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12 Best Documentaries About Hacking And Hackers You Should Watch

Documentaries About Hacking And Hackers:

1. We Are Legion – The Story of the Hacktivists

Check out complex culture and history of the Anonymous hacker group.

2. How Anonymous Hackers Changed the World

This documentary is about hacking group Anonymous different hacks that changed the world.

3. The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz


4. Hackers Wanted

This film both follows the hacking adventures of famous hacker Adrian Lamo and uses them as a microcosm for the macrocosm of struggles faced by emerging trends of thought – from the criminal to the philosophical.


5. Secret History of Hacking

A documentary focuses on the history of hacking focusing on Captain Crunch, Steve Wozniak, and Kevin Mitnick.


6. Hackers Are People Too

Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother, your friends. Presenting a portrait of the hacking community, created by the community themselves, this film breaks down negative stereotypes by letting hackers show you that they are really no different from anyone else.


7. Def Con: The documentary

A film about the world’s largest hacking convention and its 20th year running. Filmed over the summer of 2012 and containing hundreds of hours of interviews, parties, presentations, and spectacle.


8. TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

The documentary about the founders of the Pirate Bay.


9. In the Realm of the Hackers

The hacking documentary is about two Melbourne teenage hackers are known as Electron and Phoenix stole a restricted computer security list and used it to break into some of the world’s most classified and supposedly secure computer systems.

10. Hackers World: Anonymous investigation

A rare sit-down interview with a member of the infamous collective “Anonymous”.


11. Down The Deep Dark Web

Down The Deep Dark Web is a documentary related to darknet, featuring famous hacktivist group Anonymous. The film showcases how hackers, cypherpunks and crypto-anarchists dark side of internet rabbit hole.



12. The Hacker Wars

The Hacker Wars gives you a clear view of the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom, and privacy.

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