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The Best Artificial Intelligence Movies

Updated January 7, 2021 4.5k votes 944 voters 67.2k views47 items

A list of the best AI movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about artificial intelligence are at the top of the list. If there are any great AI films you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself. 

The films on this list are the most famous artificial intelligence movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of AI.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best AI movies?" and "What is the greatest artificial intelligence movie of all time?" and contains items 2001: A Space Odyssey, I, Robot, and more.
 
Various bits of information are included with these popular artificial intelligence movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. So whether you're watching these movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these are some good AI movies to enjoy.

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    Chappie

    Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2015

    Directed byNeill Blomkamp

    Chappie is a 2015 American science fiction film directed by Neill Blomkamp. The screenplay, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, is based on Blomkamp's 2004 short film Tetra Vaal. The film stars...  more
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    Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane

    Released2008

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Hellboy II: The Golden Army is a 2008 American supernatural superhero film based on the fictional character Hellboy created by Mike Mignola. The movie was written and directed by Guillermo del Toro...  more

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    Blade Runner

    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah

    Released1982

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, written...  more

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    Transcendence

    Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman

    Released2014

    Directed byWally Pfister

    Transcendence is a 2014 science fiction film directed by cinematographer Wally Pfister in his directorial debut, and written by Jack Paglen. The English-language co-production stars Johnny Depp,...  more
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    Robot and Frank

    Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon

    Released2012

    Directed byJake Schreier

    Robot & Frank is a 2012 film written by Christopher D. Ford and directed by Jake Schreier....  more
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    Westworld

    Yul Brynner, James Brolin

    Released1973

    Directed byMichael Crichton

    Westworld is a 1973 science fiction western-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton and produced by Paul Lazarus III about amusement park robots that become evil after a power...  more
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    Released2005

    Directed byGarth Jennings

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created by...  more

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    Eagle Eye

    Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2008

    Directed byD. J. Caruso

    Eagle Eye is a 2008 American science fictional technology action thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Billy Bob Thornton. LaBeouf and Monaghan...  more
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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott. The crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo encounter the eponymous Alien, a deadly and aggressive extraterrestrial set loose...  more

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    Colossus: The Forbin Project

    Marion Ross, Eric Braeden

    Released1970

    Directed byJoseph Sargent

    Colossus: The Forbin Project is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film from Universal Pictures, produced by Stanley Chase, directed by Joseph Sargent, and starring Eric Braeden, Susan Clark,...  more

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    Tau

    Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein

    Released2018

    Directed byFederico D'Alessandro

    Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the computer...  more
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    Psycho-Pass: The Movie

    Kana Hanazawa, Noriko Hidaka

    Released2015

    Directed byKatsuyuki Motohiro, Naoyoshi Shiotani

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    Demon Seed

    Julie Christie, Robert Vaughn

    Released1977

    Directed byDonald Cammell

    Demon Seed is a 1977 American science fiction–horror film starring Julie Christie and directed by Donald Cammell. The film was based on the novel of the same name by Dean Koontz, and concerns the...  more
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    Electric Dreams

    Virginia Madsen, Bud Cort

    Released1984

    Directed bySteve Barron

    Electric Dreams is a 1984 British-American science fiction romantic comedy-drama film set in San Francisco, California, that depicts a love triangle between a man, a woman and a personal computer. It...  more
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    Blade Runner 2049

    Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling

    Released2017

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Brief: Non spoiler - Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years.

    Blade Runner 2049 is a 2017 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve. It is the sequel to Blade Runner and will have Harrison Ford reprise his role as Rick Deckard. Thirty years...  more

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    S1m0ne

    Al Pacino, Evan Rachel Wood

    Released2002

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    Simone is a 2002 American science-fiction romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, Evan Rachel Wood, Rachel Roberts, Jay Mohr and...  more
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    Dark Star

    Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle

    Released1974

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Dark Star is a 1974 American comic science fiction motion picture directed, co-written, produced and scored by John Carpenter, and co-written by, edited by and starring Dan O'Bannon....  more

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    The Black Hole

    Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins

    Released1979

    Directed byGary Nelson

    The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette...  more

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) try...  more

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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line. An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil...  more

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    Ghost in the Shell (2017 Film)

    Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk

    Released2017

    Directed byRupert Sanders

    Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander The...  more