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Writer (WGA):
Rafael Moreu (written by)
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Release Date:
15 September 1995 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Hack The Planet! See more »
Plot:
Dade Murphy was a hacker even as a kid in Seattle. He got arrested for the computer virus that he planted... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Out-of-Date, Tech Mistakes, but WHAT A CAST! See more (225 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jonny Lee Miller ... Dade

Angelina Jolie ... Kate

Jesse Bradford ... Joey

Matthew Lillard ... Cereal

Laurence Mason ... Nikon

Renoly Santiago ... Phreak

Fisher Stevens ... The Plague

Alberta Watson ... Lauren Murphy
Darren Lee ... Razor

Peter Y. Kim ... Blade
Ethan Browne ... Curtis

Lorraine Bracco ... Margo

Wendell Pierce ... Agent Dick Gill

Michael Gaston ... Agent Bob

Marc Anthony ... Agent Ray

Penn Jillette ... Hal
Liza Walker ... Laura
Bob Sessions ... Mr. Ellingson
Blake Willett ... S.S. Agent - Seattle
Max Ligosh ... Young Dade

Felicity Huffman ... Attorney

Paul Klementowicz ... Michael Murphy
Richard Ziman ... Judge
Bill Maul ... Norm

William DeMeo ... Jock

Denise George ... Denise
Jeb Handwerger ... Freshman on Roof
Mitchell Nguyen-McCormick ... Freshman on Roof
Gary Howard Klar ... Mr. Simpson (as Gary Klar)
Terry Porter ... Joey's Mom
Johnny Myers ... 1st Sysop Technician

Kevin Brewerton ... 2nd Sysop Technician

Sam Douglas ... English Teacher

Kal Weber ... 1st V.P.
Jeff Harding ... 2nd V.P.
Thomas Hill ... 2nd S.S. Agent (as Tom Hill)
Jennifer Rice ... Reporter
Douglas W. Iles ... Addict Hank

Annemarie Lawless ... Addict Vickie (as Annemarie Zola)

Michael Potts ... Tow Truck Driver

Nancy Ticotin ... Phreak's Mom
Mike Cicchetti ... Ellingson Guard

Mick O'Rourke ... Phone Repairman

David A. Stewart ... London Hacker (as Dave Stewart)

Naoko Mori ... Tokyo Hacker

Roberta Gotti ... Italian Hacker

Ravil Isyanov ... Russian Hacker

Olegar Fedoro ... Russian Hacker (as Olegario Fedoro)

Eric Loren ... News Technician
Kristin Moreu ... Flight Attendant

Ricco Ross ... Second Reporter
Tony Sibbald ... Jail Guard
Richard Purro ... Talkshow Host
Enzo Junior ... Da Vinci Virus
Yoshinori Yamamoto ... 3rd V.P.

Ralph Winter ... 4th V.P.
Kimbra Standish ... Receptionist
Steven Angiolini ... Rollerblader

Jennifer Badger ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
Melissa Barkan ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
Don Hewitt ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters (as Don J. Hewitt)

Christo Morse ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
Felix Santiago ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
Christopher Waller ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
Joseph Lloyd ... 'Cyberspirits' and Skaters
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John D. Bair ... Juror (uncredited)

Dale Branston ... Student / Skater (uncredited)

C.J. Byrnes ... Father (uncredited)

Liam Ferguson ... Deli Owner (uncredited)

Walter Lewis ... Smitty (uncredited)
Raquel Mondin ... Hot Girl (uncredited)

Rawleigh Moreland ... Teacher (uncredited)

John H. Tobin ... New Yorker on Park Avenue with Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Iain Softley 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Rafael Moreu (written by)

Produced by
Janet Graham .... co-producer
Jacob Peratrovich .... associate producer
Michael Peyser .... producer
Selwyn Roberts .... associate producer
Iain Softley .... executive producer
Ralph Winter .... producer
 
Original Music by
Simon Boswell 
Guy Pratt 
 
Cinematography by
Andrzej Sekula (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chris Blunden  (as Christopher Blunden)
Martin Walsh 
 
Casting by
Dianne Crittenden 
Michelle Guish 
 
Production Design by
John Beard 
 
Art Direction by
John Frankish 
 
Set Decoration by
Alyssa Winter 
Joanne Woollard 
 
Costume Design by
Roger Burton 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Blundell .... hair stylist
Christine Blundell .... makeup artist
Liz Daxauer .... hair stylist
Liz Daxauer .... makeup artist
Judith Goodman .... hair stylist: New York
Marese Langan .... hair stylist
Marese Langan .... makeup artist
Bernadette Mazur .... makeup artist: New York
 
