Hacking is an art for some, for some it’s fun and for some it’s serious shit. For many people, hacking small Email account is hacking and for some taking down a nation a hacking. For me , its my passion or may be i am in love with hacking.Normally, hacking is social engineering and if you are landed here to watch some awesome movies on Hacking, you must be aware of what social engineering is.
By the ways Hacking documentaires listed below doesn’t make you learn Hacking but its good enough to motivate , inspire and give some dramatic info regarding hacking.
List of Hacking Documentaries
- Revolution OS (2001 Documentary)
Storyline : REVOLUTION OS tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against the proprietary software model and Microsoft to create GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement.OS is a documentary that examines the genesis of the Open Source Movement, and explores and explains the technical and intellectual issues involved in a manner understandable to computer
- Freedom Downtime (2001 Documentary)
Storyline : This film is a independent documentary on the wrongful and controversial imprisonment of famed hacker Kevin Mitnik.Though this documentary is one sided, it does bring up many topics that the computer world still seeks to answer today
- The Code (2001)
Storyline :A thief (Morgan Freeman) pulling his last job hires another criminal (Antonio Banderas) to help him steal two Fabergé Eggs.
- Startup.com (2001 Documentary)
Storyline : Startup.com” is an extraordinarily insightful documentary, chronicling not just the rise and fall of dot-com companies in the late 20th century, but also the perils of mixing business and personal relationships in any era. At the center is a grand idea for a Web site: a portal that would allow you to pay parking tickets and handle other municipal government business over the Internet
- E-Dreams (2001 Documentary)
Storyline :An in-depth look at the highs and lows of a dot com. The movie follows the founders of Kozmo.com as they raise money and file for IPO. But no one has predicted the market crash in April 2000
- Hackers Are People Too (2008 Documentary)
Storyline :Hackers Are People Too is a 2008 documentary, filmed at two hacker conferences, piecing together interviews with dozens of hackers – young and old, male and female – to create a cohesive, accurate portrayal of the modern hacking community and attempting to deconstruct the negative connotation of the word ‘hacker’
Storyline : Hackers Wanted is an unreleased American documentary film. Directed and written by Sam Bozzo, the film explores the origins and nature of hackers and hacking by following the adventures of Adrian Lamo, and contrasting his story with that of controversial figures throughout history
- The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires (1996 Documentary)
Storyline : The documentary chronicles the rise of the personal computer/home computer beginning in the 1970s with the Altair 8800, Apple I and Apple II and VisiCalc. It continues through the IBM PC and Apple Macintosh revolution through the 1980s and the mid 1990s, ending at the beginning of the Dot-com boom with the release of Windows 95. It includes interviews with many influential figures in the PC industry, including Apple’s Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, and Oracle’s Larry Ellison.
- Unauthorized Access (1994)
Storyline : Its worth watch movie. “Unauthorized Access” looks at the personalities behind the computers screens and aims to separate the media hype of the ‘outlaw hacker’ from the reality
- Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (2002 Documentary)
Storyline : The movie tells us about two kinds of hackers, the WHITE HATS and the BLACK HATS. The white hats hackers are considered as a hacker who hack for the benefit for other people – reminds us of a classic fairytale character peterpan. In the other hand, the black hats do hacking for their own good
- Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (1998 Mini-Series)
Storyline : Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet is a 1998 three hour documentary film that explores the development the internet.
The documentary explores the development of the Arpanet and email from the Department of Defense in the Military, the Internet, and the World Wide Web in the United States
- TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard
Storyline : Well done documentary, tries to place the viewer on both sides, although offering us a deep insight of how the co-founders of The Pirate Bay prepared themselves for the trial. The film is pro-Pirate Bay, no doubt about it, but everybody tried to be as clear and transparent as possible. That’s what politics aren’t. And that was, as Peter Sunde well put, a political trial. That was real. And that was now.
Storyline : What would happen if, all of a sudden, the global network went black? Economic chaos, societal collapse, cats and dogs living together. Mass hysteria! Reboot is a cyberthriller film that posits the idea that whoever controls the global network, controls the world
- Code 2600
Storyline : CODE 2600 documents the Info-Tech Age, told by the events and people who helped build and manipulate it. It explores the impact this new connectivity has on our ability to remain human while maintaining our personal privacy and security
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