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, stylized, futuristic, exciting and cerebral films and TV shows about / with technology gone awry, chaos, imaginary, technology, dialogue, mentor, chase, transformation, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan 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), The Matrix (1999), The Island (2005), Stay Alive (2006), Transcendence (2014), Westworld (2016), The Matrix Reloaded (2003).

List of technology gone awry movies

 7.1
 446K
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: technology gone awry, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, robot, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, danger, murder, police investigation, artificial intelligence, humanoid robot ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.3
 161K
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, investigation, utopia, murder, robot, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, human existence, special agents, life risking, technology ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 6.8
 209K
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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, robot, artificial intelligence, a.i., technology, gangster, heist, brutality, cyberpunk, androids, weapons, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa
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 6.6
 163K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: technology gone awry, chase, fbi, computers and web, law enforcement, surveillance, mysterious character, life turned upside down, technology, investigation, fugitives, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa
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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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, food, mad scientist, adventure, family, social misfits, small town, goofy hero, disorder, parents and children, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
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 8.7
 1.4M
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: exciting, thought provoking, mind bending, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, save the world, future dystopia, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, a.i., imaginary, technology gone awry, chosen one, cyberspace, philosophy ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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 6.9
 283K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, island, technology gone awry, escape, fugitives, future dystopia, lookalikes, genetics, on the run, warrior, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
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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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: scientist, food, friendship, island, adventure, family, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, inventor, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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, characters killed one by one, survival horror, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.3
 198K
Transcendence (2014)
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Plot: computers and web, artificial intelligence, scientist, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, technology, chaos, a.i., computer virus, resurrection, terrorism, nanotechnology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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 8.9
 313K
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, robot, man versus machine, theme park, technology gone awry, imaginary, stalking, murder, human android relationship, inventions and discoveries, malfunction ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, rebel, computer virus, rave ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 23rd century, year 2003 ...
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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: exciting, serious, surprise ending, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, killer robot, manhunt, chase, artificial intelligence, terminator, technology gone awry, future dystopia, assassin, nuclear war, robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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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, stylized, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, chosen one, rescue, man versus machine, martial arts, kung fu, warrior, flying, fight ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
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 7.1
 122K
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, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, steampunk, man versus machine, survival, parallel world, resistance, fate of humanity, friendship, objects come to life, technology gone awry, post apocalyptic, adventure ...
Time: future, 1940s
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Terminator 2018 (2004)
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: androids and robots, rottweiler, chase, gory, manhunt, deadly creature, technology gone awry, survival, danger, dangerous animal, on the run, wrongfully committed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, clever, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, media satire, computers and web, society, technology, alternate reality, technology gone awry, chaos, news, technophobia, mind control ...
Time: future
Place: england
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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
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: island, mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, stranded, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
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 7.4
 66K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, a.i., future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, imaginary, alternate reality, cyberspace, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, man versus machine, killer robot, artificial intelligence, save the world, army, wartime, cyberpunk, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, manhunt, artificial intelligence, chase, terminator, save the world, lone hero, violence, time travel, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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TRON: Uprising (2012)
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: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: virtual reality, rebellion, adventure, technology gone awry, imaginary, family, danger, a.i., technology, based on movie, escapades, man versus machine ...
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 6.8
 288K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, motorcycle, chase, computer, computer program, man versus machine, technology gone awry, adventure, disappearance, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
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 6.1
 28K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., laboratory, technology gone awry, military, man versus machine, androids and robots, experiment, experiment gone awry, cold war, inventions and discoveries, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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 7.5
 269K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, outer space, memory loss, secret agents, mars, false memory, secret agent, resistance, space colony, cyberpunk, falsely accused, false identity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: mine
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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, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, cyberspace, a.i., mind game, computer virus, artificial intelligence, computers and web, chase, terrorism, hacker, policewoman ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 7.5
 21K
Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, computer, teenage love, technology gone awry, chaos, code breaking, satellite, code, birthday, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
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 6.1
 6K
Nirvana (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimi, a computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his fled girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, hacker, chase, virtual reality, unrequited love, torture, technology gone awry, drugs/alcohol, video game, toy, computer virus ...
Time: future
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 4.5
 580
Cyber Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future in the Asian city-state Sintawan, everyone's identity is recorded in the vast CyberLink. The only way around this is using illegal simulated identity implants (sims). A young bounty hunter who makes her living tracking sims, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, fighting the system, police chase, computer, man versus machine, adventure, race against time, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chases and races, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
Place: asia, singapore
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 6.9
 15K
Steamboy (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After receiving a package from his Grandfather, Rei, a young inventor living in England during the mid-19th century, has his life thrown into disarray. The package contains a "Steam Ball", a device of incredible power, and a letter asking ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: steampunk, adventure, boy, steam, inventor, ball, inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, deadly weapon, master villain, energy, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1860s
Place: england, manchester, manchester england, alaska, japan ...
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