Hacker movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hacker movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, suspense and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with hacker, computer hacker, hacking, computer, danger, chase, technology, betrayal, mentor and gun plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hacker: Who Am I (2014), Mr. Robot (2015), Leverage (2008), Hacker (2016), WarGames (1983), The Matrix (1999), The Net (1995), Hackers (1995), Person of Interest (2011), The Social Network (2010).

List of hacker movies

 7.5
 52K
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: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, computer, hacking, crime, gang, mind game, deception, computer hacker, crimes, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 8.5
 348K
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological thriller, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, secret society, split personality, fighting the system, schizophrenia, hacking, rebellion, childhood trauma, drug addict, psychotherapy, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.9
 47K
Leverage (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: hacker, team, outsmarting, thief, escapades, crimes, unconventional method, mastermind, surveillance, society, crime, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 9K
Hacker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, ...
Style: captivating, based on true events, realistic, thought provoking, entertaining
Plot: hacker, identity theft, black market, fighting the system, cons and scams, robbery, escapades, happy ending, crimes, vengeance, secrets, money ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 94K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, nuclear threat, computer cracker, cold war, computer genius, chess, nuclear, computer, danger, race against time, faked death, network ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, paris france, california
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 8.7
 1.7M
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: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, hacker, future dystopia, distopia, chosen one, philosophy, existentialism, man versus machine, alternate reality, mentor, virtual reality ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 5.9
 63K
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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 6.2
 67K
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 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: computer cracker, hacker, cyberpunk, secret service, hacking, computer virus, internet, computers and web, frame up, programmer, rivalry, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1988, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, seattle washington, seattle
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, serious, talky ...
Plot: rise to the top, computers and web, programmer, computer genius, hacker, ambition, social relations, success, facebook, corporate world, ego clash, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, san francisco ...
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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, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, fbi, terrorism, one man army, lone hero, gunfight, police officer, bomb, chaos, heroes, hostage, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, new york, california
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 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 ...
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 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
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, rape, hacker, strong female character, sexual abuse, danger, crime, missing person, uncover truth, search, journalist, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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 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 ...
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 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
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The Lone Gunmen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After years of playing second fiddle to Agents Mulder and Scully on  The X-Files, the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen are finally heading out on their own. Never ones to stray far from the center of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, enigmatic, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, conspiracy, computers and web, undercover, investigation, intelligence, computer genius, danger, government agency, partners, partners against crime, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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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
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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
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Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female protagonist, cyborgs, strong female lead, one woman army, technology, distopia, female spy, hacker, female agent, philosophy, androids ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
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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, 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
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 8.5
 7K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, romantic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, reporter, investigation, hacker, rescue, false accusation, masked hero, dating, lost child, self sacrifice, romance, tragic villain ...
Place: korea, seoul
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The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, hacker, crime, murder, dishonesty, secret service, police investigation, friendship, false accusation, cover up, journalism, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, tragic ending, touching, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, orphan, hacker, tragic hero, human experiment, anti hero, tragedy, childhood friend, police, terrorist, anti heroes ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, hacker, president, terrorism, terrorist, treason, international relations, life risking, characters in danger, save the day, on the run, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 4.8
 29K
Pulse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, computer virus, ghost, suicide, college, danger, deadly, college life, computers and web, graphic violence, fear, survival ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: ohio
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Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins ...
Style: philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, cyborgs, hacker, cyberspace, policewoman, androids and robots, distopia, mind game, chase, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.7
 7K
So Close (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, hacker, one woman army, female martial artist, martial arts, vengeance, hitman, betrayal, chase, good versus evil, investigation, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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 8.9
 95K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, jazz, future dystopia, escapades, friendship, space travel, neo-noir, hacker, buddies, fighting crime, warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.1
 48K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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