Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 77%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.1
RottenTomatoes Rating 93%

Financials

Revenue: $79,567,667

Budget: $12,000,000

Profit: + $67,567,667


Movie Details

Tag Line: Is it a game, or is it real?

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Jun 3, 1983

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 54m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: United Artists , Sherwood Productions


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick

David

Age : 59 | Popularity : 20%

Dabney Coleman

Dabney Coleman

McKittrick

Age : 89 | Popularity : 16%

John Wood

John Wood

Falken

Age : 81 | Popularity : 11%

Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy

Jennifer

Age : 58 | Popularity : 32%

Barry Corbin

Barry Corbin

General Beringer

Age : 80 | Popularity : 21%

Juanin Clay

Juanin Clay

Pat Healy

Age : 45 | Popularity : 5%

Kent Williams

Kent Williams

Cabot

Age : 70 | Popularity : 3%

Dennis Lipscomb

Dennis Lipscomb

Watson

Age : 72 | Popularity : 4%


Crew

Department Role Name
Art Production Design
Angelo P. Graham
Angelo P. Graham
Art Direction
James J. Murakami
James J. Murakami
Set Decoration
Jerry Wunderlich
Jerry Wunderlich
Assistant Property Master
John M. Schenk
John M. Schenk
Property Master
Gregg H. Bilson
Gregg H. Bilson
Construction Coordinator
Robert Scaife
Robert Scaife
Editing Editor
Tom Rolf
Tom Rolf
Color Timer
Ray Martin
Ray Martin
Assistant Editor
Liz Randol
Liz Randol
Directing Continuity
Harold Michelson
Harold Michelson
Director
John Badham
John Badham
First Assistant Director
Newt Arnold
Newt Arnold
Assistant Director
Robert J. Doherty
Robert J. Doherty
Writing Screenplay
Walter F. Parkes
Walter F. Parkes
Lawrence Lasker
Lawrence Lasker
Camera Director of Photography
William A. Fraker
William A. Fraker
Camera Operator
Steve Yaconelli
Steve Yaconelli
Still Photographer
Ralph Nelson Jr.
Ralph Nelson Jr.
Assistant Camera
David E. Diano
David E. Diano
Key Grip
Gary R. Dodd
Gary R. Dodd
Production Executive Producer
Leonard Goldberg
Leonard Goldberg
Producer
Richard Hashimoto
Richard Hashimoto
Harold Schneider
Harold Schneider
Casting
Wallis Nicita
Wallis Nicita
Location Manager
Robert Eggenweiler
Robert Eggenweiler
Robert C. Decker
Robert C. Decker
Production Coordinator
Joy Anzarouth
Joy Anzarouth
Sound Original Music Composer
Arthur B. Rubinstein
Arthur B. Rubinstein
Music Editor
Joe Tuley
Joe Tuley
Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Milton C. Burrow
Milton C. Burrow
William L. Manger
William L. Manger
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Carlos Delarios
Carlos Delarios
Michael J. Kohut
Michael J. Kohut
Aaron Rochin
Aaron Rochin
Sound Mixer
Willie D. Burton
Willie D. Burton
Orchestrator
Mark Hoder
Mark Hoder
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Barry Francis Delaney
Barry Francis Delaney
Hairstylist
Lynda Gurasich
Lynda Gurasich
Wardrobe Supervisor
Ray Summers
Ray Summers
Makeup Artist
Michael Germain
Michael Germain
Brenda Todd
Brenda Todd
Crew Stunts
Al Jones
Al Jones
Rick Avery
Rick Avery
Tom Elliott
Tom Elliott
Marguerite Happy
Marguerite Happy
Dialogue Coach
John Garber
John Garber
Stunt Coordinator
Michael Adams
Michael Adams
Unit Publicist
Lyla Foggia
Lyla Foggia
Stunt Double
Marguerite Happy
Marguerite Happy
Visual Effects Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael L. Fink
Michael L. Fink
Lighting Chief Lighting Technician
Doug Pentek
Doug Pentek
Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Gerald H. Boatright
Gerald H. Boatright
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