Hacking is a fascinating skill. Hacking movies, many times, tend to be too superficial and completely remove the true joy of hacking. But, some movies are special and are a must, watch if you are a hacker or are aspiring to be one. To make your job easier and help you spend time watching some of the best hacking movies, we list them as follows-
Here’s a look at the top 13 Hollywood Hacking Movies which show hacking at its best
Let’s take a look at the top 10 hacking movies of all time.
This movie was released back in the year 2014. This could well be a revolution in the hacking segment for entertainment and movies. Here a freelance hacker breaks into some confidential details of a government contractor. He now has access to a lot of things. Check the movie out to know how the story unfolds.
- WarGames (1983)
Wargames is an interesting movie that deals with wars (as the name suggests) and hacking. This movie was released in the year 1983. A high school student accidently accesses a military computer. The countdown to World War III has begun.
- Hackers (1995)
Hackers was released in 1995. Hackers is a gripping storyline involving a lot of young hackers. It’s an inspirational movie if you are young and believe me hacking will be your first career choice if you watch this movie. The story revolves around three teens who access technology in a new way. One of them is not allowed to use computers till eighteen.
- Matrix (1999)
This movie was released in 1999. If you love fiction, technology and science, this movie is for you. This movie gives an advance peep to the future where humans are gadgets and human minds are supercomputers. It is quite suitable for people beyond 18 years of age as people below that age group will take some time to understand things happening in the movie. True fiction work!
This movie was released in the year 2000. This story is a sort of documentary of a very famous United States hacker. How he hacks initially, goes to a prison for a couple of years and comes out as a successful and well paid IT employee is all in this interesting and gripping true story.
- The Italian Job
Hacking and theft. Could this be co-related? Can hacking help succeed a grand theft? Find out how a gripping story of crime unleashes in this 2003 released movie.
- Live free or die hard
Well, it would be fascinating if you could disrupt the whole security system of United States and transfer millions, billions and trillions of dollars for yourself. This movie shows a similar quest of a hacker. This action-packed movie was released in 2007.
Another crime based movie where hackers do multiple things to threaten, steal money and what not. They hack into a Chinese nuclear power plant to create reactions as per there will. They also breakthrough into the stock exchange to a pocket huge sum of money. This crime based movie was released in 2015.
How about a serial killer using technology to kill his targets? This movie is about an untraceable killer who is using a new method for killing his targets. Live streaming of murders, website killwithme.com and other funky things unfold in the movie. This movie released in the year 2008.
- Eagle Eye
This 2008 released movie deals about a woman who gives task via phone. The call is from an unknown number and people who fail to accomplish the task will die. All computer networks including the military are hackable and are used for an evil motive.
- Fifth Estate
This movie was released in 2013 and deals with hacking via unauthorized account. The hacker here breaks into accounts of Pentagon, Citi, NASA, Stanford University, etc. Does he ever get caught? Find out how the story unfolds by watching this entertaining movie.
This movie was released in 2016. It trails down the footpaths of an American IT professional who leaked out confidential National Security Agency information to the newspaper, ‘The Guardian.’
This movie is all about how a hacker can ruin a life of a billionaire too. A hacker can put a lot of things at stake. Find out more about this fabulous thriller movie. This movie was released in 2016.
These hacking movies can surely be the most interesting ones for any hacker or aspiring hacker. Block your calendar and have fun watching these!