Sci-Fi, Hackers/Comp. Sci. & Dystopiaby totalworlddomination | created - 20 May 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
General geekness movies and documentaries that should be seen and some that should probably not...
Hacking, programming, bio engineering, privacy, security, dystopia, ... I hope you'll find something interesting.
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2. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 631,524 | Gross: $27.00M
3. WarGames (1983)
PG | 114 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 83,997 | Gross: $79.57M
4. TRON (1982)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
Votes: 106,604 | Gross: $33.00M
5. TRON: Legacy (2010)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.
Votes: 297,309 | Gross: $172.06M
7. Antitrust (2001)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.
Votes: 27,495 | Gross: $10.97M
8. Reboot (2012)
40 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
A young female hacker awakens from a traumatic event that she scarcely remembers, and an iPhone glued to her hand. On the phone, a countdown is ticking away to zero. What happens at zero? ... See full summary »
9. eXistenZ (1999)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Votes: 87,995 | Gross: $2.84M
10. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A computer scientist running a virtual reality simulation of 1937 becomes the primary suspect when his colleague and mentor is murdered.
Votes: 62,028 | Gross: $15.50M
11. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,520,869 | Gross: $171.48M
12. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
Votes: 198,553 | Gross: $10.10M
13. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site. That would become known as Facebook but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 571,219 | Gross: $96.96M
Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.
Votes: 14,476 | Gross: $0.05M
20. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, News
A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.
Votes: 5,690 | Gross: $0.06M
21. Revolution OS (2001)
85 min | Documentary, Comedy
While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft's Windows became the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,293 | Gross: $0.00M
22. DEFCON: The Documentary (2013)
110 min | Documentary
DEFCON is the world's largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time. The conference has strict no-filming policies, but for DEFCON 20, a ... See full summary »
23. Sneakers (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.
Votes: 49,282 | Gross: $51.43M
25. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 62,782 | Gross: $19.08M
You can probably skip this one!
26. The Net (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger.
Votes: 56,693 | Gross: $50.73M
This is here as a reminder NOT to watch this movie... ;)
29. In the Realm of the Hackers (2003)
55 min | Documentary
In the late 1980s two Melbourne teenage computer hackers known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted computer security list called 'Zardoz' and used it to break into some of the ... See full summary »
30. Code 2600 (2011)
PG | 82 min | Documentary
CODE 2600 documents the Info-Tech Age, told by the events and people who helped build and manipulate it. It explores the impact this new connectivity has on our ability to remain human while maintaining our personal privacy and security.
31. The Fifth Estate (2013)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
Votes: 36,559 | Gross: $3.25M
34. Her (2013)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Votes: 470,869 | Gross: $25.57M
39. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 206,514 | Gross: $58.61M
41. Transcendence (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.
Votes: 205,286 | Gross: $23.02M
42. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A seemingly indestructible robot is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a young waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against sentient machines, while a human soldier from the same war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Votes: 734,425 | Gross: $38.40M
43. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Votes: 275,630 | Gross: $78.62M
44. I, Robot (2004)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Votes: 466,692 | Gross: $144.80M
45. Robot & Frank (2012)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.
Votes: 59,396 | Gross: $3.33M
47. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 546,731 | Gross: $56.95M
48. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller