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Hackers Wanted (2009)

Not Rated  |   |  Documentary, Crime  |  1 January 2009 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Arquilla ...
Himself - Author 'Networks and Netwars'
Craig Calef ...
Himself - Security Professional
John Draper ...
Himself - 'Captain Crunch'
Frank Harrel ...
Himself - Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Adrian Lamo ...
Himself - Hacker
Mario Lamo ...
Himself - Farther of Adrian Lamo
Leo Laporte ...
Himself - Host: Tech TV's 'The Screen Savers'
Robert Lyttle ...
Himself - 'The Deceptive Duo'
Tod Pagle ...
Himself
Kevin Lee Poulsen ...
Himself
Marcus Ranum ...
Himself - Author 'The Myth of Homeland Security'
Kevin Rose ...
Himself - Co-Host: Tech TV's 'The Screen Savers'
Peter Shipley ...
Himself - Internet Security Expert
...
Himself - Narrator (voice)
...
Himself - Co-founder, Apple Computers
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In 2003, a crew from Kevin Spacey's TriggerStreet production company appeared to interview Adrian Lamo. It was a brief talking-head piece on an unrelated documentary. No big deal. Or so everyone thought. The shoot went as those things tend to do, everyone shook hands, and one of the crew asked offhandedly "So, what would you do if the feds came for you, Adrian?" Adrian just laughed. 90 minutes later, he wasn't laughing - his voicemail informed him that he was a fugitive from the FBI. The resulting events were caught on film for days on end before becoming: "Hackers Wanted". Written by nym

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In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is an unacceptable risk.

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1 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Can You Hack It?  »

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$25,000 (estimated)
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