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Hackers Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Matthew Lillard, Fisher Stevens, Lorraine Bracco

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"Hackers" is an exciting cyberclassic about a group of gifted, misunderstood teenagers who enjoy hacking into computers but never to harm anyone. They are put in peril when one of them discovers a secret computer file hidden in the garbage of a supercomputer that belongs to a multinational corporation. He is subsequently arrested and charged with planting a virus that will cause oil tankers to spill over and create a natural disaster. He's innocent and completely clueless, and his friends set out to prove it, led by Dade Murphy/Zero Cool/Crash Override (Jonny Lee Miller), a gifted hacker with a secret. Dade is new to the gang but he is also the most talented. Dade faces tough but amorous competition with Kate Libby/Acid Burn (Angelina Jolie) a beautiful and intelligent hacker who resents his imposition on her life and her friends. They have to overcome this to defeat the villain, a mastermind hacker called The Plague (Fisher Stevens) who has himself planted the virus to cover up his attempt to defraud the company of millions using a sophisticated worm. The young hackers set out to prove this scheme, clear their names and earn respect from the adult authorities who mistrust and slander them.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   computer info

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes

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