In movies, any hitch in the plan can be easily overcome with a bit of hacking, complete with highly unrealistic on-screen graphics proclaiming ‘Downloading Secret Files!’. And the best bit is, anyone can do it.
Die Hard 4, The Net, Hackers, War Games, Mission Impossible, Jurassic Park, Independence Day
Real World Truth:
Computers are the greatest lazy screenwriter’s device since the expositionary dream sequence, but in the real world most of us can just about handle Google. We’d be locked inside the secret lair forever.