• Hackers (1995)

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Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: August 25th, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

A teenage hacker finds himself framed for the theft of millions of dollars from a major corporation. Master hacker Dade Murphy, aka Zero Cool, aka Crash Override, has been banned from touching a keyboard for seven years after crashing over 1,500 Wall Street computers at the age of 11. Now keen to get back in front of a monitor, he finds himself in more trouble than ever.

Cast: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard, Laurence Mason, Renoly Santiago, Fisher Stevens, Alberta Watson

Director: Iain Softley

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: Rivalry, Quest, 1980s, 1990s, Investigation, Friend, Suspenseful, Emotional, New York City, Mystery, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    Recalls the pumped-up energy of "Pump Up the Volume," as well as its casting prowess.

  • 50
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    Want a believable plot or acting? Forget it. But if you just want knockout images, unabashed eye candy and a riveting look at a complex world that seems both real and fake at the same time, "Hackers'' is one of the most intriguing movies of the year. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Jolie, the daughter of Jon Voight, and Miller, a British newcomer, bring a particular quality to their performances that is convincing and engaging. show more

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