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A curated list of movies every hacker & cyberpunk must watch. Ratings are from IMDb.

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Thrillers / Drama

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
21 Thriller/Drama/Crime 2008 6.8/10
23 Thriller/Drama 1998 7.3/10
Algorithm Thriller/Drama/Crime 2014 4.8/10
Anonymous Thriller/Drama/Crime 2016 6.4/10
Antitrust Thriller/Drama 2001 6.1/10
Blackhat Thriller/Drama 2015 5.4/10
Brazil Drama/Science Fiction 1985 7.9/10
Enemy of the State Thriller/Drama 1998 7.3/10
Hacker's Game Thriller/Drama 2015 3.8/10
Hackers Drama/Crime 1995 6.2/10
I.T. Thriller/Drama/Crime 2016 5.4/10
Listening Thriller/Drama 2014 5.6/10
Live Free or Die Hard Thriller/Action 2007 7.2/10
Office Space Comedy/Romance 1999 7.8/10
Pi Drama/Mystery 1998 7.5/10
Primer Thriller/Drama 2004 7.0/10
Reboot Thriller/Drama 2012 4.1/10
Snowden Thriller/Drama 2016 7.3/10
Swordfish Thriller/Caper Story 2001 6.5/10
Takedown Thriller/Drama 2000 6.3/10
The Circle Thriller/Drama 2017 5.3/10
The Fifth Estate Thriller/Drama 2013 6.2/10
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Thriller/Drama 2011 7.8/10
The Imitation Game Thriller/Drama 2014 8.2/10
The Net 2.0 Thriller/Drama 2006 4.7/10
The Net Thriller/Drama 1995 5.8/10
The Signal Thriller 2014 6.1/10
The Social Network Drama/History 2010 7.7/10
The Thirteenth Floor Thriller/Mystery 1999 7.0/10
Underground: The Julian Assange Story Drama/Biography 2012 6.8/10
Untraceable Thriller/Slasher 2008 6.2/10
WarGames Thriller/Drama 1983 7.1/10
WarGames: The Dead Code Thriller/Drama 2008 4.5/10
Who Am I Drama/Crime 2014 7.6/10

Science Fiction / Fantasy

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
2001: A Space Odyssey Science Fiction/Fantasy 1968 8.3/10
Anon Science Fiction/Thriller 2018 6/10
Avalon Science Fiction/Fantasy 2001 6.6/10
Blade Runner Science Fiction/Thriller 1982 8.2/10
Blade Runner 2049 Science Fiction/Drama 2017 8.3/10
Colossus: The Forbin Project Science Fiction/Thriller 1970 7.1/10
Ex Machina Fantasy/Mystery 2015 7.7/10
eXistenZ Science Fiction/Thriller 1999 6.8/10
Ghost in the Shell Fantasy/Animation 1995 8.0/10
Ghost in the Shell Science Fiction/Action 2017 6.9/10
Her Science Fiction/Romance 2013 8.0/10
Inception Science Fiction/Mystery 2010 8.8/10
Johnny Mnemonic Science Fiction/Action 1995 5.6/10
Morgan Science Fiction/Thriller 2016 5.8/10
One Point O Science Fiction/Mystery 2004 6.2/10
Open Windows Fantasy/Crime 2014 5.2/10
The Lawnmower Man Fantasy/Action 1992 5.4/10
The Matrix Fantasy/Action 1999 8.7/10
The Matrix Reloaded Science Fiction/Action 2003 7.2/10
Transcendence Science Fiction/Drama 2014 6.3/10
World on a Wire Science Fiction/Thriller 1973 7.9/10

Action

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
Eagle Eye Action/Thriller 2008 6.6/10
Echelon Conspiracy Action/Crime/Mystery 2009 5.8/10
Firewall Action/Thriller 2006 5.8/10
Gamer Action/Thriller 2009 5.8/10
Kung Fury Action/Comedy 2015 8.1/10
Sneakers Action/Thriller 1992 7.1/10
The Island Action/Adventure 2005 6.9/10
The Italian Job Action/Thriller 2003 7.0/10
Tron Action/Adventure 1982 6.8/10
Tron: Legacy Action/Adventure 2010 6.8/10
Virtuosity Action/Thriller 1995 5.5/10

Documentaries

MOVIE GENRE YEAR RATING
BBS: The Documentary Documentary 2005 8.7/10
Citizenfour Documentary/Biography 2014 8.1/10
Code 2600 Documentary 2012 7.4/10
Deep Web Documentary 2015 7.1/10
DEFCON: The Documentary Documentary 2013 5.7/10
DSKNECTD Documentary 2013 7.4/10
Downloaded Documentary 2013 6.8/10
Freedom Downtime Documentary 2001 7.6/10
Good Copy Bad Copy Documentary 2007 7.2/10
Hackers Are People Too Documentary/Short Film 2008 6.1/10
Hacking Democracy Documentary 2006 7.9/10
Hackers Wanted Documentary/Indie Film 2009 6.5/10
In the Realm of the Hackers Documentary 2003 7.4/10
Indie Game: The Movie Documentary 2012 7.7/10
Pirates of Silicon Valley Documentary/Drama/TV Film 1999 7.3/10
Plug and Pray Documentary 2010 7.2/10
Revolution OS Documentary/Indie Film 2001 7.3/10
Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web Documentary 2017 7.4/10
Softwaring Hard Documentary 2014 8.2/10
Steal This Film Documentary/Short Film 2006 7.1/10
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard Documentary 2013 7.6/10
Terms and Conditions May Apply Documentary 2013 7.4/10
The Code Documentary 2001 7.5/10
The Great Hack Documentary 2019 7.0/10
The Hacker Wars Documentary 2014 6.6/10
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz Documentary 2014 8.1/10
The KGB, the Computer and Me Documentary 1990 8.3/10
The Secret History Of Hacking Documentary 2001 7.6/10
The Singularity Drama/Science Fiction 2012 7.3/10
War for the Web Documentary 2015 7.4/10
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists Documentary 2012 7.3/10
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Documentary 2013 6.9/10
Zero Days Documentary 2016 7.8/10

TV Shows

TITLE GENRE YEAR RATING
Black Mirror Drama/Science Fiction 2011 8.9/10
CSI: Cyber Drama/Crime/Mystery 2015 5.4/10
Dark Net Documentary/Series 2016 7.3/10
Devs Drama/Mystery/Sci-Fi 2020 7.9/10
Halt and Catch Fire Drama 2014 8.3/10
Mr. Robot Thriller/Drama 2015 8.7/10
Person of Interest Action/Crime/Drama 2011 8.5/10
Scorpion Action/Drama 2014 7.2/10
Serial Experiments Lain Cyberpunk/Animation 1998 8.2/10
Silicon Valley Comedy 2014 8.5/10
StartUp Thriller/Crime 2016 8.1/10
The Code Drama 2014 7.6/10
The IT Crowd Comedy 2006 8.6/10
Travelers Science Fiction 2016 8.0/10
Valley of the Boom Documentary/Drama 2019 6.5/10
Westworld Drama/Mystery 2016 9.0/10
You Are Wanted Thriller/Drama 2017 6.1/10

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