Technology gone awry movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant technology gone awry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with technology gone awry, imaginary, chaos, dialogue, transformation, danger, catastrophe, technology, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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technology gone awry movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as technology gone awry: I, Robot (2004), Surrogates (2009), Chappie (2015), Eagle Eye (2008), Transcendence (2014), The Island (2005), The Matrix (1999), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), 9 (2009), Stay Alive (2006).

List of technology gone awry movies

 7.1
 458K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., future dystopia, artificial intelligence, danger, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, robot, murder, chaos, police investigation ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.3
 163K
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: technology gone awry, cyberpunk, utopia, murder, investigation, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, future dystopia, human existence, special agents, life risking ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 6.8
 214K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, robot, artificial intelligence, a.i., cyberpunk, gangster, heist, brutality, technology, parents and children, weapons, androids ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
Place: south africa, africa
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 6.6
 166K
Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: technology gone awry, chase, computers and web, law enforcement, fbi, surveillance, mysterious character, investigation, life turned upside down, technology, mind game, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
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 6.3
 203K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, scientist, technology, chaos and mayhem, resurrection, hi-tech, mind control, chaos, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, adventure, food, parents and children, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, disorder, social misfits, fall in love, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
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 6.9
 286K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, escape, island, technology gone awry, fugitives, lookalikes, future dystopia, genetics, paranoia, on the run, fish out of water, innocence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
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 8.7
 1.5M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, exciting, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, virtual reality, save the world, artificial intelligence, chosen one, hacker, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary, philosophy, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, intellectual, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, cyberspace, virtual reality, technology gone awry, murder, uncover truth, time travel, computer system, crimes, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1930s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: scientist, friendship, island, adventure, food, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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 7.1
 125K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, gloomy ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, survival, man versus machine, fate of humanity, objects come to life, steampunk, parallel world, technology gone awry, heroes, post war, friendship, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 1940s
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 5.1
 28K
Stay Alive (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, technology gone awry, teenage life, ghost, video game, virtual reality, baroness, hacker, group of friends, survival horror, characters killed one by one, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.8
 293K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: stylized, exciting, surreal, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, computers and web, man versus machine, cyberspace, technology gone awry, fictional reality, disappearance, adventure, parents and children, chases and races, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
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Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, hacker, mind game, androids and robots, cyberspace, mind control, chase, policewoman, technology gone awry, self discovery ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.1
 29K
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, technology, laboratory, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, military, robot, imaginary, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, warrior, man versus machine, freedom, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission, vestiges of humanity, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, precognition, chosen one, rebel, martial arts, oracle, paranoia ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 23rd century ...
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: intense, exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chase, man versus machine, killer robot, artificial intelligence, manhunt, apocalypse, terminator, chaos, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 8.8
 352K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, theme park, man versus machine, robot, technology gone awry, imaginary, stalking, malfunction, human android relationship, murder, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 4.0
 677
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, heroes, manipulations, technology gone awry, escapades, adventure, save the day, undercover, chaos, apocalypse, catastrophe, government agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
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Terminator 2018 (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dante travels across a desolate, futuristic Spain in search of his girlfriend, Ula. He is pursued by a bloodthirsty, cybernetic Rottweiler.
Style: serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, rottweiler, chase, manhunt, technology gone awry, deadly creature, dangerous animal, survival, danger, gory, on the run, wrongfully committed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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The Secret Life of Alex Mack (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Secret World of Alex Mack is an American television series that ran on Nickelodeon from October 8, 1994 to January 15, 1998, replacing Clarissa Explains It All on the SNICK line-up. It also aired on YTV in Canada and NHK in Japan, and was a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, sincere, melancholic
Plot: experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, superhuman powers, dishonesty, disorder, teenage life, danger, goofy hero, teenage girl, secret, scientist, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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 6.1
 86K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: soldier, objects come to life, toy comes to life, family, danger, technology gone awry, store, suburbs, heroes, good versus evil, prototype, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
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 3.4
 6K
Sharktopus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The U.S. Navy's special group "Blue Water" builds a half-shark, half-octopus for combat. But the sharktopus escapes and terrorizes the beaches of Puerto Vallarta.
Style: semi serious, scary, absurd, suspense, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, beach, mad scientist, technology gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, save the day, animal horror, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
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 6.8
 87K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, escape from reality, inventions and discoveries, cyberpunk, video game, cyberspace, technology gone awry, danger, mind control, future dystopia, computers and web, hacker ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 17K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, genetic engineering, female warrior, danger, apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, save the world, cloning ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.4
 67K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, future dystopia, a.i., cyberspace, danger, technology gone awry, imaginary, alternate reality, hacker, cyberpunk, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
Style: futuristic, scary, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberspace, experiment gone awry, vengeance, mentally challenged, technology gone awry, a.i., inventions and discoveries, misfit, technology, husband wife relationship, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.0
 46K
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, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theme park, killer robot, survival, man versus machine, old west, terminator, a.i., chase, androids and robots, technology gone awry, computer virus, murder ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: usa, dungeon
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 4.4
 197
Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, danger, experiment gone awry, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, crimes, future dystopia, technology gone awry, corporate crimes, doctors and patients, imaginary, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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