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Hardware (1990)
 5.9
 16K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a bizarre Christmas present from her boyfriend. Once inside its new home, the cyborg promptly reconstructs the rest of its body using a variety of household utensils and proceeds to go on a murderous rampage.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing, thought provoking, enigmatic, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, cyborgs, distopia, apocalypse, killer robot, desert, robot, survival, man versus machine, woman in danger, terminator, technophobia, technology gone awry, artist, surveillance, christmas, androids and robots, monster, goth, female fighter, artificial intelligence, death, androids, voyeurism ...
Time: future
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Hardware

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, futuristic and cult film films with plots about distopia, cyberpunk, violence, danger, chaos, post apocalypse and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Hardware: Death Machine (1994), Saturn 3 (1980), The Terminator (1984), Immortal (2004), Cyborg (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Death Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, mad scientist, killer robot, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, survival, terminator, monster, distopia, computer, exploitation ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 10K
Saturn 3 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, scientist, cyborgs, obsession, androids and robots, woman in danger, chaos, older man younger woman relationship, monster, space station, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 863K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, neo noir, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: time travel, cyberpunk, cyborgs, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, sent to the past, androids and robots, terminator, good versus evil, post apocalypse, dystopic future, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 21K
Immortal (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York City in the year 2095 where genetically altered humans live side by side with unaltered men and women.
Style: dark fantasy, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, distopia, mythology, cyborgs, parallel universe, transformation, dystopic future, mutant, society, lone hero, technology ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 32K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: homoerotic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, cyborgs, martial arts, androids and robots, chase, future dystopia, robot, cyberpunk, one man army, chaos, violence, vengeance ...
Time: future, 80s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: new york, georgia, usa, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 7K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: stylized, satirical, scenic, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, robot, androids and robots, distopia, survival, man versus machine, giant robots, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, erotic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, on the run, robot, androids and robots, corporation, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, hitman, rivalry, rescue, chase ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, terrorism, mad scientist, androids and robots, terminator, space and aliens, man versus machine, experiment gone awry, chaos, nuclear holocaust, technology gone awry, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 11K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, androids and robots, robot, robot as menace, reporter, journalist, cloning, investigation, man versus machine, society, chaos, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future, 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 6K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, terrorism, conspiracy, future dystopia, cyberpunk, terrorist group, chaos, man versus machine, microchip, battles, police detective ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, rio de janeiro, brazil, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, hacker, future dystopia, cyborgs, heroic mission, hacking, computers and web, distopia, computer cracker, computer, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 741
Digital Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: terminator, soldier, military, cyberpunk, terrorism, robot, distopia, heroes, community, control, chaos, battles ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, futuristic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker gang, androids and robots, post apocalypse, pregnancy, cyborgs, chase, battles, prostitute, motorcycle gang, chaos, track down, androids ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tech noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, cyberpunk, androids and robots, distopia, heroes, corporate crime, future dystopia, technology gone awry, heroic mission, master villain, good versus evil, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 176K
Surrogates (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, distopia, androids and robots, dystopic future, technology gone awry, utopia, cloning, clones, future dystopia, physical appearance, cyborgs ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 28K
Screamers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, androids and robots, struggle for survival, apocalypse, alien planet, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, future dystopia, dystopic future, killer robot ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, brutality, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, psychopath, violent, murder, survival, violence spree, insanity, epidemic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 57K
Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, distopia, androids and robots, robot, cyberpunk, ecology, robot human relationship, rain, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, artificial intelligence, cold war, scientist, cyberpunk, distopia, human versus computer, science runs amok, talking computer, cyborgs, man versus machine, disaster ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, washington d.c., moscow russia, rome italy, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 59K
Westworld (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, philosophical, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, old west, cyberpunk, life philosophy, artificial intelligence, robot, technology gone awry, computer, vacation, man versus machine, robot as menace, villain played by lead actor ...
Time: future, 70s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 545K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, cyberpunk, technology, isolation, cyborgs, androids, androids and robots, existentialism, human android relationship, manipulation, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 52K
THX 1138 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, talky, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: distopia, totalitarianism, dystopic future, surveillance, future dystopia, cyberpunk, prison, androids and robots, alone in the world, fighting the system, utopia, prison escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, virus, future dystopia, apocalypse, cannibalism, violence, zombie outbreak, humanity, monster ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1995, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.0
 15K
Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, bloody, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, creature, future dystopia, police detective, global warming, monster, supernatural, brutality, escapades, murder ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, prison, technology gone awry, future dystopia, chaos, a.i., escapades, man versus machine, survival, save the world, race against time, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 94K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, psychological, disturbing, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, cyberpunk, insanity, surrealism, television, paranoia, body horror, mind control, brainwashing, satire, suicide, distopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, toronto ontario canada, usa, malaysia, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 31K
The Machine (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Already deep into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defense seeks a game-changing weapon. Programmer Vincent McCarthy unwittingly provides an answer in The Machine, a super-strong human cyborg. When a programming bug causes the prototype to ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, a.i., distopia, cyborgs, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, secret laboratory, programmer, technology gone awry, technology ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 119K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, superhero, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, law enforcement, good versus evil, police, tough cop, vengeance, technology ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, humorous, apocalyptic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, dog, desert, survival, nuclear holocaust, distopia, sperm donor, female nudity, talking dog, coming of age, violent, end of the world ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: oklahoma, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Battle (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, apocalyptic, harsh ...
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, survival, doctors, isolation, battles, alone in the world, life philosophy, weapons, humanity, technology, transformation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, paris france, france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%