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Top 10 Movies Dorks Love

by chadverzosa|September 16, 2013|in Best & Worst Lists, News|

Top 10 Movies Dorks Love

We all root for the underdogs in movies. Dorks may be generally unappreciated in our society for many reasons, but in movies, they can be the heroes that save the day. Dorks should never frown for being de facto outcasts as dorky characters prove to be a mainstay in cinema, offering plenty of ways to help the rest of the world relate better to their real awesomeness.

Another “dork” movie is going to be released this month: The Secret Lives of Dorks. In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he’s a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), who he is determined to win over. But she is wise to his desperate advances, so to get off his radar she creates a plan to push him into the arms of a dorkette at the school, Samantha (Vanessa Marano).

So, before you get to see the love and adventure of Payton, we listed down the 10 of the best movies every dork has to watch. Well, basically this will prepare you what to expect from a dork movie.

Top 10 Movies Dorks Love

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Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Dumb & Dumber is about a couple of goofy friends (played by Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels) who encounter all sorts of mishaps while they travel across America to return a briefcase full of money to the owner.

Kick-Ass (2010)

Based on a graphic novel by John Romita Jr., a teenager (Aaron Johnson) decides to become a real-life superhero and is joined by his vigilante sidekick Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) to battle the criminals in his city. After the release of Kick-Ass in 2010, two more films would follow (Kick-Ass 2 & Kick-Ass 3) to complete the Kick-Ass Trilogy.

Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

Can’t Hardly Wait featured actors such as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry and Seth Green before they became big stars, Can't Hardly Wait revolves around several characters who find new friendships and love at a highschool party.

Superbad (2007)

Superbad is taken from the title of a James Brown song, this movie is about three high school friends (Jonah Hill, Michael Cerra, Christopher Mintz-Plasse) in a quest to buy alcohol for a high school party and lose their virginity to their objects of affection.

Weird Science (1985)

In Weird Science two bestfriends (played by Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith) turn a barbie doll into a real-life woman (played by Kelly LeBrock) using a computer code. A remake for this 80's classic is currently in the works.

Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

Listed #91 on Bravo's Top 100 Funniest Films, Revenge of the Nerds tells the story of a group of college nerds battling the oppression of Alpha Beta fraternity on their campus.

Almost Famous (2000)

Almost Famous is a semi-autobiographical film by Cameron Crowe, about a budding teenage music journalist (Patrick Fugit) who follows an up-and-coming band Still Water for a Rolling Stone article. The film won several awards including Golden Globe's Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Kate Hudson.

Spaceballs (1987)

Spaceballs. a Mel Brooks classic, is a parody of all the popular science fiction movie franchises such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Planet of the Apes and Alien. The film is one of the most popular releases by Mel Brooks and is now considered a cult classic.

Lucas (1986)

In Lucas, a teenage outcast (played by Corey Haim) joins the football team to try to impress his cheerleader crush (Kerri Green), but ends up being hospitalized while playing a football game without a helmet. Lucas is also Winona Ryder's film debut.

The Breakfast Club (1985)

5 students from different social cliques are forced to stay in one room on a Saturday morning detention and are forced to settle their differences. The Breakfast Club stars Anthony Michael Hall as the “Brain”, Ally Sheedy as the “Basketcase”, Emilio Estevez as the “Athlete”, Judd Nelson as the “Criminal” and Molly Greenwald as the “Princess”.


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