WarGames
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1983
Director: John Badham
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 027616-705624
Running time: 1:53 (113 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: April 28, 1998
Collection type: Owned (#1460)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 7 / 10
Overview
Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller's Day Off) and Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club) star in this compelling drama filled with action, suspense and high-tech adventures! Featuring superb performances by Dabney Coleman and Barry Corbin, WarGames is brilliant...funny...and provocative" (New York) — a fast-paced, cyber-thriller.

Computer hacker David Lightman (Broderick) can bypass the most advanced security systems, break the most intricate secret codes and master even the most difficult computer games. But when he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer, he initiates a confrontation of global proportions — World War III! Together with his girlfriend (Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (Tony Award winner John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.
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Genres
Science-Fiction
Suspense/Thriller
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • United Artists
 • MGM/UA Entertainment
 • Sherwood Productions
Media Companies:
 • MGM Home Entertainment
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Top 100 Movies
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
 • Closed Captioned
 • 8 Page Booklet with Trivia and Production Notes
Easter Eggs
Press the left arrow key in the main menu and you will highlight the "Tic Tac Toe" screen in the lower left corner. Press "Enter" and you will see a small scene of "Joshua" playing Tic Tac Toe, shattering the screen in the end.
Crew
Direction
John Badham....Director
Writing
Lawrence Lasker....Writer
Walter F. Parkes....Writer
Production
Leonard Goldberg....Executive Producer
Harold Schneider....Producer
Cinematography
William A. Fraker....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Tom Rolf....Film Editor
Music
Arthur B. Rubinstein....Composer
Sound
Willie D. Burton....Production Sound Mixer
Michael J. Kohut....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Carlos de Larios....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Aaron Rochin....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Angelo P. Graham....Production Designer
James J. Murakami....Art Director
Ray Summers....Costume Designer
Perry Michael Germain....Make-up Artist
Brenda Todd....Make-up Artist
Mike Fink....Visual Effects
Joe Digaetano....Visual Effects
Cast
Matthew Broderick....David
Dabney Coleman....McKittrick
John Wood....Falken
Ally Sheedy....Jennifer
Barry Corbin....General Beringer
Juanin Clay....Pat Healy
Kent Williams....Cabot
Dennis Lipscomb....Watson
Joe Dorsey....Conley
Irving Metzman....Richter
Michael Ensign....Beringer's Aide
William Bogert....Mr. Lightman
Susan Davis....Mrs. Lightman
James Tolkan....Wigan
David Clover....Stockman
Drew Snyder....Ayers
John Garber....Corporal in the Infirmary
Duncan Wilmore....Major Lem
Billy Ray Sharkey....Radar Analyst
John Spencer....Jerry
Michael Madsen....Steve
Erik Stern....Commander
Gary Bisig....Deputy
Gary Sexton....Technician
Jason Bernard....Captain Knewt
Frankie Hill....Airman Fields
Jesse Goins....Sergeant
Alan Blumenfeld....Mr. Liggett
Len Lawson....Boys Vice Principal
Maury Chaykin....Jim Sting
Eddie Deezen....Malvin
Stephen Lee....Sgt. Schneider
Lucinda Crosby....Nurse in Infirmary
Stack Pierce....Airman
Art LaFleur....Guard
Brad David Berwick....Flight Pilot Leader
Martha Shaw....Vice Principal's Secretary
Howie Allen....Boy in Arcade
Mike Adams....Travis
James Ackerman....Joshua
Jim Harriott....Newcaster
Tom Lawrence....Sgt. Sims
Frances Nealy....Visitor
Charles Akins....Major Ford
Glenn Standifer....Major Wenstin
Edward Jahnke....NORAD Officer
Paul V. Picerni, Jr.....Technician