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WarGames (War Games) Reviews

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

It's far too simplistic for comfort -- and downright dangerous if it makes anyone think today's self-destructive forces will bow jovially out of sight as soon as we grown-ups loosen up a little.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

July 30, 2013
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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Like a video game once played, tends to disappear from one's memory bank as soon as it's finished.

Full Review Source: New York Times

August 30, 2004

Time Out
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The first half has a sardonic edge to it, but the more seriously the movie takes itself the sillier it gets.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Randy White
Common Sense Media

Suspenseful Cold War tale with teen gamer in control.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 2, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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As a premise for a thriller, this is a masterstroke.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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To me, the most enjoyable aspect of WarGames is when David is at work on his computer system. There's something wonderfully nostalgic about watching a guy play with such antiquated machinery and recognize that it was [once] considered state-of-the-art.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

April 30, 2009
Alan Jones
Radio Times

This inventive nail-biter is very much a product of its time -- blending the arms-race unease of the early 1980s with the beginning of the home-computer revolution -- but it still manages to both grip and entertain.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2013
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

In this sage satire, warfare is boiled down to the inanities of tic-tac-toe

Full Review Source: CinePassion

June 3, 2010
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002
Rob Vaux
Mania.com

Memory makes the heart grow fonder, even when you're blowing up the world.

Full Review Source: Mania.com | Original Score: B

June 5, 2013
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

May 1, 2003
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

The film hasn't nearly the despair of Dr. Strangelove, but it retains the same underlining moral questions in its portrayal of these unimaginable dilemmas.

Full Review Source: Projection Booth | Original Score: B

July 19, 2007
Variety Staff
Variety
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John Badham solders the pieces into a terrifically exciting story charged by an irresistible idea: an extra-smart kid can get the world into a whole lot of trouble that it also takes the same extra-smart kid to rescue it from.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Nathan Ditum
Total Film

What keeps it remarkably fresh is an unpatronising approach to what is ostensibly a kids' thriller, and a set of ideas (remember when Hollywood used them?) that rightly consign all the cradle modems and dot-matrix printers to the margins.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2013
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The movie's effect on Hollywood and the American consciousness can still be seen today.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 25, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

September 10, 2004
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

| Original Score: 4/5

October 11, 2002
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

| Original Score: 3/5

March 12, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the early films to warn about the dangers of hackers and the possibilities of computers controlling our lives.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

February 10, 2008
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Exciting and well-paced.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
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