The List –
Charlie’s Angels – 2000
Natalie, Dylan and Alex are three beautiful and uniquely talented tough girls are given the task of finding the kidnapped owner of Knox Enterprises, Eric Knox, by their millionaire boss, Charlie.
Hackers in Wonderland – 2000
Hackers in Wonderland is a 2000 documentary film, produced and directed by Russell Barnes, about hackers in the United Kingdom. The documentary contains interviews with the hackers, revealing what drives them to hack, and their opinions about hacktivism. Wikipedia
Takedown – 2000
Based on the story of the capture of computer hacker ‘Kevin Mitnick’. However, when breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, he’s in for a shock and has more than he can handle.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence – 2001
David, a highly advanced robotic boy, longs to become a human child so that he can regain the love of his foster mother who abandoned him. He soon embarks on a journey to make his dreams come true.
Antitrust – 2001
When Milo (Ryan Phillippe) graduates from college and lands his dream job writing software at a multi-billion dollar computer company, he couldn’t be more thrilled. The company’s magnetic founder (Tim Robbins) that he worshiped as a child is now his personal mentor. As he settles into his new position, Milo uncovers some dark secrets about the firm and soon learns that he can’t trust anyone but himself in the high stakes world of computer technology.
The Code – 2001
The Code is an English-language Finnish documentary about Linux from 2001, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software movement. Wikipedia
Freedom Downtime – 2001
Freedom Downtime is a 2001 documentary film sympathetic to the convicted computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, directed by Emmanuel Goldstein and produced by 2600 Films. Wikipedia
Revolution OS – 2001
“Revolution OS” tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against Microsoft and created GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement. Microsoft fears GNU/Linux, and rightly so. GNU/Linux and the Open Source & Free Software movements arguably represent the greatest threat to Microsoft’s way of life.
The Score – 2001
Nick Wells, a professional safe-cracker who is on the verge of retirement, is forced by his partner, Max, to participate in one final heist that involves stealing a French sceptre.
Secret History of Hacking – 2001
The focus of this documentary is phreaking, computer hacking, and social engineering occurring from the 1970s through the 1990s. John Draper, Steve Wozniak, and Kevin Mitnick are prominently featured.
Swordfish – 2001
Gabriel Shear, a spy, offers computer hacker Stanley, who is out on parole, a chance to rebuild his future by helping him hack an exorbitant amount from illegal government funds.
Catch Me if You Can – 2002
Notorious con artist Frank Abagnale has duped people worth millions of dollars with his masterful art of deception. With his scams getting bolder, he is soon pursued by FBI agent Carl Hanratty.
Cypher – 2002
A man starts working as an industrial spy in an attempt to liven up his life but gets more than he bargained for when he meets a mysterious woman.
Half the Rent – 2002
A computer hacker (Stephan Kampwirth) makes use of people’s apartments while they’re out and soon finds that he has something in common with many of the anonymous occupants.
Minority Report – 2002
A future technology makes it possible for cops to catch criminals before a crime is committed. John Anderton is accused of one such crime and sets out to prove his innocence.
Storm Watch – 2002
America’s best player, who plays a virtual reality online game, gets pulled into a race against time situation to stop a weather satellite from destroying the world.
Terminal Error – 2002
A link is realised between a string of catastrophes in Portland and a father and son team must race to kill a deadly computer virus that has a mind of its own.
Code 46 – 2003
William, who works as a government investigator in a futuristic world, falls in love with Maria, who is a suspect in a forgery case.
The Core – 2003
When the Earth’s inner core stops spinning, it causes the planet’s electromagnetic field to rapidly deteriorate. The only way to save planet Earth is to set the core spinning again.
Foolproof – 2003
A few friends have an unusual hobby of planning grand heists but never really putting them into action. They get into trouble when someone blackmails them into creating and pulling off a real heist.
In the Realm of the Hackers – 2003
In The Realm of the Hackers is a 2003 Australian documentary directed by Kevin Anderson about the prominent hacker community, centered in Melbourne, Australia in the late 1980s until early 1990. Wikipedia
The Italian Job – 2003
John Bridger and Charlie Croker assemble a team to steal gold bars from a vault in Venice, but one of their team members betrays them. After many years, Charlie meticulously plans another heist.
The Matrix Reloaded – 2003
At the Oracle’s behest, Neo attempts to rescue the Keymaker and realises that to save Zion within 72 hours, he must confront the Architect. Meanwhile, Zion prepares for war against the machines.
Paycheck – 2003
Michael, a reverse engineer, is pursued by the policemen on charges of murder and treason. Suffering from amnesia, he is forced to piece together his past while on the run.
One Point O – 2004
After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.
V for Vendetta – 2004
In a futuristic and totalitarian Britain, a freedom fighter uses terrorist tactics to fight the oppressive society. Evey aids him in his mission to bring down the government.
Deja Vu – 2006
Doug joins hands with the FBI in order to investigate a ferry explosion. Using a technique that enables him to look into the past, he also tries his best to save a woman he knows.
The Departed – 2006
An undercover agent and a spy constantly try to counter-attack each other in order to save themselves from being exposed in front of the authorities. Meanwhile, both try to infiltrate an Irish gang.
Firewall – 2006
With his family held for ransom, Jack, a security executive for a global bank, is commanded to loot his own business. He then faces the demanding task of thwarting the kidnapper’s scheme.
