Top 10 Tech Movies

Movies are the hobby of most of the people, but the taste category is far different.  Some of us love to watch romance and love movies while others like me are interested in technology and hacking movies. Well, in this article I am going to tell you about 10 best tech movies about the life of a hacker. 

The Matrix

This movie is all about the history of hacking and counter hacking between humans and machines, with complex philosophical and religious themes. This movie was released in 1999 and the credit goes to wachowski’s narrative genius. It’s related to full of explosions, martial arts, and groundbreaking special effects. 

In this movie, a hacker learns everything about his role in the war against controllers and the most curious thing he learns from rebels. This is the gem of cinema and no money can replace it till now. It looks the more interesting every time you watch and you can never get bored of it. 


This movie is related to the story of a depressed teenager girl who starts to be manipulated by a cyberbully. This is a reality-based movie about a girl who joined a social networking site made by high school and becomes entangled with many strangers. The next day, the account was hacked by her brother and he uploaded some troublesome information about her. 

After that, her friends started hating her and she got isolated from her friends and she tries to commit suicide. This movie narrated that how the tension achieved even with the small dose of unreality is great. This movie was released in 2015 and directed by Ben Chanan.   


This movie is a science fiction action movie, released in 2010. The main character of the movie is Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) who performed the role of a spy in the movie. This movie is all about a person (Cobb) who can steal the secrets of people through their dreams. His ability made him fugitive and cost everything he loves. 

At the time of redemption, he is offered a task opposite to his ability that is inception or to inculcate ideas to someone’s mind. A dangerous enemy creates difficulties on his way to fulfill the task. It is an interesting story about the hacking of human thought written and directed by Christopher Nolan.


This is an American action crime film written by Skip Woods. This movie centers on a dangerous spy who is hired by the CIA to coerce a computer hacker to steal 9.5 billion dollars from the unused government funds by infecting the FBI Carnivore program with a computer virus. 

This movie was criticized by many writers after it was released in 2001. Instead of criticism, the movie also gets fame due to the fun and action present in it. You can never get bored after seeing this movie. 

The social network

This is the 2010 American biographical film written by Aaron Sorkin. This movie revolves around the story of the Harvard students and programming genius 19 years old Mark Zuckerberg who created Facebook. The story of Facebook’s founding is full of dramatic interpersonal and legal complications. This is an amazing story that gives a thrill to coders because the movie depicts the amazing feats one can achieve by learning a programming language. 


This movie is related to the story of young idealistic programmers and a multi bilinear corporation that offers a good job to the employers. The CEO of the company seems to have a good nature and later he was unveiled by one of his company’s employers. 

This movie was released in 2001 and written by Howard Franklin. This movie portrays that a person can’t trust anyone but in the world of high stake computer technology. 

We are Legion:

This is the 2012 documentary film about the story of ‘hacktivist’. This movie explores the historical roots of an early hacktivist. This story of the movie was written by Brian Knappennberger; it also shows the major turning points in the history of anonymous activists. This movie gained almost all positive reviews. This movie is all about the murky and confusing world of the hacker group Anonymous. This was made by interviewing the participants and the historical story is chronological. It is an extremely informative movie and shows the accidental evolution from a prank star to some sort of activist. Well, this movie is full of the cumulative feeling of urgency and shows how democratic practice can still find a new voice. 

Die Hard 4.0

This movie was released in 2007 and the main character is John McClane who suffers a lot through many tough situations. He has to face the office – block terrorists, crazed renege seekers and airport chaos. It is somehow more tech movie. It shows how a person hacks the computers of most sensitive FBI’s Cyber Crime Division. He has all the skills about the driving of a police car by the speed of the helicopter. Yes, it is right. McClane’s tasked with a notorious hacker who is well-known for countryside mayhem. But in the end, the computers adopt a supporting role to Bruce Willis’s shiny, hacker hunting. 

Fifth Estate:  

The Fifth Estate released in 2013 and is an unauthorized account of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Cumberbatch plays the well-known role of unbelievable Assange. He shows himself as an egotistical and idealist. His main aim is to change the world. There are only a few people who know that Assange is the famous hacker in the country of Australia. Over all this movie is interesting. You will see the real skill of hackers to broke into NASA, Citibank, Stanford University and other possible hacking procedures without being a hack. 


Blackhat is a famous movie released by Chris Hemsworth. Well, this movie’s plot is about the hacking of the nuclear power plant of china. He tries to initiate a nuclear reaction. With the hacking of a power plant, they also steal millions of dollars from the bank. They also hack the stock exchange unbelievably.

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