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, danger, imaginary, artificial intelligence, chaos, robot, technology, rivalry, chase and androids and robots plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller 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), 9 (2009), The Terminator (1984), Terminator Genisys (2015), Transformers (2007), The Animatrix (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Westworld (1973).

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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, time travel, lone hero, save the world, manhunt, terminator, chase, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, fictional war ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, 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, killer robot, chase, man versus machine, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, nuclear holocaust, assassin ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, near future ...
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: killer robot, apocalypse, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, army, cyberpunk, save the world, resistance, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, destiny, wartime ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 8.7
 1.5M
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: thought provoking, mind bending, exciting, serious, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, save the world, future dystopia, cyberpunk, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cyberspace, imaginary, chosen one, technology gone awry, a.i., hacker ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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 7.1
 125K
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, man versus machine, steampunk, survival, parallel world, fate of humanity, resistance, objects come to life, technology gone awry, friendship, post apocalyptic, post war ...
Time: future, 1940s
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 8.0
 719K
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, androids and robots, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, mission, danger, protector, cyberpunk, sent to the past, heroine, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, chase, artificial intelligence, killer robot, androids and robots, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, cyborgs, dark future, mission ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
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 7.1
 565K
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, good versus evil, transformation, man versus machine, alien invasion, danger, robot, alien, artifact, killer robot, save the world, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century, 2000s, 1890s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, pentagon, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 67K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, a.i., future dystopia, cyberspace, imaginary, technology gone awry, danger, alternate reality, hacker, society, uncover truth ...
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: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, virtual reality, chosen one, warrior, man versus machine, freedom, martial arts, self sacrifice, mission, vestiges of humanity, prophecy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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 7.0
 46K
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, suspenseful, exciting, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theme park, killer robot, survival, man versus machine, old west, terminator, a.i., chase, technology gone awry, murder, computer virus, desert ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: usa, dungeon
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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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural ability, imaginary, master villain, rivalry, military, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa
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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, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, space station, man versus machine, outer space, space travel, chess, robot, murder, scientist, spacecraft, androids and robots, imaginary ...
Time: future
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 8.8
 331K
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, theme park, man versus machine, robot, technology gone awry, imaginary, stalking, malfunction, human android relationship, murder, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: man versus machine, military, artificial intelligence, u.s. navy, a.i., insubordination, navy, save the day, heroic mission, save the world, danger, military life ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: north korea, alaska, seattle washington, washington d.c., russia ...
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 7.1
 458K
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: androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, danger, robot, murder, artificial intelligence, police investigation, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.1
 29K
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, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., man versus machine, laboratory, technology gone awry, androids and robots, inventions and discoveries, military, robot, disorder, programmer, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england
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 6.8
 293K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, computer program, man versus machine, cyberspace, technology gone awry, fictional reality, disappearance, adventure, parents and children, chases and races, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, chosen one, rebel, martial arts, oracle, prophecy, paranoia ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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 7.7
 417K
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, mind bending, intellectual, twist ending ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, a.i., isolation, manipulation, experiment gone awry, technology, existentialism, human android relationship, deception, man versus machine, philosophy, robot ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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 7.1
 23K
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: atmospheric, serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, sacrifice, man versus machine, androids and robots, fate of humanity, escapades, danger, family life, computer genius, outer space, alien planet, deadly ...
Time: future
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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: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, terminator, escapades, heroes, man versus machine, shooting, danger, computer system, unstoppable, fate of humanity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.7
 12K
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, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, intense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, man versus machine, robot, technology, military, survival, violence, island, death, binoculars, blood splatter, surrealism ...
Time: near future, future
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, soldier, space travel, a.i., space and aliens, heroic mission, future dystopia, technology gone awry, life is a bitch, adventure, time travel, gays and lesbians ...
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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: space travel, spacecraft, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, space opera, teleportation, wormhole, outer space, space station, spacewalk, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
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 5.6
 4K
Nemesis (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man, part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, androids and robots, future dystopia, man versus machine, chaos, battles, rivalry, life is a bitch, police detective, law enforcement, superhuman powers, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future
Place: usa, los angeles, new mexico, indonesia, brazil
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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, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: robot, end of the world, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: england, havana cuba, south dakota, jordan, chicago illinois ...
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 5.8
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, computers and web, androids and robots, save the world, danger, man versus machine, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, a.i., rivalry, society ...
Time: future
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 6.3
 7K
Demon Seed (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, voyeurism, laboratory, captivity, mind game, artificial intelligence, technology, rape, computer, crimes, technology gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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 3.6
 111
Echo Dr. (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When their home security system malfunctions, a family struggles to survive an attack against a state of the art patrol guard that believes they are intruders.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tech noir
Plot: killer robot, man versus machine, technology gone awry, imaginary, technophobia, survival, family relations, a.i., androids and robots, family in danger, danger, security system ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
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