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20 movies about robots and cyborgs for fans of science fiction
20 movies about robots and cyborgs for fans of science fiction

From the gloomy "Terminator" to the insanely touching "WALL · E".

20 movies about robots and cyborgs for fans of science fiction
20 movies about robots and cyborgs for fans of science fiction


  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • UK, USA, 1984.
  • Duration: 108 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 0.

The powerful computer system "Skynet" sends a deadly cyborg to the past and instructs him to kill a girl named Sarah Connor. It is her son who will lead the resistance and lead humanity to victory over the machines. Sarah's only hope becomes a soldier who comes from the future after the Terminator.

I am a robot

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, Germany, 2004.
  • Duration: 115 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

Near future. Robots walking the streets and helping people are a matter of course. No one can even think that a machine is capable of harming a person. But cop Dal Spooner, played by Will Smith, doesn't think so.

The events of the film revolve around a murder in which a robot is involved. Over time, it becomes more and more obvious that humanoid machines are not nearly as harmless as it is commonly believed.


  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, 2009.
  • Duration: 85 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 3.

A fantastic action movie from the director of the third part of "Terminator" Jonathan Mostow. The year 2057, almost every person has their own ideal robot double, which he controls from home. So many get the opportunity to live a full life, but in reality they simply degrade.

A certain attacker begins to destroy the androids, and with them their owners. A police officer played by Bruce Willis will have to deal with the problem.

Artificial intelligence

  • Science fiction, drama, adventure.
  • USA, 2001.
  • Duration: 146 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

One of the most famous works of Steven Spielberg. The action takes place in a world where people live among mechanical servants. The main character is a robot boy David, who was the first of his kind to show real feelings.

David is taken to her by a woman whose real son is stricken with an incurable disease and is in a state of freezing. But the latter one day returns home, and the "artificial boy" finds himself in a dangerous world. There he tries to understand where and why he was born.

Blade Runner

  • Science fiction, thriller, drama.
  • USA, Hong Kong, 1982.
  • Duration: 117 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 2.

Legendary cyberpunk action movie starring Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer. In the 21st century, a powerful corporation creates replicants - androids forced to perform the most difficult work in space colonies. Four replicants escape. Retired detective Rick Deckard is tasked with finding them, figuring out their intentions, and destroying them.

Out of the car

  • Science fiction, thriller, drama.
  • UK, 2014.
  • Duration: 108 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 7.

Caleb, a 26-year-old computer programmer at a large technology company, wins the opportunity to spend a week on the premises of his billionaire head, Nathan. The latter shows him Ava, a robot girl who is arguably the greatest achievement of humanity. It turns out that Caleb actually has to test advanced artificial intelligence.


  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, 1987.
  • Duration: 102 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 5.

The scene is the Detroit of the future, in which the police are run by a huge private company. To fight crime, she creates a cyborg, as a basis for which she uses the deceased servant of the law.

Robocop turns out to be very effective in fighting offenders. But the human principle in him did not die completely. It wants revenge.

The film was directed by Paul Verhoeven, creator of Basic Instinct and Total Recall.

A robot named Chappy

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • South Africa, USA, 2015.
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 9.

The controversial film directed by Neil Blomkamp, who made the believable alien scene, District 9.

In the near future, cars began to serve the rule of law. Two criminals, the real Ninja and Yo-Landi from the Die Antwoord group, kidnap one of the robots that the inventor Deon was experimenting with. So in the hands of the bandits is a child prodigy machine, capable of thinking and feeling, but being a child.

Real Steel

  • Science fiction, action, family.
  • USA, India, 2011.
  • Duration: 127 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

Even before filming Stranger Things, Sean Levy had released the fantastic action movie Real Steel.

In the future, boxing was banned due to its brutality. It was replaced by the battles of massive robots controlled by humans. In the center of the story is a former boxer who finds a robot with great potential, and at the same time a boy who turns out to be his son. The boxer is played by Hugh Jackman.

Bicentennial man

  • Science fiction, drama, comedy.
  • USA, Germany, 1999.
  • Duration: 126 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 8.

A screen adaptation of the novel of the same name by Isaac Asimov, directed by Chris Columbus, the director of the film Home Alone and the first two parts of Harry Potter.

Pets are a thing of the past: now people have robots. Andrew is one such machine. He falls into the average family and begins to build relationships with its members. The events of the film unfold over 200 years. During this time, Andrew tries to understand people, and in the end he himself becomes indistinguishable from a person.

