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Movie Code: The Best Cinematic Inspirations for Programmers

In the age of information, where technology and programming have become essential parts of our daily life, what better way to find inspiration than through the big screen? We present you a ranking of the best movies that every programmer, both novice and experienced, should watch to find inspiration and motivation.

"The Social Network" (2010)

Directed by David Fincher, this movie is an adaptation of the book "The Accidental Billionaires", which tells the story of how Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook while at Harvard. Although some aspects are dramatized for the cinema, "The Social Network" provides a fascinating insight into the life of a programmer and the process of creating a revolutionary tech product.
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"WarGames" (1983)

In "WarGames", a young hacker, played by Matthew Broderick, accidentally finds himself connected to a military supercomputer. While the technology in the movie may seem outdated today, the story remains relevant and raises important ethical questions about hacking and the responsibility that comes with programming knowledge.
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"The Imitation Game" (2014)

This movie is a moving biography of Alan Turing, a British mathematician who is considered one of the fathers of modern computing. "The Imitation Game" offers a look at the history of programming and is an inspiration for anyone interested in this field.
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"Her" (2013)

In "Her", a lonely writer falls in love with an intelligent operating system, personified by Scarlett Johansson's voice. While the movie focuses more on artificial intelligence than on programming, it offers an intriguing reflection on the relationship between humans and technology.
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"Ex Machina" (2014)

In "Ex Machina", a young programmer is selected to participate in an innovative experiment in artificial intelligence, evaluating the capabilities and consciousness of an attractive female robot. This movie is not only an exciting thriller but also raises interesting questions about AI and ethics in programming.
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These movies not only provide entertainment but also offer a unique perspective on the challenges, dilemmas, and triumphs that programmers can face. Each of these movies can provide you with a new perspective or inspiration on your programming journey. So get your popcorn ready and enjoy!

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