Production Management
Selwyn Roberts .... unit production manager
Joel Tuber .... unit production manager: New York
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry Daly .... assistant director
Dean Garvin .... second second assistant director: New York
Cordelia Hardy .... first assistant director: second unit
Pippa Harrison .... second second assistant director
Simon Hinkly .... assistant director
Steve Robinson .... second second assistant director
Glen Trotiner .... second assistant director: New York
Joel Tuber .... first assistant director: New York
 
Art Department
Jacqueline Arnot .... set dresser
JoAnn Atwood .... first assistant props: New York
Crocus Bever .... art department coordinator: New York
Jeff Butcher .... property master
Ray Chan .... junior draughtsman
Jane Clark .... storyboard artist
Marlon Cole .... dressing props
Thomas Costabile .... construction coordinator: New York (as Tom Costabile)
Hannah Coupland .... art department assistant
Joe Dipple .... chargehand stand-by prop
Rochelle Edelson .... on-set dresser: New York
Craig Hillier .... construction manager
Richard Jones .... stand-by carpenter
Chanda Kochie .... assistant set decorator: New York
Paul Lawlor .... props carpenter
Elizabeth Linn .... scenic artist: New York
Roy Martin .... stand-by painter
Timothy Metzger .... lead man
Andy Nicholson .... draughtsman (as Andrew Nicholson)
Andy Nicholson .... set designer
John O'Shaughnessy .... production buyer
Rudy Pelikan .... key carpenter: New York
Jeffrey Rollins .... set dresser
Ben Scott .... assistant art director
Chris Shriver .... art director: New York
Eliza Solesbury .... assistant set decorator
Simon Staines .... computer graphics designer
Bradley Torbett .... stand-by props
Keith Vowles .... property master
Brian West .... prop storeman
Kevin Wheeler .... dressing props
Joan Winters .... graphic designer
Patricia Woodbridge .... draughtswoman: New York
 
