The Resource WarGames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; produced by Harold Schneider ; directed by John Badham, (DVD)

WarGames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; produced by Harold Schneider ; directed by John Badham, (DVD)

Label
WarGames
Title
WarGames
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; produced by Harold Schneider ; directed by John Badham
Title variation
War games
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Computer hacker David Lightman can bypass the most advanced security systems, break the most intricate secret codes and master even the most difficult computer games. But when he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer, he initiates a confrontation of global proportions -- World War III. Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William A. Fraker ; editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Arthur B. Rubinstein ; production designer, Angelo P. Graham
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, Spanish or French with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin, Juanin Clay, Kent Williams, Dennis Lipscomb, Joe Dorsey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1962-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2011
  • 1940-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1950-
  • 1942-
  • 1925-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Badham, John
  • Lasker, Lawrence
  • Parkes, Walter F
  • Schneider, Harold
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Wood, John
  • Sheedy, Ally
  • Corbin, Barry
  • Clay, Juanin
  • Williams, Kent
  • Lipscomb, Dennis
  • Dorsey, Joe
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hackers
  • Computer games
  • War games
Technique
live action
Label
WarGames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; produced by Harold Schneider ; directed by John Badham, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: audio commentary from director John Badham and writers Lawrence Lasker and Walter Parkes; Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: cold war fortress featurette; Tic tac toe: a true story featurette; Interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneak peek at WarGames: the dead code; original theatrical trailer; downloadable screensaver
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109876
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital surround (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital mono (Spanish, French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
WarGames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; produced by Harold Schneider ; directed by John Badham, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: audio commentary from director John Badham and writers Lawrence Lasker and Walter Parkes; Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: cold war fortress featurette; Tic tac toe: a true story featurette; Interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneak peek at WarGames: the dead code; original theatrical trailer; downloadable screensaver
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109876
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital surround (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital mono (Spanish, French)
Video recording format
DVD

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