Skyfall's high tech storyline was just the latest Hollywood attempt to explore the crazy world of computer hacking. Though they often fail, filmmakers keep trying to make the ultimate "hack the planet" movie. From Tron and WarGames to Hackers, The Matrix, XXX, Sneakers and Die Hard 4.0, hacker movies have become their own subgenre with their own set of rules. Here they are.
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