David Lightman is a young hacker, a computer expert capable of bypassing the most advanced security systems and deciphering the most hermetic secret codes. One day he accidentally connects his computer to that of the US Department of Defense, in charge of the nuclear defense system. Thinking that what he has found are new computer games, David plays checkers, chess and other more intriguing games such as Global Thermonuclear War with the supercomputer. Thus, unwittingly, David triggers a dangerous situation that is difficult to control. With the help of his girlfriend and another computer scientist, he will try, in a race against time, to avoid World War III.
AÑO: 1983
DIRECCIÓN: John Badham
PAÍS: United States
SECCIÓN: Largometrajes