Do you know that the hacking tricks and technology, which is shown in movies are actually the real one? The first hacking & computer technology based movie came in 1968 and since then, we have seen so many movies with the technology associated results. What is the speciality of those movies? These kind of movies teaches our audience about new technology as well as new terms and fundamentally about the working of the same. Personally, I have watched almost all the movies which I will be mentioning over here and I can assure that you will learn something from these. Some of these movies are even based on real incidents.


Movies Based On Hacking & Computer Technology


1

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The story revolves around the concept of an object which is buried under the Lunar surface, but is founded by an intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000.

2001- A Space Odyssey -1968


2

The Conversation (1974)
The story revolves around a surveillance expert who suspects about the murdering of a couple on whom he is spying.

The Conversation (1974)


3

TRON (1982)
The story revolves around a computer hacker who is forcefully pushed into some gladiatorial games by the abductors where the only chance for him is to escape through a help of any computer technology program.

TRON (1982)


4

WarGames (1983)
The story revolves around a young man who enters into a military control room where he starts using the computers and unintentionally gives a beginning to World War III.

WarGames (1983)


5

Hackers (1995)
The story revolves around a young college student who is banned from using his computer because he is arrested for computer virus writing.

Hackers (1995)


6

The Matrix (1999)
The story revolves around a hacker who learns about his real identity through mysterious rebels.

The Matrix (1999)


7

eXistenZ (1999)
The story revolves around a game designer who escaped from her assassins and with her virtual reality games she determines about the game has been damaged or not.

eXistenZ (1999)


8

Takedown (2000)
The story revolves around a person “Kevin Mitnick”, a hacker who has been captured.

Takedown (2000)


9

Antitrust (2001)
The story revolves around a person who gets his dream job which turns into a nightmare when he gets to know about the secret of his boss who is involved in anti-trust problems.

Antitrust (2001)


10

Swordfish (2001)
The story revolves around a counter terrorist and a hacker who join together for a plan of stealing billions from the Government of US.

Swordfish (2001)


11

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
The story revolves around a hacker who joins his hands with John McClane in order to take down the cyber-terrorist master, Thomas Gabriel.

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)


12

Eagle Eye (2008)
The story revolves around two strangers and a mysterious woman, who throw both the strangers together and threatens them by pushing them into dangerous situations using the computer technology.

Eagle Eye (2008)


13

Untraceable (2008)
The story revolves around an FBI agent who hunts down for an untraceable killer, uploading the live videos of the victims.

Untraceable (2008)


14

The Social Network (2010)
The story revolves around the real life incident of Mark Zeckerberg who created the most popular social networking website, Facebook.

The Social Network (2010)


15

Source Code (2011)
The story revolves around a person who one morning wakes up and discovers himself in the body of another person which is signified the part of an experimental program by the government in order to find bomber in the commuter train.

Source Code (2011)


So, these are some of the best movies based on hacking & computer technology, which are definitely worth to watch. Obviously, there are numerous more movies, but the ones which I mentioned are the most popular ones.