113 mins PG Wargames | 1983 Drama, Comedy A young hacker must help the government stop a program he's set into motion from starting a thermo-nuclear war. 113 mins PG Director: John Badham Writers: Lawrence Lasker, Walter F Parkes Stars: Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood | See full cast & crew » Awards: 3 Oscar nominations. Another 1 win & 3 nominations | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 7Awards Synopsis Cast Matthew Broderick ... David Lightman Actor Dabney Coleman ... John McKittrick Actor John Wood ... Professor Falken Actor Ally Sheedy ... Jennifer Mack Actor Barry Corbin ... General Beringer Actor Juanin Clay ... Pat Healy Actor Kent Williams ... Arthur Cabot Actor Dennis Lipscomb ... Lyle Watson Actor Joe Dorsey ... Colonel Conley Actor Irving Metzman ... Richter Actor Michael Ensign ... Beringer's Aide Actor William Bogert ... Mr Lightman Actor Full Cast & Crew Director John Badham Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Lawrence Lasker Screenplay Walter F Parkes Screenplay Full Cast & Crew Company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) Production Company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) Studio Sancine Production Company Sherwood Productions Production Company UAA Films Limited Production Company Full Cast & Crew Synopsis A teenaged computer genius taps into NORAD's defense computers and almost starts World War III.