Hackers Reviews

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May 3, 2013
Hackers isn't a very good movie, but it's a darn sight more fun than The Net.
May 3, 2013
After the mechanics of the thriller plot start to kick in, the film drags. And when it's time for the big cyber-showdown, we're stuck, once again, with footage of frantic typing.
May 3, 2013
This is a movie that sums up the worst of the computer era: zapping you with techno-cliches and trapping you in constant visual crash and burn.
May 3, 2013
The story is negligible, but it offers the same order of fun as a good rock video: the marriage of images and music.
September 7, 2011
What's most grating about Hackers, however, is the guileless way the movie buys in to the computer-kid-as-elite-rebel mystique currently being peddled by magazines like Wired.
January 14, 2011
Without being any sort of miracle, this engaging and lively exploitation fantasy-thriller about computer hackers, anarchistic in spirit, succeeds at just about everything The Net failed to.
December 10, 2018
One may criticise Hackers for being unreal, ridiculous or just too cheesy, but it stands as one of the most underrated gems to have come out of the 1990s. The performances are vibrant, the storytelling is kinetic and the visuals are something to behold.
August 25, 2015
Cutting-edge ideas can't quite compensate for a banal storyline.
August 21, 2015
Rarely do movies try-and fail-as hard to be cool as Hackers.
August 20, 2015
...ticks all the right boxes for what might be called the teenage wish fulfillment drama.
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