War Games (1983)

1983 Thriller, Sci-Fi

User Score: 63/100

Synopsis:

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) and Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club) star in this compelling drama filled with action, suspense and high-tech adventures! Featuring superb performances by Dabney Coleman and Barry Corbin, WarGames is "brilliant…funny…and provocative" (New York)a fast-paced cyber-thriller. Computer hacker David Lightman (Broderick) can bypass the most advanced security systems, break the most intricate secret codes and mastereven the most difficult computer games. But when he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department’s war computer, he initiates a confrontation of global proportionsWorld War III! Together with his girlfriend (Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (Tony AwardÂ(r) winner John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent…and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.


About War Games (1983)

Title: War Games
Year: 1983
Starring: Michael Madsen, Michael Ensign, Barry Corbin, James Tolkan, Matthew Broderick, John Wood, Alan Blumenfeld, Jason Bernard, Drew Snyder, Frankie Hill, Billy Ray Sharkey, John Spencer, Erik Stern, Gary Bisig, Maury Chaykin, Gary Sexton, Dabney Coleman, Ally Sheedy, Jesse D. Goins, Juanin Clay, Len Lawson, Kent Williams, Dennis Lipscomb, Joe Dorsey, Irving Metzman, William Bogert, Susan Davis, David Clover, John Garber, Duncan Wilmore
Director: John Badham
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.1/5 stars from 8 users. Votes: 8.
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi

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