Film and TV

Geek love: Five film tales of nerd romance

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and love is in the air. Everywhere you look, people are planning fancy dates or at least renting their favorite romantic movies for a night of couch-snuggling with their beloved. Contrary to the stereotypes, geeks are no different. Well, maybe a little different -- at least when it comes to favorite romantic movies. Where your average person might reach for Titanic, The Notebook or Casablanca -- fine movies all! -- geeks prefer geekier love stories. After all, why settle for normal people in love when you could enjoy superheroes, aliens or even just other geeks in love? With that in mind, we present five geeky love stories for the ages.

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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