Swordfish (2001)

6.75 / Rated by 4 people

99 min.
Plot  In a restaurant in Los Angeles, a man discusses the 1975 film ''Dog Day Afternoon'' before walking off, with numerous SWAT officers pointing guns at him and a dishevelled man following him out. They walk to a nearby building with gunmen and hostages strapped with bombs and ball-bearings. One of the gunmen is killed by a sniper; when the hostage is forcibly taken away, the explosives detonate via a proximity trigger, killing her and others. The film then flashes back four days.

Stanley Jobson (Hugh Jackman) is a hacker who infected the FBI's Carnivore program with a potent computer virus, delaying its deployment by several years. For this, he was arrested by Agent J.T. Roberts (Don Cheadle), convicted of computer crimes and spent two years in Leavenworth.

A condition of his parole is that he is forbidden from touching, much less using, a computer. His ex-wife, Melissa (Drea de Matteo), has sole custody over their daughter Holly and a restraining order against Stanley f...



John Travolta
Gabriel Shear
Hugh Jackman
Stanley Jobson
Halle Berry
Ginger Knowles
Don Cheadle
Agent J.T. Roberts
Sam Shepard
Senator James Reisman
Rudolf Martin
Axl Torvalds
Zach Grenier
Assistant Director Bill Joy
Camryn Grimes
Holly Jobson
Kirk B. R. Woller
Axl's Lawyer
Tim DeKay


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United States




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