A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

David Lightman: Matthew Broderick, Stephen Falken: John Wood, John McKittrick: Dabney Coleman, Gen. Beringer: Barry Corbin, Jennifer Mack: Ally Sheedy, Paul Richter (WOPR technician): Irving Metzman, Voice of Joshua: James Ackerman.

30secimpact.wav Sgt: 30 seconds to impact

911conf.wav Sgt: [Alarm] All stations, this is Crystal Palace initiating emergency conference. Stand by.

actingrude.wav Jim: Remember when you told me to tell you when you were acting rudely and insensitively? Remember that? You're doing that right now.

asexual.wav Teacher: Maybe you can tell us who first suggested the idea of reproduction without sex? David: Ummm, your wife?

attitude_wg.wav David: Mr. Liggett wants me to discuss my attitude problem with Mr. Kessler.

backdoors.wav Jim: Mr. Potato Head. Mr. Potato Head! Back doors are NOT secrets!

bedtimestory.wav Falken: Now children, come on over here. I'm going to tell you a bedtime story. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I'll begin.

cantconfirm.wav Beringer: At the moment we cannot confirm this.

cantdo_wg.wav Jennifer: You can't do that! David: Already done.

cmonthru.wav Voice1: The replacement team's here sir. Voice2: Right. Come on through.

complicatedhelp.wav David: The more complicated they are the more they have to help you out.

cutline.wav Paul: I didn't tell you to cut the line. Did I tell you to cut the line? You cut the line!

damn_wg.wav [video game noise] David: Damn!

damtootn.wav Beringer: You're damn tootin'

dont-think_wg.wav David: I don't think so.

gotsomething.wav [beeps] David: Wow. Jennifer: What? David: We got something.

havunow_wg.wav David: I have you now.

heartalk.wav David: You wanna hear it talk? Jennifer: Yeah.

holdatdefcon4.wav Beringer: Take us off full alert. Hold at DEFCON 4 ;until we find out exactly what in hell is happening here!

howaboutchess.wav Joshua: How about a nice game of chess?

imscrewed_wg.wav David: What am I going to do? They're going to come and get me. I'm really screwed. I'm screwed!

indulge5.wav McKittrick: If you would indulge me for 5 minutes, I'd like to show you something.

iwannaplay_wg.wav David: Jim, how do I get into that system. I want to play those games.

iwantanswers_wg.wav Dad: I want some answers and I want them now!

lastferry.wav Falken: Now... listen carefully. Path. Follow path. Gate. Open gate, through gate, close gate. Last ferry 6:30 so run run run.

loadashit.wav Beringer: Oh, that's a load of s**t!

mistakes_wg.wav David: People sometimes make mistakes. Joshua: Yes they do.

nocharges.wav McKittrick: We called your parents, told them everything is fine. No charges have been filed... yet.

not2play.wav Joshua: Strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

notsecure.wav David: Hey, I don't believe that any system is totally secure.

now-what.wav Jennifer: Now what?

ohmygod_wg.wav David: Oh my God.

ohmygod2_wg.wav David: Oh my God. (more stressed)

outaline_wg.wav Beringer: You're outa line, sir.

paleontologist.wav Falken: Is either of you a paleontologist? I desperately need a paleontologist.

pigeyesos.wav McKittrick: I don't have to take that you pig-eyed sack of s**t.

pile-o-chips.wav Beringer: I would trust this overgrown pile of microchips any further than I could throw it.

playagame_wg.wav Joshua: Shall we play a game?

playingame.wav Beringer: Somebody's playing a game with us.

potatohead.wav Jim: Mr. potato head. Mr. potato head!!

prefchess.wav Joshua: Wouldn't you prefer a good game of chess?

rawcorn.wav Dad: This corn is raw! Mom: I know. Isn't it wonderful. It's so crisp. Dad: of course it's crisp - it's raw! Mom: No, it's terrific, you can just taste the vitamin A and D in here. It's great. Dad: Could we just have pills and cook the corn?

red-alpha.wav [Alarm] Skybird, this is dropkick with a red-dash-alpha message in two parts.

scramble.wav SAC, this is Crystal Palace. Sync-NORAD has declared DEFCON 3. Scramble all alert aircraft.

sorry2hear.wav Joshua: Sorry to hear that, professor.

sparkplug.wav Beringer: God dammit, I'd piss on a spark plug if I thought it'd do any good.

stbylaunch.wav Beringer: Stand by to launch missiles at my command.

systemsucks.wav Beringer: Mr. McKittrick. After very careful consideration, sir, I have come to the conclusion that your new defense system sucks.

takealook_wg.wav David: I want you to take a look at this.

termrude.wav Jennifer: Connection terminated. How rude.

tomorrow_wg.wav See you tomorrow.

waithere_wg.wav David: Can you wait here? Jennifer: Why? David: 'Cause these guys can get a little nervous.

werein_wg.wav [beeps] David: We're in!

whatgotjoe.wav Beringer: What you got up here, Joe?

whathapjoe.wav Beringer: What's happenin', Joe?

whathell_wg.wav Beringer?: What the hell?

whatsthat_wg.wav Malvin: Hey what's that?

whereduget.wav Malvin: Woooow! Where'd you get this?

whereubeen_wg.wav Jennifer: Hi! Where you been?

Released in 1983

For more information about any of the movies, shows or actors you see here, visit:

IMDB Logo

Click here to send email to Uncle Bubby