War Games (1983)
Watch War Games from 1983
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ABOUT THE MOVIE:
High school student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) unwittingly hacks into a military supercomputer while searching for new video games.
After starting a game of Global Thermonuclear War, Lightman leads the supercomputer to activate the nation’s nuclear arsenal in response to his simulated threat as the Soviet Union.
Once the clueless hacker comes to his senses, Lightman, with help from his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy), must find a way to alert the authorities to stop the onset of World War III.
The movie was budgeted for 12 million dollars and did almost 80 million at the box office.