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Movies For Hackers Awesome

A curated list of movies every hacker & cyberpunk must watch.

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Thrillers / Drama

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
WarGames: The Dead Code Thriller/Drama 2008 4.5/10
WarGames Thriller/Drama 1983 7.1/10
Hackers Crime/Drama 1995 6.2/10
Anonymous Crime/Drama/Thriller 2016 6.4/10
Antitrust Thriller/Drama 2001 6.1/10
Reboot Thriller/Drama 2012 4.1/10
Takedown Thriller/Drama 2000 6.3/10
23 Thriller/Drama 1998 7.3/10
The Net Thriller/Drama 1995 5.8/10
The Net 2.0 Thriller/Drama 2006 4.7/10
Underground: The Julian Assange Story Drama/Biography 2012 6.8/10
The Fifth Estate Thriller/Drama 2013 6.2/10
The Social Network Drama/History 2010 7.7/10
Enemy of the State Thriller/Drama 1998 7.3/10
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Thriller/Drama 2011 7.8/10
Snowden Drama/Thriller 2016 7.3/10
Algorithm Crime/Drama/Thriller 2014 4.8/10
Who Am I Crime/Drama 2014 7.6/10
Hacker's Game Drama/Thriller 2015 3.8/10
Blackhat Drama/Thriller 2015 5.4/10
The Thirteenth Floor Thriller/Mystery 1999 7/10
Swordfish Caper Story/Thriller 2001 6.5/10
Live Free or Die Hard Thriller/Action 2007 7.2/10
Untraceable Slasher/Thriller 2008 6.2/10
The Imitation Game Drama/Thriller 2014 8.2/10
Source Code Drama/Thriller 2011 7.5/10
Pi Drama/Mystery 1998 7.5/10
Primer Drama/Thriller 2004 7.0/10
Listening Thriller/Drama 2014 5.6/10
I.T. Thriller/Drama/Crime 2016 5.4/10

Science Fiction / Fantasy

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
The Matrix Fantasy/Action 1999 8.7/10
The Lawnmower Man Fantasy/Action 1992 5.4/10
Open Windows Fantasy/Crime 2014 5.2/10
Ex Machina Fantasy/Mystery 2015 7.7/10
eXistenZ Science Fiction/Thriller 1999 6.8/10
One Point O Mystery/Science fiction 2004 6.2/10
Inception Mystery/Science fiction 2010 8.8/10
Ghost in the Shell Fantasy/Animation 1995 8/10
Avalon Fantasy/Science fiction 2001 6.6/10
Blade Runner Science Fiction/Thriller 1982 8.2/10
Her Science Fiction/Romance 2013 8.0/10
World on a Wire Science Fiction/Thriller 1973 7.9/10
Transcendence Science Fiction/Drama 2014 6.3/10
Johnny Mnemonic Science fiction/Action 1995 5.6/10
Ghost in the Shell Science fiction/Action 2017 6.9/10
Morgan Science Fiction/Thriller 2016 5.8/10

Action

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
Sneakers Thriller/Action 1992 7.1/10
Firewall Thriller/Action 2006 5.8/10
Gamer Thriller/Action 2009 5.8/10
Virtuosity Thriller/Action 1995 5.5/10
Eagle Eye Thriller/Action 2008 6.6/10
Tron Action/Adventure 1982 6.8/10
Tron: Legacy Action/Adventure 2010 6.8/10
The Italian Job Thriller/Action 2003 7.0/10
Echelon Conspiracy Action/Crime/Mystery 2009 5.8/10
Kung Fury Action/Comedy 2015 8.1/10

Documentaries

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
Pirates of Silicon Valley Television Film/Docudrama 1999 7.3/10
Freedom Downtime Documentary 2001 7.6/10
The Code Documentary 2001 7.5/10
Code 2600 Documentary 2012 7.4/10
Revolution OS Indie Film/Documentary 2001 7.3/10
Hackers Are People Too Short Film/Documentary 2008 6.1/10
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists Documentary 2012 7.3/10
The KGB, the Computer and Me Documentary 1990 8.3/10
Hacking Democracy Documentary 2006 7.9/10
Citizenfour Biography/Documentary 2014 8.1/10
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Documentary 2013 6.9/10
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard Documentary 2013 7.6/10
War for the Web Documentary 2015 7.4/10
Downloaded Documentary 2013 6.8/10
Steal This Film Short Film/Documentary 2006 7.1/10
Deep Web Documentary 2015 7.1/10
DEFCON: The Documentary Documentary 2013 5.7/10
DSKNECTD Documentary 2013 7.4/10
The Hacker Wars Documentary 2014 6.6/10
Hackers Wanted Indie Film/Documentary 2009 6.5/10
The Secret History Of Hacking Documentary 2001 7.6/10
Zero Days Documentary 2016 7.8/10
The Singularity Drama/Science Fiction 2012 7.3/10
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz Documentary 2014 8.1/10
Terms and Conditions May Apply Documentary 2013 7.4/10
BBS: The Documentary Documentary 2005 8.7/10
Good Copy Bad Copy Documentary 2007 7.2/10
Indie Game: The Movie Documentary 2012 7.7/10
Plug and Pray Documentary 2010 7.2/10
In the Realm of the Hackers Documentary 2003 7.4/10
Softwaring Hard Documentary 2014 8.2/10

TV Shows

TITLE GENRE YEAR RATING
Mr. Robot Thriller/Drama 2015 8.7/10
Silicon Valley Comedy 2014 8.5/10
The IT Crowd Comedy 2006 8.6/10
Halt and Catch Fire Drama 2014 8.3/10
Dark Net Documentary Series 2016 7.3/10
Black Mirror Drama/ Science Fiction 2011 8.9/10
Person of Interest Action/Crime/Drama 2011 8.5/10
Westworld Drama/Mystery 2016 9.0/10
You Are Wanted Drama/Thriller 2017 N/A
Scorpion Action/Drama 2014 7.2/10
CSI: Cyber Crime/Drama/Mystery 2015 5.4/10

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    • awesome-sec-talks - A collected list of awesome security talks.
  • Misc

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