Computer hacker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant computer hacker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, entertaining and tense films and TV shows about / with computer hacker, hacker, computer, technology, hacking, computers and web, suspense, chase, dialogue and danger plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as computer hacker: Stalk (2019), Mr. Robot (2015), Who Am I (2014), Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021), The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018), Swordfish (2001), Hacker (2019), Scorpion (2014), WarGames (1983), The Matrix (1999).

List of computer hacker movies

Stalk (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Lux, an exceptionally-gifted geek, suffers a severe humiliation from the other students as soon as he enters his prestigious engineering school. To take revenge, he will use one of his best skills, “stalking”. He hacks their cell phones and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful
Audience: teen drama
Plot: computer hacker, cybercrime, computer genius, computer cracker, hacker, mockery, genius, revenge, relationship problems, tragic love, brutality, social problems ...
Place: france
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Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: hacker, computers and web, fighting the system, computer hacker, conspiracy, split personality, secret society, psychotherapy, hacking, paranoia, conspiracy theory, introvert ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Who Am I (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, stylized, clever ...
Plot: hacker, computer, hacking, computer hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, split personality, cybercrime, suspense, mind game, twists and turns, deception ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Dark Web: Cicada 3301 (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Genius hacker Connor discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Conner, art-expert friend Avi, and secretive librarian Gwen are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to ...
Style: intellectual, enigmatic, exciting, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: cybercrime, intelligence, computers and web, computer hacker, genius, hacker, computer cracker, computer nerd, conundrum, puzzle, unsolved mystery, secret ...
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The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Canada, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: captivating, realistic, intense, tense, dark ...
Plot: programmer, computer hacker, suspense, computer cracker, father daughter relationship, hacker, rogue agent, hitman, terrorist, spy, husband wife relationship, blackmail ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, washington d.c.
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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, sexy, entertaining, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: hacker, spy, computer hacker, heist, bank robbery, computer, suspense, terrorism, twists and turns, hot and sexy, hostage, master criminal ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, monte carlo, california, malibu california ...
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Hacker (2019)
Genre: Action, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 13-year-old Benjamin discovers that his mother didn’t die in an accident as he was led to believe. The trail leads to high-ranking officials in the Danish Secret Service. "Trust no one!", he is told.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, dark
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: prodigy, computer hacker, computers and web, hacker, computer genius, computer program, computer nerd, geek, computer cracker, uncover truth, political intrigue, foster home ...
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Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genius, computer genius, prodigy, science, boy genius, hacker, problem solving, computers and web, save the world, friendship, partners against crime, national security ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, futuristic, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, teen drama
Plot: hacker, cold war, computer, teenager, computer hacker, computer cracker, computer genius, nuclear threat, hacking, artificial intelligence, chess, computer system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, california, usa, ussr, paris france
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The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, surreal, intense, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, artificial intelligence, martial arts, existentialism, philosophy, cyberpunk, alternate reality, virtual reality, fight, gunfight, post apocalypse, hacker ...
Time: future, near future, 20th century, 90s, 22nd century ...
Place: los angeles
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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, serious, captivating, political ...
Plot: hacker, fighting the system, computers and web, programmer, computer hacker, computer virus, computer, computer system, troublemaker, politics, disorder, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
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Ratter (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Emma is a young and beautiful graduate student just starting a new life in New York City. Like most people her age, she is always connected - her phone and laptop are constant companions, documenting her most intimate moments. What she doesn't ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: stalker, maniac, home invasion, stalking, found footage, social media, surveillance, hacker, sex maniac, hunted, laptop, realism ...
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Hackerville (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Following a cyber attack on a German bank, an investigator teams with local authorities and an elite hacker to track the suspects.
Style: tense, captivating, interesting
Plot: computer hacker, cybercrime, hacker, heist, bank robbery, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, fighting crime, robbery, crime investigation, partners against crime ...
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, facebook, geek, computer, programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, rise to the top, social relations, hacker, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, los angeles ...
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Cyberbully (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A chilling real-time thriller featuring a teenager, Casey, battling with an anonymous cyber-stalker.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, thrilling ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bullying, cyberbullying, teenager, computer hacker, bully, computers and web, hacker, blackmail, teenage life, social media, youth, stalking ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, gunfight, terrorism, police officer, tough cop, geek, lone hero, technology, hacking, computer hacker, car chase, fbi ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
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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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, adult
Plot: hacker, computer, programmer, suspense, computer cracker, conspiracy, identity theft, espionage, woman in danger, technology, spy, stolen identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: san francisco, washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california ...
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Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: exciting, tense, humorous, intense, captivating ...
Audience: manly
Plot: secret service, fbi, terrorist, agent, president, lone hero, secret service agent, white house, justice, gunfight, false accusation, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, north carolina, west virginia
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: breathtaking, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: spy, conspiracy, espionage, mission, tough guy, cia agent, female agent, undercover, suspense, rogue agent, secret agents, cia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, austria, vienna, morocco, europe ...
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TRON (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, visually appealing, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: virtual reality, computer, cyberpunk, cyberspace, artificial intelligence, distopia, alternate reality, computer hacker, video game, motorcycle race, dystopic future, computer program ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: los angeles, pentagon
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Storm Watch (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, technology gone awry, computer hacker, chaos, computers and web, race against time, dishonesty, man versus machine, law enforcement, journalism, computer, artificial intelligence ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer, terrorist, terrorism, espionage, suspense, cybercrime, hacking, geek, terrorist plot, spy, chase ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: hong kong, los angeles, china, malaysia, chicago illinois ...
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Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: anime, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, code breaking, computer, chaos, technology gone awry, teenage life, save the world, satellite, family relations, code, adaptation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
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Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, futuristic, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: surveillance, twists and turns, chase, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, mysterious character, investigation, law enforcement, computers and web, life turned upside down, intelligence, suspense ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon
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Firewall (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, suspense, rescue, family in danger, robbery, blackmail, computer, hostage, heist, surveillance, bank robbery, hacking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington state, usa, seattle
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Weird Science (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two unpopular teenagers, Gary and Wyatt, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, sexy, campy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: dream girl, high school, nerd, teenager, coming of age, friendship, geek, childhood, wish come true, cheerleading, bullying, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 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, cyber ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, hacker, future dystopia, cyborgs, heroic mission, hacking, computers and web, distopia, computer, computer cracker, cyberspace ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: canada, japan, beijing china
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TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, alternate reality, computer program, cyberspace, dystopic future, chase, distopia, disappearance, hacker, motorcycle ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s, 21st century
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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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer, spy, conspiracy, surveillance, mathematics, betrayal, hacking, manipulation, mathematician, computer cracker, cyberpunk ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1969
Place: canada, russia, san francisco
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Hackers (1995)
Genre: 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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, family outing
Plot: hacker, cyberpunk, computer, hacking, computer cracker, internet, high school, secret service, programmer, computer virus, frame up, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995, year 1988
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, seattle
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