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, realistic, twists and turns, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with hacker, computer hacker, computer, hacking, crimes, greed, technology, surveillance, computers and web and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hacker: Who Am I (2014), Hacker (2016), Blackhat (2015), Mr. Robot (2015), Nerve (2016), Leverage (2008), Hackers (1995), WarGames (1983), Sneakers (1992), Anon (2018).

List of hacker movies

 7.5
 56K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, stylized ...
Plot: hacker, hacking, computers and web, computer, computer cracker, computer hacker, split personality, deception, mind game, gang, crimes, cybercrime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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 6.1
 10K
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, thought provoking, realistic, entertaining
Plot: hacker, identity theft, black market, fighting the system, jail, cons and scams, money, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, secrets, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand, taiwan, canada, new york ...
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 5.4
 60K
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer, terrorist, terrorism, hacking, espionage, conspiracy, terrorist plot, computers and web, technology, computer hacker, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: hong kong, los angeles, china, malaysia, chicago illinois ...
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 8.6
 380K
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, realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, computers and web, fighting the system, split personality, secret society, computer hacker, hacking, psychotherapy, rebellion, introvert, crimes, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, neo noir, serious, clever ...
Plot: rape, investigation, serial killer, hacker, sexual abuse, strong female character, missing person, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, journalist, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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 6.5
 129K
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, romantic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: game, teenager, internet, teenage boy, technology, hacker, rivalry, hacking, computer cracker, heroine, teenage girl, moral dilemma ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york, seattle
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 7.9
 51K
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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: thief, hacker, outsmarting, team, escapades, unconventional method, mastermind, crimes, teamwork, surveillance, society, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 70K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: hacker, cyberpunk, computer cracker, computer, hacking, programmer, high school, internet, secret service, crimes, computer virus, computers and web ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1995
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, seattle
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 7.1
 100K
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, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, teen drama
Plot: hacker, cold war, computer, computer cracker, hacking, nuclear threat, teenager, nuclear war, artificial intelligence, computer genius, game, computer hacker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, ussr, california, usa, paris france
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 7.1
 59K
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, twists and turns, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, spy, conspiracy, computer, computer cracker, surveillance, technology, heist, betrayal, manipulation, hacking, mathematician ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1969
Place: russia, san francisco
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 6.1
 44K
Anon (2018)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, neo noir ...
Plot: hacker, distopia, surveillance, technology, female assassin, murder investigation, investigation, mind control, serial killer, privacy, police, police officer ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 53K
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 ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, computer genius, boy genius, science, problem solving, computers and web, hacker, computer hacker, save the world, partners against crime, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, programmer, computers and web, rise to the top, facebook, hacker, ambition, geek, college, social relations, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, massachusetts ...
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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: programmer, hacker, computers and web, computer hacker, fighting the system, computer system, troublemaker, crimes, politics, computer virus, computer genius, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, surveillance, hi-tech, computer system, partners against crime, crimes, hacker, mysterious character, computer genius, fighting crime, privacy invasion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 2K
Darknet (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A macabre web site called Darknet links the tales in this chilling anthology series whose protagonists face a range of unnamable horrors.
Style: disturbing, bleak, mind bending, rough, psychological ...
Plot: hacker, cyberspace, under the surface, crimes, murder, internet, tv show, supernatural, rivalry, death, canadian, website ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 5.3
 595
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, hacker, computers and web, secret service, computer hacker, computer program, teenage protagonist, computer cracker, computer nerd, political intrigue, geek, uncover truth ...
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24: Live Another Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, president, cia, terrorist, counter terrorism, treason, international relations, save the day, life risking, characters in danger, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 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, twist ending, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: programmer, hacker, computer, conspiracy, murder, betrayal, uncover truth, dishonesty, business, manipulation, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: california, usa, portland oregon
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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, atmospheric, mind bending, surreal, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, future dystopia, distopia, hacker, policewoman, cyborgs, technology gone awry, female spy, cyberspace, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, cerebral ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female protagonist, technology, distopia, robot, artificial intelligence, one woman army, corporate corruption, strong female lead, tough girl, terrorism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
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 7.2
 7K
23 (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home computer. At first he dials up to bulletin boards to ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, political, realistic ...
Plot: hacker, cold war, computer, drug addiction, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, cocaine, espionage, kgb, computers and web, computer cracker, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: west berlin west germany, german democratic republic, europe, germany, berlin germany ...
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, hacker, journalist, strong female lead, lesbian, age difference, goth, disappearance, serial killer, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1949, year 1954, year 1958 ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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 6.0
 66K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, road trip, alien, alien contact, secret laboratory, computer hacker, cyborgs, alien invasion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, supernatural, life turned upside down, technology ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: nevada, usa
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 6.5
 187K
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: twists and turns, suspense, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer hacker, computer, bank robbery, spy, heist, master criminal, hostage, hot and sexy, terrorism, crimes, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, monte carlo, california, oregon ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer genius, computers and web, conspiracy, undercover, investigation, partners against crime, government agency, partners, intelligence, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
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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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, terrorism, lone hero, fbi, gunfight, one man army, police officer, hostage, car chase, tough cop, chaos, hacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
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 7.0
 366K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, robbery, car chase, perfect crime, revenge, mentor, master criminal, gold, bank robbery, hacker, caper, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: italy, los angeles, venice, philadelphia, san francisco ...
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 6.2
 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: talky, ironic, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, computer, conspiracy, crimes, hacking, greed, life philosophy, runaway, mentor, secrets, technology, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, distopia, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, hacker, escape from reality, virtual reality, computer, cyberpunk, meaning of life, uncover truth ...
Time: future
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