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Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 15 September 1995 (USA)
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This movie is about hackers who are blamed for making a virus that will capsize 5 oil tankers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dade
... Kate
... Joey
... Cereal
... Nikon
... Phreak
... The Plague
... Lauren Murphy
Darren Lee ... Razor
... Blade
Ethan Browne ... Curtis
... Margo
... Agent Dick Gill
... Agent Bob
... Agent Ray
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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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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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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,564,000
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Trivia

The cast were given three weeks to hang out together, get to know each other better and learn how to skateboard properly before filming began. They also spent most of that time studying computers and hacking. See more »

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On the Gibson's list of directories, 'Shipping Forecasts' is misspelled as 'Forcasts'. See more »

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Ramon Sanchez: It's in that place where I put that thing that time.
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Referenced in Mr. Robot: eps1.3_da3m0ns.mp4 (2015) See more »

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Real Wild Child
Written by Johnny O'Keefe, Johnny Greenan and Dave Owen (as Dave Owens)
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Spandex is a privilege, not a right.
10 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I happen to like this movie because it is just fun to watch. If I'm bored, I can easily become unbored by watching this movie. The soundtrack is awesome and it introduced me to electronic music. I never liked it until I saw "Hackers". I love the clothes and the visuals. I knew it wasn't accurate from the minute I saw it, but then again, it's not like it was posing itself as some movie that depicted the real life of cyberpunks. It's just fun little movie. Though some of the dialogue is a bit cheesed up, it is quotable.

I especially enjoyed the performance by Matthew Lillard. It made me look forward to seeing him in "Scream" later on. He is so funny. I enjoyed Angelina Jolie, though this is hardly one of her best performances.

The only person who really didn't belong in this movie was Lorraine Bracco. She just looked strange in her role. Other than that, this movie was a good movie and it shouldn't be bashed because it depicts people, technology, and life inaccurately. What movie ever does? I'm from Iowa and do you think movies depict Iowan's lives exactly the way they are? No. But I'm not out to fertilize the lawn with "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?".


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