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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


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


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