“Best Hacking Movies” That Motivates The Geek in You: Most of us love to watch hacking scenes which inspire and motivates us to learn to hack. Now the movie industry has moved towards hacking stories.
Though there are not many movies based on hacking. But I’ve got you the best movies which are completely based on hacking. Since the last few years, We saw hackers taken a liking for Hollywood with them appearing in almost every robbery or mystery movie.
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#1. Blackhat (2015)
Blackhat is the far farm towards perfect hacking movies. Starring Chris Hemsworth, The hackers broke’s into Chinese Nuclear Power Plant in order to start a nuclear reaction. These hackers also hack stock exchange and steal millions of dollars.
- Director: Michael Mann
- Writer: Morgan Davis Foehl
- Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang
#2. Algorithm (2014)
Algorithm has its own plot towards the recently released hacking movies. With the tagline “The Hacker Movie“, The screenplay portraits around a freelance hacker.The hacker manages to break into getting into a government’s contractor and downloads all his programs.
- Director: Jon Schiefer (as Jonathan Schiefer)
- Writer: Jon Schiefer (as Jonathan Schiefer)
- Stars: Raphael Barker, Keith Barletta, Julie Ceballos
#3. Eagle Eye
Released in 2008, Eagle Eye is the best movie about hackers.The screenplay plots a mobile call from an unknown number from strange women.Changing their life by instructions of the call.There has been a valiant display of supercomputer hacks on all networks and military networks in this movie.
- Director: D.J. Caruso
- Writers: John Glenn, Travis Wright
- Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson
- Taglines: If you want to live you will obey
- Genres: Action | Mystery | Thriller
#4. Live Free Or Die Hard
The fourth release of the series Die Hard starring Bruce Willis called Live Free or Die Hard was released in 2007. It is American action hacking movies which revolve around a hacker starring Timothy Olyphant (of the fame of Justified) who takes down almost whole United States’ infrastructure with the devious scheme to siphon trillions of dollars from the Federal Reserve to personal account!
- Director: Len Wiseman
- Writers: Mark Bomback, Mark Bomback
- Stars: Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant
- Taglines: Yippee Ki Yay Mo – John 6:27
- Genres: Action | Adventure | Thriller
#5. The Matrix
One of the best movies about hackers and highly acclaimed films of Hollywood for its graphic animation this is the biggest sci-fi movie of the 20th century. The movie illustrates a dystopian future where the reality is superficial as it is simulated by most humans into a reality called “the Matrix”.
- Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
- Writers: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
- Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
- Taglines: Be Afraid Of The Future
Genres: Action | Sci-Fi
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