Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Jason Shankel.

Title: WarGames
Date: 1983

Vitals: High school hacker's innocent attempt to steal intellectual property and get into Ally Sheedy's pants almost leads to World War III.

Famous names: Matthew Broderick Dabny Coleman Michael Madsen Ally Sheedy

Crunchy goodness: 4.5

Life lesson: Tic Tac Toe is much more interesting when you play it with nukes.

Most painfully dated moment: An IMSAI tricked out with dual 8 inch floppies!

Deadliest spoiler: The only winning move is not to play, which isn't so much a "winning move," per se, because it's not a move and you don't win. But you get my point.


WarGames at The 80's Movie Rewind - Teaser, Review, Trivia & Behind the Scenes info

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