WarGames (1983) (3.5/4)

WarGames

Great movie. Kid hacks into what he thinks is a game site and plays thermonuclear war. However, he's gotten in to the government's computer and he's started a nuclear countdown that only one man can stop.

Lead role offered to Kevin Costner who turned it down for The Big Chill, only to have all his scenes cut in that movie

Directed by: John Badham
The cast includes: Matthew Broderick (David Lightman), Dabney Coleman (Dr. John McKittrick), John Wood (Dr. Stephen Falken), Ally Sheedy (Jennifer Katherine Mack), Barry Corbin (Gen. Jack Beringer)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 110 minutes
Presented in: Color
Awards: Academy Awards '83
- Best Cinematography
- Best Original Screenplay
- Best Sound
Related categories: End of the World, Robots, Computers, and Machines

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