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The film revolves around a whole range of interesting events. The film begins with a computer genius who designs a devastating virus that is captured by the US Secret Service and prevents the computer from being used until the age of 18. But returns to the creation of dangerous things in the midst of a host of criminal events.
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January 14, 2011Without being any sort of miracle, this engaging and lively exploitation fantasy-thriller about computer hackers, anarchistic in spirit, succeeds at just about everything The Net failed to.
May 03, 2013The story is negligible, but it offers the same order of fun as a good rock video: the marriage of images and music.
January 14, 2011Silly but enjoyable.
May 03, 2013The real crime of cyberpunks is that they have encouraged Hollywood to make several bad movies aimed at exploiting this new lifestyle niche.
August 17, 2015An onslaught of lame plotting, dopey writing and cornball histrionics.
May 03, 2013After the mechanics of the thriller plot start to kick in, the film drags. And when it's time for the big cyber-showdown, we're stuck, once again, with footage of frantic typing.
May 03, 2013A disjointed yet generally enjoyable stint at the movies, even for those who don't know an infobahn from a nanosecond.
May 03, 2013This is a movie that sums up the worst of the computer era: zapping you with techno-cliches and trapping you in constant visual crash and burn.
September 07, 2011What's most grating about Hackers, however, is the guileless way the movie buys in to the computer-kid-as-elite-rebel mystique currently being peddled by magazines like Wired.
May 03, 2013Hackers isn't a very good movie, but it's a darn sight more fun than The Net.
August 21, 2015Rarely do movies try-and fail-as hard to be cool as Hackers.