Sound Department
Polly Aitken .... foley editor
Philip Alton .... dialogue editor (as Phillip Alton)
David Anderson .... assistant re-recording mixer
Peter Baldock .... sound
Alexandra Baltarzuk .... cable man: New York
Peter Elliott .... adr editor
Steve Finn .... sound assistant
Glenn Freemantle .... supervising sound editor
John Hayward .... re-recording mixer
Victor J. Hernandez .... supervising sound editor
Tim Song Jones .... sound transferer
Nicolas Le Messurier .... foley mixer
Peter Lindsay .... sound mixer
Tommy Louie .... boom operator: New York
Keith Lowes .... assistant sound editor
Mervyn Moore .... sound maintenance
Richard Pryke .... assistant re-recording mixer
Ed Stabile .... assistant sound editor
John Taylor .... sound consultant: DTS
Timothy Vine .... assistant sound editor
Sandy Buchanan .... post-production sound assistant (uncredited)
Randy Vandegrift .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Tim Baxter .... optical effects
Paul Dunn .... special effects technician
Rick Jotle .... special effects: equipment
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects: New York (as Steve Kirshoff)
Tez Palmer .... special effects technician (as Terry Palmer)
Paul Stephenson .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Matthew Alexander .... visual effects assistant (as Matthew Kok)
Helen Ball .... optical effects animator
Craig Barron .... visual effects supervisor: Matte World
Peter Chiang .... visual effects
Alan Church .... optical cameraman
Brenda Coxon .... visual effects coordinator
Evan Davies .... digital effects animator
Krystyna Demkowicz .... executive in charge of production: Matte World
Ingrid Domeij .... camera operator: visual effects
John Duffy .... motion control assistant
Andrew Eio .... visual effects technician
Julian Eyres .... model maker
Peter Field .... visual effects camera operator
Tim Field .... visual effects producer
Mark Gardiner .... camera operator: visual effects
Nigel Hardwidge .... computer animator
Joel Hladecek .... motion control camera
Matthew Holben .... visual effects producer
Alex Hope .... visual effects producer
Adam Howarth .... model maker
Antony Hunt .... visual effects producer
Andrew Jeffery .... optical cameraman (as Andy Jeffery)
Martin Kelly .... motion control operator
Martin Kelly .... motion control operator
Charlie Koble .... digital effects artist
Alan Marques .... digital effects supervisor
Martin Matzinger .... visual effects editor
John R. McConnell .... 2D Compositor: Pixel Magic
Rich McKay .... camera assistant
Phillippe Montagny .... digital effects animator (as Philippe Montagny)
Cameron Noble .... motion control camera
Charlie Noble .... digital visual effects
Jane O'Callaghan .... 3D animator
Justin Owen .... visual effects technician
Paul Rivera .... digital compositor
Keith Roberts .... computer animator
Martyn Robinson .... visual effects editor
Richard Scarlett .... digital effects animator
Simon Staines .... computer graphics designer
Andy Stevens .... optical camera assistant: Magic Camera Co
Robert Thomas .... model maker
Arthur Windus .... visual effects producer
Craig Chandler .... optical effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bill Anagnos .... stunt driver
Jennifer Badger .... stunt double: Angelina Jolie
Mike Cicchetti .... stunt performer: USA
Tom Delmar .... stunt coordinator
Jim Dowdall .... stunt coordinator
Danny Downey .... stunts
Donald John Hewitt .... stunts
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator
Jennifer Lamb .... stunt performer: USA
Tony Lucken .... stunts: UK
Glenn Marks .... stunts: UK (as Glen Marks)
John Patrick McLaughlin .... stunts
Mick O'Rourke .... stunt performer: USA
Peter Pedrero .... utility stunts
Andreas Petrides .... stunt coordinator
Don Picard .... stunt performer: USA
Nick Powell .... stunts: UK
Seon Rogers .... stunts: UK
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Banwell .... second assistant camera
Jim Bridges .... still photographer: New York
Zoran Djordjevic .... director of photography: second unit
Kevin Edland .... assistant lighting technician
Kris Enos .... loader
Neil Fallon .... video assist: New York (as Michael Neil Fallon)
John Ferguson .... clapper loader
Jim Galvin .... electrician
John Higgins .... gaffer
Alex Howe .... focus puller
Kevin Janicelli .... assistant lighting technician: New York
Rob Koch .... film loader: New York
Wayne Leach .... rigging gaffer
Dave Lowry .... dolly grip: New York (as David Lowry Jr.)
Billy Miller .... key grip: New York
Jim Miller .... grip
Mark Milsome .... clapper loader
David Morgan .... focus puller
Chris Mortley .... lighting technician
John L. Oates .... rigging gaffer: New York
Michael Palmer .... gaffer
Ronnie Phillips .... electrician
Mike Proudfoot .... camera operator
Pamela Rittelmeyer .... assistant camera
Gerard Sava .... assistant camera
Penny Skuse .... video assist operator
Todd R. Smith .... key grip
John Sosenko .... camera operator: "a" camera, New York
Mark Tillie .... still photographer
Tony Turner .... camera grip
Howard Weiner .... video assist: New York
Dominic Walton .... computer video playback (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Paul J. Franklin .... computer animator
 
Casting Department
Barbara Collins .... casting associate
Judie Fixler .... extras casting: New York (as Judy Fixler)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kate Forbes .... assistant costume designer
Anne Gorman .... wardrobe supervisor
Abigail Hicks .... wardrobe assistant
Marcia Patten .... costume supervisor
Lawrence Tarzy .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Tom Gibson .... color timer
Jo Human .... post-production coordinator
Steve Maguire .... assistant editor
Jonathan Mann .... third assistant editor
Julian Pryce .... second assistant editor
Fabienne Rawley .... first assistant editor
Christian Wheeler .... second assistant editor
Ed Stabile .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Nicholas Bernstein .... location manager: New York (as Nick Bernstein)
Piers Dunn .... assistant location manager
Becky Jones .... location assistant
Isabelle Kostic Crosley .... assistant location manager: New York (as Isabelle Kostic-Crosby)
Richard Sharkey .... location manager
 
Music Department
Bob Last .... music supervisor
Paul Rabjohns .... music editor
Sven Taits .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Jimmy Nugent .... transportation captain: New York
Micky Webb .... unit vehicles
 
