Computer/Hacker Movies

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23 (1998)
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany... (99 mins.)
 
2.
WarGames (1983)
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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. (114 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
3.
Sneakers (1992)
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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. (126 mins.)
 
4.
The Net (1995)
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A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger. (114 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
 
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Hackers (1995)
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A young boy is arrested by the U.S. Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday... (107 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
 
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The Social Network (2010)
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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. (120 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
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TRON (1982)
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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. (96 mins.)
 
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The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Kill Switch (1998)
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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. (45 mins.)
 
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The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Ghost in the Machine (1993)
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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. (45 mins.)
 
10.
The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Anasazi (1995)
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Mulder receives an encrypted computer disk containing the defense department's top secret files on extraterrestrial life. (45 mins.)
 
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The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
Episode: First Person Shooter (2000)
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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. (45 mins.)
 
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Antitrust (2001)
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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. (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
 
13.
Takedown (2000)
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This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker "Kevin Mitnick". (96 mins.)
Director: Joe Chappelle
 
14.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
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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. (125 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
 
15.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)
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History of Apple and Microsoft. (95 mins.)
Director: Martyn Burke
 
16.
Freedom Downtime (2001 Documentary)
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A feature length documentary about the Free Kevin movement and the hacker world. (121 mins.)
 
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Revolution OS (2001 Documentary)
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While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products... (85 mins.)
Director: J.T.S. Moore
 
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The Code (2001 Documentary)
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Finnish-made documentary about GNU/Linux, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software (FOSS) movement. (58 mins.)
Director: Hannu Puttonen
 
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Startup.com (2001 Documentary)
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Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com. (107 mins.)
 
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E-Dreams (2001 Documentary)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Wonsuk Chin
 
21.
Half the Rent (2002)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Marc Ottiker
 
22.
Absolut (2004)
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Anti-globalization activists Alex and Fred intend to plant a virus into the computer system of a Swiss... (94 mins.)
Director: Romed Wyder
 
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Hackers Are People Too (2008 Documentary)
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Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother... (43 mins.)
 
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Hacker (2010 Documentary)
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(79 mins.)
 
25.
Firewall (2006)
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A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom. (105 mins.)
 
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Brandvägg (2006 Mini-Series)
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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. (170 mins.)
 
27.
Nirvana (1997)
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Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus... (113 mins.)
 
28.
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
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A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. (108 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
 
29.
Videodrome (1983)
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A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (87 mins.)
 
30.
The KGB, the Computer and Me (1990 Documentary)
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In 1986, astronomer turned computer scientist Clifford Stoll had just started working on a computer... (58 mins.)
Director: Robin Bates
 
31.
The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 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.
 
32.
Warriors of the Net (1999 Short Film)
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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... (13 mins.)
Stars: Monte Reid
 
33.
In the Realm of the Hackers (2003 Documentary)
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In the late 1980s two Melbourne teenage computer hackers known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted... (55 mins.)
Director: Kevin Anderson
 
34.
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007 Documentary)
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1982's Video Game World Champions share their philosophies on joysticks, groupies and life. (90 mins.)
Director: Lincoln Ruchti
 
35.
Hacking Democracy (2006 Documentary)
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The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother... (82 mins.)
 
36.
High Score (2006 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... (52 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Mack
 
37.
Hacks (1997 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Christine Bader
 
38.
Unauthorized Access (1994 Documentary)
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Documentary about the early to mid 90s computer underground. (37 mins.)
Director: Annaliza Savage
 
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Code Rush (2000 Documentary)
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Code Rush follows the people of Netscape Communications during an intense period in 1998, when it was...
Director: David Winton
 
40.
Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 Documentary)
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(51 mins.)
Director: Ralph Lee
 
41.
BBS: The Documentary (2005 Documentary)
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(296 mins.)
 
42.
Every Step You Take (2007 Documentary)
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With an estimated four million surveillance cameras, Britain is by far the most-watched nation on earth... (65 mins.)
Director: Nino Leitner
 
43.
.hack//Roots (2006 TV Series)
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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...
 
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Hackers: Wizards of the Electronic Age (1984 Documentary)
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All interviews in this documentary were shot over a long weekend at a 1984 hacker conference by the... (26 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Florin
 
45.
Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (1998 Mini-Series)
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(25 mins.)
 
46.
Steal This Film (2006 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. (32 mins.)
 
47.
Steal This Film II (2007 Documentary)
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(44 mins.)
 
48.
The Virtual Revolution (2010 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
49.
Download: The True Story of the Internet (2008 TV Series)
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50.
Home Page (1998 Documentary)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Doug Block
 
51.
Harsh Realm (1999 TV Series)
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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. (45 mins.)
 
52.
The Lone Gunmen (2001 TV Series)
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Spin-off of The X-Files featuring the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen... (45 mins.)
 
53.
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013 Documentary)
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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. (85 mins.)
Director: Simon Klose