Most of the films on the list have a central plot based on or around the hackers. Others have a certain character or enough material on the subject.
These films can make a boring theme for some while entertaining for others.
A necessary list that will help to get more people interested in fighting cybercrime and cybersecurity. (Or so we hope)
2015 – Debug
Six hackers assigned to repair the computer system of a ship drifting in deep space become a source of artificial intelligence with the intention of becoming humans.
2015 – Hacker’s Game
A cyberdetective working for a human rights organization and a hacking expert with suspicious connections gather on the rooftop and join in a virtual chess game. Will your romance survive the deception?
2016 – Snowden
Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Edward J. Snowden in Oliver Stone’s biopic about the ex-contractor of the National Security Agency who becomes disillusioned with the intelligence community and filters classified information, becoming a fugitive from the law and a hero to many .
2016 – Gringo: the dangerous life of John McAfee
The complex creator of the pioneer antivirus John McAfee earned millions before leaving the United States to live in a complex in the jungle of Belize. This documentary of Showtime, which he calls fiction, portrays his life in Belize and the departure in 2012 after a neighbor was murdered.
2016 – Zero Days
Alex Gibney’s documentary focuses on Stuxnet, or “Operation Olympic Games,” a malicious computer developed by the United States and Israel to sabotage a key part of Iran’s nuclear program.
2016 – Risk
Laura Poitras spent six years making this documentary about the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who gave him the opportunity to film him closely, but then tried to censor the film.
2016 – IT
Aviation tycoon Mike Regan (Pierce Brosnan) temporarily hires an IT consultant to do a job in his home and is so impressed that he gives him a full-time job. He is fired when he crosses borders and seeks revenge against the employer and his family.
2016 – Hacker
A young Ukrainian immigrant resorts to piracy and identity theft to support his parents, with the help of a friend who is a black market merchant. The misdemeanors will soon escalate.
2017 – Kim Dotcom: Trapped in the Web
This documentary tells the story of the founder of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, a superhacker, entrepreneur and notorious Internet pirate accused of money laundering, organized crime and copyright infringement.
2017 – The Circle
Mae (Emma Watson) gets a dream job at a technology and social networking company called Circle. She is soon chosen by the founder (Tom Hanks) to participate in an experiment that takes transparency to a new level.