WarGames on Netflix: Date, Plot, & Reviews on Netflix: Release Date & Details


WarGames is a Netflix Original action movie directed by John Badham. This movie was initially released on Friday, June 3, 1983, and currently has a 7.1 rating on IMDb. WarGames was produced by United Artists, and Sherwood Productions, with a budget of $12 million and was initially released on June 3, 1983.

Is WarGames on Netflix?

Yes, WarGames is on Netflix. You can stream WarGames on Netflix starting Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET. Discover all movies and series released on October 1st and see what’s new on Netflix in October 2020.

Below you can view WarGames plot, streaming info, reviews, and much more about the movie.

Netflix release date October 1, 2020 (USA)
Time 3:00 AM ET / 12:00 AM PT
Stream Netflix
Starring Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood and Ally Sheedy
Genre Action
Rating PG

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Movie summary

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

WarGames is a Netflix Original movie released in 1983. Netflix uses the term "original" to present movies and series that are exclusive to Netflix - cannot be watched anywhere else. About 85% of all new spending on content goes toward original programming. You can view the official website and WarGames on Netflix for more information.


WarGames is a action movie with a 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes and an IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (88,934 votes). The ratings are accurate at the time of writing and are not updated in real-time, but we continue to update WarGames’s ratings frequently.

IMDb 7.1
RottenTomatoes 94%
MetaCritic 77

Age Rating

Here is what parents need to know – WarGames parental rating is PG. A PG content rating means parents are urged to give "parental guidance, as some material may not be suitable for young children.

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