WarGames (1983)

Director
John Badham

Main cast
Matthew Broderick; Dabney Coleman; Ally Sheedy; John Wood; Barry Corbin

Genres
Thriller, Sci-Fi

Description
High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) 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 (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.


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