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Movies about hacking and IT security
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Code 2600 (2011 Documentary)
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CODE 2600 documents the Info-Tech Age, told by the events and people who helped build and manipulate it. It explores the impact this new connectivity has on our ability to remain human while maintaining our personal privacy and security. (82 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Zerechak
 
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Reboot (2012 Short Film)
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A young female hacker awakens from a traumatic event that she scarcely remembers, and an iPhone glued to her hand... (40 mins.)
Director: Joe Kawasaki
 
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Hackers (1995)
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This movie is about hackers who are blamed for making a virus that will capsize 5 oil tankers. (107 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
 
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
 
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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
 
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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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We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described "hacktivist" collective, Anonymous. (93 mins.)
 
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Blackhat (2015)
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A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. (133 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
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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
 
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Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
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A look at the early career of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Connolly
 
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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. (130 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
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War for the Web (2015 Documentary)
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War for the Web demystifies the physical infrastructure of the Internet and uses that as a basis to explore the issues of ownership and competition in the broadband marketplace, privacy, and security. (81 mins.)
 
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DEFCON: The Documentary (2013 Documentary)
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DEFCON is the world's largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time... (110 mins.)
 
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The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014 Documentary)
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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26. (105 mins.)
 
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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
 
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Julian Assange: A Modern Day Hero? Inside the World of Wikileaks (2011 Documentary)
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Unbiased and informative documentary on Julian Assange, Wikileaks and more. (114 mins.)
Director: A.N. Other
 
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Hackers Wanted (2009 Documentary)
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This film both follows the hacking adventures of famous hacker Adrian Lamo, and uses them as a microcosm for the macrocosm of struggles faced by emerging trends of thought - from the criminal to the philosophical. (86 mins.)
Director: Sam Bozzo
 
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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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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
 
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Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 Documentary)
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(51 mins.)
Director: Ralph Lee
 
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
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A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization. (128 mins.)
Director: Bill Condon
 
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Occupy Unmasked (2012 Documentary)
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An alternate look at Occupy Wall Street camps around the country. (76 mins.)
 
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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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Secret History of Hacking (2001 Documentary)
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A history of hacking focusing on Captain Crunch, Steve Wozniak and Kevin Mitnick.
Director: Ralph Lee
 
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Citizenfour (2014 Documentary)
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A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden. (114 mins.)
Director: Laura Poitras
 
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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.)
 
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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
 
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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.