Computer/Hacker Movies

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1. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

When the orphaned Karl Koch and his friend David start breaking into government and military computers, an acquaintance senses that there is money in computer cracking - and travels to east Berlin to try to contact the KGB.

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 6,356

2. WarGames (1983)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

77 Metascore

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 88,180 | Gross: $79.57M

3. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

Votes: 51,150 | Gross: $51.43M

4. The Net (1995)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

51 Metascore

A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger.

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller, Diane Baker

Votes: 59,192 | Gross: $50.73M

5. Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

46 Metascore

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

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 64,267 | Gross: $7.56M

6. The Social Network (2010)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

95 Metascore

As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara

Votes: 606,701 | Gross: $96.96M

7. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 111,217 | Gross: $33.00M

8. The X-Files (1993–2018)
Episode: Kill Switch (1998)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The brutal murder of a renowned computer programmer leads Mulder and Scully to investigate an artificial intelligence program loose on the Internet that has begun evolving on its own.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Kristin Lehman, Kate Luyben

Votes: 2,766

9. The X-Files (1993–2018)
Episode: Ghost in the Machine (1993)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

On Halloween, Mulder and Scully investigate the death of a corporate executive who may have been murdered by a thinking computer.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Jerry Hardin, Rob LaBelle

Votes: 4,297

10. The X-Files (1993–2018)
Episode: First Person Shooter (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A murder inside the high-tech world of a virtual reality game leads Scully to battle a deadly digital character in order to save Mulder's life.

Director: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Krista Allen, Jamie Marsh

Votes: 2,606

11. Antitrust (2001)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

31 Metascore

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani

Votes: 28,130 | Gross: $10.97M

12. Takedown (2000)

R | 96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker Kevin Mitnick.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Russell Wong, Angela Featherstone, Donal Logue

Votes: 6,543

13. TRON: Legacy (2010)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 308,431 | Gross: $172.06M

14. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

History of Apple and Microsoft.

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Noah Wyle, Joey Slotnick, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 23,330

15. Freedom Downtime (2001)

Unrated | 121 min | Documentary, Adventure

A feature length documentary about the Free Kevin movement and the hacker world.

Director: Emmanuel Goldstein | Stars: Mark Abene, Ed Cummings, Robert Darlington, Emmanuel Goldstein

Votes: 900

16. Revolution OS (2001)

85 min | Documentary, Comedy

46 Metascore

While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft's Windows became the ... See full summary »

Director: J.T.S. Moore | Stars: Linus Torvalds, Richard M. Stallman, Eric Raymond, Bruce Perens

Votes: 2,362 | Gross: $0.00M

17. The Code (2001)

58 min | Documentary

Finnish-made documentary about GNU/Linux, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software (FOSS) movement.

Director: Hannu Puttonen | Stars: Eric Allman, Alan Cox, Miguel de Icaza, Jon Hall

Votes: 398

18. Startup.com (2001)

R | 107 min | Documentary

75 Metascore

Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, Tom Herman, Kenneth Austin, Tricia Burke

Votes: 3,253 | Gross: $1.28M

19. E-Dreams (2001)

94 min | Documentary

65 Metascore

An in-depth look at the highs and lows of a dot com. The movie follows the founders of Kozmo.com as they raise money and file for IPO. But no one has predicted the market crash in April 2000.

Director: Wonsuk Chin | Stars: Joseph Park, Yong Kang, Thoeger Hansen, Larry Van Cassele

Votes: 265

21. Absolut (2004)

94 min | Thriller

Anti-globalization activists Alex and Fred intend to plant a virus into the computer system of a Swiss banking corporation in order to to blackmail an international leader's summit. But ... See full summary »

Director: Romed Wyder | Stars: Vincent Bonillo, Iréne Godel, François Nadin, Delphine Lanza

Votes: 151

22. Hackers Are People Too (2008 Video)

Unrated | 43 min | Documentary, Short

Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother, your friends. Presenting a portrait of the hacking community, created by the community... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Schwartau | Stars: Chris Darbro, Scott Davidson, Flea, Grey Frequency

Votes: 308

24. Brandvägg (2006)

170 min | Crime, Thriller

The plot revolves around an attempt to disable all the financial systems in the Western world by idealists who believe that it will change the world and correct its imbalances, notably the poverty in Africa.

Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Marie Richardson, Lars Melin, Kerstin Andersson

Votes: 663

25. Nirvana (1997)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

The main character Solo in Nirvana, a computer game developed by Jimi for release in 3 days, has gained self-awareness after a virus attack. Solo wants to be deleted. Jimi wants to find his ex.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, Stefania Rocca

Votes: 6,136

26. The KGB, the Computer and Me (1990 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

In 1986, astronomer turned computer scientist Clifford Stoll had just started working on a computer system at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory when he noticed a 75-cent discrepancy between ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Bates | Star: Clifford Stoll

Votes: 140

27. The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

Three part documentary that shows the insight look at the history of computers, from its rise in the 1970s to the beginning of the Dot-com boom of the late 1990s.

Stars: Robert X. Cringely, Douglas Adams, Sam Albert, Paul Allen

Votes: 1,226

28. Warriors of the Net (1999)

13 min | Short

For the first time in history people and machinery are working together, realizing a dream. A uniting force that knows no geographical boundaries. Without regard to race, creed or color. A ... See full summary »

Star: Monte Reid

Votes: 84

29. In the Realm of the Hackers (2003)

55 min | Documentary

In the late 1980s two Melbourne teenage computer hackers known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted computer security list called 'Zardoz' and used it to break into some of the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Anderson | Stars: Ben Anderson, Suzanne Barr, Kathy Bowlen, John Campbell

Votes: 118

30. Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)

R | 90 min | Documentary

1982's Video Game World Champions share their philosophies on joysticks, groupies and life.

Director: Lincoln Ruchti | Stars: Walter Day, Ben Gold, Steve Sanders, Kent Farries

Votes: 1,316

31. Hacking Democracy (2006)

82 min | Documentary

The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother, Bev Harris, and her citizen-activists as they set out to uncover how ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Ardizzone, Russell Michaels | Stars: James Naughton, Bev Harris, Deanie Lowe, Harri Hursti

Votes: 1,229

32. High Score (2006)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

Although technology continues to evolve, a group of die-hard gamers refuses to abandon the classic arcade games of yesteryear. The 80's live on for these enthusiasts, who compete against ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Mack | Stars: Bill Carlton, Robert Mruczek, Terry Nelson, Todd Rogers

Votes: 259

33. Hacks (II) (1997)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Christine Bader

Votes: 15

34. Unauthorized Access (1994)

37 min | Documentary, Short

Documentary about the early to mid 90s computer underground.

Director: Annaliza Savage | Stars: Cris Thomas, Drunkfux, Dan Farmer, Emmanuel Goldstein

Votes: 32

35. Code Rush (2000 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

Code Rush follows the people of Netscape Communications during an intense period in 1998, when it was all but certain that Microsoft had already won control of the Internet user's desktop. ... See full summary »

Director: David Winton | Stars: Scott Collins, Stuart Parmenter, Jamie Zawinski

Votes: 133

36. Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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Director: Ralph Lee | Stars: Ian Murphy, Steve Wozniak

Votes: 34

37. BBS: The Documentary (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 296 min | Documentary

Through eight episodes, director Jason Scott covers the 25 year history of the Dial-Up Bulletin Board System, a modem-connected computer system that let others connect to a computer over a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jason Scott Sadofsky | Stars: Kerri Adams, Christopher Allen, Jay Andrews, Alan Aspuru-Guzik

Votes: 310

38. Every Step You Take (2007)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary

With an estimated four million surveillance cameras, Britain is by far the most-watched nation on earth. Every Londoner is on camera about 300 times a day. How could this come about in ... See full summary »

Director: Nino Leitner | Stars: Clive Norris, Barry Hugill, Andy Trotter, Lars Mosesson

Votes: 21

39. .hack//Roots (2006– )

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

In 2015, CC Corporation's data-center caught on fire destroying "The World". By splicing in data from what would have been another project, CC Corp. was able to rebuild the game. In 2016, "... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Abell, Mark Acheson, Lisa Ann Beley, James Blight

Votes: 274

40. Hackers: Wizards of the Electronic Age (1984 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 26 min | Documentary

All interviews in this documentary were shot over a long weekend at a 1984 hacker conference by the Whole Earth Catalog editors Stewart Brand and Kevin Kelley in Sausalito, California. The ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrice Florin | Stars: Bill Atkinson, Bruce Baumgart, Stewart Brand, Bill Budge

Votes: 41

42. Steal This Film (2006)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary

Steal This Film is part one of a series, documenting the movement against intellectual property produced by The League of Noble Peers and released via the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol.

Stars: Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm, Aaron Swartz

Votes: 449

44. The Virtual Revolution (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

Virtual Revolution charts two decades of profound change since the invention of the World Wide Web, weighing up the huge benefits and the unforeseen downsides.

Stars: Aleks Krotoski, Tim Berners-Lee, Stephen Fry, Bill Gates

Votes: 135