Best Hacking Movies List
Last night while going through some forums i noticed that many were discussing about hacking movies. And I thought to post here about the same. So I searched a lot on it and prepared the best hacking movies list.
As a certified geek, it is always pleasing to see movies that involve Computer Hacking or hackers in action. Although most of these films don’t always represent the real deal, some of them have what it takes to excite, amuse, and inspire those who are passionate about computers
While none of these next movies depicts the true motions of computer hacking, most of these stories are memorable in some way, So here is Best hacking Movie List . Hacking movies lists are not just based on ‘hacking’, these are also based on ‘computer technology’ as well.
Storyline: In Hackers, a young boy is arrested for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. Not too much of a thriller, but still worth watching to say you’ve seen it.
Storyline: Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Storyline: Pirates of Silicon Valley is a semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Corporation and Microsoft Inc. You’ve heard of both of those companies, so watch a (somewhat flawed) story on their founding
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Storyline: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He’s about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him.
The Matrix (1999)
Storyline: The Matrix is about a man who is your average programmer by day, but at night he becomes a malevolent hacker. He learns from mysterious underground hackers about the real nature of his existence and his main role in the war against the controllers of it
Storyline: This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker “Kevin Mitnick”.
Storyline: Antitrust is a film about a recent Standford graduate who goes to work as a private sector programmer. When tragedy strikes, he learns the company isn’t what he thought. He begins investigating the company and finds himself in the middle of several cybercrime scandals. A great thriller and definitely worth watching.
Revolution OS (2001)
StroyLine : This documentary tells the story about the Linux operating system, and how it forwarded the philosophy of “open source” and free intellectual property. Not an action movie, but definitely interesting for people who want to learn more about why computer culture is the way it is. If you can find a copy of this, definitely rent it.
Middel man (2009)
StoryLine : Middle Men wants to tell the story of how porn took over the Internet from 1997 on. It did it, according to this “inspired by a true story” script, by figuring out how to let people buy hard-core porn online — photos and then movies — using a credit card, while disguising the purchases behind innocuous billing names
Minority Report (2001)
Storyline : The story of “Minority Report” is many things, it’s a twisted tale of humanities future, a man’s journey to unravel the truth, and a depiction of a near utopian society. The story touched on many themes, forgiven
ess, redemption, and corruption, yet all of these very real themes would be lost if the story wasn’t believable.
Storyline: Startup.com is a 2001 documentary film that chronicles the dot-com start-up phenomenon and its eventual end. The film follows e-commerce website govWorks and its founders Kaleil Isaza Tuzman and Tom Herman from 1999-2000 as the Internet bubble was bursting.
Storyline: Swordfish is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Dominic Sena and starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and Vinnie Jones. The film centers around Stanley Jobson, an ex-con computer hacker who is targeted for recruitment into a bank robbery conspiracy because of his formidable hacking skills.
Deja Vu (2006)
Storyline: An ATF agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her during the process
Live Free or Die Hard 4.0 (2007)
Storyline : An attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation! But as New York City police detective John McClane delivers old-school justice to a new breed of terrorist when a massive computer attack hacker on the U.S. infrastructure threatens to shut down the entire country
War Games : The Dead Code (2008)
Storyline: The United State’s Department of Homeland Security is led to believe an American teen hacker playing a terrorist-attack simulator game online is a real terrorist out to destroy the U.S.
Storyline : In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a ‘doom’-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive 30 sessions in order to be set free. Or won’t he?
A Wednesday (2008)
Storyline: The film tells the story of a Police Commissioner, who gets an anonymous call. The anonymous caller demands that he release militants in exchange for information about the many bombs planted across Chennai city. The caller is serious as the police find a bomb planted very close to their headquarters.
The Social Network (2010)
Storyline: Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business
Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
Storyline : Julian Assange has told the story of his childhood and adolescence twice, most …book on the first generation of computer hacking, Underground, for which Assange
Storyline : The movie’s plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hangover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home computer. At first he dials up to bulletin boards to discuss conspiracy theories inspired by his favorite novel, R.A. Wilson’s “Illuminatus”, but soon he and his friend David start breaking into government and military computers
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