Top Five Movies and TV Series that Every Programmer Should Watch

Top Five Movies and TV Series that Every Programmer Should Watch

What are your favorite movies or TV series? Game of Thrones? Wonder Woman? or Stranger Things?

These are your a must list of serials and movies you should watch. However, if you are a truly IT person, you should not miss these top five movies and TV series about programmers. Without further ado, let’s check the list made by 41studio and happy binge-watching!

1. Beautiful Mind

The movie is based on true story of John Forbesh Nash (Russell Crowe), a genius mathematician who won a Nobel Prize in 1994. His brilliance has made him assigned to crack a secret encryption of Soviet telecommunication. However, the job has made him suffered from psychotic episodes.

This movie is not for those who are looking for a happy ending, but John’s brilliance and his discovery are still mind-blowing and will keep you entertained. FYI, this movie won four Oscars, so it is absolutely worth a watch !

2. The Internship

The Internship

Looking for an absurd-comedy movie about work culture in one of the biggest IT companies in the universe? “The Internship” may suit you! The story revolves around two old-fashioned and are (absolutely) not a digital savvy salesmen, Billy McMahon (Vince Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Owen Wilson) who try their luck to be the interns at Google company.

Before you’re going sceptical, according to, Google stated they were satisfied with  the movie, as they said the movie indirectly promoted the company (to be said—the most comfortable workplace in the world) and introduced technology and computer.

3. The Social Network

The Social Network

How well you do you know Facebook before it was famous ?

The Social Network is a biopic of the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Einsberg). In this movie, you will not only know what inspire Zuckerberg, but also the conflict and betrayal as its spice. Don’t call yourself a programmer if you haven’t watched it !

4. Silicon Valley

Let’s brush The Big Bang Theory off because Silicon Valley is rocking this list !

Silicon Valley is a sitcom TV series that depicts a bunch of entrepreneur programmers who build a startup company in Silicon Valley. The story begins when Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) who unintentionally invents a music app Pied Piper when he works at the large internet company named Hooli. Together with four tech guys, he struggles to develop Pied Piper, along with him trying to balance his passion, life, and romance.

5. Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot

A story about badass hacker will never be disappointing, so will Mr. Robot. Elliot Anderson (Rami Malek) works as cyber-security engineer but little we know, he also works as a hacker for “Mr. Robot” purposes to attack the largest conglomerate in the world.

Other than programming as the prominent theme of this series, it also discusses psychological issue and other dark themes. This is may not work for those who have weak hearts, but don’t get discouraged because Mr. Robot will be surely pleasing your need for excellent quality series (other than *Game of Thrones* of course).

What do you think about our list? You can drop a line to share your opinion or add other movie/TV series that you think worth to watch !

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