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23 (1998)
directed by Hans-Christian Schmid ("the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany", watch now)
Algorithm (2014)
A freelance computer hacker discovers a mysterious government computer program. He breaks into the program and is thrust into a revolution. watch now
Antitrust (2001)
directed by Peter Howitt
Avatar (2009)
An ex-marine merges with an avatar to join an extraordinary natural world. For amazing dreams of a future world. watch trailer
Blade Runner (1982)
Cyberdystopia manifested. Be enlightened.
Breakfast Club (1985)
How geeks, freaks, and jocks get along.
Fight Club (1999)
How it could of happened.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
directed by Mamoru Oshii ("A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the 'Puppet Master'.")
Ghost in the Shell: Innocence (2004)
directed by Mamoru Oshii ("Bato, a cyborg detective for Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot who slaughtered her owner.")
Ghost in the Shell: The Laughing Man (2005)
directed by Kenji Kamiyama ("After 6 years underground infamous hacker 'The Laughing Man' forewarns about his next crime.")
Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society (2006)
directed by Kenji Kamiyama ("Two years after the first GITS, hacker nicknamed the 'Puppet Master' is behind a series of complicated incidents.")
Technotise: Edit & I (2009)
directed by Aleksa Gajić ("Female psychology student visits a dealer on the black market who installs a stolen military chip in her body.")
Hackers (1995)
directed by Iain Softley (watch now)
Highlander (1986)
token nerd fantasy flick
Insecurity (2007)
directed by Rohan Harris ("Insecurity is a hacker film, but rather unlike any you're likely to have seen before." CC-BY-ND watch now)
Interstellar (2014)
directed by Christopher Nolan. [1]
Johnny Mneumonic
Another post-apocalyptic future to avoid.
The Matrix (1999)
directed by the Wachowski brothers ("A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.")
Network (1976)
Activism against TV networks
Oblivion (2013)
despite Tom Cruise, a tale of a possible future when science without religion is victorious.
Pi (1998)
directed by Darren Aronofsky ("A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.")
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
directed by Martyn Burke ("History of Apple and Microsoft.")
Real Genius (1985)
directed by Martha Coolidge
Revenge of the Nerds (1984) The title says it all. Tri-Lambda members find Nerd Corps on this site.
The Road (2009)
post-apocalypse scenario after growth economics and naive ideas about love went wrong.
Short Circuit (1986)
directed by John Badham ("Robot in a group of experimental bots in a lab is electrocuted, becomes intelligent, and escapes")
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
robots.
Sneakers (1992)
directed by Phil Alden Robinson ("Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal.")
Takedown (2000)
directed by Joe Chappelle (watch now)
This is Spinal Tap 1984
Just because. It hacks you.
TRACEROUTE (2016)
directed by Johannes Grenzfurthner ([[2]Project Page])
TRON (1982)
directed by Steven Lisberger
TRON Legacy (2010?)
The future
V for Vendetta (2005)
Remember, remember.
Waking Life (2001)
Thinking about the meaning of life in the universe
Wargames (1983)
directed by John Badham
Welt am Draht (1973)
directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ("Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality…")
World War Z (2013)
Another bad future to avoid: where animals hate humans for their failure to care for the Earth.

Others (not formatted):

  • Enemy of the State: giving ideas of tracking abilities of the powers above
  • The Conversation: ideas of how to add recordings to get greater fidelity
  • various Batman and Mission Impossible films.
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