War Games

War Games is a non-competition film coming to Indie Grits as a part of the Indie Bits Festival.

Date: Tuesday, April 15
Time: 8:00 pm
Place: Nickelodeon Theatre


The film follows David Lightman (Broderick), a young hacker who unwittingly accesses WOPR, a United States military supercomputer programmed to predict possible outcomes of nuclear war. Lightman gets WOPR to run a nuclear war simulation, originally believing it to be a computer game. The simulation causes a national nuclear missile scare and nearly starts World War III.

Directed by John Badham, a native of Alabama

114 min