Tech noir movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tech noir movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out tech noir, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting and cult film films and TV shows about / with cyberpunk, technology, murder, distopia, violence, neo noir, blood, gun, death and pistol plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tech noir: Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), Texhnolyze (2003), Dark City (1998), Blade Runner (1982), Antiviral (2012), Minority Report (2002), The Matrix (1999), Altered Carbon: Resleeved (2020), Upgrade (2018).

List of tech noir movies

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, artificial intelligence, genetics, bounty hunter, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, inventor, freedom fighter, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a dark fantasy novel into a video game. A mind-bending tale with multiple endings.
Style: psychedelic, tech noir, non-linear, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: technology, video game, interactive, computer, computer game, programmer, repeated scene, free will, time travel, male protagonist, conspiracy, alternate reality ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
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Texhnolyze (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe. The events take place in the vibrant yet dilapidated ...
Style: tech noir, captivating, rough, dark, serious ...
Plot: distopia, mysterious character, danger, loner, psychic, gang war, power struggle, cyberspace, human nature, crime, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: mind bending, gothic, atmospheric, psychological, tech noir ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, future dystopia, evil alien, distopia, memory, alien race, lovecraftian, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 1940s
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Blade Runner (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, tech noir, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, distopia, existentialism, neo noir, a.i., androids, artificial intelligence, killer robot, fugitives, suprisingly clever, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Antiviral (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After becoming infected with the virus that killed superstar Hannah Geist, Syd March must unravel the mystery surrounding her death to save his own life .
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, tech noir ...
Plot: infected, social decay, uncover truth, buried truth, society, celebrity culture, virus, celebrity, injection, survival, danger, obsession ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: toronto ontario canada, california
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Minority Report (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: futuristic, interesting, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, foreknowledge, murder, frame up, psychic, precognition, crime, neo noir, police investigation, law enforcer, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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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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Altered Carbon: Resleeved (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: On the planet Latimer, Takeshi Kovacs must protect a tattooist while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside a no-nonsense CTAC.
Style: tech noir, contemplative, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: cyberpunk, distant future, neo noir, yakuza, murder investigation, male female partnership, tattooed man, neon sign, firearm, virtual reality, katana, hologram ...
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Upgrade (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, experimental, surprise ending, tech noir ...
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, super soldier, nanotechnology, microchip, distopia, murder, cyborgs, implant, robotics, experimental technology, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, near future
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Mute (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.
Style: tech noir, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, mute, technology, bartender, neo-noir, amish, prostitution, doctor, bar fight, male objectification, robotics ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany, berlin germany
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., adoption, distopia, future dystopia, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Anon (2018)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears ...
Style: tech noir, twists and turns, exciting, tense
Plot: distopia, surveillance, technology, murder investigation, hacker, mind control, investigation, female assassin, privacy, serial killer, erased memory, female killer ...
Time: future
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Beyond the Dreamcatcher (0000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an online shock jock's latest episode takes him on a journey into the notorious deep web, his own darkness threatens to drag him into the depths of the binary abyss.
Style: avant garde, psychotronic, dark humor, tech noir, psychedelic ...
Plot: drugs, hallucination, black market, technology, darkness, memory, neo noir, surrealism, psychosis, hallucinogenic drug, catholicism, transformation ...
Place: usa
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Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, tech noir, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, ufo, adventure, save the world, future dystopia, escapades, changing the past or future, danger, life is a bitch, imaginary, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, time travel, time machine, cyberpunk, betrayal, mystery, on the run, lottery, chase, riddles and clues, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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Login (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: "Login" is a Hindi feature film about three different individuals and how the Internet and social networking sites affect their lives...
Style: realistic, serious, tech noir, suspenseful
Plot: bollywood, couple relations, couples, love and romance, looking for love, computers and web, adult virgin, dishonesty, technology, unfaithful wife, unhappy marriage, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: An American named Anthony is living and working in Tokyo and married to a Japanese woman. When their son is killed by the same driver who creates the Tetsuos in previous films, he makes the transformation into Tetsuo.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, tech noir, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: body horror, uncover truth, super weapon, androids and robots, secret identity, good versus evil, superhuman powers, danger, escapades, uncontrollable, chaos, buried truth ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Possessor (2020)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A thriller about an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to enable its operatives to inhabit other people's bodies, ultimately driving them to carry out assassinations for high-paying clients.
Style: tech noir
Plot: female nudity, assassination attempt, machine, male nudity, corporation, apartment, gore, gun, brutality, distopia, body horror, graphic violence ...
Time: near future
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female warrior, female protagonist, distopia, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, martial arts, bounty hunter, danger, tough girl, amnesia ...
Time: near future, future
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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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Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Second film of the Mardock Scramble series. Balot and a severely injured Oeufcoque seem to be at the mercy of an obsessed Boiled. Dr. Easter comes to the rescue and the group escapes to "Paradise" where many secrets of Mardock lie and ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspense, captivating, tech noir
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, cyborgs, destiny, death threat, brutality, one woman army, laboratory, violence, tragic past, tough girl, combat ...
Time: near future, future
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RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Rin Asogi is an immortal private detective with a thirst for vodka and a talent for attracting things that go bump in the night. In a series of nightmarish vignettes spanning sixty-five years, Rin's lush body is sadistically pierced, blown up, ...
Style: seinen, exciting, ecchi, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, private detective, immortality, investigation, crimes, danger, mystery, haunted by the past, track down, law enforcement, rivalry, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Looker (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, plastic surgeon, model, investigation, mind game, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, disorder, technology gone awry, conspiracy, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, san francisco
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Virtual Revolution (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paris 2047. Most of the population spend all their time online, connected into virtual worlds, and don't care anymore about reality. A shadow agent, Nash, working for one of the multinational companies behind these virtual worlds, is tracking ...
Style: tech noir, mecha
Plot: hitman, virtual reality, virtual world, amulet, interpol, avatar, future dystopia, force field, shot with an arrow, sword fight, murder, internet ...
Time: near future
Place: paris france
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, hacker, computers and web, computer cracker, danger, heroic mission, race against time, technophobia, computer genius, society, a.i. ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, near future, 21st century
Place: beijing china
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Crystal Fortune Run (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An assassin known as Wind Yip (Sharla Cheung) is thought to be a robot after she is seen ripping the guts out of the president of a large corporation and dodging a hail of bullets from police. Later, she shows up at the corporation to steal the ...
Style: tech noir
Plot: fight, police officer kicked, police officer bombed, impersonating a police officer, mysterious woman, super strength, police officer, police station, police officer taken hostage, police officer shot in the chest, thief, investigation ...
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo is an anime series loosely based on Alexandre Dumas, père's classic French novel, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo. Spanning 24 episodes, it was produced by Gonzo, directed by Mahiro Maeda and broadcast by Animax ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: secret identity, convict, vengeance, haunted by the past, mysterious character, escapades, righting the wronged, rivalry, dishonesty, false arrest, betrayal, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: france, japan, paris france, europe
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Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fbi, master criminal, hidden identity, special agents, undercover, revenge, arch villain, boat chase, mexican standoff, prison escape, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
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Alien vs. Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, ninja, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, chaos, deadly, supernatural, danger, escapades, gory, rescue ...
Time: 16th century, future, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
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