A young boy is arrested by the US Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. Written by
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Boot up or shut up!
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Did You Know?
The poster for this movie shows Acid Burn and Crash Override with various words and ASCII symbols transposed on their faces. Amongst the words are:
- 1. Names of hackers in the movie, including Lord Nikon, Acid Burn, and Crash Override
- 2. Some of the commonly-used passwords, according to Plague, such as God, Sex, Love, and Secret
- 3. Phreak - a "phone freak" - a hacker who concentrates their knowledge on telephone systems. (Phantom Phreak was the main Phreaker in the hacker group)
When Dade is making a fake personal ad for Richard Gill, Kate reads aloud as he types, "Disappointed white male..." Dade is actually typing a word beginning with "dissa"... (spelling mistake) See more
We have just gotten a wake-up call from the Nintendo Generation.
Referenced in Hell House
"Original Bedroom Rockers"
Written by Richard Dorfmeister
and Peter Kruder
Performed by Peter Kruder
(as Kruder) and Richard Dorfmeister
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