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The Greatest Depictions of Real Life Geeks On Film

By Vadim Newquist Aug 21, 2013

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus

Considered one of the great films of the 1980's, Amadeus is a gripping and often hilarious portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart through the eyes of on of his jealous contemporaries. Actor Tom Hulce gives an exceptional performance as Mozart, infusing this 18th century music geek with an almost larger than life charm.

Tags: science, slideshows, geeks, films

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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