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029: Hot Millions (1968)

12/7/2018
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Which other movies did we recognize in this movie? What is considered to be the very first "hack"? And why did we pick this movie in the first place? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Hot Millions (1968). When a con man targets a company to steal from and gets hired on, he must hack the computer and juggle his lies to keep the money coming in. Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, and Bob Newhart star in Hot Millions (1968)! Episode Log: Episode 029 -...

Duration:00:56:03

028: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

11/16/2018
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Who is the better character, Austin Powers or Dr. Evil? How do cryonics work? What movies from the 1960s and 1970s influenced this movie? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco unhacks Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). When an evil genius is unfrozen after 30 years, only Austin Powers can stop him. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco unhacks Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). Episode Log: Austin Powers Episode 028 - Austin Powers: International Man of...

Duration:00:24:26

027: Alien (1979)

10/31/2018
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Is this the best sci-fi horror ever made? Do aliens exist? And Is an egg part of the life cycle? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Jay Holavarri unhack Alien (1979). When the crew of a spaceship is stalked by a brutal alien, the crew must find a way to survive and escape. Sigourney Weaver stars in Ridley Scott's Alien (1979)! Episode Log: Episode 027 - Alien (1979) unhacked! Full Shownotes: https://www.moviesunhacked.com/2018/alien/ Movies Unhacked compares technology in movies...

Duration:01:36:47

026: Unfriended (2015)

10/16/2018
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Are ghosts real? Why don't we like the characters in this movie? And why doesn't its revenge-story format work? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Unfriended (2015). When friends get together on a video conference call, something - or someone - from their past creeps in and hunts them. It's Unfriended (2015)! Episode Log: UnfriendedUnfriended Episode 026 - Unfriended (2015) unhacked! Full Shownotes: https://www.moviesunhacked.com/2018/unfriended/ Movies Unhacked...

Duration:00:43:08

025: Ghostbusters (1984)

10/2/2018
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Is this a perfect movie or a flawed movie? How does modern ghost hunting equipment work? And does real-life chemistry among friends translate to the screen? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Dan Brooks unhack Ghostbusters (1984). When ghosts infiltrate NYC, three university researchers are up to the challenge of capturing and defeating all the ghouls and spectres. Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, and Rick Moranis star in Ivan Reitman's...

Duration:00:58:38

024: Timecop (1994)

9/21/2018
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Learn the answers to questions like: How fast are Van Damme's reflexes? How soon will we have autonomous vehicles? And does Timecop explain the Mandela effect? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Timecop (1994). When a corrupt politician uses time travel for personal gain, it is up to the Timecops to stop him and restore order to the timeline. Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in Peter Hyams's Timecop (1994)! Episode Log: Episode 024 - Timecop (1994) unhacked! Full...

Duration:00:50:41

023: Blow-Up (1966)

9/7/2018
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Learn the answers to questions like: Why are those mimes playing tennis? And how does photograph enlargement work? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Blow-Up (1966). When a photographer thinks he has snapped photos of a murder, he must try to unravel the mystery without getting sidetracked by swingin' 60s London. David Hemmings and Vanessa Redgrave star in Michelangelo Antonioni's Blow-Up (1966)! Episode Log: The Conversation Episode 023 - Blow-Up (1966)...

Duration:00:30:59

022: Black Mirror, "Nosedive" (2016)

8/21/2018
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Bryce Dallas Howard stars in Black Mirror, "Nosedive" (2016)! Learn the answers to questions like: How does China's social credit system work? What are the best scenes in this episode? And what 1984 film made a big impact on Scott? Listen now to find out! In a world where your social score determines your status in society, you either play along or suffer the consequences. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Mike Horne unhack the Black Mirror episode, “Nosedive” (2016). Episode...

Duration:00:56:28

021: Ocean's Eleven (2001)

8/10/2018
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George Clooney and Brad Pitt star in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven (2001)! Learn the answers to questions like: How much does $160 million in cash weigh? Which Ocean's Eleven is better, the 1960 version or 2001 version? And what exactly is "the biggest Ella Fitzgerald ever"? Listen now to find out! When Danny Ocean is released from prison, he gets the old gang back together to rob three Las Vegas casinos in one night. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack...

Duration:00:53:59

020: Dr. Strangelove (1964)

7/24/2018
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Peter Sellers stars in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964)! Learn the answers to questions like: How are sex and war juxtaposed? Are doomsday devices real? And was it a good idea for Peter Sellers to play 3 different roles? Listen now to find out! When a military commander goes rogue in an attempt to start a nuclear war, a motley band of leaders must try to stop him! In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Jay Holavarri unhack Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and...

