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The list contains the best, new and most relevant technology gone awry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with technology gone awry, danger, chaos, imaginary, supernatural, mentor, escapades, heroes, death and dialogue plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as technology gone awry: Westworld (2016), Terminator 2018 (2004), Surrogates (2009), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), Menno's Mind (1997), Stay Alive (2006), Small Soldiers (1998), Electric Dreams (1984), eXistenZ (1999), TRON: Uprising (2012).
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
95 min.
 6.4
Surrogates
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
89 min.
 6.3
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Chappie
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
South Africa, USA
120 min.
 6.8
Transcendence
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK, China, USA
119 min.
 6.3

List of technology gone awry movies

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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: mad scientist, adventure, food, family, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, goofy hero, social misfits, creativity, inventions and discoveries, small town, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009
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 8.9
 304K
Westworld
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, robot, technology gone awry, imaginary, murder, human android relationship, malfunction, man versus machine, gunfight, brutality, fantasy world ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Terminator 2018
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: rottweiler, androids and robots, manhunt, technology gone awry, gory, deadly creature, chase, survival, danger, dangerous animal, on the run, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
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: exciting, colourful, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: food, adventure, technology gone awry, family, inventor, friendship, island, scientist, creativity, chaos and mayhem, danger, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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 6.3
 161K
Surrogates
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, atmospheric, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, technology, alternate reality, utopia, humanity, artificial intelligence, clones, special agents, investigation, murder, cyberpunk, alone in the world ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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The Island of Dr. Moreau
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, dangerous animal, transformation, rebellion, survival, stranded, mutant, adaptation, experiment, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 4.4
 329
Menno's Mind
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Menno is a computer programmer at The Resort, an enormous funhouse where people can live out their fantasies in virtual reality. Feeding their personal data into a software program called The System, head of security Felix Medina is setting up a big ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: resort, technology gone awry, rivalry, state affairs, rise to the top, vengeance, vigilantism, obsession, political corruption, computers and web, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 5.1
 28K
Stay Alive
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, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: video game, blood, technology gone awry, high school, computer game, slasher, teenage life, goth, violence, ghost, chase, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.1
 84K
Small Soldiers
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, semi serious, witty, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: family, soldier, violence, technology, military, toys, technology gone awry, chase, danger, small town, store, weapons ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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Electric Dreams
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Miles buys himself a state-of-the-art computer that starts expressing thoughts and emotions after a having champagne spilled down on him. Things start getting out of hand when both Miles and Edgar, how the computer calls himself, fall in love with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, romantic ...
Plot: romance, artificial intelligence, love, technology gone awry, technology, love story, mentor, fall in love, love and romance, internet, sacrifice, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, virginia, san francisco
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 6.8
 85K
eXistenZ
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, clever, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, gory, technology gone awry, computer game, violence, existentialism, technology, imaginary ...
Time: future
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TRON: Uprising
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: a.i., adventure, technology gone awry, escapades, imaginary, man versus machine, family, teaching the ways of the world, virtual reality, rebellion, computers and web, danger ...
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 3.7
 232
Virtual Girl
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: John Lewis, a programming genius, has it all- a beautiful wife and a child, a lavish home and he's on the brink of making it big after he finishes one last project, a CD-Rom Sex Game called Virtual Girl. However, things get complicated when a ...
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: dangerous attraction, technology gone awry, chaos, life turned upside down, virtual reality, simulation, computer, technophobia, programmer, sex, erotica, exploitation ...
Time: 90s
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The Lawnmower Man
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, atmospheric, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, vengeance, technology, internet, cyberpunk, transformation, artificial intelligence, suburbs, a.i., revenge, science, computer game ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.5
 11K
Extraction
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thomas Jacobs invents a way to watch people's memories from the inside. Going against his morals, he accepts an offer to enter a heroin addict's memories to literally see if he committed a crime. However,a malfunction causes his ...
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, danger, inventions and discoveries, murder, memory, time loop, disorder, supernatural, repression, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.0
 2K
Hellphone
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, technology gone awry, high school, teenage life, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, teenage love, chaos and mayhem, chaos, fire, dog ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.2
 5K
The Lift
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can't find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, demonic
Plot: skyscraper, journalism, elevator, dangerous attraction, gory, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, mystery, captivity, suffocation, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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100 Million BC
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious
Plot: time travel, dangerous animal, adventure, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, rescue, heroes, tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, imaginary, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, prehistory, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Serial Experiments Lain
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 316 min.
Story: Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired".
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: young heroes, technology gone awry, computers and web, urban, heroes, imaginary, cyberpunk, computer, society, ghost, parallel world, teenage life ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Philadelphia Experiment
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 'The Philadelphia Experiment', a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II "Philadelphia Experiment," which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render warships invisible. When the experiment ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, adventure, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, disorder, on the run, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, danger, heroes, chaos, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, battleship
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The Secret Life of Alex Mack
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: superhuman powers, supernatural ability, technology gone awry, teenage life, danger, dishonesty, disorder, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, chases and races, misfit, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 130
Homewrecker
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An electronics genius programs a supercomputer to be the perfect female computer, but the computer becomes jealous of his estranged wife and tries to kill her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, technology gone awry, computers and web, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, vengeance, love triangle, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, pentagon
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 206K
Chappie
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, entertaining, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, technology, gangster, heist, brutality, weapons, violence, police, urban, a.i., redemption ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa
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Accumulator 1
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this movie, TV sets are full of life. If a person is in TV (e.g. because it was filmed on the street) it has a double that's right in the TV set. This double needs energy from the true character to survive. Each time, the real human watches ...
Style: surreal, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: man versus machine, media satire, technology gone awry, imaginary, media, vengeance, vigilantism, danger, dentist, weakness, healing power, palm reading ...
Place: europe, czech republic
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 198K
Transcendence
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: stylized, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, mad scientist, science, a.i., humanity, internet, chaos and mayhem, virus, utopia, end of the world, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, california
Is relevant ?
 3.9
 3K
Trucks
Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tale of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: gory, small town, chase, on the run, technology gone awry, car chase, chases and races, supernatural, truck, danger, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 5K
TerrorVision
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: deadly creature, satellite, alien encounter, technology gone awry, alien, danger, parody, deadly, disorder, mutant, slime, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
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Ferocious Planet
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: adventure, survival, parallel world, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, hopes, sinkhole, quicksand, alternate dimension, egg, senator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.9
 4K
ReBoot
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: ReBoot is a Canadian CGI-animated action-adventure cartoon series that originally aired from 1994 to 2001. It was produced by Vancouver-based production company Mainframe Entertainment, Alliance Communications, BLT Productions and created by Gavin ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, master villain, young heroes, technology gone awry, computers and web, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, youth, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Is relevant ?
 3.7
 447
Deathbed
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Karen and her significant other move to a new apartment, they discover an old antique bed. Karen absolutely loves it and she soon allows it to inspire her artwork. However, a series of disturbing dreams begin to haunt Karen. Eventually she ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, gory, changing the past or future, technology gone awry, danger, couples, supernatural, mentally unstable, couple relations, curses spells and rituals, showbiz, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

