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  1. 3 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... Freefall airbag. Are you a fan of Matthew Broderick? If so, you won't want to miss the big screen return of “WarGames,” his second feature film. In the 1983 movie, a Seattle teenager (Broderick) finds a back door into a ...

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  2. Why Michael Madsen Hates IMDBRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... a random sample of performances from his career, as the column's format dictates. Buried in the anecdotes about how WarGames was a happy accident in his professional life, and how he's enjoying his current stint on Comedy Central's Big Time in ...

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  3. From '2001 to 'Blade Runner': 11 Coolest Portrayals of A.I. in MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Fandango.com

    ... impending death. His death soliloquy is one of the greatest in cinematic history. "Do you want to play a game?" In 'WarGames,' WOPR (or War Operation Plan Response) is an A.I. system designed to take charge of America's nuclear weapons arsenal in ...

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    Mar 17, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... in the Grass" and "St. Elsewhere" - before being cast as Matthew Broderick's girlfriend in the 1983 movie, "WarGames" (pictured). Like Estevez, she also appeared in both "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" in 1985. Word has it Allison's ...

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  5. Reunion stirs interest in 'Breakfast Club'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... in the Grass" and "St. Elsewhere" - before being cast as Matthew Broderick's girlfriend in the 1983 movie, "WarGames" (pictured). Like Estevez, she also appeared in both "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" in 1985. Word has it Allison's ...

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  6. Drone Mania Sparks Blue Thunder RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | TG Daily

    While there were so many cool movies that came out in the summer of '82, '83 was a good genre summer as well. The big boy of the season was of course Return of the Jedi, but there was also WarGames and Blue Thunder .

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  7. Sony Pictures to Remake Blue ThunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | ComingSoon.net

    ... original, which was written by Dan O'Bannon ( Alien ) and Don Jakoby ( Evolution ) and directed by John Badham ( Wargames ). The '83 Blue Thunder starred Roy Scheider and Daniel Stern, and later became a short-lived TV series in '84. Dana Brunetti ...

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  8. 'Ladyhawke' Soundtrack Album Review Music By Andrew PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Broderick as Phillippe, a wise cracking thief nicknamed "Mouse" who has escaped from the evil Bishop (John Wood, WarGames) his army and his dungeon. Phillippe is then rescued from the Bishop's men by Navarre (Rutger Hauer, Blade Runner), a former ...

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    Mar 2, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    Britain's spy agency is calling on 'WarGames'-style student hackers to help protect our borders from terrorists and organised crime - with a SUMMER SCHOOL. Officials at GCHQ are searching for youngsters to take on a ten-week course at their ultra-secretive headquarters, in a bid to battle against the next generation of cyber criminals.

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  10. Student Teams From Earle, Red Bank Regional Headed To National Cyber Security CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Patch.com

    Going all the way back to Matthew Broderick breaking into a national defense computer to play a game of "Global Thermonuclear War" in the 1983 movie "WarGames," to the current MTV show "Eye Candy" starring Victoria Justice as a hacker teaming up with police to find her missing sister, teens are inevitably on the wrong side of computer security. There's a group of students representing Naval Weapons Station Earle who, along with others across the country, are turning that perception around.

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  11. 2 Student Teams From Little Silver's Markham Place School Headed To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Patch.com

    Going all the way back to Matthew Broderick breaking into a national defense computer to play a game of "Global Thermonuclear War" in the 1983 movie "WarGames," to the current MTV show "Eye Candy" starring Victoria Justice as a hacker teaming up with police to find her missing sister, teens are inevitably on the wrong side of computer security. There's a group of students representing Naval Weapons Station Earle who, along with others across the country, are turning that perception around.

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  12. Short doc "The 414s" hacks its way into Sundance, CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    A military supercomputer asks Matthew Broderick that infamous question in "WarGames," the old hit techno-thriller back from 1983. For a bunch of Milwaukee-based teenage hackers seeing themselves and their passion reflected on the big screen the answer to that ominous inquiry would be yes, setting off a hacking story with a Hollywood twist long before Sony was more interested in movies more than Walkman sales and Seth Rogen and James Franco would became subjects of presidential discourse.

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  13. From 'Matrix' to 'Sneakers,' the 5 Best Hacker FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Along with Disney's Tron , which was released the year before, John Badham 's WarGames heralded the arrival of a new genre: the hacker-gamer action flick. Grounded in Cold War jitters and the rise of the video arcade, this coming-of-age thriller became a box office smash that helped launch 20-year-old Matthew Broderick into the spotlight.

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  14. Girls are better at creating computer games than their male friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... first and easiest trigger to learn. Films that portray computer programmers as geeky boys, like in the 1983 movie Wargames starring Matthew Broaderick and Ally Sheedy, are blamed for turning many girls off studying computer science at university In ...

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  15. James Griffin: Potentially great Hasbro-Dreamworks filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the shackles of toy slavery. Risk would star Matthew Broderick and would be a sort-of-sequel to his 1983 film WarGames , crossed with the 1995 Robin Williams film, Jumanji . A now-middle-aged Matthew, with his lovely wife (a career resurrection for ...

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  16. BWW Interview: Tony-Nominee John Ellison Conlee Chats All Things...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... be able to play this part having been such a fan. That's gotta be special. Absolutely, growing up TOOTSIE, 9 TO 5 WARGAMES, CLOAK & DAGGAR, those were all some of my favorite movies. I even loved his TV series, BUFFALO BILL; I just always loved that ...

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