Directed by John Badham, "WarGames" (also known as "War Games - Kriegsspiele", "Wargames - giochi di guerra") is a Drama/Thriller film, released on June 03 of 1983 in the USA . Matthew Broderick and Dabney Coleman are starring, alongside John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin and Juanin Clay.
...Where the only winning move is NOT TO PLAY.
Who directed "WarGames":
WarGames was directed by John Badham, an English director, and producer.
Before making WarGames, John Badham had directed Blue Thunder, released in 1983, Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981), Dracula (1979), Saturday Night Fever (1977), The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976). Since, he directed American Flyers, released in 1985, Short Circuit (1986), Stakeout (1987), Bird on a Wire (1990), The Hard Way (1991), and Point of No Return (1993).
What was the release date of "WarGames":
WarGames was initally released in the United States on Friday, June 03, 1983. Also released on Friday, June 03, 1983 have been The Man with Two Brains (dir. Carl Reiner), Psycho II (dir. Richard Franklin), and Psychose II. This was thirty-six (36) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, August 18, 1983 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, May 14, 1983 in France; Friday, October 07, 1983 in Germany; Saturday, November 05, 1983 in Italy; Thursday, August 04, 1983 in Australia and on Saturday, December 24, 1983 in Japan.
What is the cast of "WarGames":
At the casting of WarGames we find Matthew Broderick, previously seen in Max Dugan Returns (1983); Dabney Coleman (Tootsie (1982), Modern Problems (1981)); John Wood (Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Which Way to the Front? (1970)) [ more... ]
- Billy Ray Sharkey and Ally Sheedy, John Garber also appeared in Short Circuit, released in 1986.
- Duncan Wilmore and Matthew Broderick can both be seen in Project X, released in 1987.
- Matthew Broderick and John Wood can be seen in Ladyhawke, released in 1985.
- James Tolkan and Matthew Broderick also appeared in Family Business, released in 1989.
What is the Storyline of "WarGames":
During a secret live fire exercise of a nuclear attack, many United States Air Force Strategic Missile Wing officers prove unwilling to turn a required key to launch a missile strike. Such refusals convince John McKittrick (Dabney Coleman) and other systems engineers at NORAD that command of missile silos must be maintained through automation, without human intervention. Control is given to a NORAD supercomputer, WOPR, programmed to continuously run military simulations and learn how to play better over [...]
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