Sneakers (1992)

7.1

Netflix rating: 3.7

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 78.0%

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A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item. Robert Redford leads an all-star cast in one of the most satisfying suspense films! Computer expert Martin Bishop (Redford) heads a team of renegade hackers - including a former CIA employee (Sidney Poitier), a gadgets wizard (Dan Aykroyd), a young genius (River Phoenix) and a blind soundman (David Strathairn) - who are routinely hired to test security systems. But Bishop's past comes back to haunt him when government agents blackmail the "sneakers" into carrying out a covert operation: tracking down an elusive black box. Along with his former girlfriend (Mary McDonnell), Bishop's team retrieves the box and makes a stunning discovery - the device can break into any computer system in the world. With factions from all sides willing to kill for the powerful box, Bishop and his team embark on their most dangerous assignment ever in this exhilarating high-tech caper from Phil Alden Robinson (Field of Dreams). Shadowy government agents blackmail a reformed hacker and his team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking box from a Soviet-funded genius.

Title
Sneakers
Year
1992
Genre
Crime Comedy Drama Thriller Mystery
Type
Movies
IDMB rating
7.1 (48720 votes)
Netflix rating
3.7
Rotten Tomatoes rating
78.0%
Directors
Phil Alden Robinson
Actors
Jo Marr, Gary Hershberger, Timothy Busfield, River Phoenix, Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ben Kingsley, Dan Aykroyd, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell

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