Hacker movies are a beloved subset of geek cinema. They're often embarrassing, with absurd references to modems, people wrestling over floppies, and lots of fake screen interfaces. Melting icons. That sort of thing. But which is the best of all?
Is it Sandra Bullock, the strong, fierce, pizza-ordering shut-in-turned-heroine from The Net?
Is it the goofy hackers of Hackers, assaulting the Gibson?
Is it WarGames, with its messages of peace?
Is it Johnny Mnemonic, with an IMDB summary so horrific, it might deserve to win?
A data courier, carrying a data package literally inside his head too large to hold for long, must deliver it before he dies from it.
What about Virtuosity, the Denzel Washington version of Johnny Mnemonic?
The Matrix is technically a hacking movie, right?
As Is Short Circuit?
Surely we're missing some. Cast your vote and decide, but don't ironically hack the poll.