20 Movies Like Hackers

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WarGames

WarGames
WarGames
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 4 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes, Walon Green
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood
Language: English
Country: United States
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The WarGames movie is about a young computer hacker who unwittingly accesses a military supercomputer and nearly starts World War III by simulating a global thermonuclear war. He must then work to convince the computer that the simulation is a game in order to prevent a real war.

Sneakers

Sneakers
Sneakers
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes
Actors: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier
Language: English, Russian, Chinese
Country: United States
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“Sneakers” is a 1992 film about a team of security experts who are blackmailed into stealing a mysterious black box that can decode any encryption. As they navigate a dangerous web of deception and betrayal, they must uncover the truth behind the box’s significance and protect it from falling into the wrong hands.

The Matrix

The Matrix
The Matrix
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 42 wins & 52 nominations total
Writer: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Matrix” is a science fiction film set in a dystopian future where humans are unknowingly trapped in a simulated reality, while a group of rebels fight against sentient machines that control humanity. The story follows a computer hacker named Neo who discovers the truth and joins the resistance to free humanity from the Matrix.

The Net

The Net
The Net
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Net” is a thriller film about a computer programmer who becomes the target of a conspiracy after stumbling upon a hidden program that can manipulate the lives of individuals. She must fight to uncover the truth and reclaim her identity while being pursued by powerful forces.

Tron

Tron
Tron
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Steven Lisberger, Bonnie MacBird, Charles S. Haas
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Tron movie is about a computer programmer who gets transported into a digital world where he must fight against a malevolent program and help free the system from oppression.

Live Free or Die Hard

Live Free or Die Hard
Live Free or Die Hard
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: John Carlin, Roderick Thorp, Mark Bomback
Actors: Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant
Language: English, Italian, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Live Free or Die Hard” is an action film where the iconic John McClane, a New York City cop, teams up with a young hacker to take down cyber terrorists who are targeting the United States’ infrastructure and economy. As they race against time, McClane must rely on his old-school tactics to save the day in this high-stakes battle between man and machine.

Blackhat

Blackhat
Blackhat
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Morgan Davis Foehl
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei
Language: English, Mandarin, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Blackhat” is a cybercrime thriller film about a convicted hacker who is released from prison to help the FBI track down a high-level cybercriminal threatening global security. As they chase the elusive enemy across the globe, the hacker and his team must navigate a dangerous and complex world of cyber warfare.

Swordfish

Swordfish
Swordfish
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 32/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Skip Woods
Actors: John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Swordfish” is a 2001 action thriller film about a brilliant hacker who is coerced into assisting a criminal mastermind in a high-stakes cybercrime operation. As he navigates through dangerous alliances and deceit, he must decide where his loyalties truly lie.

Antitrust

Antitrust
Antitrust
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 24%
Metacritic: 31/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Howard Franklin
Actors: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Antitrust” is a thriller film that follows a young computer programmer who becomes entangled in a dangerous conspiracy involving a powerful tech corporation. As he uncovers the company’s unethical practices, he must fight to expose the truth and protect his own life.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 158 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 91 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson
Actors: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United States, Sweden, Norway
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“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a psychological thriller based on the novel by Stieg Larsson. It follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a decades-old disappearance, uncovering a dark and twisted conspiracy along the way.

Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot
Mr. Robot
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
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Runtime: 49 min
Seasons: 4
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 3 Primetime Emmys. 21 wins & 86 nominations total
Writer: Sam Esmail
Actors: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Carly Chaikin
Language: English, Swedish, Danish, Chinese, Persian, Spanish, Samoan, Arabic, German
Country: United States
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The Mr. Robot TV series, not a movie, follows Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and vigilante hacker, as he becomes involved with a mysterious anarchist group and their efforts to dismantle corporate power and corruption. The show explores themes of identity, mental health, and societal control, blurring the lines between reality and illusion.

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Shirow Masamune, Jamie Moss, William Wheeler
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
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The Ghost in the Shell movie is about a cyborg policewoman who seeks to uncover the truth behind her mysterious past while battling cyber criminals in a futuristic society.

Untraceable

Untraceable
Untraceable
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 16%
Metacritic: 32/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker, Allison Burnett
Actors: Diane Lane, Colin Hanks, Joseph Cross
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Untraceable” is a thriller film about an FBI agent who investigates a sadistic website that streams live murders, with the twist that the more people who watch, the faster the victims die.”

Source Code

Source Code
Source Code
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Ben Ripley
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, France, Germany
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“Source Code” is a science fiction thriller film about a soldier who is sent back in time repeatedly to relive the last eight minutes of a commuter’s life in order to prevent a terrorist attack on a train. As he investigates and tries to change the course of events, he uncovers a larger conspiracy and questions the nature of his reality.

Eagle Eye

Eagle Eye
Eagle Eye
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: John Glenn, Travis Wright, Hillary Seitz
Actors: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Eagle Eye” is a 2008 thriller film about two strangers who are forced to follow a mysterious woman’s instructions to prevent a terrorist plot. As they are pursued by government agents, they uncover a larger conspiracy that threatens their lives and the nation.

The Italian Job

The Italian Job
The Italian Job
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton
Language: English, Russian, Italian
Country: United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany
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“The Italian Job” is a heist film about a group of skilled thieves who plan and execute a gold robbery in Venice, Italy. After successfully stealing the gold, they face betrayal from one of their own and must plot a daring revenge to reclaim their loot.

Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State
Enemy of the State
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: David Marconi
Actors: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Enemy of the State” is a 1998 action thriller film that follows a lawyer who becomes the target of a corrupt government agency after he unwittingly receives evidence of a politically motivated murder. As he is relentlessly pursued, he must navigate a dangerous game of surveillance and deception to expose the truth and clear his name.

Now You See Me

Now You See Me
Now You See Me
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin, Edward Ricourt
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo
Language: English, French
Country: United States, France
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“Now You See Me” is a heist thriller film about a group of talented illusionists who pull off a series of daring heists during their performances, while being pursued by an FBI agent determined to uncover their secrets.

The Social Network

The Social Network
The Social Network
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 173 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Social Network is a movie about the creation and rise of Facebook, focusing on the personal and legal conflicts faced by its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It explores themes of ambition, friendship, and betrayal in the world of technology and entrepreneurship.

The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate
The Fifth Estate
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Daniel Domscheit-Berg, David Leigh, Luke Harding
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten
Language: English, Icelandic, Swahili, Arabic
Country: United States, India, Belgium
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“The Fifth Estate” is a biographical drama film that explores the rise of WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange, highlighting the controversial nature of their actions and the impact on global politics and journalism. The movie delves into the complexities of online whistleblowing and the clash between transparency and national security.

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