WarGames (1983)

"Is it a game, or is it real?"
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High School student David Lightman has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

Matthew Broderickas David Lightman
Dabney Colemanas Dr. John McKittrick
Ally Sheedyas Jennifer Katherine Mack