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Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 15 September 1995 (USA)
Dade Murphy was a hacker even as a kid in Seattle. He got arrested for the computer virus that he planted and was banned from using any computer until the age of 18.Then he moves to New ... See full summary »

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Dade Murphy was a hacker even as a kid in Seattle. He got arrested for the computer virus that he planted and was banned from using any computer until the age of 18.Then he moves to New York to meet a group of hackers. He also falls in love with Kate Libby. Written by dominikmajdak

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There is no right or wrong, only fun and boring See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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15 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Hakeri  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,564,000 (USA)
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The high school scenes were filmed at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, one of a few elite, exclusive high schools for students gifted in math, science and computers. Real school seniors were extras in many scenes. In the real school, the pool is on the first floor. See more »

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The P6 processor, which was not yet released at the time of filming but which later came out under the name Pentium Pro, was only twice as fast as even the slowest Pentium processor, not 3 times as Kate claimed. See more »

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Kate Libby: Here's your class.
Dade Murphy: My class. You mean I'm... I'm not in your class?
Kate Libby: No. You're not in my class.
Dade Murphy: Gimme time.
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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The Joker
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Written by Josh G. Abrahams (as Josh Abrahams)
Performed by Josh G. Abrahams (as Josh Abrahams)
Courtesy of Ultimatum Records Ltd.
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Fun and Entertaining
3 June 2004 | by (Palm Harbor, Florida) – See all my reviews

First off I would just like to say that anyone who reads into this movie too much(ie try to take the validity of each and every aspect of the movie) will hate the film. Coming from a programmer and a computer enthusiast, the movie was great despite all the false statements, fake guis and totally bs methods of cracking. Quite frankly if you are one of my fellow computer geeks don't expect anything close to the real deal, it would never make a good movie for the public. I think that the true movie here is behind the whole "hacking" front. It is the development of characters the build up of a plot and an exciting climax and satisfying denouement. In closing, don't expect a command line prompt or a true UNIX client on any of the systems because it just doesn't happen in movies. Instead watch the movie because its exciting, fun and a great throwback to the early 90's.


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