man versus machine
man versus machine movies
Terminator Genisys 2015
6.5
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003
6.3
Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991
8.5
The Matrix 1999
8.7
Transformers: The Last Knight 2017
5.2
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a.i.
a.i. movies
Humans 2015
8.0
Knight Rider 1982
6.9
WALL·E 2008
8.4
Westworld 2016
8.9
Resident Evil 2002
6.7
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androids and robots
androids and robots movies
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003
6.3
Terminator Genisys 2015
6.5
Humans 2015
8.0
Iron Man 2008
7.9
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles 2008
7.7
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future dystopia
future dystopia movies
Mad Max: Fury Road 2015
8.1
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013
7.5
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 2014
6.7
Terminator Genisys 2015
6.5
The Fifth Element 1997
7.7
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artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence movies
Blade Runner 2049 2017
8.0
Her 2013
8.0
The Matrix 1999
8.7
Person of Interest 2011
8.4
Bicentennial Man 1999
6.9
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chaos
chaos movies
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection 2012
2.7
Fear the Walking Dead 2015
7.0
28 Weeks Later 2007
7.0
The Book of Eli 2010
6.9
The Last Man on Earth 2015
7.4
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cyberpunk
cyberpunk movies
Altered Carbon 2018
8.2
Blade Runner 2049 2017
8.0
Mute 2018
5.4
Surrogates 2009
6.3
RoboCop 1994
5.9
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robot
robot movies
Chappie 2015
6.8
Bicentennial Man 1999
6.9
WALL·E 2008
8.4
Surrogates 2009
6.3
Lost in Space 2018
7.2
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