Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computers?

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  1. John Clark

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    Saw that for the first time the other week while on vacation. I enjoyed it, but it hasn't been picked up here yet by the look of things:(
     
  2. sojourner

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    Your not from the U.S.?
     
  3. ReadyAndWilling

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    thanks. what are some titles you'd recommend with the green text?

    btw thor looks great in your avatar.
     
  4. Admiral James Kirk

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    I'm not sure it counts as hacking, but I enjoyed the computer duel in Clear and Present Danger. That was more of a race to get a file printed before it could be deleted, though.
     
  5. Trekker4747

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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8qgehH3kEQ[/yt]
     
  6. sojourner

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    ^And sadly, the worst part of that scene is Jethro thinking he stopped the hack by pulling the plug on the PC they were using. Of course he had the excuse of being computer illiterate.
     
  7. Aldo

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    I'm sure the worst part of that scene is that it's written like Jethro stopped the hack by pulling the plug.
     
  8. Set Harth

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    Matt Lanter was in it? Then I assume the character was much more likable than Broderick, pomposity and incorrect line readings aside.
     
  9. starfox

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    Colossus: The Forbin Project is a somewhat dystopian film that's similar to War Games in premise (a supercomputer is employed to take over the United States' national defense, but it has other plans)

    Part 1
     
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  10. ReadyAndWilling

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    I'm still looking for more movies related to this!
     
  11. Trekker4747

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    Dude, we're not your personal research department. How about this, go to Best Buy or something and start reading the back of DVD boxes.
     
  12. Shawnster

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    Sometimes you seem as if you want to see scenes replicated down to the last detail. You may not find the exact same scene that looks the exact same way because each movie is a separate, independent piece of art or creation.

    Having said that, here is a list of the 30 best hacker movies according to About.com
     
  13. Starkers

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    I was going down that list getting ready to rant that they didn't mention Sneakers...then it snuck in at #3 :)
     
  14. Push The Button

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    A few more hacker movies that you may enjoy:

    Real Genius
    Antitrust
    Takedown
    Pump Up The Volume (ok, not really about computers, but..)

    Wargames is still my favorite, as I was a teenager that was into dialup BBSs at the time, and it really captured the moment for me pretty well.
     
  15. ReadyAndWilling

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    Thanks!

    I'm still looking!
     
  16. sojourner

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    Google.com

    Have fun!
     
  17. ReadyAndWilling

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    Hey bro there's no reason to start trolling me.
     
  18. Neroon

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    Re: Computer hacking or movies where we see innovative use of computer

    He is not trolling you, but you shoudl be leaving such evaluations to the forums' moderators anyway.

    Considering you resurrected this thread with no content, I am shutting it down.
     
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