Movies like Hackers

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Hackers (1995)
 6.2
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Hackers (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, romantic, weird, cult film, macabre, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: computer cracker, hacker, cyberpunk, secret service, hacking, computer virus, internet, computers and web, frame up, programmer, rivalry, high school, youth, mind game, young heroes, crimes, friends, dishonesty, lifestyle, computer, virtual reality, technology, computer system, prank, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1995, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, seattle, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to Hackers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, sexy and serious films with plots about crimes, mentor, catastrophe, chase, police investigation, dialogue and internet mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hackers: The Net (1995), Nerve (2016), Sneakers (1992), Antitrust (2001), Takedown (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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The Net (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: hacker, programmer, computer cracker, chase, computer, stalking, computer virus, espionage, woman in danger, disorder, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, santa monica california, washington d.c. ...
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100%
 6.5
 121K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tricky, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage boy, game, hacker, internet, technology, computer cracker, teenage girl, rivalry, heroine, party, danger, hacking ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, new york, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 56K
Sneakers (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer cracker, betrayal, partners, conspiracy, top secret, manipulation, crimes, crime, manipulations, surveillance, computer system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: russia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 29K
Antitrust (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, hacker, murder, race against time, conspiracy, uncover truth, dishonesty, couples, crimes, danger, best friends, betrayal ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: california, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 7K
Takedown (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, ironic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, crimes, rivalry, mind game, cons and scams, criminal heroes, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 181K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, hostage, bank robbery, ex convict, spy, master criminal, heist, computer hacker, crimes, race against time, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, monte carlo, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 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. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, heroic mission, danger, cyberspace, virtual reality, technophobia, society, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 9K
Chatroom (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When strangers Jim, Eva, Emily and Mo meet William online in his new 'Chelsea Teens!' chatroom, they're completely seduced by his fast-talking, charismatic character. But beneath the surface lies a much darker truth. William is a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, mind game, manipulations, computers and web, teenage life, deadly, friendship, manipulation, lifestyle, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.1
 20K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, female psychopath, high school, stalker, swimming, hospital, frame up, teenage life, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the twenty first century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks, before the internet even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. This is his story. In 1989, known as ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, political
Plot: hacker, computers and web, programmer, fighting the system, computer system, troublemaker, crimes, teenage life, rebelliousness, disorder, computer virus, computer genius ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, heist, cons and scams, school, crimes, crime, cheating, friends, partners, teenage life, lifestyle, twists & turns ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 8K
Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, haunted by the past, fbi, mind game, drug addict, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love triangle, working undercover, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 19K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, prom, high school, school, friendship, teenage life, love and romance, school dance, youth, misfit, friends, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, prank, vengeance, mystery, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, murder, youth, deadly, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 1K
The Crash (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: hacking, computers and web, financial crisis, crimes, dishonesty, government agency, criminal, conspiracy theory, government, hacker, bankrupt, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 91K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, initially antagonists, rivalry, hip hop, audition, high school life, cheating, teenage girl, friendship, believe in yourself ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 4K
The Net 2.0 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job. She soon finds her passport missing, her credit cards useless, her bank account empty and her identity stolen. As the story progresses ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hacker, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, life turned upside down, frame up, woman in danger, danger, mistaken identity, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 9K
Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, feminism, teacher, youth, rebellion, hostage, prison, tattoo, teenage girl, coming of age, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, humiliation, undercover, entrapment, hidden identity, romance, fall in love, journalism, high school life, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 4K
Hiding Out (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. Andrew Morenski must become Max Hauser and go back to high school for protection from the mob.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, undercover, stock broker, high school life, witness protection, school, murder, gangsters, disorder, teenage life, college, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: delaware, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, humorous, modern day adaptation, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, teenage life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenager, teen romance, youth, love and romance, teenage love, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 56K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, terrorist, terrorist plot, computer, technology, conspiracy, computers and web, race against time, special agents, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Underclassman (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, undercover cop, undercover, investigation, working undercover, lifestyle, police investigation, teachers and students, crimes, track down, drug dealer, rich kid ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.1
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O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, intense, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, friends, betrayal, interracial relations, basketball, teenage life, downfall, love and romance, youth, couple relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, double life, female assassin, hitman, secret agents, love and romance, spy, couples, secret identity, cia, secret service, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Whatever It Takes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant, who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter. The two agree ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, teen sex comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, friendship, wooing, teenage life, fall in love, youth, lifestyle, disorder, couples, high school, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cheating Pact (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three high school students that are under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges convince a shy but very smart girl to take the College Entrance Test for them.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, false accusation, legal investigation, frame up, witnessing a crime, crimes, teenage love, college, dishonesty, high school, danger, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 3K
Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, teenage life, high school life, drug dealing, nothing goes right, dark humor, partners, youth, disorder, student life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, dark humor, psychopath, small town, parole officer, warden, crimes, mind game, secret agents, murderous pair, special agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 4K
Masterminds (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Trapped in a Elite School which a gang of criminals has seized control, a young troublemaker fights a cat and mouse battle from inside.
Style: entertaining, funny, twist ending, absurd, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: hostage, adventure, ransom, heroes, mind game, good versus evil, youth, school, save the day, teenage life, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%