TOP 20 COOL HACKING MOVIES OF HOLLYWOOD (Random Order)

Written By Akshay Prabhale on Saturday, February 8, 2014 | 10:39 AM

  • 1.Die Hard 4: Live Free or Die Hard (2007)



    John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.

  • 2. Hackers (1995)

    A young boy is arrested by the US Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus.
  • 3. Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

    History of Apple and Microsoft.
  • 4. The Italian Job (2003)

    After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.
  • 5. Untraceable (2008)

    FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.
  • 6. Foolproof (2003)

    Kevin, Sam and Rob are founding members of a theoretical group which pulls off heists. Leo, a gangster, blackmails them into pulling off a real multi-million dollar heist. Now it's up to them to get out alive.
  • 7. Firewall (2006)



    A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.
  • 8. The Score (2001)

    An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
  • 9. Swordfish (2001)

    A secretive renegade counter-terrorist co-opts the world's greatest hacker (who is trying to stay clean) to steal billions in US Government dirty money.
  • 10. Sneakers (1992)

    Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.
  • 11. The Social Network (2010)



    Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business.
  • 12. Takedown (2000)

    This film is based on the story of the capture of computer hacker "Kevin Mitnick".
  • 13.Prime Risk (1985)

    A female engineer, with the assistance of her pilot-wannabe male friend, discovers a way to rip off ATM machines, but in doing so stumbles upon a plot to destroy the U.S. monetary system.
  • 14.Ghost in the Shell (1995)

    A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
  • 15.23 (1998)

    The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his heritage in a flat and a home computer. At first he dials up to bulletin boards to discuss conspiracy theories inspired by his favorite novel, R.A. Wilson's "Illuminatus", but soon he and his friend David start breaking into government and military computers. Pepe, one of Karl's rather criminal acquaintances senses that there is money in computer cracking - he travels to east Berlin and tries to contact the KGB.
  • 16.Webmaster (1998)

    JB is the city's best attacker, who lives a carefully organized life in and outside the network. After hacking into the most powerful of all domains the Stoiser domain, JB thought that the cruel Stoiser would kill him. But instead he gave him a job - as a webmaster.
  • 17.Matrix (Series) (1999-2003)



    A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
  • 18.Antitrust (2001)

    A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.
  • 19.Code Hunter/ Storm Watch (2002)

    America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world destruction. With just hours left, can the code be broken to save the world from total annihilation?
  • 20. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)


    Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

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