Other crew
Roderick Alleyne .... production secretary
Laura Barnett .... assistant locations: New York
Carolyn Baxter .... on-set nurse: New York
Sonia Bhalla .... production assistant
Charles Bodycomb .... armorer
Michael Boonstra .... production coordinator: New York
Dave Buchwald .... computer hacking consultant
Lauren Buckley .... assistant production coordinator: New York (as J. Lauren Buckley)
Jo Burn .... production coordinator
Nick Cornwell .... production assistant
Diana Dill .... script supervisor
Andrew Eio .... computer playback supervisor
Eric Fisher .... production assistant
Jamie Fowlds .... crowd coordinator
Adam Ben Frank .... set production assistant
Marco Giunta .... technical consultant
Peter Grecian .... computer programmer
Donal Heath .... production assistant
Peta Hoyes .... hacking consultant: New York
Jo Human .... assistant to producers
Jessica Johnson Tavenner .... production assistant (as Jessica Johnson)
Julia Jones .... unit publicist
Anthony Lineberry .... hacking consultant
Margaret McCourt .... accountant: New York (as Margaret Ann Mccourt)
Sarah Millar .... assistant accountant
Justin Miller .... assistant accountant
Tony Miller .... production accountant
Richard Morrison .... title designer
Justin Owen .... computer and video systems
Trip Pierson .... assistant to producers
Martha Pinson .... script supervisor: New York
Reid Rosefelt .... unit publicist
Holly S. Rymon .... assistant accountant: New York (as Holly Rymon)
David Schwed .... production assistant
Jo Sexton .... production assistant
Graham Smith .... unit publicist
John Tammi .... dialect coach
Ron Wahl .... assistant accountant: New York
Omar Wasow .... hacking consultant: New York (as Omar Wason)
Kitty Witwer .... craft service: New York
Gala Wright .... assistant: Iain Softley
Emmanuel Goldstein .... consultant (uncredited)
Nicholas Jarecki .... consultant (uncredited)
Nick Jarecki .... consultant (uncredited)
Anthony O. Prime .... production staff (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cybernet" - Japan (English title) (video title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and brief strong language
Runtime:
107 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The director auditioned Hilary Swank, Heather Graham, and Liv Tyler for the role which ultimately went to Angelina Jolie.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Dade is typing on Kate's laptop at her party she stands over his shoulder and says, "I hope you don't screw like you type," but her words don't match her mouth.See more »
Quotes:
Dade Murphy:Anything else, mom? You want me to mow the lawn? Oops! I forgot, New York, No grass.See more »
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FAQ

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79 out of 129 people found the following review useful.
Out-of-Date, Tech Mistakes, but WHAT A CAST!, 18 November 2003
Author: Ben Burgraff (cariart) from Las Vegas, Nevada

The problem with any movie that focuses on technology, particularly computers, is that it will become dated nearly immediately. This isn't a new problem for filmmakers; great films of the past, from DESK SET to COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT, from DEMON SEED to TRON and THE LAST STARFIGHTER have all featured 'cutting-edge' technology that seems quaint, by today's standards. Even 'Hal', from the timeless classic 2001:A SPACE ODYSSEY, is a huge monstrosity that could be miniaturized to a fraction of it's size, today. So when a film's whole theme involves computers, like THE NET, or HACKERS, you can't take the technology end too seriously, even if much of it is bogus, as is the case of Iain Softley's paean to teen-aged computer freaks. Hackers are, of course, not romantic, adventurous daredevils who are trying to right wrongs by attacking evil conglomerates via an expertise in computer programming; they are generally over-educated anarchists who create worms and viruses for the simple joy of seeing the disruption and destruction of EVERYONE'S computers, just to know that they can do it.

Having said this, let me say that the true joy of HACKERS is seeing a group of young 'Stars in the Making', early in their careers. Of course the most recognizable and famous of these is Angelina Jolie, who looks butch and adorable with short hair, and 'an attitude', but the film also offers a dazzling performance by Matthew Lillard (Shaggy in the live-action SCOOBY-DOO), who has become one of the finest young comic actors around; gifted British actor Jonny Lee Miller, playing an American, here, who would go on to TRAINSPOTTING, DRACULA 2000, and the title role in the TV production of BYRON; Jesse Bradford, star of last year's CLOCKSTOPPERS; Laurence Mason (BEHIND ENEMY LINES, A.I.); and Renoly Santiago (CON AIR). Quite an impressive resume for a cast of 'unknowns' in 1995!

Of course, the established actors of the film haven't done badly, either...While Fisher Stevens never became a 'major' star, after the build-up television and the SHORT CIRCUIT films gave him, he still remains active; and of course, Lorraine Bracco went on to THE SOPRANOS, as the Mafia's favorite 'shrink' (with the possible exception of Billy Crystal).

So, if you skip over the dated attempt to be 'cutting edge', and just sit back and enjoy the performances, HACKERS is a fun movie that can be appreciated as a 'Preview of Coming Attractions' from a remarkable cast...

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