WarGames is a 1983 American Cold War science fiction film written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes and directed by John Badham. The film stars Matthew Broderick as David Lightman, a young hacker who unwittingly accesses a military supercomputer programmed to control the United States’ nuclear arsenal. The film follows Lightman’s attempts to alert the government to his discovery and prevent nuclear war.
WarGames was a commercial success and has become a cult classic, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2018. The film has been praised for its “smart” concept, realism, suspense, direction, cinematography, editing, soundtrack, and performances of the cast. It was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Sound Mixing and Best Original Screenplay; it also won the 1984 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.
WarGames is widely available on various streaming services such as HBO Max, Vudu, Apple TV+, YouTube Movies & Shows and Google Play Movies & TV (formerly known as Google Play). However, the only service that offers the movie for free is Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Prime Video offers both rental and purchase options of WarGames in HD quality with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound audio. The rental option allows viewers to watch WarGames on their device of choice for 48 hours after that initial viewing period begins.
Conclusion: Is WarGames on Amazon Prime? Yes!
WarGames is available on Amazon Prime Video in HD quality with Dolby Digital 5. It can be rented or purchased with both options giving viewers 48 hours after their initial viewing period begins.