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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

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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

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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

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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

Jobs

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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

Hackers

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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

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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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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

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vikhyatcr

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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Darsh

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

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