Computer hacker David Lightman (Broderick) can bypass the most advanced security systems, break the most intricate secret codes and mastereven the most difficult computer games. But when he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer, he initiates a confrontation of global proportionsWorld War III! Together with his girlfriend (Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (Tony Awardr winner John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon. OP
Dabney Coleman,Ally Sheedy,John Wood,Matthew Broderick
A teenaged whiz-kid doesn't at first realize that the cool computer game he has stumbled on to is actually a real missile defense system.