Hackers Reviews

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.
June 9, 2008
There is a great deal more style than substance here.
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.
May 20, 2003
Though this scheme involves loads of important data, it manages to sound dopey all the same.
August 15, 2002
It gives you more insight into the minds of Hollywood hacks than of computer hackers.