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WarGames ★★½ 1983 (PG)

A young computer whiz, thinking that he's sneaking an advance look at a new line of video games, breaks into the country's NORAD missile-defense system and challenges it to a game of Global Thermonuclear Warfare. The game might just turn out to be the real thing. Slick look at the possibilities of an accidental start to WWI-II. Entertaining and engrossing, but with a B-grade ending. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy; D: John Badham; W: Walter F. Parkes, Lawrence Lasker; C: William A. Fraker; M: Arthur B. Rubinstein.