40+ Movies Based On Hacking & Computer Technology

Updated On August 19, 2015 by Pradeep Kumar | Short URL: http://movie.sc/1tcbsHk  

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22. Takedown (2000)

Takedown (2000)

Storyline: This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker “Kevin Mitnick”.

23. Antitrust (2001)


Storyline: A computer programmer’s dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

24. Swordfish (2001)


Storyline: Swordfish is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Dominic Sena and starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and Vinnie Jones. The film centers around Stanley Jobson, an ex-con computer hacker who is targeted for recruitment into a bank robbery conspiracy because of his formidable hacking skills.

25. The Score (2001)

The Score (2001)

Storyline: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.

26. Code Hunter/Storm Watch (2002)

Code Hunter

Storyline: America’s best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game’s mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take.

27. The Italian Job (2003)

The Italian Job (2003)

Storyline: After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

28. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Storyline: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.

29. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Matrix Reloaded

Storyline: Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.

30. One Point O (or) Paranoia 1.0 (2004)

One Point O (2004)

Storyline: After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.

31. The Net 2.0 (2006)

The Net 2.0 (2006)

Storyline: The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil when, after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job, she finds her credit cards useless, her bank account empty, and her identity stolen.

32. Deja Vu (2006)

Deja Vu

Storyline: An ATF agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her during the process.

33. Firewall (2006)

Firewall (2006)

Storyline: A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he’s protecting, as a bid to pay off his family’s ransom.

34. Pulse (I) (2006)

Pulse 2006

Storyline: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

35. Live Free or Die Hard 4.0 (2007)

Live Free or Die Hard 4.0 (2007)

Storyline: John McClane takes on an Internet-based terrorist organization who is systematically shutting down the United States.

36. War Games : The Dead Code (2008)

War Games The Dead Code

Storyline: The United State’s Department of Homeland Security is led to believe an American teen hacker playing a terrorist-attack simulator game online is a real terrorist out to destroy the U.S.

37. Untraceable (2008)

Untraceable (2008)

Storyline: FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.

38. Eagle Eye (2008)

Eagle Eye

Storyline: Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.

39. Gamer (2009)

Gamer (2009)

Storyline: In a future mind-controlling game, death row convicts are forced to battle in a ‘doom’-type environment. Convict Kable, controlled by Simon, a skilled teenage gamer, must survive 30 sessions in order to be set free. Or won’t he?

40. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Storyline: A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing — or dead — for forty years by a young female hacker.

Also consider “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)” movie.

41. Unnaipol Oruvan (2009)

Unnai Pol Oruvan

Storyline: The film tells the story of a Police Commissioner, who gets an anonymous call. The anonymous caller demands that he release militants in exchange for information about the many bombs planted across Chennai city. The caller is serious as the police find a bomb planted very close to their headquarters.

You can also consider “A Wednesday (2008)” movie.

42. The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network (2010)

Storyline: Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.

43. Tron: Legacy (2010)

tron legacy 2010

Storyline: The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father’s creation turned bad and a unique ally who was born inside the digital domain of The Grid.

44. Skyfall (2012)

Skyfall (2012)

Storyline: Bond’s loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

45. Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)

Underground- The Julian Assange Story (2012)

Storyline: A look at the early career of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange.

46. The Fifth Estate (2013)

The Fifth Estate (2013)

Storyline: A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.

47. Who Am I – Kein System ist sicher (2014)

Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher (2014)

Storyline: Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world’s stage.

48. Blackhat (2015)

Blackhat (2015)

Storyline: A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

49. Unfriended (2015)

Unfriended (2015)

Storyline: A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

We didn’t mention “Pirates of Silicon Valley” and other videos, because they fall under documentaries and we are preparing a separate list for it. We also restricted movies like “Transformers” and “Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) since we are covering them on another post. Do let us know if you know any movies based on hacking & computer technology in the comments below. πŸ™‚

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  1. Anirudh Karthik February 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm - Reply

    Die Hard 4 is my favorite one and BTW I was thinking about the Transformers, which wasn’t mentioned, and fount that they don’t come under Hacking Category. Anyway, you could mention Transformers 2, as the problem starts from the selling of the item in eBay πŸ™‚ Waiting for the next collection of films. Thanks.

    • Mothi Venkatesh November 16, 2013 at 3:42 pm - Reply

      Yeah! Transformers are my favorite. They can also add Oblivion in this list πŸ™‚

  2. Bharat Chauhan February 19, 2013 at 8:04 pm - Reply

    Is there a 3rd part also, because I don’t find Underground here?

    • Pradeep Kumar February 19, 2013 at 8:48 pm - Reply

      Are you referring to “Underground: The Julian Assange Story (2012)” bro? Oops, didn’t really notice it, will add it. πŸ™‚

      • Bharat Chauhan February 19, 2013 at 10:26 pm - Reply

        Yeah. Now it looks perfect. πŸ˜‰

  3. Mohammed Abdullah Khan February 19, 2013 at 8:53 pm - Reply

    Hey Pradeep,

    Awesome collection man !

