Wargames

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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A high-school computer whiz unwittingly gains access to the Pentagon's missile-warning system. Innocently, he agrees to a game pitting America against Russia an inadvertently sparks the countdown to World War III.

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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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