Hackers Reviews

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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 17, 2015
An onslaught of lame plotting, dopey writing and cornball histrionics.
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.
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.
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
Even if you bought DOS for Dummies, there's nothing in HACKERS that will stretch your brain.
June 9, 2008
There is a great deal more style than substance here.
July 2, 2006
June 30, 2006
You gotta love some of the horrible dialogue in this flick.
July 4, 2005
April 6, 2005
As good as a feature length music video can possibly be.
July 29, 2004
March 11, 2004
May 20, 2003
Though this scheme involves loads of important data, it manages to sound dopey all the same.
February 4, 2003
December 19, 2002
Attractive leads in a leaden suspense story
August 15, 2002
It gives you more insight into the minds of Hollywood hacks than of computer hackers.
June 5, 2002
Ultimately falls flatter than a floppy disk, relying solely on style to divert attention from the lack of an original plot.
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