Movies about hackers

Movies about hackers
List of the best movies about hackers selected by visitors to our site: Jason Bourne, Blackhat, Live Free or Die Hard, The Fate of the Furious, Dark Web: Cicada 3301, The Matrix, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege, Underground: The Julian Assange Story, The Fifth Estate, Dirty Grandpa.

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Jason Bourne (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
Duration02:17
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Blackhat (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Special agents, FBI
PlotComputers, Chase, Technology, Conspiracies
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Heroes, Police, FBI
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Cars
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Heavy, Smart, For men

John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration03:07
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Spy, Terrorists, Family
PlotRacing, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Cars, Fight
PlacePrison, Submarines, Aircraft, Hotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.

Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses
PlotComputer games, Computers, Mystery, Mystery, Sects
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Makes me think, Intellectual

Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. But they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves.

The Matrix (1999)
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Multi-part, Technology, Freedom
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Mind-altering, Spectacular, Philosophical

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Disturbing

When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to recover the prisoner known as “The Scorpion” for the tattoo blazed across his back. When Travis discovers that his prisoner is a Secret Ops double agent planted within the cartel, it’s up to him and his expert S.W.A.T. team to keep “The Scorpion” and his billion dollar secrets safe.

Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Spy, Programmers
PlotOn real events, Political, Computers, Technology, Uprising
PlaceAustralia
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

In 1989, known as Mendax, Julian Assange and two friends formed a group called the International Subversives. Using early home computers and defining themselves as white hat hackers - those who look but don’t steal – they broke into some of the world’s most powerful and secretive organisations. In the eyes of the US Government, they were a major threat to national security.

The Fifth Estate (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, India, Belgium
Duration02:08
CharactersHackers, Spy, Journalists
PlotOn real events, Political, Internet, Conspiracies, Uprising
StyleAction, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.

Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:04
CharactersHackers, Gay, Blonde girls, Lawyers, Old man
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Cars, Wedding
PlaceParty, Country houses

Jason Kelly is one week away from marrying his boss's uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick, to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy. Between riotous frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke, Dick is on a quest to live his life to the fullest and bring Jason along for the ride.

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Jackrabbit (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersHackers
PlotComputers
TimePost apocalypse
StyleCyberpunk, Serious, Disturbing

Following a worldwide event known as The Reset, humanity rebuilds a society with aging mechanics where gleaming technology once stood. Surveillance now the status quo, society is slowly putting its shattered pieces back together under a watchful eye. After a friend’s suicide leaves behind a mysterious computer drive, a young computer prodigy and a shadowy hacker join together to decipher the clues that he’s left behind. The youthful creators of Jackrabbit have successfully constructed a world, which we haven’t previously seen on film. Mixing retro production design with slick storytelling, they deliver a cinematic dissonance that will result in a shock to the senses.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Serial killers, Strong women, Journalists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart, Explicit scenes

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

American Assassin (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Hackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Motorcycles, Money, Nuclear War
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Turkey, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.

Final Score (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotSurvival, Soccer, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Revolution
PlaceRussia
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save both the daughter of a fallen comrade and the huge crowd unaware of the danger.

Mickey Virus (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy
CountryIndia
CharactersHackers, Friends
PlotChase
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleTense

When Delhi Police comes across an unusual case revolving around hacking they seek help of an expert who thinks like them only to come across a lazy hacker Mickey Arora.

Mile 22 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, China, Colombia
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, CIA, Spy, Terrorists, Special agents
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Investigation, Weapon
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

An elite group of American operatives, aided by a top-secret tactical command team, must transport an asset who holds life-threatening information to an extraction point 22 miles away through the hostile streets of an Asian city.

Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, FBI, Presidential
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Investigation, Political, Betrayal
PlaceThe White House, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After a treacherous attack, Secret Service agent Mike Banning is charged with attempting to assassinate President Trumbull. Chased by his own colleagues and the FBI, Banning begins a race against the clock to clear his name.

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Robots, Aliens, Monsters, Thieves
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Motorcycles, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mountains, Siberia
StyleUnexpected ending

It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju threat returns.

Parallel (2021)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersHackers
PlotDeath, Fate, Missing people
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Action, Makes me think, Intellectual, Depressive

A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a "multiverse", but soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences.

Hacker (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction
CountryDenmark
CharactersHackers
StyleExciting, Fascinating

13-year-old Benjamin discovers that his mother didn’t die in an accident as he was led to believe. The trail leads to high-ranking officials in the Danish Secret Service. "Trust no one!", he is told.




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