World of the wild west

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, 1973.
  • Duration: 88 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 0.

In 1973, the science fiction film "Westworld" was released on the big screens, which was directed by the writer Michael Crichton according to his own script. The popular HBO TV series of the same name became an adaptation of this picture.

There are some differences in the synopsis of the film and the TV series, but in general they are similar. Viewers are told about a huge theme park in which, if you have a tight wallet, you can get up to anything, because instead of people it is inhabited by obedient androids. But something goes wrong: there is no trace of the peacefulness of the robots.

Robot and Frank

  • Science fiction, drama, comedy.
  • USA, 2012.
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

The retired robber Frank lives all alone. His son Hunter is a rather busy man, so he can only look after him from afar.

One day, Hunter buys a robot for his father to look after him. But Frank does not want to sit still and decides to take up the old again. And he uses the gift from his son as an accomplice in his illegal affairs.


  • Fantasy, adventure, family.
  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 98 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 4.

In the distant future, humanity finally turned the Earth into a dump and left it. All alone on the planet, with only cockroaches, there remains WALL · I - a robot that collects garbage.

One day, people send a robot EVU to Earth in order to test the planet for suitability for life. WALL · And falls in love with EVU, which is why he gets on a spaceship, where real adventures await him.


  • Science fiction, comedy, adventure.
  • USA, 2005.
  • Duration: 91 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 3.

A colorful cartoon about a world where there are no people at all - it is inhabited only by robots. Rodney is a genius inventor: he wants to make the world a better place. And he also seeks to meet his idol - the master Bigveld.

During his adventure, he meets the beautiful Kappi and, of course, falls in love with her. But it's difficult to call his choice simple: Kappi belongs to another stratum of society, and Rodney has more than enough other problems.

Pacific Rim

  • Science fiction, action, adventure.
  • USA, 2013.
  • Duration: 131 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 0.

Humanity is under threat of extinction: giant kaiju monsters come from the ocean, destroy cities and kill millions of people. Therefore, all the nations of the world unite and create rangers - huge robots, which are controlled by two people at once through neural communication.

But even so, the threat cannot be eliminated. The government has to seek help from a former pilot who lost his brother in the war against monsters. He and his inexperienced assistant become the last hope of the inhabitants of the planet.

Sky captain and the world of the future

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, UK, Italy, 2004.
  • Duration: 102 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 1.

A film with Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Angelina Jolie, created in the best traditions of the genre of alternative history.

1939, New York. The fearless journalist finds a connection between the disappearances of famous scientists around the world and the attack on the city of giant robots. In an effort to find out the truth, she turns to her ex-boyfriend, the captain of a legion of mercenary pilots, for help. But the city is attacked again by huge machines.

Ghost in armor

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • UK, China, India, Hong Kong, USA, 2017.
  • Duration: 106 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 4.

Motoko Kusanagi, played by Scarlett Johansson, is the first cyborg girl of her kind who becomes the ultimate cyber terrorist fighter. The latter are gaining more and more strength, and the girl is instructed to stop the intruders.

Motoko, who does not remember her past, learns that she was not turned into a cyborg to save her. Now the girl's goal is to find the culprits and stop them.


  • Science fiction, thriller.
  • Canada, USA, Japan, 1995.
  • Duration: 108 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 4.

On the distant planet Sirius-6B, which has become an important military post, scientists create the ideal weapon - self-replicating and deadly screamers. But over time, they grow into something more and decide to destroy all living things in principle.

Colonel Joseph Hendriksson remains on the planet, striving for peace with all his might. But first he needs to cross the desert, which is teeming with samples of the once main weapon of mankind.

My girlfriend is a cyborg

  • Science fiction, thriller, melodrama.
  • Japan, 2008.
  • Duration: 115 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 0.

Student Jiro is alone in a restaurant celebrating his 20th birthday, and then a beautiful girl appears in front of him. The few hours he spends with her become the best in his life.

But soon the girl disappears. A year later, in the same restaurant and under much less romantic circumstances, Jiro meets her again and learns that she is a cyborg devoid of human emotions.

Stepford Wives

  • Horror, fantasy, thriller.
  • USA, 1975.
  • Duration: 115 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 9.

Photographer Joanna and her family move from bustling Manhattan to the small town of Stepford. Joanna does not like the town - housewives are too ideal in it. Over time, the girl learns the terrible secret of this place: women here were replaced by robots. Joanna tries to get out of the city as far as possible, but her husband does not like this idea.