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. 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
Alexander Lum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
their only crime was curiosity
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Did You Know?
The character name "Emmanuel Goldstein" is taken from George Orwell
's novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four". It is also used as a pseudonym by Emmanuel Goldstein
(aka Eric Corley), who publishes the magazine "2600, The Hacker Quarterly". Corley was an uncredited consultant for this film. See more
The characters are arrested on the 14th of the month. However, When the hackers are being chased through the streets, Dade's watch (in the close-up) says 10-18-1995. See more
Mess with the best, die like the rest.
Referenced in The Core
Written by Guy Pratt
Performed by Guy Pratt See more