Movies about hackers

Movies about hackers
List of the best movies about hackers selected by visitors to our site: Blackhat, Live Free or Die Hard, Cyberbully, The Social Network, Jason Bourne, Ratter, The Fate of the Furious, Hacker, Tales of Halloween, Takedown.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Blackhat (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

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

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.

Cyberbully (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:39

A chilling real-time thriller featuring a teenager, Casey, battling with an anonymous cyber-stalker.

The Social Network (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Jason Bourne (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
Duration02:17

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

Ratter (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

Emma is a young and beautiful graduate student just starting a new life in New York City. Like most people her age, she is always connected - her phone and laptop are constant companions, documenting her most intimate moments. What she doesn't realize is that she's sharing her life with an uninvited and dangerous guest. A hacker is following Emma’s every move. When the voyeuristic thrill of watching her digitally isn't enough, the situation escalates to a dangerous and terrifying level.

The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Germany, China, Japan
Duration03:07

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.

Hacker (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration02:20

Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, when his mother is fired from her job at the bank

Tales of Halloween (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:03

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

Takedown (2000)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, he finds one - and much more than that...

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WarGames (1983)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33

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.

23 (1998)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany

The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, 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. Pepe, one of Karl's rather criminal acquaintances senses that there is money in computer cracking - he travels to east Berlin and tries to contact the KGB.

Enemy of the State (1998)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.

The Matrix (1999)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16

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.

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:38

A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to securely store data too sensitive for regular computer networks. On one delivery run, he accepts a package that not only exceeds the implant's safety limits - and will kill him if the data is not removed in time - but also contains information far more important and valuable than he had ever imagined. On a race against time, he must avoid the assassins sent to kill him and remove the data before it, too, ends his life.

The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration02:04

Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex trafficking in Sweden and those in high office who abuse underage girls, Blomkvist immediately throws himself into the investigation.

Cypher (2002)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.

Eagle Eye (2008)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:58

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

Inception (2010)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Who Am I (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:42

Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.

Open Windows (2014)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:40

Nick is excited to discover that he's won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, he receives an offer he can't refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via computer. Nick begins watching the unknowing star on her webcam, not realizing that this decision will put both himself and Jill at risk as they enter a terrifying world of cat-and-mouse where nothing-and no one-are as they seem.

Firewall (2006)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.

Nirvana (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:36

Jimi, a computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his fled girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its useless "life", Jimi begins a search for people who can help him both to discover what happened to Lisa and to delete his game before it is released.

Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

This film is the 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 Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.

Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration02:13

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

The Fifth Estate (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, India, Belgium
Duration02:08

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.

Swordfish (2001)
Duration01:39

Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. Enter Stanley Jobson, a n'er-do-well encryption expert who can log into anything.

Bait (2000)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryCanada, USA

Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get out of prison and start fresh with his girlfriend, Lisa, and when the Feds, led by U.S. Treasury investigator Clenteen, set him loose on a sketchy deal, he thinks his luck has changed. Alvin has his freedom and the Feds have found their bait.

The Net (1995)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:54

Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on vacation in Mexico, her purse is stolen. She soon finds that people and events may not be what they seem as she becomes the target of an assassination. Her vacation is ruined. She gets a new passport at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico but it has the wrong name, Ruth Marx. When she returns to the U.S. to sort things out, she discovers that Ruth Marx has an unsavory past and a lengthy police record. To make matters worse, another person has assumed her real identity ...




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