Movies like Hardware

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Hardware (1990)
 6.0
 15K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: cult film, bleak, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, scary, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, cyborgs, woman in danger, technophobia, technology gone awry, post apocalypse, distopia, violence, surveillance, artist, apocalypse, disc jockey, murder, dj, robot as menace, radiation, gory, voyeur, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes ...
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 serious, suspenseful, futuristic and stylized films with plots about chaos, danger, future dystopia, rivalry, imaginary, androids and robots and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Hardware: Death Machine (1994), Saturn 3 (1980), The Terminator (1984), Screamers: The Hunting (2009), Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993). 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, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, survival, androids and robots, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, weapon system, crimes, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
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100%
 5.2
 9K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, space station, outer space, obsession, scientist, woman in danger, chaos, cyborgs, space travel, murder, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 818K
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, neo noir, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids and robots, killer robot, protector, androids, time paradox, time travel, dystopic future, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 21st century, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, deadly, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, chase, on the run, rivalry, rescue, hitman, robot, explosion, assassin, androids and robots, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 30K
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: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, future dystopia, martial arts, chase, chaos, one man army, plague, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, chaos, danger, androids and robots, space and aliens, race against time, technology gone awry, terminator, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 10K
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: androids and robots, danger, robot as menace, investigation, conspiracy, cloning, journalist, reporter, man versus machine, society, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 6K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: mecha, futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, robot, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, laser, man versus machine, giant robot, heroic mission, survival, future dystopia, save the world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 5K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
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: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, future dystopia, conspiracy, chaos, man versus machine, battles, police detective, technology gone awry, superhuman powers, law enforcement ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, brazil, new mexico, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ 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: bleak, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chase, pregnancy, prostitute, battles, biker gang, deadly, track down, chaos, motorcycle gang, androids, cyberpunk ...
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, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, survival, superhuman powers, fighting crime, escapades, life is a bitch, master villain, imaginary, society, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 664
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: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, terminator, explosion, robot, rivalry, deadly, society, imaginary, chases and races, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ 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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, heroic mission, danger, cyberspace, virtual reality, technophobia, society, a.i. ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s, 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 171K
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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, future dystopia, robot, technology gone awry, dystopic future, utopia, clones, murder, investigation, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
Style: bleak, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, heroes, apocalypse, deadly, escapades, danger, rivalry, gays and lesbians, space and aliens, life is a bitch, clergy, adventure ...
Time: future, year 2019, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 26K
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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, nuclear, cyborgs, struggle for survival, chaos, future dystopia, heroic mission, alien planet, battles, soldier, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, future dystopia, computers and web, society, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 56K
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, suspenseful, bleak, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, post apocalypse, distopia, robot, ecology, danger, investigation, rain, profanity, cyberpunk, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 54K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, theme park, survival, amusement park, killer robot, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., chase, terminator, life philosophy, murder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 891
Gunhed (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, soldier, man versus machine, battles, timebomb, deathtrap, nuclear explosion, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, vengeance, heroic mission, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: serious, bleak, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, danger, save the world, androids and robots, life is a bitch, man versus machine, survival, heroic mission, daring rescue, chaos, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.0
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, brutality, violent, gory, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 512K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., man versus machine, hi-tech, danger, androids, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 104K
Repo Men (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, medical technology has advanced to the point where people can buy artificial organs to extend their lives. But if they default on payments, an organization known as the Union sends agents to repossess the organs. Remy is one of the ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, distopia, dystopic future, transplant, surrealism, black market, rebel, chase, on the run, social decay, fight scenes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, post apocalypse, man versus machine, dystopic future, androids and robots, killer robot, save the world, army, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 2000s, year 2003
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 3K
Omega Doom (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, post apocalypse, cyborgs, super soldier, androids, disembodied head, severed head, life is a bitch, a.i., man versus machine, escapades, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: cult film, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, ultimatum, mathematics, nuclear threat, nuclear war, catastrophe, super computer, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, washington d.c., ussr, moscow russia, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 113K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalypse, good versus evil, apocalypse, cyberpunk, superhero, law enforcement, frame up, justice, judge, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%