Hackers Easter Eggs

Leo DaVinci - 9.3/10 with 10 votes
If you'll recall, the name of the virus was the DaVinci virus. If you pay attention the Mona Lisa painting can be seen throughout the movie. The first time it can be seen is when Dade is walking into cyberdellia for the first time. Over his right shoulder... more

Manifesto - 7.1/10 with 162 votes
In hackers, after the newbie is arrested, some guys are out watching his house. One of them reads part of a hackers manifesto out loud. This is in fact a real manifesto written by a hacker named "Mentor" shortly before he was arrested.
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Hacker Magazine - 6.7/10 with 109 votes
During one part of the movie a student writes some bad poem and the teacher asks what the students name is. He gives the teacher the name Emmanuel Goldstein, who is the Editor-In-Chief of a hacker magazone called 2600.
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Neuromancer - 5.6/10 with 68 votes
The movie hackers is basically a cyberpunk movie. In the movie there are many references to a "Gibson" (the supercomputer they break into).

William Gibson is the man credited with starting the cyberpunk genre with his book Neuromancer.

Fitting... more

The Plaugue's Alias - 4.4/10 with 119 votes
At the end of Hackers, Eugene 'the Plague' Belfred is escaping on a plane with all the money his worm program stole for him.

The alias he uses (the name the stewardess calls him) is Mr. Babbage. Charles Babbage was the inventor of the first basic computer... more
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