Computer/Hacker Movies

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1. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

7.3
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his inheritance in a flat and a ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 5,935

2. WarGames (1983)

PG | 114 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 77,786 | Gross: $79.57M

3. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

Votes: 46,595 | Gross: $51.43M

4. The Net (1995)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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51 Metascore

A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger.

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller, Diane Baker

Votes: 52,571 | Gross: $50.73M

5. Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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46 Metascore

This movie is about hackers who are blamed for making a virus that will capsize 5 oil tankers.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 58,428 | Gross: $7.56M

6. The Social Network (2010)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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95 Metascore

Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara

Votes: 531,114 | Gross: $96.96M

7. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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58 Metascore

A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 100,672 | Gross: $33.00M

8. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Kill Switch (1998)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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The brutal murder of a renowned computer programmer leads Mulder and Scully to investigate an artificial intelligence program loose on the Internet that has begun evolving on its own.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Kristin Lehman, Kate Luyben

Votes: 2,175

9. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Ghost in the Machine (1993)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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On Halloween, Mulder and Scully investigate the death of a corporate executive who may have been murdered by a thinking computer.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Jerry Hardin, Rob LaBelle

Votes: 3,388

10. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Anasazi (1995)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Mulder receives an encrypted computer disk containing the defense department's top secret files on extraterrestrial life and becomes a target. Scully takes him to a Navajo family that unearthed a buried secret to decipher the disk.

Director: R.W. Goodwin | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Peter Donat, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman

Votes: 3,011

11. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: First Person Shooter (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A murder inside the high-tech world of a virtual reality game leads Scully to battle a deadly digital character in order to save Mulder's life.

Director: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Krista Allen, Jamie Marsh

Votes: 2,083

12. Antitrust (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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31 Metascore

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani

Votes: 26,561 | Gross: $10.97M

13. Takedown (2000)

R | 96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker "Kevin Mitnick".

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Russell Wong, Angela Featherstone, Donal Logue

Votes: 6,154

14. Tron (2010)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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49 Metascore

The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 281,470 | Gross: $172.06M

15. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

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History of Apple and Microsoft.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 21,758

16. Freedom Downtime (2001)

Unrated | 121 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.5
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A feature length documentary about the Free Kevin movement and the hacker world.

Director: Emmanuel Goldstein | Stars: Mark Abene, Ed Cummings, Robert Darlington, Emmanuel Goldstein

Votes: 857

17. Revolution OS (2001)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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46 Metascore

While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft's Windows became the ... See full summary »

Director: J.T.S. Moore | Stars: Linus Torvalds, Richard M. Stallman, Eric Raymond, Bruce Perens

Votes: 2,194 | Gross: $0.00M

18. The Code (2001)

58 min | Documentary

7.5
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Finnish-made documentary about GNU/Linux, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software (FOSS) movement.

Director: Hannu Puttonen | Stars: Eric Allman, Alan Cox, Miguel de Icaza, Jon Hall

Votes: 362

19. Startup.com (2001)

R | 107 min | Documentary

7.1
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75 Metascore

Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, Tom Herman, Kenneth Austin, Tricia Burke

Votes: 3,097 | Gross: $1.28M

20. E-Dreams (2001)

94 min | Documentary

6.9
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65 Metascore

An in-depth look at the highs and lows of a dot com. The movie follows the founders of Kozmo.com as they raise money and file for IPO. But no one has predicted the market crash in April 2000.

Director: Wonsuk Chin | Stars: Joseph Park, Yong Kang, Thoeger Hansen, Larry Van Cassele

Votes: 256

21. Halbe Miete (2002)

92 min | Crime

7.0
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Director: Marc Ottiker | Stars: Stephan Kampwirth, Doris Schretzmayer, Natascha Bub, Alexander Beyer

Votes: 219

22. Absolut (2004)

94 min | Thriller

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Anti-globalization activists Alex and Fred intend to plant a virus into the computer system of a Swiss banking corporation in order to to blackmail an international leader's summit. But ... See full summary »

Director: Romed Wyder | Stars: Vincent Bonillo, Iréne Godel, François Nadin, Delphine Lanza

Votes: 150

23. Hackers Are People Too (2008 Video)

Unrated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

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Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother, your friends. Presenting a portrait of the hacking community, created by the community... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Schwartau | Stars: Chris Darbro, Scott Davidson, Flea, Grey Frequency

Votes: 305

24. Hacker (2010)

79 min | Documentary

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Director: Alexander Biedermann | Stars: Marcell Dietl, Marko Rogge, Reinhard Schrutzki, Steffen Wernéry

Votes: 51

25. Firewall (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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45 Metascore

A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen, Paul Bettany, Carly Schroeder

Votes: 52,168 | Gross: $48.75M

26. Brandvägg (2006)

170 min | Crime, Thriller

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The plot revolves around an attempt to disable all the financial systems in the Western world by idealists who believe that it will change the world and correct its imbalances, notably the poverty in Africa.

Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Marie Richardson, Lars Melin, Kerstin Andersson

Votes: 502

27. Nirvana (1997)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

Votes: 5,579

28. The Lawnmower Man (1992)

R | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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42 Metascore

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson

Votes: 29,961 | Gross: $32.10M

29. Videodrome (1983)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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60 Metascore

When he acquires a different kind of show for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 68,224 | Gross: $2.12M

30. The KGB, the Computer and Me (1990 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

8.1
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In 1986, astronomer turned computer scientist Clifford Stoll had just started working on a computer system at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory when he noticed a 75-cent discrepancy between ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Bates | Star: Clifford Stoll

Votes: 114

31. The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Three part documentary that shows the insight look at the history of computers, from its rise in the 1970s to the beginning of the Dot-com boom of the late 1990s.

