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WarGames

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High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

Directed by: John Badham

Who Stars in WarGames

Matthew Broderick
David Lightman

Matthew Broderick

Dabney Coleman
Dr. John McKittrick

Dabney Coleman

Ally Sheedy
Jennifer Katherine Mack

Ally Sheedy

John Wood
Dr. Stephen Falken

John Wood

Barry Corbin
General Jack Beringer

Barry Corbin

Juanin Clay
Pat Healy

Juanin Clay


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Production

Sherwood Productions

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United Artists


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1983-06-03

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 54 mins

Budget
$ 12,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 79,567,667.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 67,567,667.00 (Estimated in USA)

Homepage
http://www.mgm.com/title_title.do?title_star=WARGAMES

Genres
Thriller Science Fiction

Keywords
video game artificial intelligence fbi cold war hacker prosecution norad government computer nuclear threat


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