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Hackers Reviews

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August 25, 2015
Cutting-edge ideas can't quite compensate for a banal storyline.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 21, 2015
Rarely do movies try-and fail-as hard to be cool as Hackers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/10
August 17, 2015
An onslaught of lame plotting, dopey writing and cornball histrionics.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 3, 2013
Hackers isn't a very good movie, but it's a darn sight more fun than The Net.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 3, 2013
The real crime of cyberpunks is that they have encouraged Hollywood to make several bad movies aimed at exploiting this new lifestyle niche.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 3, 2013
A disjointed yet generally enjoyable stint at the movies, even for those who don't know an infobahn from a nanosecond.
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 14, 2011
Silly but enjoyable.
January 14, 2011
A plot thinner than an LCD monitor doesn't prevent the bombastic fun, and the young cast help it hurtle along.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 14, 2011
Even if you bought DOS for Dummies, there's nothing in HACKERS that will stretch your brain.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
June 9, 2008
There is a great deal more style than substance here.
August 9, 2006
stupid and entertaining, to some nostalgia degree
| Original Score: 3/4
June 30, 2006
You gotta love some of the horrible dialogue in this flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
The sappy ending's hard to take, but the on-line showdown between The Plague, the Secret Service and the united worldwide community of hackers is nail-biting.
April 6, 2005
As good as a feature length music video can possibly be.
| Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
Though this scheme involves loads of important data, it manages to sound dopey all the same.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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