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United States, Date: January 16, 2015, aka: Cyber


All | Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Cast & Credits:

    Release date: January 16, 2015
    Studio: Universal Pictures, Legendary Pictures
    Director: Michael Mann
    MPAA Rating: R (for violence and some language)
    Screenwriters: Michael Mann, Morgan Davis Foehl
    Starring: Viola Davis, Tang Wei, Chris Hemsworth, Wang Leehom
    Genre: Thriller, Action    
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Set within the world of global cybercrime, Legendary’s "Blackhat" follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

Did You Know?

The title "Blackhat" refers to the term that describes a villain (named after the practice of villains in Westerns wearing black hats). In hacking, a black hat hacker will commit cyber-crimes for maliciousness or for personal gain.

Michael Mann donated HK$300,000 (US$38,500) to The Community Chest of Hong Kong in the name of Hang Seng Bank, to thank the bank for allowing him to film for 5 evenings in the bank's lobby area.


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