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Hackers (1995)

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Hackers are blamed for making a virus that will capsize five oil tankers.

Director:

Iain Softley

Writer:

Rafael Moreu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Darren Lee ... Razor
Peter Y. Kim ... Blade
Ethan Browne Ethan Browne ... Curtis
Lorraine Bracco ... Margo
Wendell Pierce ... Agent Dick Gill
Michael Gaston ... Agent Bob
Marc Anthony ... Agent Ray
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Storyline

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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Their crime is curiosity See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

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English | Italian | Japanese | Russian

Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hakeri See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$7,564,000
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Company Credits

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United Artists,Suftley See more »
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DTS-Stereo | DTS

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jonny Lee Miller attended a hacking convention to help him get into character. See more »

Goofs

When Joey kisses Lucy (his computer) you see a number "1" sticker on the left side of the monitor, but when the monitor is confiscated by the Secret Service you see the number "1" sticker on the right side of the monitor. Later, when Joey is shown being distraught over the disassembly of his computer, the number "1" sticker appears to be back on the left side of the monitor bezel. See more »

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The Plague: You wanted to know who I am, Zero Cool? Well, let me explain the New World Order. Governments and corporations need people like you and me. We are Samurai... the Keyboard Cowboys... and all those other people who have no idea what's going on are the cattle... Moooo.
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Connections

Referenced in Swordfish (2001) See more »

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The Joker
(uncredited)
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 knicksfan12_2000See 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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