Man versus machine movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant man versus machine movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized and intense films and TV shows about / with man versus machine, robot, artificial intelligence, danger, imaginary, technology, chaos, chase, androids and robots and rivalry plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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man versus machine movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as man versus machine: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Terminator Salvation (2009), The Matrix (1999), The Terminator (1984), 9 (2009), Terminator Genisys (2015), The Animatrix (2003), Transformers (2007), Westworld (2016), I, Robot (2004).

List of man versus machine movies

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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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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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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 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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 8.0
 698K
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, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, manhunt, man versus machine, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, danger, protector, sent to the past, heroine, cyberpunk, mission, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984, twentieth century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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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 Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, human android relationship, cyborgs, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future, mission ...
Time: future, year 1984, 21st century, year 1973
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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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 7.1
 556K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, alien invasion, transformation, good versus evil, alien, robot, danger, artifact, save the world, military, transforming robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 2000s, 19th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pentagon, washington d.c.
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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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 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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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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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, superhero team, good versus evil, save the world, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, a.i., androids and robots, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
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 7.7
 396K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: tense, futuristic, clever, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., isolation, manipulation, technology, existentialism, human android relationship, experiment gone awry, deception, man versus machine, philosophy, robot ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, absurd, idiotic, suspense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: africa, england, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon ...
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, terminator, escapades, man versus machine, heroes, based on movie, danger, parents and children, computer system, unstoppable, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.1
 22K
Caprica (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, Caprica follows two rival families - the Graystones and the Adamas - as they grow, compete, and thrive in the vibrant world of the peaceful 12 Colonies, living in a society close to our own. Entangled in the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, sacrifice, androids and robots, family life, alien planet, man versus machine, danger, outer space, escapades, computer genius, fate of humanity, deadly ...
Time: future
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 5.7
 11K
Kill Command (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: man versus machine, robot, cyberpunk, technology, military, survival, violence, island, death, sentry, moral dilemma, abandoned building ...
Time: near future, future
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Style: exciting, talky, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, space opera, star trek, outer space, teleportation, adventure, spacewalk, space station, wormhole ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
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 5.1
 7K
Saturn 3 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 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, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, space station, man versus machine, outer space, space travel, scientist, murder, spacecraft, robot, chess, a.i., adventure ...
Time: future
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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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Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, space travel, soldier, a.i., mental institution, androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
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Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: atmospheric, intense, exciting, futuristic, suspense
Plot: artificial intelligence, time travel, androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, technology, fight scenes, gunfight, weapons, terminator, robot
Time: future
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Bicentennial Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, sentimental, philosophical, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, robot, opposites attract, human nature, society, romance, self discovery, androids, immortality, human android relationship, life & death ...
Time: future, year 2005, 23rd century, 2040s, 22nd century ...
Place: cross country
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 7.0
 44K
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theme park, survival, chase, man versus machine, killer robot, vacation, robot as menace, computer virus, adventure, desert, murder, a.i. ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: usa, dungeon
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 5.0
 49K
Stealth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, u.s. navy, a.i., insubordination, behind enemy lines, navy, aviation, ocean or sea, save the day, air disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, alaska, north korea, russia, washington d.c. ...
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 5.3
 5K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, man versus machine, giant robot, mecha, androids and robots, save the world, survival, future dystopia, heroic mission, laser, giant robots, a.i. ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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 7.1
 81K
WarGames (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, cold war, nuclear threat, computer genius, young heroes, computer, government, chess, man versus machine, military base, race against time, video game ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, california
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 8.0
 10K
Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, apocalypse, androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, society, investigation, infected, a.i., adventure, mystery, parallel world ...
Time: future
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, cyberspace, neo noir, robot, cyberpunk, man versus machine, investigation, mind game, hacker, uncover truth, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
Place: japan, asia
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