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, visually appealing, suspense, stylized and futuristic films and TV shows about / with technology gone awry, chaos, imaginary, danger, dialogue, storytelling, technology, mentor, transformation and violence 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: Eagle Eye (2008), I, Robot (2004), Surrogates (2009), 9 (2009), The Island (2005), Westworld (2016), Chappie (2015), Transcendence (2014), The Animatrix (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003).

List of technology gone awry movies

 6.6
 187K
Eagle Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: surveillance, chase, technology gone awry, computers and web, investigation, law enforcement, mysterious character, life turned upside down, intelligence, artificial intelligence, fbi, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa
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 7.1
 535K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, androids and robots, distopia, future dystopia, a.i., hi-tech, man versus machine, technology gone awry, androids ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.3
 175K
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: cyberpunk, robot, distopia, androids and robots, utopia, dystopic future, technology gone awry, future dystopia, cyborgs, clones, cloning, physical appearance ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 7.0
 140K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Luxembourg
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, adult animation, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, apocalypse, technology gone awry, vestiges of humanity, survival, fate of humanity, save the world, distopia, man versus machine, life is a bitch, heroes ...
Time: future, 1940s
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 6.8
 315K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: distopia, escape, cloning, future dystopia, fugitives, technology gone awry, island, utopia, lookalikes, clones, genetics, dystopic future ...
Time: future, year 2019, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 8.6
 489K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
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: stylized, futuristic, exciting, suspense, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, moral dilemma, consciousness, man versus machine, murder, technology gone awry, a.i., androids, scientist, human android relationship, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
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 6.8
 250K
Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: touching, stylized, absurd, emotional, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., technology, androids and robots, distopia, consciousness, prodigy, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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 6.2
 228K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, philosophical, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, technology, resurrection, computers and web, scientist, nanotechnology, hi-tech, technology gone awry, consciousness, utopia, chaos, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 78K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: philosophical, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, man versus machine, apocalypse, future dystopia, save the world, technology gone awry, distopia, alternate reality, a.i., virtual reality, hacker, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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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: futuristic, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, distopia, virtual reality, alternate reality, chosen one, post apocalypse, man versus machine, warrior, freedom, technology gone awry, save the world ...
Time: future, distant future, 23rd century, 2000s, near future ...
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 8.8
 525K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: philosophical, thought provoking, twists and turns, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, distopia, computers and web, social decay, society, satire, dark humor, media satire, technology, media, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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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, intellectual, twist ending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, alternate reality, cyberpunk, cyberspace, parallel world, time travel, computer system, technology gone awry, deception, parallel universe, dystopic future, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 90s, 1930s, 20th century, near future ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, apocalypse, man versus machine, robot, time traveler, one against many, chaos, killer robot, chase ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, contemporary, near future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
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 7.4
 29K
Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, code breaking, computer, technology gone awry, chaos, teenage love, teenage life, hacker, code, family relations, satellite ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
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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, suspense, intense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, man versus machine, androids and robots, distopia, dystopic future, robot, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, killer robot ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
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 5.0
 32K
Stay Alive (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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, suspense, slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ghost, characters killed one by one, group of friends, technology gone awry, supernatural, murder, video game, virtual reality, teenage life, violence, survival, baroness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, rescue, man versus machine, a.i., space travel, technology gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, distant planet, apocalypse, survival, terminator ...
Time: future
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 4.3
 9K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: macabre, slasher, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, technology gone awry, psychopath, exorcism, uncover truth, man versus machine, murder, rescue, race against time, ghost, deadly creature, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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 6.9
 58K
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: philosophical, exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, old west, survival, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, computer, killer robot, vacation, artificial intelligence, amusement park, life philosophy, robot ...
Time: future, 70s, 19th century
Place: usa
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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: philosophical, atmospheric, mind bending, surreal, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, future dystopia, distopia, hacker, policewoman, cyborgs, technology gone awry, female spy, cyberspace, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.8
 335K
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, cyberspace, virtual reality, computer program, adventure, computers and web, alternate reality, chase, fictional reality, disappearance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
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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: philosophical, saga, futuristic, exciting, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, future dystopia, chosen one, alternate reality, man versus machine, prophecy, oracle, rebel, fight ...
Time: future, distant future, year 2003, 23rd century, 2000s ...
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 8.7
 1.9M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
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: thought provoking, philosophical, mind bending, cerebral, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, alternate reality, virtual reality, philosophy, martial arts, hacker, post apocalypse, existentialism, gunfight, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, near future, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, 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, colourful, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, friendship, food, island, inventor, family, animals, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, creator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
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 6.2
 99K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, light, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: soldier, toy comes to life, family, technology gone awry, small town, objects come to life, heroes, suburbs, teenage hero, good versus evil, store, toys ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
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 4.4
 958
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, monster, technology gone awry, creature feature, outer space, rescue, secret project, alien encounter, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 4.4
 643
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, suspense, serious, suspenseful, tech noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, fighting the system, adventure, heroes, future dystopia, technology gone awry, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, race against time, chase, police chase ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
Place: singapore, asia
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 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: futuristic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, robot, a.i., man versus machine, cyberpunk, technology, inventions and discoveries, cyborgs, programmer, technology gone awry, secret laboratory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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The Mangler 2 (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager girl mistakenly downloads the Mangler 2.0 computer virus into her highschool's new state of the art computer system and all hell breaks loose.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer, youth, rivalry, technophobia, technology gone awry, computers and web, teenage life, computer virus, college, human versus computer, science runs amok ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, experiment, mutant, survival, island, rebellion, brutality, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, mutation, jungle ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, future
Place: pacific ocean
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