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, visually appealing and suspense films and TV shows about / with man versus machine, danger, imaginary, artificial intelligence, robot, chaos, chase, rivalry, technology and heroes plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller 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), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Screamers: The Hunting (2009), Terminator Genisys (2015), Kill Command (2016), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Ex Machina (2014), 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, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, artificial intelligence, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2020s, year 1997 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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 8.0
 801K
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: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids and robots, androids, dystopic future, killer robot, protector, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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 8.7
 1.7M
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: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, distopia, cyberpunk, chosen one, man versus machine, existentialism, alternate reality, hacker, virtual reality, save the world, philosophy ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, virtual reality, precognition, save the world, post apocalypse, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, space travel, survival, deadly, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, distant planet ...
Time: future
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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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, androids and robots, man versus machine, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, chase, danger, heroes, time paradox, artificial intelligence, killer robot ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 1984, year 1997, 21st century ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 5.7
 13K
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, computer program, cyberpunk, technology, violence, rescue, battles, distopia, laboratory, military, cyborgs ...
Time: near future, 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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, virtual reality, chosen one, mind control, precognition, save the world, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 23rd century ...
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 7.7
 476K
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: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, technology, robot, existentialism, manipulation, cyborgs, a.i., man versus machine, human android relationship, androids, androids and robots ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, apocalypse, man versus machine, chaos, chase, technology gone awry, killer robot, artificial intelligence, nuclear holocaust, robot, time travel ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
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 7.1
 500K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., hi-tech, man versus machine, cyberpunk, androids, danger ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 5.2
 8K
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, futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, man versus machine, space station, outer space, scientist, woman in danger, obsession, chaos, space travel, rage, murder, spacecraft ...
Time: future
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 7.4
 71K
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, save the world, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, alternate reality, danger, a.i., cyberspace, heroes, fighting the system, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 134K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, steampunk, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, save the world, man versus machine, fate of humanity, apocalypse, danger, parallel world, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 1940s
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 8.6
 429K
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., theme park, androids, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, stalking, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, army, cyberpunk, killer robot, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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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, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, imaginary, graphic violence, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, africa, new york, london ...
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 6.8
 314K
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, suspenseful, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberpunk, computers and web, cyberspace, man versus machine, alternate reality, adventure, programmer, dystopic future, technology gone awry, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, future
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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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: man versus machine, trapped, military, danger, rescue, chase, team, gunfight, bomb, survival, fear, escape attempt ...
Place: afghanistan
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 7.0
 53K
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, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theme park, survival, man versus machine, killer robot, old west, technology gone awry, a.i., chase, androids and robots, terminator, life philosophy, murder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 70s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 597K
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, exciting, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: giant robots, robot, good versus evil, androids and robots, alien, man versus machine, danger, chaos, computer cracker, transformation, save the world, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, washington d.c., pentagon
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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, stylized, semi serious, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, man versus machine, androids and robots, evil alien, adventure, save the world, chaos, alien encounter, time travel, benign alien, imaginary, heroes ...
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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, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, alien planet, evil alien, giant robots, man versus machine, space travel, good versus evil, destruction, benign alien, killer robot, battles, nasa ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1961, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., africa, new mexico, chicago illinois ...
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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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: rebellion, virtual reality, adventure, cyberspace, danger, man versus machine, heroic, fictional reality, heroes, leader, escapades, warrior ...
Time: 2010s
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Robot Overlords (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, androids and robots, robot, save the day, adventure, escapades, youth, future dystopia, chaos, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, quarry
Place: england
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Computer Chess (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs. We ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, man versus machine, hotel, nerd, ambition, obsession, a.i., computer genius, contests and competitions, rivalry, computer system, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, australia
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, terminator, changing the past or future, sent to the past, nuclear holocaust, killer robot, man versus machine, cyborgs, escapades, flash forward, time travel, female warrior ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 3.5
 113
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: suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: man versus machine, killer robot, survival, a.i., family in danger, technology gone awry, family relations, androids and robots, home invasion, androids, security system, showdown ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa
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 6.0
 13K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: cult film, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, woman in danger, violence, cyborgs, technology gone awry, technophobia, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: new york
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 6.7
 77K
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, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, technology, extinction, mission, apocalypse, man versus machine, post apocalypse, bunker, daughter, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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