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WarGames (1983)

PG 1983-06-03 (US) ThrillerScience FictionDrama 1h 54m
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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. Walter F. Parkes


  3. Lawrence Lasker


Top Billed Cast

  1. Matthew Broderick

    Matthew Broderick

    David Lightman

  2. Dabney Coleman

    Dabney Coleman


  3. John Wood

    John Wood

    Stephen Falken

  4. Ally Sheedy

    Ally Sheedy


  5. Barry Corbin

    Barry Corbin

    General Beringer

  6. Juanin Clay

    Juanin Clay

    Pat Healy

  7. Kent Williams

    Kent Williams


  8. Dennis Lipscomb

    Dennis Lipscomb


  9. Joe Dorsey


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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $124,600,000.00


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