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In 1988, 11-year-old Dade "Zero Cool" Murphy (Jonny Lee Miller) is arrested and charged with crashing 1,507 computer systems in a single day and causing a single-day 7-point drop in the New York Stock Exchange. His family is fined $45,000 for the events and he is banned from using computers or touch-tone telephones until he is 18 years old. Seven years later, Dade is now living with his divorced mother in New York City. On Dade's 18th birthday, he receives a computer and uses social engineering (security) to hack into a local television station's computer network, changing the current TV program to an episode of ''The Outer Limits (1963 TV series)''. However, Dade's intrusion is countered by another hacker (Nickname#Computing "Acid Burn") on the same network, and they briefly converse, with Dade identifying himself by a new alias: "Crash Override".

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  • TheTVDB.com Movie ID 4534
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide September 14, 1995
  • Runtime 107 minutes
  • Genres Action Crime Thriller Drama
  • Spoken Languages English Italian Japanese Russian
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Production Companies Suftley United Artists
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created March 26, 2019
  • Modified May 16, 2019

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