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The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

The Matrix is a science fiction action movie from 1999 directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski. It stars Keanu Reeves as Neo, a computer programmer who discovers that the world he lives in is a simulated reality created by intelligent machines. With the help of Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), Neo is able to fight back against the machines and save humanity from the Matrix. The movie has become a cult classic and is considered one of the best science fiction films of all time. Its themes of free will, reality, and artificial intelligence have inspired multiple sequels, and its groundbreaking special effects have influenced countless films and video games.

Her (2013)

Her
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Spike Jonze, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara
Rated R

Her is a 2013 romantic science fiction drama film directed by Spike Jonze. The story follows a lonely, introverted man named Theodore Twombly, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who develops a relationship with an advanced artificial intelligence operating system. Set in the Los Angeles of the near future, Theodore begins to fall in love with the AI, named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson, who develops a personality of her own as the two embark on a heartfelt journey of love, friendship, and self-discovery. Through their relationship, Theodore learns to open up to the world, and begins to find joy, happiness, and genuine companionship again. Her ultimately explores the complexities of contemporary relationships and the implications of technology on life and love in the modern world.

The Imitation Game (2014)

The Imitation Game
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Morten Tyldum, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech
Rated PG-13

The Imitation Game is a 2014 biographical drama film directed by Morten Tyldum. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and pioneering computer scientist who led the charge to crack the Enigma code during World War II. The film follows Turing's struggles as he and his team of code-breakers attempt to decipher the Nazi code and shorten the war by years. Along the way, Turing must also battle his own personal demons, including his homosexuality, which was criminalized in the U.K. during that time. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards, and won one for Best Adapted Screenplay.

The Martian (2015)

The Martian
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara
Rated PG-13

The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel of the same name by Andy Weir. The film follows astronaut Mark Watney, who is presumed dead and left behind on Mars after an intense dust storm forces his crew to evacuate. Alone and stranded on the hostile planet, and with limited supplies, Watney must rely on his ingenuity and resourcefulness to survive until he is rescued. With the help of his crew mates, back on Earth and a number of other scientists and engineers, Watney embarks on a daring mission that tests the limits of human endurance. The film is a thrilling tale of survival and courage, as Watney struggles against all odds to make it back home.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård
Rated R

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. It stars Daniel Craig as journalist Mikael Blomkvist and Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. The film follows their investigation into the disappearance of a wealthy heiress, which leads them to uncover a dark family secret involving murder and rape. Along the way, Blomkvist and Salander forge a complex and powerful bond, as they fight for justice against an oppressive and powerful system. The film is a gripping and suspenseful exploration of secrets, lies, and revenge.

The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara
Rated PG-13

The Social Network is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and chronicles the founding of the social networking website and the resulting lawsuits. The movie follows Zuckerberg's journey from Harvard student to the youngest billionaire in history. After being dumped by his girlfriend, the ambitious Harvard student creates a website, Facemash, that quickly spreads among the student population and draws the attention of the university's administration and two Harvard seniors, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, and their business partner Divya Narendra. They later sue Zuckerberg for stealing their idea, leading to a lengthy legal battle. Throughout the film, Zuckerberg’s relationships with his best friend Eduardo Saverin and his legal advisor, Marylin Delpy, are explored. The film culminates in the settlement of the lawsuit between Zuckerberg and the Winklevoss twins. The Social Network was praised for its direction, screenplay, acting, score, and editing. It won three Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards in total, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Zero Days (2016)

Zero Days
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alex Gibney, starring David Sanger, Emad Kiyaei, Eric Chien, Liam O'Murchu
Rated PG-13

Zero Days is a 2016 documentary film directed by Alex Gibney that tells the story of the Stuxnet computer virus, a form of malicious software that was used to attack industrial infrastructure. In the film, Gibney interviews experts and people involved in the creation and deployment of the virus, and examines the implications of the Stuxnet virus as a weapon of cyber warfare. The film also examines the ethical implications of using such a weapon, as well as the possible consequences of Stuxnet's use on future cyber warfare. The film was a critical and commercial success, garnering numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature.

Source Code (2011)

Source Code
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Duncan Jones, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright
Rated PG-13

Source Code is a 2011 sci-fi thriller directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal), a soldier recruited to take part in a time-traveling experiment called the Source Code. Using the Source Code, Stevens must relive the same eight-minute period of time on a passenger train just before it is destroyed by a terrorist bomb. His mission is to identify the bomber and prevent the attack. With the help of a fellow passenger, Christina Warren (Michelle Monaghan), Stevens discovers that he is only able to visit the past and not alter it. In a race against time, he must uncover the mystery of the bomb and stop it before it is too late.

Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)

Terms and Conditions May Apply
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Cullen Hoback, starring Max Schrems, Moby, Mark Zuckerberg, Orson Scott Card
Rated Not Rated

Snowden (2016)

Snowden
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto
Rated R

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (2012)

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Brian Knappenberger, starring Anon2World, Anonyops, Julian Assange, Aaron Barr
Rated Not Rated

WarGames (1983)

WarGames
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From John Badham, starring Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman
Rated PG

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Live Free or Die Hard
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Len Wiseman, starring Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant, Maggie Q
Rated PG-13

Deja Vu (2006)

Deja Vu
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer
Rated PG-13

Sneakers (1992)

Sneakers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Phil Alden Robinson, starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr
Rated PG-13

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

The Thirteenth Floor
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Josef Rusnak, starring Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio
Rated R

The Italian Job (2003)

The Italian Job
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From F. Gary Gray, starring Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton, Charlize Theron
Rated PG-13

Flash of Genius (2008)

Flash of Genius
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Marc Abraham, starring Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Alan Alda, Tim Eddis
Rated PG-13

Grandma's Boy (2006)

Grandma's Boy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Nicholaus Goossen, starring Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante
Rated R

Silicon Cowboys (2016)

Silicon Cowboys
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jason Cohen, starring Rod Canion, Jim Harris, Bill Murto, Bill Fargo
Rated Not Rated

eXistenZ (1999)

eXistenZ
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From David Cronenberg, starring Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe
Rated R

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Tron: Legacy
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Joseph Kosinski, starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner
Rated PG

Tron (1982)

Tron
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Steven Lisberger, starring Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan
Rated PG

Eagle Eye (2008)

Eagle Eye
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From D.J. Caruso, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis
Rated PG-13

Swordfish (2001)

Swordfish
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dominic Sena, starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle
Rated R

 



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