Stars: Robert X. Cringely, Douglas Adams, Sam Albert, Paul G. Allen

Votes: 1,126

32. Warriors of the Net (1999)

13 min | Short

7.9
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For the first time in history people and machinery are working together, realizing a dream. A uniting force that knows no geographical boundaries. Without regard to race, creed or color. A ... See full summary »

Star: Monte Reid

Votes: 71

33. In the Realm of the Hackers (2003)

55 min | Documentary

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In the late 1980s two Melbourne teenage computer hackers known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted computer security list called 'Zardoz' and used it to break into some of the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Anderson | Stars: Ben Anderson, Suzanne Barr, Kathy Bowlen, John Campbell

Votes: 104

34. Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)

R | 90 min | Documentary

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1982's Video Game World Champions share their philosophies on joysticks, groupies and life.

Director: Lincoln Ruchti | Stars: Walter Day, Ben Gold, Steve Sanders, Kent Farries

Votes: 1,242

35. Hacking Democracy (2006)

82 min | Documentary

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The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother, Bev Harris, and her citizen-activists as they set out to uncover how ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Ardizzone, Russell Michaels | Stars: Bev Harris, Harri Hursti, James Naughton, Mark Radke

Votes: 1,164

36. High Score (2006)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

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Although technology continues to evolve, a group of die-hard gamers refuses to abandon the classic arcade games of yesteryear. The 80's live on for these enthusiasts, who compete against ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Mack | Stars: Bill Carlton, Robert Mruczek, Terry Nelson, Todd Rogers

Votes: 244

37. Hacks (II) (1997)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Christine Bader

Votes: 14

38. Unauthorized Access (1994)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Documentary about the early to mid 90s computer underground.

Director: Annaliza Savage | Stars: Drunkfux, Dan Farmer, Emmanuel Goldstein, Joe Grand

Votes: 28

39. Code Rush (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Code Rush follows the people of Netscape Communications during an intense period in 1998, when it was all but certain that Microsoft had already won control of the Internet user's desktop. ... See full summary »

Director: David Winton | Stars: Scott Collins, Stuart Parmenter, Jamie Zawinski

Votes: 112

40. Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Ralph Lee | Stars: Ian Murphy, Steve Wozniak

Votes: 31

41. BBS: The Documentary (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 296 min | Documentary

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Through eight episodes, director Jason Scott covers the 25 year history of the Dial-Up Bulletin Board System, a modem-connected computer system that let others connect to a computer over a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jason Scott Sadofsky | Stars: Kerri Adams, Christopher Allen, Jay Andrews, Alan Aspuru-Guzik

Votes: 295

42. Every Step You Take (2007)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary

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With an estimated four million surveillance cameras, Britain is by far the most-watched nation on earth. Every Londoner is on camera about 300 times a day. How could this come about in ... See full summary »

Director: Nino Leitner | Stars: Clive Norris, Barry Hugill, Andy Trotter, Lars Mosesson

Votes: 20

43. .hack//Roots (2006– )

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

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In 2015, CC Corporation's data-center caught on fire destroying "The World". By splicing in data from what would have been another project, CC Corp. was able to rebuild the game. In 2016, "... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Abell, Mark Acheson, Lisa Ann Beley, Louis Chirillo

Votes: 221

44. Hackers: Wizards of the Electronic Age (1984 TV Movie)

26 min | Documentary

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All interviews in this documentary were shot over a long weekend at a 1984 hacker conference by the Whole Earth Catalog editors Stewart Brand and Kevin Kelley in Sausalito, California. The ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrice Florin | Stars: Bill Atkinson, Bruce Baumgart, Stewart Brand, Bill Budge

Votes: 32

45. Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (1998– )

25 min

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Stars: Robert X. Cringely, Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs

Votes: 166

46. Steal This Film (2006)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary

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Steal This Film is part one of a series, documenting the movement against intellectual property produced by The League of Noble Peers and released via the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol.

Stars: Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm, Aaron Swartz

Votes: 419

47. Steal This Film II (2007)

44 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Stars: Peter Sunde, Aaron Swartz

Votes: 285

48. The Virtual Revolution (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Aleks Krotoski, Tim Berners-Lee, Stephen Fry, Bill Gates

Votes: 132

49. Download: The True Story of the Internet (2008– )

Documentary

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Star: John Heilemann

Votes: 131

50. Home Page (1998)

102 min | Documentary

6.6
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Director: Doug Block | Stars: Joey Anuff, Justin Hall, Jaime Levy, Julie Peterson

Votes: 35

51. Harsh Realm (1999–2000)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program.

Stars: Scott Bairstow, D.B. Sweeney, Terry O'Quinn, Rachel Hayward

Votes: 872

52. The Lone Gunmen (2001– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The X-Files' Lone Gunmen, their action-loving man-childish sidekick and patron, Jimmy Bond, and their sexy master thief frienemy, Yves, investigate crimes and conspiracies, often in a silly, comedic and over the top fashion.

Stars: Bruce Harwood, Tom Braidwood, Dean Haglund, Zuleikha Robinson

Votes: 4,281

53. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry.

Director: Simon Klose | Stars: Gottfrid Svartholm, Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Peter Althin

Votes: 12,717