Written by:Lawrence Lasker (Screenplay), Walter F. Parkes (Screenplay)
Script Synopsis:High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.
WarGames Script Resources:*5373
- WarGames Script PDF - Revised Final Draft - 9/7/1982 at The Script Savant
- WarGames Script PDF - Early 8/13/1981 at Script Fly ($)
- WarGames Script PDF - Rev Final 11/2/1982 at Script Fly ($)
- WarGames Script PDF - 9/7/82 REVISED FINAL at Script City ($)
- WarGames Transcript at Script-O-Rama
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- WarGames ( tt0086567 ) at IMDb
- WarGames ( 860 ) at TheMovieDB.org