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6 Movies Every Programmer Should Watch

Rishabh Singh ⚡
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Now since the weekend is right around the corner, I am pretty sure you all must be having your own plans to make the most of it. And since it's not possible to go out for a trip, most of you will probably prefer binge-watching your favourite movies.

But how about watching something you can relate yourself to as a programmer & end up learning something to help you shape your future.

Here I present you a list of 6 movies you should definitely watch as a programmer this weekend.

The Social Network

Based on the story of Mark Zuckerberg, this movie takes on the journey of how the idea of Facebook came into existence and how Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook as a Harvard student. A must watch for all future entrepreneurs.

⭐ IMDB: 7.7

🍿 Watch on Netflix here

The Imitation Game

This movie will take you back to World War II as you meet Alan Turing, a British mathematician who joins the cryptography team to decipher the German enigma code. With the help of his fellow mathematicians, he builds a machine to crack the codes. A must watch to help you gain insights into real-world problem-solving.

⭐ IMDB: 8.0

🍿 Watch on Netflix here

Pirates of Silicon Valley

This movie features the true story of Bill Gates & Steve Jobs and everything they did to turn their dreams into reality & changed the world forever starting from their small garage to the world's biggest companies.

⭐ IMDB: 7.3


Based on the story of Steve Jobs and the bringing Apple to life. A must watch for all Steve Jobs fans out there.

⭐ IMDB: 6.0

🍿 Watch on Netflix here


Dade, banned from using a computer until 18, grows up to be an even bigger hacker than his childhood pranks. Along with his friends, he discovers the plot of an evil genius to unleash a lethal virus. For all the cybersecurity dudes!

⭐ IMDB: 6.3

The Internship

Salesmen Billy and Nick find themselves unemployed in the digital world. In a bid to prove their competence, they land an internship at Google and try to beat some tech-savvy geniuses. For everyone who dreams to land a job at Google someday.

⭐ IMDB: 6.3

🍿 Watch on Amazon Prime Video here


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Discussion (8)

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kammillotos • Edited

It was difficult for me to find a site to watch these movies, but this Putlocker show hosts not only masterpieces of Hollywood films, but also media content from different parts of the world. So if you are also tired of sites with a large number of pop-up ads that constantly annoy the visitor and spoil the pleasure of watching a movie, highly recommend to use these services.

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Rishabh Singh ⚡ Author

Sure! Don't forget to share which one ended up becoming your favorite 😉

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Suraj Vishwakarma

I have watched The Imitation Game and Social Network, gone watch rest.

The imitation game changes how I think about world war 2.

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Rishabh Singh ⚡ Author

Yes those are really great... Watch all of them as soon as you can, a lot of inspiration and stories are waiting for you ✨

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Darsh • Edited

Can you give me the social network pls pls pls

vikhyatcr profile image

I love Steve of all the movies I watched- I paid only for his movies which were Two ( fassbender and before that- the one you mentioned )

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Rishabh Singh ⚡ Author

Oh thanks for the great suggestion ✨ I'll definitely have a look into it... Thanks for reading and do watch those movies, you'll love them 🚀

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Pls provide a link to watch the pirates of silicon valley and hackers for free