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The Resource Wargames, United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)

Wargames, United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)

Label
Wargames
Title
Wargames
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham
Title variation
War games
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III
Cataloging source
DV1
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William A. Fraker ; editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Arthur B. Rubinstein
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English, Spanish or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
PerformerNote
Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1962-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2011
  • 1940-
  • 1923-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schneider, Harold
  • Badham, John
  • Lasker, Lawrence
  • Parkes, Walter F
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Wood, John
  • Sheedy, Ally
  • Corbin, Barry
  • Fraker, William A.
  • Rolf, Tom
  • Rubinstein, Arthur B
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Sherwood Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer hackers
  • Computer games
  • War games
  • Video games and teenagers
  • Internet and teenagers
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wargames, United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Special features: Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the Hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress featurette; Tic Tac Toe: aA True Story featurette; interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneek peek at WarGames - The Dead Code; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed, widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1050414
  • (OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wargames, United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Special features: Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the Hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress featurette; Tic Tac Toe: aA True Story featurette; interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneek peek at WarGames - The Dead Code; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed, widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1050414
  • (OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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