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, visually appealing, exciting, serious and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with man versus machine, technology, danger, artificial intelligence, imaginary, chase, robot, murder, chaos and violence plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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man versus machine movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as man versus machine: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), The Terminator (1984), The Matrix (1999), Kill Command (2016), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Terminator Salvation (2009), Terminator Genisys (2015), I, Robot (2004), Ex Machina (2014).

List of man versus machine movies

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, cyborgs, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, robot, apocalypse, post apocalypse, terminator, end of the world, child in peril, lone hero ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north america
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 8.1
 852K
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, neo noir, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, time travel, cyborgs, man versus machine, androids and robots, sent to the past, post apocalypse, time paradox, artificial intelligence, killer robot, dystopic future, androids ...
Time: 80s, future, 2020s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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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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 5.7
 14K
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: suspense, futuristic, intense, clever, surprise ending ...
Plot: robot, man versus machine, military, cyberpunk, computer program, violence, cyborgs, distopia, technology, survival, island, androids ...
Time: future, near 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: 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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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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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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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, man versus machine, post apocalypse, killer robot, dark future, artificial intelligence, chase, time paradox, apocalypse ...
Time: future, year 1984, year 2017, near future, year 1997 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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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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 7.1
 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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 7.7
 536K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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: philosophical, mind bending, psychological, twist ending, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, androids, cyborgs, existentialism, technology, isolation, a.i., human android relationship, androids and robots, manipulation ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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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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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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 5.1
 10K
Saturn 3 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, scientist, outer space, space station, cyborgs, androids and robots, obsession, woman in danger, chaos, older man younger woman relationship, robot ...
Time: future
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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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 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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 7.0
 632K
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: entertaining, futuristic, intense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, robot, androids and robots, transforming robot, giant robots, good versus evil, car, military, man versus machine, transformation, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: california, washington d.c., los angeles, usa, plymouth ...
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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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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, humorous, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, robot, artificial intelligence, superhuman powers, superhero team, master villain, supernatural ability, man versus machine, save the world, end of the world, good versus evil, tony stark character ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oslo norway, usa, africa, new york, eastern europe ...
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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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 6.7
 90K
I Am Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, philosophical ...
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, bunker, end of the world, mission, man versus machine, apocalypse, mother, human versus robot, technology, extinction ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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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 Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her family decides to use this opportunity to drive Katie to school as a road trip. When their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising, the Mitchells realize that they must work ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, dog, robot, pug, road trip, family relations, parents and children, adventure, family life, journey, fish out of water, husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: epic, talky, exciting, saga, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, star trek, alien, artificial intelligence, teleportation, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, man versus machine, planet, doctors ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: san francisco
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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: absurd, suspense, entertaining, visually appealing, confusing ...
Plot: giant robots, robot, transforming robot, alien, dinosaur, technology, man versus machine, explosions, end of the world, culture clash, extraterrestrial, adaptation ...
Time: future, middle ages, 2010s, year 2017
Place: tower bridge london, havana cuba, england, usa, united kingdom ...
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Armed Response (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: man versus machine, trapped, military, chase, rescue, gunfight, team, paranoia, fear, mercilessness, panic, bomb ...
Place: afghanistan
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 6.3
 326K
Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, supernatural, alien attack, lgbt, alien encounter, alien race, suicide, man versus machine, evil alien, super strength, superheroine ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 16th century, year 1945, 2020s
Place: usa, hiroshima japan, south dakota, iraq, india ...
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The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
Style: futuristic, suspense, scary, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyberspace, virtual reality, technology, man versus machine, vengeance, computer, experiment gone awry, mentally challenged, artificial intelligence, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, robot, giant robots, alien invasion, transforming robot, transformation, alien, killer robot, extraterrestrial, good versus evil, technology, space travel ...
Time: year 1969, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: washington d.c., egypt, pentagon, north america, usa ...
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TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, heroic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cyberspace, virtual reality, rebellion, computer system, adventure, a.i., man versus machine, fictional reality, heroes, escapades, leader, technology gone awry ...
Time: 2010s
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