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WarGames (1983)

PG 06/03/1983 (US) ThrillerScience Fiction 1h 54m

Is it a game, or is it real?


High School student David Lightman 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 and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

  1. John Badham


  2. Lawrence Lasker


  3. Walter F. Parkes


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick

    David Lightman

  2. Dabney Coleman

    Dabney Coleman

    Dr. John McKittrick

  3. Ally Sheedy

    Ally Sheedy

    Jennifer Katherine Mack

  4. John Wood

    John Wood

    Dr. Stephen Falken

  5. Barry Corbin

    Barry Corbin

    General Jack Beringer

  6. Juanin Clay

    Juanin Clay

    Pat Healy

  7. Kent Williams

    Kent Williams

    Arthur Cabot

  8. Dennis Lipscomb

    Dennis Lipscomb

    Lyle Watson

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $79,567,667.00


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