    I was waiting to all the movies related to hacking and computers. Did a nice job dude.


  4. Srivathsan February 19, 2013 at 9:00 pm - Reply

    You can add Pirates of The Silicon Valley to this list.

  5. ved February 19, 2013 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    no indian movie?

    • Pradeep Kumar February 19, 2013 at 9:56 pm - Reply

      Have mentioned “Unnaipol Oruvan (2009)” / “A Wednesday (2008)” bro. If you know any good Indian-based hacking movies, do let me know. πŸ™‚

  6. Raj February 19, 2013 at 10:53 pm - Reply

    How come you forgot The Pirates of silicon valley here?

  7. Vipin February 20, 2013 at 8:04 am - Reply

    Make another post with inspiriing documentaries. You can add Pirates of silicon valley, TPB AFK like movies.

    Thanks in advance πŸ™‚

  8. manoj February 23, 2013 at 7:13 pm - Reply

    The Cube series is also worth mentioning

  9. Aditya Chintha March 10, 2013 at 11:18 am - Reply

    Awesome list!!!!!

  10. Rounak Baral March 23, 2013 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    Going to bookmark the post. πŸ™‚

  11. Himanshu Negi April 18, 2013 at 11:30 pm - Reply

    Die hard 4.0 was awesome ! watched it many times πŸ˜€

  12. Anonymous May 11, 2013 at 3:14 am - Reply

    Thanks for sharing this great list. It have showed me a hole new hacker list of movies that I’ll never will have searched for. Thanks!

  13. Tushar July 3, 2013 at 11:11 pm - Reply

    Wall-E Wall-E one of my fav movie.. of-course Oscar winner too.

  14. K A Zinger August 5, 2013 at 3:22 pm - Reply

    Hi there, dats a gr8 list but it seams AVATAR, Source Code, Sword Fish,Surrogates is missing; better do a through search again…. KEEP IT UP !!

  15. Aniruddha August 23, 2013 at 12:39 pm - Reply

    Really good Collection πŸ™‚ damn loving…

  16. Vasu August 31, 2013 at 5:13 pm - Reply

    What an amazing list of movies to spend my Friday and Saturday nights πŸ™‚

    Had saw, Deja Vu, Matrix series, Gamer, Skyfall, Die Hard and Eagle eye, now on the list is Underground and Tron!

  17. Haraprasad Ghosh September 23, 2013 at 10:25 am - Reply

    My fave rate movie in hacking technology

  18. Fieran January 12, 2014 at 12:03 am - Reply

    dudes, babes, favour! I watched a movie a looong time ago about a kid who hacks using his father’s machine and then terrorists take him his family hostage believing the dad’s discovered their secret plans.
    I forgot what the dang movie’s title was!

  19. Geekyard February 23, 2014 at 6:27 pm - Reply

    You have missed to include the movie “The Untraceable” πŸ™‚

  20. PrIyAnGsHu BG @ Tech Audible March 1, 2014 at 7:25 pm - Reply

    Great list. Quite an unique list indeed. I haven’t yet watched most of these movies, just gonna check them all. The “Untraceable” looks interesting, going for it at first πŸ˜€

  21. Vikas April 18, 2014 at 9:48 pm - Reply

    My fav movies Die hard 4 some time watch me…. me ho na stiop hackers i am ready white hat wait here some time

  22. kinganurag April 19, 2014 at 7:53 pm - Reply

    Your list contains all movies which i considered best Technology or Hacking movies.

    Great list !!!

  23. vinni kapoor May 2, 2014 at 1:10 pm - Reply

    Mickey virus an indian movie bas
    ed on hacking is missing here

  24. Umar March 8, 2015 at 6:11 pm - Reply

    add THE Blackhat(2015)

  25. obat asam urat April 23, 2015 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    no films of the 2000s

  26. aman September 17, 2015 at 12:01 pm - Reply

    U missed blackhat & swordfish bro

  27. Arup February 18, 2016 at 2:36 am - Reply

    You are missing another great movie “Who Am I – No System Is Safe”.

    • Pradeep Kumar February 18, 2016 at 12:07 pm - Reply

      Hi Arup, it’s already there in the list mate. πŸ™‚

  28. Arup February 19, 2016 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    Sorry friend I had not checked the part II of this list.

  29. hamy March 19, 2016 at 11:48 am - Reply

    that are good movies that enough to your passion for it field

  30. Amit Saroj April 7, 2016 at 5:24 am - Reply

    Transcendence is worth mentioning

  31. mahesh Belsare _ Amravati June 5, 2016 at 8:17 pm - Reply

    Nice update of tech. Hacking movies list …… , Pradeep Kumar …..Thanks.

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