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The Best Artificial Intelligence Movies

Updated October 11, 2019 4.9k votes 919 voters 66.4k 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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    Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
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    Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

    Yutaka Nakano, Akio Ohtsuka

    Released2004

    Directed byMamoru Oshii

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  • 2
    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
    127
    25

    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1991

    Directed byPeter Hewitt

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  • 3
    SpaceCamp
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    SpaceCamp

    Joaquin Phoenix, Kelly Preston

    Released1986

    Directed byHarry Winer

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    The Matrix
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    54

    The Matrix

    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving

    Released1999

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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  • 5
    2001: A Space Odyssey
    128
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter

    Released1968

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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  • 6
    Ex Machina
    82
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

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  • 7
    The Terminator
    110
    34

    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • 8
    Terminator 2: Judgment Day
    108
    36

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong

    Released1991

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • 9
    WALL-E
    109
    39

    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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  • 10
    I, Robot
    132
    60

    I, Robot

    Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2004

    Directed byAlex Proyas

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  • 11
    Child's Play
    76
    17

    Child's Play

    Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2019

    Directed byLars Klevberg

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  • 12
    Her
    104
    40

    Her

    Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde

    Released2013

    Directed bySpike Jonze

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  • 13
    Flight of the Navigator
    74
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    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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  • 14
    D.A.R.Y.L.
    66
    16

    D.A.R.Y.L.

    Michael McKean, Colleen Camp

    Released1985

    Directed bySimon Wincer

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  • 15
    Tron
    87
    33

    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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  • 16
    A.I. Artificial Intelligence
    106
    50

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 17
    Short Circuit
    67
    20

    Short Circuit

    Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • 18
    WarGames
    75
    29

    WarGames

    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • 19
    Ghost in the Shell
    60
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    Ghost in the Shell

    Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released1995

    Directed byMamoru Oshii

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  • 20
    Alien
    80
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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • 21
    Colossus: The Forbin Project
    58
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    Colossus: The Forbin Project

    Marion Ross, Eric Braeden

    Released1970

    Directed byJoseph Sargent

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  • 22
    Aliens
    70
    27

    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton

    Released1986

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • 23
    Jexi
    0
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    Jexi

    Adam DeVine, Alexandra Shipp

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Lucas, Scott Moore

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  • 24
    Eva
    50
    13

    Eva

    Daniel Brühl, Alberto Ammann

    Released2011

    Directed byKike Maíllo

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  • 25
    Westworld
    59
    23

    Westworld

    Yul Brynner, James Brolin

    Released1973

    Directed byMichael Crichton

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