Social Network Tells the story of Harvard student and programming genius Mark Zuckerberg, who would go on to create Facebook, and change the world forever. 2010 7.7/10
Office Space Gibbons hates his job at a software company, and resents dealing with excessive managerial oversight and the everyday minutia of a soulless corporate gig. 1999 7.7/10
Ex Machina The Ex Machina runs around an interesting plot of artificial intelligence and the fictional discovery of “strong AI” 2014 7.7/10
Who Am I Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage. 2014 7.6/10
Source Code The movie takes you to an interesting plot of tracking Chicago commuter train bomber with a top secret operation. 2011 7.5/10
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year A story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart. 2009 7.5/10
Snowden Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the titular role, it puts light on the many revelations made by Snowden in 2013 regarding USA’s surveillance program. 2016 7.3/10
Steve Jobs Directed by Danny Boyle of ‘127 Hours’ fame, ‘Steve Jobs’ depicts the life of the Apple founder. 2015 7.2/10
The Founder It shows how persistence, determination and hard work pays off. The movie is not only centered around how to build a business but it also shows how to scale the business. 2016 7.2/10
The Intern Widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site. 2015 7.1/10
Primer This 2004 American movie portrays the unintentional discovery of time travel. The experts evaluate that the movie Primer is made exclusively for engineers and not for an average audience. 2004 6.9/10
The Internship We all have that dream where we get to work with a company like Google. Well here is a movie about two adults who did, yeah you heard me right, two adult interns. 2013 6.3/10
Transcendence A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program. 2014 6.3/10
The Fifth Estate The Fifth Estate portrays the incidents and controversies that paved the way for WikiLeaks. 2013 6.2/10
Jobs The movie Jobs portrays important incidents in his life right from his college to the finding of the Apple iPod. 2013 5.9/10
Memento A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer. 2000 8.4/10
Lucy A thriller about an American woman who gets kidnapped into service as a drug mule bearing an experimental synthetic hormone, accidentally absorbs some of it, then sheds her physical, intellectual and perceptual limitations. 2014 6.4/10

TV Shows

TITLE PLOT YEAR RATING
TVF Pitchers A story of trials and tribulations of four young entrepreneurs who quit their day jobs in order to pursue their start up venture. 2015 9.2/10
Westworld Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence. 2016 9.0/10
Batman: The Animated Series The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. 1992 9.0/10
Black Mirror An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide. 2011 8.9/10
Mr. Robot Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance when he and his shadowy allies try to take down the corrupt corporation he works for. 2015 8.7/10
The IT Crowd The comedic misadventures of Roy, Moss and their grifting supervisor Jen, a rag-tag team of IT support workers at a large corporation headed by a hotheaded yuppie. 2006 8.6/10
Person of Interest An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery. 2011 8.5/10
Silicon Valley Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper. 2014 8.5/10
Halt and Catch Fire Follows some players in the 80s technological revolution that lead to information society. 2014 8.3/10
Serial Experiments Lain Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired". 1998 8.2/10
The Code Two Canberra based brothers become entangled in a cover up that involves a remote outback community and key members of the Australian Government. 2014 7.6/10
Dark Net Explores the furthest reaches of the internet and the people who frequently use it, providing a revealing and cautionary look inside a vast cyber netherworld. 2016 7.3/10

Documentaries

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
BBS: The Documentary Documentary 2005 8.7/10
The KGB, the Computer and Me Documentary 1990 8.3/10
Softwaring Hard Documentary 2014 8.2/10
Citizenfour Biography/Documentary 2014 8.1/10
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz Documentary 2014 8.1/10
Hacking Democracy Documentary 2006 7.9/10
Zero Days Documentary 2016 7.8/10
Indie Game: The Movie Documentary 2012 7.7/10
Freedom Downtime Documentary 2001 7.6/10
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard Documentary 2013 7.6/10
The Secret History Of Hacking Documentary 2001 7.6/10
The Code Documentary 2001 7.5/10
Code 2600 Documentary 2012 7.4/10
DSKNECTD Documentary 2013 7.4/10
In the Realm of the Hackers Documentary 2003 7.4/10
Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web Documentary 2017 7.4/10
Terms and Conditions May Apply Documentary 2013 7.4/10
War for the Web Documentary 2015 7.4/10
Pirates of Silicon Valley Television Film/Docudrama 1999 7.3/10
Revolution OS Indie Film/Documentary 2001 7.3/10
The Singularity Drama/Science Fiction 2012 7.3/10
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists Documentary 2012 7.3/10
Good Copy Bad Copy Documentary 2007 7.2/10
Plug and Pray Documentary 2010 7.2/10
Steal This Film Short Film/Documentary 2006 7.1/10
Deep Web Documentary 2015 7.1/10
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Documentary 2013 6.9/10
Downloaded Documentary 2013 6.8/10
The Hacker Wars Documentary 2014 6.6/10
Hackers Wanted Indie Film/Documentary 2009 6.5/10
Hackers Are People Too Short Film/Documentary 2008 6.1/10
DEFCON: The Documentary Documentary 2013 5.7/10

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Dev Movies

Movies and Series I've loved over the years, for the people with software development background, IT Engineers or general people who love movies

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