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In this high-tech thriller, Dade Murphy (Jonny Lee Miller) has been fascinated with computers all his life; at the age of 11, he was able to break into the computer network of several top Wall Street investment and banking firms, and he nearly caused a major stock market crash in the process. As punishment, Dade was forbidden to use a computer until his 18th birthday, but now that he's of age, he's diving back into his PC head first. Dade meets up with a group of fellow hackers: tough-talking cyber gamer Kate, aka Acid Burn (Angelina Jolie), junior hacker Jesse Bradford, born prankster Cereal Killer (Matthew Lillard), Nikon (Lawrence Mason), named for his photographic memory, and telephone expert Phantom Phreak (Renoly Santiago). Dade and his pals aren't out to destroy systems or do cybercrime for profit; they simply want to know more about the systems they encounter, and they like raising some good-natured havoc. But in their travels through cyberspace, they discover The Plague (Fisher Stevens), a former hacker turned computer security expert with a huge multinational corporation. The Plague has not only done the unthinkable and gone into anti-hacker enforcement, he's secretly allied himself with a group of criminals and is using his expertise to drain funds from corporate bank accounts and transfer them to himself and his mistress, Margo (Lorraine Bracco). The Plague is also smart enough to leave clues that would lead investigators to someone else -- in this case, Dade and his friends -- and has a secret weapon at his disposal, a computer virus that could wipe out the entire world wide web in a matter of minutes. Several sequences for Hackers were shot at New York City's Stuyvesant High School, where coincidentally several months after filming, several students were arrested by F.B.I. agents for their involvement in computer hacking. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 15, 1995

Cast

Jonny Lee Miller
as Dade Murphy/Crash Override/Zero Cool
Angelina Jolie
as Kate/Acid Burn
Jesse Bradford
as Joey
Matthew Lillard
as Emmanuel Goldstein, "Cereal Killer"
Renoly Santiago
as Phantom Phreak
Fisher Stevens
as Eugene, "The Plague"
Alberta Watson
as Lauren Murphy
Darren Lee
as Razor
Ethan Browne
as Curtis
Lorraine Bracco
as Margo
Wendell Pierce
as Agent Dick Gill
Michael Gaston
as Agent Bob
Penn Jillette
as Hal
Liza Walker
as Laura
Bob Sessions
as Mr Ellingson
Felicity Huffman
as Attorney
Gary Klar
as Mr Simpson
Johnny Myers
as Sysops Technician
Sam Douglas
as English Teacher
Jeff Harding
as V.P.'s
Ralph Winter
as V.P.'s
Ricco Ross
as Reporter
Eric Loren
as News Technician
Tony Sibbald
as Jail Guard
Steven Angiolini
as Rollerblader
Marc Anthony
as Agent Ray
Jennifer Badger
Melissa Barkan
Kevin Brewerton
as Sysops Technician
Mike Cicchetti
as Ellingson Guard
William DeMeo
as Jock
Denise George
as Denise
Roberta Gotti
as Italian Hacker
Jeb Handwerger
as Freshman On Roof
Don Hewitt, Sr.
Ravil Isyanov
as Russian Hacker
Enzo Junior
as Da Vinci Virus
Paul Klementowicz
as Michael Murphy
Max Ligosh
as Young Dade
Joseph Lloyd
Bill Maul
as Norm
Kristin Moreau
as Flight Attendant
Naoko Mori
as Tokyo Hacker
Christo Morse
Mitchell Nguyen-McCormick
as Freshman On Roof
Mick O'Rourke
as Phone Repairman
Terry Porter
as Joey's Mom
Richard Purro
as Talkshow Host
Nancy Ticotin
as Phreak's Mom
Christopher Waller
Kal Weber
as V.P.
Blake Willett
as S.S. Agent, Seattle
Yoshinori Yamamoto
as V.P.
Richard Ziman
as Judge
Annemarie Zola
as Addict Vickie
Mitchell Nguyen-McCormick
as Freshman On Roof
Kal Weber
as V.P.
Annemarie Zola
as Addict Vickie
William DeMeo
as Jock
Roberta Gotti
as Italian Hacker
Kevin Brewerton
as Sysops Technician
Mike Cicchetti
as Ellingson Guard
Fisher Stevens
as Eugene, "The Plague"
Richard Ziman
as Judge
Ethan Browne
as Curtis
Ricco Ross
as Reporter
Darren Lee
as Razor
Jeff Harding
as V.P.'s
Richard Purro
as Talkshow Host
Johnny Myers
as Sysops Technician
Wendell Pierce
as Agent Dick Gill
Terry Porter
as Joey's Mom
Kristin Moreau
as Flight Attendant
Enzo Junior
as Da Vinci Virus
Naoko Mori
as Tokyo Hacker
Alberta Watson
as Lauren Murphy
Max Ligosh
as Young Dade
Yoshinori Yamamoto
as V.P.
Lorraine Bracco
as Margo
Mick O'Rourke
as Phone Repairman
Ralph Winter
as V.P.'s
Liza Walker
as Laura
Bob Sessions
as Mr Ellingson
Gary Klar
as Mr Simpson
Bill Maul
as Norm
Marc Anthony
as Agent Ray
Denise George
as Denise
Felicity Huffman
as Attorney
Penn Jillette
as Hal
Blake Willett
as S.S. Agent, Seattle
Steven Angiolini
as Rollerblader
Jeb Handwerger
as Freshman On Roof
Ravil Isyanov
as Russian Hacker
Michael Gaston
as Agent Bob
Tony Sibbald
as Jail Guard
Nancy Ticotin
as Phreak's Mom
Sam Douglas
as English Teacher
Eric Loren
as News Technician
Paul Klementowicz
as Michael Murphy

Crew

Iain Softley
Director
Michael Peyser
Producer
Ralph Winter
Producer
Rafael Moreu
Screenwriter
John Sosenko
Cinematographer
Andrzej Sekula
Cinematographer
Bob Last
Musical Direction/Supervision
Carl Cox
Songwriter
Simon Boswell
Composer (Music Score)
Martin Walsh
Editor
Chris Blunden
Editor
John Beard
Production Designer
John Frankish
Art Director
Chris Shriver
Art Director
Janet Graham
Co-producer
Selwyn Roberts
Associate Producer
Iain Softley
Executive Producer
Andrew Nicholson
Set Designer
Roger Burton
Costume Designer
Peter Baldock
Sound/Sound Designer
Jerry Daly
First Assistant Director
Simon Hinkly
First Assistant Director
Jack Hitt
Consultant/advisor
Dave Buchwald
Consultant/advisor
Paul Tough
Consultant/advisor
Peter Chiang
Supervisor/Manager
Jim Dowdall
Stunts
Jery Hewitt
Stunts
Dianne Crittenden
Casting
Tony Miller
Production Accountant
Diana Dill
Script Supervisor
Liz Daxauer
Makeup
Liz Daxauer
Hair Styles
Joel Hladecek
Motion Control Camera
Peter Chiang
Visual Effects
Ed Stabile
First Assistant Editor
Selwyn Roberts
Unit Production Manager
L. Justin Muller
First Assistant Accountant
Tim Field
Visual Effects Producer
Rich McKay
First Assistant Camera
Paul Rabjohns
Music Editor
Christine Blundell
Hair Styles
Christine Blundell
Makeup
Julian Pryce
Second Assistant Editor
Marese Langan
Hair Styles
Marese Langan
Makeup
Annette Gorman
Costumes Supervisor
Craig Barron
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jo Burn
Production Coordinator
Pamela Rittelmeyer
First Assistant Camera
Richard Sharkey
Location Manager
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