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The Best Cyborg Movies 

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Updated August 13, 2019 2.5k votes 1.4k voters 4.6k views 38 items

List Rules Only movies with cyborgs, human\robot hybrids. Sorry, these are not the droids you are looking for.

The greatest '80s cyborg movies like The Terminator are the most well-known, but there have been movies about cyborgs for a long time. The premise of a half-human/half-robot offers a lot of storytelling possibilities in a variety of genres. Films with cyborgs can be action flicks, comedies, or dramas that use the technologically-enhanced beings as a metaphor for all mankind. It takes a lot of talent to pull one of these roles off, as Arnold Schwarzenegger or Alita: Battle Angel's Rosa Salazar will tell you. 

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  Alita: Battle Ang... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
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Terminator 2: Judgment D... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

Released: 1991

Directed by: James Cameron

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

Released: 1984

Directed by: James Cameron

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

Released: 1987

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Ghost in the Shell

Directed by: Rupert Sanders

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Star Trek: First Contact... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jonathan Frakes

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RoboCop 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons, Nancy Allen

Released: 1990

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

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Terminator Salvation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released: 2009

Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol

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I, Robot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf, Bridget Moynahan

Released: 2004

Directed by: Alex Proyas

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton

Released: 2014

Directed by: José Padilha

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Appleseed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Koyasu Taketo, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Yuki Matsuoka

Released: 2004

Directed by: Shinji Aramaki

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

Released: 1999

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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Hardcore Henry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett

Directed by: Ilya Naishuller

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Terminator 3: Rise of th... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jonathan Mostow

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Cyborg 009 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies

Released: 2006

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RoboCop 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Eva LaRue, Jill Hennessy, Rip Torn

Released: 1993

Directed by: Fred Dekker

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Cyborg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dayle Haddon, Ralf Möller

Released: 1989

Directed by: Albert Pyun

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Surrogates is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike, Taylor Cole

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Mostow

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Crank: High Voltage is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Geri Halliwell

Released: 2009

Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

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Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Gregory Hines, Kurt Fuller, John M. Jackson

Released: 1991

Directed by: Duncan Gibbins

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Terminator Genisys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Matt Smith

Released: 2015

Directed by: Alan Taylor

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Cyborg Cop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
John Rhys-Davies, David Bradley, Ron Smerczak

Released: 1993

Directed by: Sam Firstenberg

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Death Race 2000 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Sylvester Stallone, David Carradine, Mary Woronov

Released: 1975

Directed by: Paul Bartel

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Futureworld is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
Peter Fonda, Yul Brynner, Blythe Danner

Released: 1976

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

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Hands of Steel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cyborg Movies
John Saxon, George Eastman, Daniel Greene

Released: 1986

Directed by: Sergio Martino

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