Showdown: Nerdvember

It’s Nerdvember! Pick a pen from your pocket, push those coke-bottle glasses up your nose, grab your FX-82 and calculate for us your most loveable film nerds. Get super geeky, do your homework and make some detailed notes: why this nerd in particular? What is it about nerds-on-film that you love?

Another showdown list of mine that will inevitably have The Breakfast Club in it. There's potential for an awful lot of crossover here with the coming of age showdown from just a fortnight ago in fact, but what really makes me uncomfortable about this showdown (apart from that appalling title 'nerdvember') is the fact that 'nerd' is so hard to pin down. I also worry that a lot of…

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  • Submarine
  • Gregory's Girl
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Ghost World
  • Nuts in May
  • Ghostbusters
  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
  • Skyfall
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Starter for 10
  • Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs
  • Harold and Maude
  • Straw Dogs
  • Paul
  • The Inbetweeners Movie