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Wargames

(DVD - 2008?)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Wargames
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Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008?]
Edition: 25th anniversary ed,
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE W
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternate Title: War games

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A teenage hacker breaks into the Department of Defense computer system in search of new and challenging games, but he just may have started World War III. Made in 1983.

Teenage hacker breaks into the Department of Defense computer system in search of new and challenging games, but he just may have started World War III. Made in 1983.


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Mar 16, 2013
  • laustcawz rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Falken: "Did you ever play 'tic-tac-toe'?" Jennifer: "Yeah, of course." Falken: "...but you don't anymore." Jennifer: "No." Falken: "Why?" Jennifer: "It's a boring game. It's always a tie." Falken: "Exactly! There's no way to win. The game itself is pointless."

Sep 28, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

David; Protovision, I have you now.

Sep 27, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Joshua; Greetings Professor Falken.
Falken; Hello, Joshua.
Joshua; A strange game. Only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?

Sep 27, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

David; Is this a game or is it real?
Joshua; What is the difference?

Jul 23, 2012
  • laustcawz rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Actually, that's "You are listening to a machine. Do the world a favor...".

Jul 17, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Falken; You're thinking like a machine! Do the World a favor and don't act like one.

Jul 07, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Jennifer; You can go to jail for this.
David; Only if you're over eighteen!

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Sep 01, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The tech is now way outdated, but somehow there is still a core of th story that works. See it with "Dr. Strangelove." "Strange game. The only winning move is, not to play."

Jan 11, 2014
  • StarGladiator rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A classic both in the anti-nuke/war sense, and the hacker genre. An insanely great film, with a great start and colossal ending.

Sep 05, 2012
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very well done movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding on this one. A++ DVD

Jun 23, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very good movie. Not only funny but in parts suspenseful. Great story line. I highly recommend this movie!

Mar 05, 2010
  • RonNasty64 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Ferris Beuller Hacks The Feds. Enjoyable story, just look they other way when they talk computerese.

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