Dade Murphy was a hacker even as a kid in Seattle. He got arrested for the computer virus that he planted and was banned from using any computer until the age of 18.Then he moves to New York to meet a group of hackers. He also falls in love with Kate Libby. Written by
Angelina Jolie complained that the movie typecast her to play "tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top." See more »
When Zerocool, freak, and Cereal killer first go to lord Nikon's apartment they are watching television which is showing the news and Agent Gill is talking about hackers in the background you see the FBI agents taking away a suspect behind them and it is clearly Joey. However this scene doesn't happen till the next morning after we see Joey in the shower and the FBI agents are in his bathroom and take him away. Then as they are taking Joey down the stairs Agent Gill begins to give the interview that the guys were watching on Nikon's TV the night before. See more »
I'm working in IT for over 10 years now, and let's be clear: Hackers is a movie, .. there's nothing real about the "hacking" going on in the movie.
There's a few scenes that are horribly done (for today's standards) but all in all I loved the movie. The acting is OK, the soundtrack is great and it changes for the everlasting "chliché" of the IT Nerd.
It's a movie that could surprise you, especially with the amount of bad movies being released nowadays. It's funny to see Johnny Lee Miller and Angelina Jolie at the beginning of their careers as well.
If you're looking for light entertainment for one evening, ...
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