Hacking Democracy – 2006
Hacking Democracy is a 2006 Emmy nominated documentary film broadcast on HBO and created by producer / directors Russell Michaels and Simon Ardizzone, with producer Robert Carrillo Cohen, and executive producers Sarah Teale, Sian Edwards & Earl Katz. Wikipedia
In Ascolto – 2006
A spy (Michael Parks) for the National Security Agency works under cover to expose an executive (James Parks) at a computer software firm.
Man of the Year – 2006
Tom Dobbs, a news anchor, contests the presidential elections. When he manages to win, he is shocked. However, unknown to him, he owes his win to a technical glitch.
The Net 2.0 – 2006
Hope, a computer systems analyst, goes to Istanbul to start a new job. Her life is turned upside down when she realises that her identity has been stolen and her bank account has been emptied.
Pulse – 2006
Hacker Josh stumbles upon a powerful wireless signal developed by Douglas Ziegler, whereby a mysterious force robs people of their will to live, leading to a suicide epidemic.
A Scanner Darkly – 2006
Bob Arctor, an undercover agent, is on a mission to investigate groups involved in the drug trade. In the process, he becomes a drug addict and tries to protect his secret identity.
Bourne Ultimatum – 2007
Jason Bourne sets off on a quest to uncover his dark past. However, to get to the end of the riddle, he must dodge the CIA agents who’re trying to kill him.
Breach – 2007
Eric O’Neil, a newbie FBI agent, is assigned to work with Robert Hanssen, an old-timer who is suspected of leaking vital information to the Russians.
Every Step You Take – 2007
This documentary is an in-depth look at modern-day Britain and its Orwell-esque levels of government surveillance. It explores the pros and cons of CCTV, highlighted by commentary from notable experts in the field.
Live Free or Die Hard – 2007
Live Free or Die Hard is a 2007 American action-thriller film directed by Len Wiseman, and serves as the fourth installment in the Die Hard film series. It is based on the 1997 article “A Farewell to Arms” written for Wired magazine by John Carlin. Wikipedia
21 – 2008
Micky, a math professor, recruits five brilliant students and uses their skills to win millions of dollars at blackjack in Las Vegas.
It’s hard nowadays to imagine what life was like before the Internet and World Wide Web made the world a much smaller place. This four-part series of one-hour episodes tells the stories of America’s biggest corporations and the few computer experts who started an Internet revolution with their new technologies. Founders of some of the world’s largest websites (including eBay, Google, Amazon and Yahoo) share their own stories of amazing growth in the global marketplace. The show is hosted by technology journalist John Heilemann.
Eagle Eye – 2008
Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman receive a mysterious call from an unknown woman. The woman controls their every move and asks them to carry out a dangerous mission planned by a terrorist outfit.
Hackers are People Too – 2008
Hackers Are People Too is a 2008 documentary film about the hacker community, written and directed by Ashley Shwartau. The film was recorded at DEF CON conference. Wikipedia
Untraceable – 2008
An elusive serial killer posts live videos of his brutal murders on a website in order to tease the FBI. Jennifer Marsh, an FBI agent, is assigned the task to track down the psychopath.
WarGames: The Dead Code – 2008
Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a government super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to terrorists.
Echelon Conspiracy – 2009
Max, an engineer, receives mysterious phone calls promising him large sums of money. Events ensue when government officials begin to pursue him.
Eyeborgs – 2009
A federal agent investigates when inconsistencies turn up in the photographic evidence of several murders recorded by mobile robotic cameras.
Gamer – 2009
An expert gamer creates Kable, an avatar of a human being that must cheat death in the world of gaming. However, in order to survive and find his freedom, he strives to fight the deadliest battles.
A journalist is contacted by a retired industrialist to find his niece who has been presumed dead for over 40 years. A female hacker joins the journalist in a hunt that unravels dark mysteries.
Hackers Wanted – 2009
Hackers Wanted is an unreleased American documentary film. Directed and written by Sam Bozzo, the film explores the origins and nature of hackers and hacking by following the adventures of Adrian Lamo, and contrasting his story with that of controversial figures throughout history. Wikipedia
Shadow Government – 2009
Grant Jeffrey details how individual’s rights and freedoms have disappeared.
Transcendent Man – 2009
This documentary tracks the life, work and predictions of controversial technologist Ray Kurzweil. He believes that human and artificial intelligence will synthesize at some point in the future, blurring the line between man and machine, a transformation he terms “The Singularity.” Kurzweil’s opinions are complemented by interviews with noted personalities such as Colin Powell and Stevie Wonder, although needless to say his views also have many detractors.
We Live in Public – 2009
In 1999, Internet entrepreneur Josh Harris recruits dozens of young men and women who agree to live in underground apartments for weeks at a time while their every movement is broadcast online. Soon, Harris and his girlfriend embark on their own subterranean adventure, with cameras streaming live footage of their meals, arguments, bedroom activities and bathroom habits. This documentary explores the role of technology in our lives, as it charts the fragile nature of dot-com economy.
Inception – 2010
Cobb steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. Saito offers to wipe clean Cobb’s criminal history as payment for performing an inception on his sick competitor’s son.
The Social Network – 2010
Mark Zuckerberg creates a social networking site, Facebook, with his friend Eduardo’s help. Though it turns out to be a successful venture, he severs ties with several people along the way.
Tron Legacy – 2010
Sam misses his father, a virtual world designer, and enters a virtual space that has become much more dangerous than his father intended. Now, both father and son embark upon a life-and-death journey.