Falsely accused of murder, Na Ok-min is arrested. In the next cell, Suh Pil-sun sits, his eyes focused on the ceiling. He has an old booklet and a necklace with a strange pattern. He gazes at Ok-min. Ok-min's mother is murdered. Pil-sun dies in prison. Pil-sun's old booklet and necklace have been placed at the head of Ok-min's bed. Afterwards, Ok-min is found not guilty and released from jail. Those involved in the murder of Ok-min's mother are killed off one by one. Suspecting that Ok-min is the serial killer, the investigators look into every detail. They realize that the murders occur when Ok-min is asleep. It is revealed that Ok-min's spirit had been killing those responsible for her mother's 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.
The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated next to nearby nuclear missile silos.
A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.