"At the International Video Game Championship, the winner can save the world... or destroy it!"01 January 1983Drama, Action, Comedy90 mins
The evil 'overseer' Rightmonger, a computer genius, is blackmailing the world's leaders for one trillion dollars. His diabolical plan seems unstoppable: He has instructed his personal satellite to randomly destroy countries by programming the world's video games and televisions for instant destruction on his command. Special agents form around the world gather to find the 'overseer's' master computer terminal and to put an end to his wicked plan. U.S. agent Scattergood finds himself working very closely with his beautiful Russian rival Natasha. The two superagents meet at Rightmonger's futuristic palace in Bastavia where an international video game championship is underway. The action soon comes to a dramatic climax as the world awaits the results of the video game championship when the egomaniac Rightmonger is challenged by a teenage boy. The future of the world rests in the hands of this young competitor.
When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
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.
As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl.
High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam.
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