Wargames

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama, Science Fiction, War

Slick and suspenseful, though a little heavy-handed, John Badham's WARGAMES tells the story of a high-school hacker, David (Matthew Broderick), who manages to tap into WOPR, the Pentagon's top defense computer. Thinking he's discovered a great new video game, "Global Thermonuclear War," David innocently brings the US and the Soviet Union to the brink of...read more

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War Games - Trailer
01:31 — A teenaged whiz-kid doesn't at first realize that the cool computer game he has stumbled on to is actually a real missile defense system.
War Games - Official Trailer
02:20 — A teenaged whiz-kid doesn't at first realize that the cool computer game he has stumbled on to is actually a real missile defense system.
The Dead Code Trailer
02:03 — WarGames 2: The Dead Code is a sequel to 1983 sci-fi film WarGames. Computer hacker Will Farmer (Lanter) engages a goverment super-computer named Ripl (more…)
Trailer
02:19 — The film is set late in the Cold War period, opening on a U.S. Air Force ICBM launch control center where its crew receives orders to launch nuclear m (more…)

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Sat May 13 6:00am
WarGamesNew BBC

A high-schooler unwittingly gains access to the Pentagon's missile-warning system and fires up his favorite game: "Global Thermonuclear War."

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Sat May 13 8:30am
WarGames BBC

A high-schooler unwittingly gains access to the Pentagon's missile-warning system and fires up his favorite game: "Global Thermonuclear War."

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Slick and suspenseful, though a little heavy-handed, John Badham's WARGAMES tells the story of a high-school hacker, David (Matthew Broderick), who manages to tap into WOPR, the Pentagon's top defense computer. Thinking he's discovered a great new video ga… (more)

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