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1.
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
 
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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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
eXistenZ (1999)
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A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged. (97 mins.)
 
6.
Swordfish (2001)
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A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him. (99 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
 
7.
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
 
8.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
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John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C. (128 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
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
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
Cyberbully (2015 TV Movie)
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A British teenager is forced by a computer hacker to do his bidding. If she refuses, the hacker will leak compromising photos of her to the public. (62 mins.)
Director: Ben Chanan
 
14.
Mr. Robot (2015 TV Series)
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Mr. Robot follows Elliot, a young programmer who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night... (49 mins.)
 
15.
Open Windows (2014)
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A jilted fan soon finds himself pulled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse after he accepts the opportunity to spy on his favorite actress via his laptop. (100 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
16.
Hacker (2010 Documentary)
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(79 mins.)
 
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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
 
18.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)
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History of Apple and Microsoft. (95 mins.)
Director: Martyn Burke
 
19.
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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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
 
21.
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
 
22.
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
 
23.
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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The Matrix (1999)
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A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
 
25.
Untraceable (2008)
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FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal. (101 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
 
26.
Half the Rent (2002)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Marc Ottiker
 
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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.)
 
28.
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.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
In the Realm of the Hackers (2003)
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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
 
31.
Hacking Democracy (2006 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
 
32.
Hacks (1997 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Christine Bader
 
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Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 Documentary)
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(51 mins.)
Director: Ralph Lee
 
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.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...
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
Real Genius (1985)
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Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser. (108 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
37.
Foolproof (2003)
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Kevin, Sam and Rob are founding members of a theoretical group which pulls off heists. Leo, a gangster, blackmails them into pulling off a real multi-million dollar heist. Now it's up to them to get out alive. (94 mins.)
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
Gamer (2009)
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In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a 'Doom'-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive thirty sessions in order to be set free. Or won't he? (95 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
 
40.
Office Space (1999)
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Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
 
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
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Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague... (100 mins.)
Director: Josef Rusnak
 
42.
The Core (2003)
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The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again. (135 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
 
43.
Virtuosity (1995)
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When a virtual reality simulation created using the personalities of multiple serial killers manages to escape into the real world, an ex-cop is tasked with stopping its reign of terror. (106 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
 
44.
GoldenEye (1995)
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James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent formerly believed to be dead. (130 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
45.
Enemy of the State (1998)
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A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. (132 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
46.
One Point O (2004)
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After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins. (92 mins.)
 
47.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker. (152 mins.)
 
48.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
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A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
49.
The Score (2001)
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An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist. (124 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
50.
Weird Science (1985)
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Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. (94 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
 
51.
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
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A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Longo
 
52.
Disconnect (2012)
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A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
 
53.
Minority Report (2002)
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In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder. (145 mins.)
 
54.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
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Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
55.
Disclosure (1994)
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A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life. (128 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
56.
Eagle Eye (2008)
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Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. (118 mins.)
Director: D.J. Caruso
 
57.
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
 
58.
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
 
59.
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
 
60.
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
 
61.
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
 
62.
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
 
63.
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.
 
64.
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
 
65.
Secret History of Hacking (2001 Documentary)
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Director: Ralph Lee
 
66.
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.)
 
67.
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
 
68.
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.)
 
69.
Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything. (79 mins.)
Director: Cullen Hoback
 
70.
Indie Game: The Movie (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world. (94 mins.)
 
71.
Downloaded (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the downloading revolution; the kids that created it, the bands and the businesses that were affected by it, and its impact on the world at large. (106 mins.)
Director: Alex Winter
 
72.
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.)
 
73.
Steal This Film II (2007 Documentary)
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(44 mins.)
 
74.
We Live in Public (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary focusing on the life of dot-com entrepreneur Josh Harris, and his exploits over the last decade. (91 mins.)
Director: Ondi Timoner
 
75.
Google and the World Brain (2013 Documentary)
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The most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet: Google's master plan to scan every book in the world and the people trying to stop them. Google say they are building a library for mankind, but they also have other intentions. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewis
 
76.
Download: The True Story of the Internet (2008 TV Series)
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77.
Good Copy Bad Copy (2007 Documentary)
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(59 mins.)
 
78.
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
 
79.
Home Page (1998 Documentary)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Doug Block
 
80.
Talhotblond: (2009 Documentary)
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This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life... (83 mins.)
 
81.
Startup.com (2001 Documentary)
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Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com. (107 mins.)
 
82.
Algorithm (2014)
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A freelance computer hacker discovers a mysterious government computer program. He breaks into the program and is thrust into a revolution. (91 mins.)
 
83.
Deep Web (2015 Documentary)
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A feature documentary that explores the rise of a new Internet; decentralized, encrypted, dangerous and beyond the law. (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Winter
 
84.
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.)
 
85.
The Singularity (2012 Documentary)
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Within the coming decades we will be able to create computers with greater than human intelligence, bio-engineer our species, and redesign matter through nanotechnology. How will these technologies change what it means to be human? (76 mins.)
Director: Doug Wolens
 
86.
DSKNECTD (2013 Documentary)
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An exploration into how smart phones, social media, and the Internet are profoundly changing the way we interact and experience each other... (98 mins.)
Director: Dominic White
 
87.
The Hacker Wars (2014 Documentary)
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Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy. (91 mins.)