Sunil lives a middle-class life with his brother, Raju, and mom. Raju has fallen into bad company, and Sunil attempts to counsel him against this, but in vain, and as a result there are frequent arguments in this household. Then one day Raju is killed, and the police believe that Sunil killed him in a fit of rage. Sunil runs from the law, and attempts to prove that he is innocent, but he has no clue as to who would have killed Raju, and the motive for his death.
High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent.
In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.