There has never been a teen movie as frightening as War Games. And, the movie, about the time Matthew Broderick almost caused World War 3, is as relevant as ever.
Here are 8 of the funniest and scariest moments of this lighthearted teen comedy about Thermal Nuclear War. (I have a feeling we might start seeing a lot more of the types of movies in the near future.)
FACT: Being really good at video games can lead to WWIII
FACT: Computers looked like this once a long long time ago
FACT: The “Your Wife” joke never goes out of style.
FACT: Everyone drank TAB in the 80s.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT: The tab button on your computer was actually named after the drink.
FACT: Every kid in the 80s was all about global thermonuclear war.
FACT: THIS IS NOT GOOD.
FACT: Joshua the computer learns the most important lesson of all . . .
FACT: Saving the world does indeed deserve a nice pat on the head.
(Shouldn’t he be arrested and spend the rest of life in jail? – He almost killed us all!)