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The Very Best Movies About Hackers

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Updated October 2, 2019 152 votes 14 voters 48.7k views 49 items

All hacker films ever made are listed here in one place. This is a complete list of all hacker movies ever made for your viewing pleasure. Hacking films are listed in and can be sorted by different kinds of categories. The complete hacker movies list can also be imported to create a personalized list. Wonder if any of these movie scenarios shocked the characters as much as the jenny internet hoax shocks the internet.

What are hacker movies? This list will give you a comprehensive look at films based on our favorite (or least favorite) people to take control of computers. You'll recognize a few famliar names on this list, like Antitrust, Live Free or Die Hard, Enemy of the State and well, Hackers to name a few. 
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Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy, Ally Sheedy

Released: 1983

Directed by: John Badham

WarGames is a 1983 American science-fiction film written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes and directed by John Badham. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, and ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman, Jonny Lee Miller

Released: 1995

Directed by: Iain Softley

This film is a 1995 American science fiction thriller film directed by Iain Softley and starring Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Renoly Santiago, Matthew Lillard, Lorraine Bracco and Fisher ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez

Released: 1995

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

The Net is a 1995 American cyber mystery thriller film directed by Irwin Winkler. A computer programmer (Sandra Bullock) stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those ...more

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Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2007

Directed by: Len Wiseman

This film is a 2007 American action film, and the fourth installment in the film series. The film was directed by Len Wiseman and stars Bruce Willis as John McClane. McClane is attempting to ...more

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Diane Lane, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Billy Burke

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Within the FBI, there exists a division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminals on the internet. Welcome to the front lines of the war on cybercrime, where Special Agent Jennifer ...more
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Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

Released: 2001

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Swordfish is a 2001 American action thriller film directed by Dominic Sena and starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and Vinnie Jones. The film centers on Stanley ...more

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Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Michael Dudikoff

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Tron is a 1982 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird, and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars ...more

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Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

Released: 1975

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and Max von Sydow. The screenplay by ...more

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Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley

Released: 1992

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Sneakers is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter Parkes, and Lawrence Lasker and starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, ...more

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Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, Sylvia Hoeks

Released: 2018

Directed by: Fede Álvarez

The Girl in the Spider's Web is a 2018 American-Swedish crime thriller film directed by Fede Álvarez, based on the novel by David Lagercrantz. Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Claire ...more
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Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Tony Scott

Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to take out a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up. It was written by ...more

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Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Existenz is a 1999 Canadian science fiction body horror film written, produced, and directed by Canadian director David Cronenberg. It stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jude Law. As in Videodrome, ...more

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Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

Released: 1996

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more

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Revolution OS Richard Stallman, Eric S. Raymond, Brian Behlendorf

Released: 2001

Directed by: J. T. S. Moore

Revolution OS is a 2001 documentary film that traces the twenty-year history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement. Directed by J. T. S. Moore, the film features interviews ...more
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Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Deborah Foreman

Released: 1985

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. It stars Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. The film is set on the campus of Pacific Tech, a technical university similar to ...more

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Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tony Scott

Déjà Vu is a 2006 American action thriller film with elements of science fiction, directed by Tony Scott, written by Bill Marsilii and Terry Rossio, and produced by Jerry ...more

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Tim Robbins, Ryan Phillippe, Claire Forlani

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Howitt

Antitrust is a 2001 thriller film written by Howard Franklin and directed by Peter Howitt. Antitrust portrays young idealistic programmers and a large corporation that offers significant money, ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Released: 1985

Directed by: John Hughes

Weird Science is a 1985 American teen sci-fi comedy film written and directed by John Hughes and starring Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, and Kelly LeBrock. The film's producer, Joel ...more

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Vanessa Marcil, Bai Ling, Coolio

Released: 2002

Directed by: Terry Cunningham

Storm Watch is a movie released in 2002, directed by Terry Cunningham and starring Adrian Paul and Bai Ling, the music was composed by Sean Murray. The movie centers on a protagonist who plays a ...more
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Emmanuelle Seigner, Christopher Lambert, Amanda Sandrelli

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gabriele Salvatores

Nirvana is a 1997 Italian cyberpunk science fiction film directed by Gabriele Salvatores. The film stars Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, and Stefania Rocca. It was ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, Alexa Vega, Brian Dennehy

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

NetForce is a 1999 American television movie directed by Robert Lieberman, written by Lionel Chetwynd, and starring Scott Bakula. Based on the Tom Clancy's Net Force series of novels created by ...more
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Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

Released: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

The Conversation is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen ...more

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Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jon Amiel

The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to drill to the center of the Earth in order to restart the rotation of the Earth's core. The film was ...more

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Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

Released: 2003

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

The Italian Job is a 2003 film directed by F. Gary Gray, written by Wayne and Donna Powers and produced by Donald DeLine. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Edward ...more

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