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Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)

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Noah Wyle Noah Wyle
Steve Jobs
Joey Slotnick Joey Slotnick
Steve Wozniak
J.G. Hertzler J.G. Hertzler
Ridley Scott
Wayne Pére Wayne Pére
Captain Crunch
Sheila Shaw Sheila Shaw
Mrs. Wozniak
John Di Maggio John Di Maggio
Steve Ballmer


Written by
Martyn Burke Martyn Burke
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Pirates of Silicon Valley is a 1999 film based on the book Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine. It is a made-for-television docudrama written and directed by Martyn Burke which documents the rise of the home computer (personal computer) through the rivalry between Apple Computer and Microsoft. The film stars Anthony Michael Hall as Bill Gates and Noah Wyle as Steve Jobs.
Release date: 20 June 1999
UPC: 053939699623
Tags: Drama (1), Biography (1), 1999 (1), Technology (1), Computing (1), Silicon Valley (1), 1990s0s (1)
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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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" Pirates of Silicon Valley is a 1999 film based on the book Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine. It is a made-for-television docudrama written and directed by Martyn Burke which documents the rise of the home computer (personal computer) through the rivalry between Apple Computer and Microsoft. The film stars Anthony Michael Hall as Bill Gates and Noah Wyle as Steve Jobs. Airing on TNT on June 20, 1999 the made for TV film, ended up"


Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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"Actually pretty interesting story of the pioneers, or pirates, of Silicon Valley. No matter how accurate it is it's still interesting to see how the personal computer came to market, with all the trial tribulations along the way."



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