best movie genres The Best Robot & Android Movies

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List Rules Movies must contain a robot or android character.

This list of the best robot movies includes a number of great films featuring robots, androids, gynoids, cyborgs and every other type of robot you can think of. We think we've included some of the best ones, but if you believe we've missed one, please, add it to the list. You can also vote for your favorites and re-rank this list of robot & android movies any way you like. Not surprisingly, many of the robot/android movies listed here are also considered among the best movies of all time. The best robot movies of all time are often also considered some of the greatest sci-fi movies and the best action movies of all time, too. One excellent example is the 'Terminator' films: Both 1984's 'The Terminator' and 1991's 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' are epic movies that feature cutting-edge technology (and awesome special effects!) As machines have advanced throughout human history, it has of course been inevitable that we would try to recreate ourselves. The necessary level of technology, however, wasn't reached until the 20th century, and it was not until the advent of filmmaking that we could truly see what a fully functional robot should be. One of the first and most famous robots was unquestionably "Maria" from the silent film "Metropolis." Since then, robot and android movies have been plentiful, capturing movie goers' collective imaginations.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong Linda Hamilton

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton Linda Hamilton

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Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah Sean Young

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WALL-E Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman Kathy Najimy

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt Ian Holm

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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I, Robot Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf Bridget Moynahan

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller Leeza Gibbons

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Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton Michael Biehn

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Transformers Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf Odette Annable

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Short Circuit Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy Austin Pendleton

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie Frances Bavier

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Forbidden Planet Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis Walter Pidgeon

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence Meryl Streep, Robin Williams Jude Law - Truly a movie about robots; so sad/and so good i'd wouldn't want to see it again.

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Pacific Rim is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Pacific Rim Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam Ron Perlman

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Westworld Yul Brynner, James Brolin Dick Van Patten

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Star Trek: First Contact Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell Alfre Woodard

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The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel Cloris Leachman

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Metropolis Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich Theodor Loos

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Real Steel Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly Kevin Durand

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor Samuel L. Jackson

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Ghost in the Shell Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka Kōichi Yamadera

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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter Ed Bishop

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Chappie Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver Sharlto Copley

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor Samuel L. Jackson

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The Black Hole Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins Yvette Mimieux

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RoboCop 2 Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons Nancy Allen

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr. Cobie Smulders

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Terminator Salvation Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter Bryce Dallas Howard

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Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens Veronica Cartwright

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder Vincent Price

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Total Recall Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel Colin Farrell

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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Keanu Reeves, George Carlin Pam Grier

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes Kristanna Loken

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley Ewan McGregor

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The Transformers: The Movie Orson Welles, Judd Nelson Leonard Nimoy

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf Hugo Weaving

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Star Trek Generations Patrick Stewart, William Shatner Malcolm McDowell

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Elysium is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Elysium Matt Damon, Jodie Foster Alice Braga

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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II Akira Nakao, Shelley Sweeney Koichi Ueda

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The Stepford Wives Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson Katharine Ross

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf John Malkovich

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Lost in Space Heather Graham, Gary Oldman Lacey Chabert

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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Akihiko Hirata, Shin Kishida Kenji Sahara

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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Naoto Takenaka, Akio Ōtsuka Yoshiko Sakakibara

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Short Circuit 2 Ally Sheedy, Michael McKean Cynthia Gibb

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Robot & Android Movies
Bicentennial Man Robin Williams, Sam Neill Oliver Platt