The Resource Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham

Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham

Label
Wargames
Title
Wargames
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; 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
Actor
Director of photography
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
DV1
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, William A. Fraker ; editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Arthur B. Rubinstein
Dewey number
791.4372
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, Spanish or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W37 2008
PerformerNote
Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1934-2019
  • 1962-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2011
  • 1940-
  • 1923-2010
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  • Badham, John
  • Goldberg, Leonard
  • Schneider, Harold
  • Lasker, Lawrence
  • Parkes, Walter F.
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Wood, John
  • Sheedy, Ally
  • Corbin, Barry
  • Fraker, William A.
  • Rolf, Tom
  • Rubinstein, Arthur B.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Sherwood Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
113
Series statement
MGM DVD
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  • Hackers
  • Computer games
  • War games
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Video games and teenagers
  • Computer games
  • Hackers
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Video games and teenagers
  • War games
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1
  • Special features include audio commentary by the director & writers; 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version -- "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 peak at WarGames, The dead code -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 Dolby surround ; English Dolby surround ; Spanish mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109876
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, dual layer, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1
  • Special features include audio commentary by the director & writers; 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version -- "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 peak at WarGames, The dead code -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 Dolby surround ; English Dolby surround ; Spanish mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109876
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1, dual layer, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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