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Part of the: WarGames Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 114

Budget: $12,000,000

Revenue: $79,567,667

Language: en

Webpage: Link

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  •  PG

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Alternative Titles

  • War Games
  • Wargames - Giochi di guerra
  • War Games - Kriegsspiele
  • Jeux de guerre
  • Juegos de guerra
  • Jogos de Guerra
  • Jogos de Guerra
Content Score: 100


6.7/10 (207 votes)


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.


Is it a game, or is it real?


Director: John Badham
Writers: ,

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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick
as David Lightman

Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman
as Dr. John McKittrick

Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy
as Jennifer Katherine Ma…

John Wood

John Wood
as Dr. Stephen Falken

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