Duration:01:13:45

019: Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

7/6/2018
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Burt Reynolds stars in Hal Needham's Smokey and the Bandit (1977)! And we answer questions like: Are the stunts any good? How does CB radio work? And are Firebird Trans Ams cool? Listen now to find out! Can Bandit bring a truckload of beer into Georgia in under 28 hours? Of course he can! The fun is in watching him do it. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Smokey and the Bandit (1977). Episode Log: Episode 019 - Smokey and the Bandit (1977) unhacked! Full...

Duration:01:03:56

018: RoboCop (1987)

6/22/2018
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Peter Weller stars in Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop (1987). Learn the answers to questions like: How great is the ED-209 boardroom scene? Do law enforcement cyborgs exist today? And, is Detroit known for innovation in their police department? Listen now to find out! When a police officer (Peter Weller) is murdered in the line of duty, he gets an opportunity to avenge his own death as a cyborg law-enforcement officer. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Jess McInerney unhack RoboCop...

Duration:01:02:01

017: Upgrade (2018)

6/12/2018
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Logan Marshall-Green stars in Leigh Whannell's Upgrade (2018)! And we ask questions like: Is chemistry important between leads in a movie? Do muscles atrophy in the future? And what's the latest news in police drones? Listen now to find out! When a man becomes a quadriplegic, only a tech visionary with superior biotech can cure him and help him track down the thugs who ruined his life. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Upgrade (2018). Episode Log: Episode 017 -...

Duration:00:22:42

016: Paranoia (2013)

6/5/2018
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Liam Hemsworth stars in Robert Luketic's Paranoia (2013)! Learn the answers to questions like: Does the narration work in this movie? Is 3DPS an actual thing? And, was Richard Dreyfuss's character a good idea? Listen now to find out! After a young tech go-getter (Liam Hemsworth) feels trapped by his employer (Gary Oldman), he agrees to engage in corporate espionage against a competitor (Harrison Ford). When he gets in over his head, falls in love with a co-worker (Amber Heard), and gets...

Duration:00:45:01

015: Three's Company, "Mate for Each Other" (1982)

5/18/2018
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John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, and Priscilla Barnes star in Three's Company, "Mate for each other" (1982). Learn the answers to: What is the history of computer matchmaking? Why was Scott once scared of Three's Company? And, why are Scott and Mike discussing Rocky V again? Listen now to find out! When Jack and Janet secretly sign up for a computer dating service, they get matched to one another and share an evening out. Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Three's Company, "Mate for each other"...

Duration:01:09:49

014: The Last Starfighter (1984)

5/4/2018
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Lance Guest stars in Nick Castle's The Last Starfighter (1984)! We ask questions like: Was 1984 a good year for movies? Is it plausible to use a video game as a military recruitment tool? And, how is this movie similar to Superman (1978)? Listen now to find out! Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) gets recruited (via video game) to fight in an intergalactic war. A turn of events makes Alex the last Starfighter and he must devise a plan to defeat the Kodan armada. Scott Croco and Christina Croco...

Duration:00:42:42

013: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

4/17/2018
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Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in James Cameron's Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and we ask questions like: Is T2 a sequel or a remake? Does the precursor to a Terminator-like cyborg exist today? And, do Scott and Matt remember seeing Terminator 2 in the theater? Listen now to find out! When a liquid metal robot from the future (Robert Patrick) travels through time to hunt down a future resistance leader, it's up to the original Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to keep him safe. Scott...

Duration:00:53:28

012: Re-Animator (1985)

4/3/2018
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Jeffrey Combs stars in Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator (1985)! We ask questions like: Can scientists today reanimate the dead? Is foreshadowing used effectively in this movie? And, what are the best horror/comedy films? Listen now to find out! When a young scientist (Jeffrey Combs) creates a formula to revive the dead, unintended consequences result in a literal, and figurative, battle with the undead. A medical student (Bruce Abbott) must fight for his future, and his girlfriend (Barbara...

Duration:00:50:14

011: Dial M For Murder (1954)

3/23/2018
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Ray Milland stars in Dial M For Murder (1954), and we ask questions like: What are the similarities between this movie and Columbo? What invention revolutionized the telephone industry? And what are Scott and Mike's favorite Hitchcock movies? Listen now to find out! When a man (Ray Milland) attempts to murder his unfaithful wife (Grace Kelly), the police inspector must solve the crime and prevent her death! Scott Croco and Mike Young unhack Dial M For Murder (1954). Episode 011 -...

Duration:00:49:21

010: Paycheck (2003)

3/13/2018
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Ben Affleck stars in Paycheck (2003)! And we ask questions like: How do humans form memories, and can they be erased? Has Matt been in a motorcycle accident? Could a machine actually see into the future?! Listen now to find out! When a professional reverse engineer (Ben Affleck) leaves himself clues about a job he no longer remembers, he must unravel the mystery to save not only his life, but humanity's future! Scott Croco and Matt Janulewicz unhack Paycheck (2003). Episode 010 -...

Duration:00:59:12