Killer robot movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant killer robot movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious, psychotronic and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with killer robot, robot, imaginary, androids and robots, danger, heroes, murder, man versus machine, chaos and technology plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as killer robot: Saturn 3 (1980), Blade Runner (1982), Death Machine (1994), The Terminator (1984), Space Truckers (1996), Monsters of Man (2020), Assassin (1986), I, Robot (2004), Terminator Salvation (2009), Westworld (1973).

List of killer robot movies

 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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 8.1
 696K
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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Death Machine (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, survival, androids and robots, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, disorder, crimes, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
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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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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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Space Truckers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer robot, androids and robots, outer space, rescue, space travel, space and aliens, danger, nothing goes right, rebellion, cyborgs, explosion, adventure ...
Time: future, 90s
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Monsters of Man (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A robotics company vying to win a lucrative military contract team up with a corrupt CIA agent to conduct an illegal live field test. They deploy four weaponized prototype robots into a suspected drug manufacturing camp in the Golden Triangle, ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: killer robot, experiment gone awry, top secret, survival, danger, death, struggle for survival, evil robot, heroes, laboratory, deadly, scientist ...
Time: 2020s
Place: pentagon, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., cambodia, southeast asia ...
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 4.7
 292
Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, chaos, mentally unstable, assassination, escapades, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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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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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 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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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: giant monster, giant creature, giant robots, alien monster, robot, killer robot, monster, teenage hero, alien, army, human versus monster, academy ...
Time: near future
Place: mount fuji, sydney australia, china, santa monica california, hong kong ...
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 6.1
 111K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: steampunk, post apocalypse, resistance, female warrior, survival, post apocalyptic, female fighter, good versus evil, dark fantasy, tough girl, chase, power ...
Time: future
Place: london, europe, big ben london, asia
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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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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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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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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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 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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 7.1
 25K
The Robot (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Dr. Vasi invents a super-powered robot, Chitti, in his own image. The scientific body, AIRD, that must approve the robot, declines it based on its not having emotions and the ability to make rational judgment. A sudden flash of lightning evokes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, love triangle, killer robot, scientist, rivalry, man versus machine, technology gone awry, creator, inventions and discoveries, uncontrollable, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: exciting, mecha, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, battles, weapon system, save the world, secret identity, super weapon, fall in love, rescue, high school, society, love and romance, double life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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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Class of 1999 II: The Substitute (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the original movie, the cyborg-teachers were all destroyed. Well that's what we thought, but there's one more rogue military robot out there determined to clean up the education system.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, killer robot, murder, cyberpunk, rebellion, heroes, life is a bitch, gang, dedicated educator, society, a.i., man versus machine ...
Time: future
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Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, space and aliens, soldier, battles, imaginary, killer robot, military, space marine, future dystopia, battle zone, master warrior ...
Time: future
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 4.9
 2K
Eyeborgs (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Are government surveillance cameras intended to keep us safe actually killing people? Is it a plot by the government to suppress the opposition, or have our terrorist enemies secretly gained control of our security system and are now using it ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, killer robot, imaginary, undercover, chaos, political conspiracy, law enforcement, danger, conspiracy, surveillance camera, technology gone awry, computer animation ...
Time: future
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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, alien, transforming robot, evil alien, androids and robots, battles, chaos, giant robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, killer robot, robot vs. robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, china, chicago illinois, hong kong, texas ...
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 8.0
 659K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, disney, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children, rescue ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.0
 24K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, escapades, danger, heroic mission, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeology, treasure, artifact, fantasy world, archaeologist, tomb, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, female protagonist, solar eclipse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, iceland, cambodia, siberia, egypt
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Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When terrorists abduct a deadly government attack robot, the call is put out to the Gen-Y Cops, an elite task force with lethal fighting skills. Together with a trigger-happy FBI agent, the Gen-Y Cops race against time to destroy the robot before it ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: computer virus, terrorism, killer robot, heroic mission, fighting crime, special agents, save the world, future dystopia, technology gone awry, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, danger ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.2
 151K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, cyberpunk, gunfight, cyborgs, killer robot, hand to hand combat, artificial intelligence, terminator, robot, androids ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1998, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: mexico city, mexico, guatemala, texas
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