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The Best Movies About Technology

Updated December 28, 2020 3.9k votes 790 voters 51.4k views80 items

List RulesFilms about technology and the tech world. Vote up the best technology movies.

These are the greatest technology movies, as ranked by movie buffs voting on this list. Technology shapes the world around us and affects every country in the world. Therefore it is no suprise that Hollywood technology based moviese are a big hit. Imagine living without cell phones, internet, computers, digital television, and online banking. What would we do?! How would we even watch movies about technology? The mind reels... Tech has drastically evolved within even the past decade! It’s no wonder so many movies have been made about the role technology plays in our society. What are the best tech movies? Vote up the best techie films below and see where your favorites rank! You'll soon see that this is far more than a simple top ten technology movies list.

The movies on this list look at many different aspects of technology. Some are older movies that predicted how technology would evolve in the future, while others make us realize the endless possibilities and great lengths to which we could still go with future technological devices.

This list features the best movies about technology including, The Social Network, War Games, Tron, Cloak and Dagger, Enemy of the State, The Net, The Thirteenth Floor, and the Matrix films. Vote up the best movies about technology or add a film that is truly tech-y below if it isn't already on the list! Then be sure to check back for new techology movies as they are added to the list once they are released.

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  • The Matrix1
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    The Matrix

    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving

    Released1999

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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  • The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes2
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    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero

    Released1969

    Directed byRobert Butler

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  • Ex Machina3
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

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  • Alita: Battle Angel4
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey5
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter

    Released1968

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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  • I, Robot6
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    I, Robot

    Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2004

    Directed byAlex Proyas

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  • Johnny Mnemonic7
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    Johnny Mnemonic

    Keanu Reeves, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Longo

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  • Back to the Future8
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • Ghost in the Shell9
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    Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released1995

    Directed byMamoru Oshii

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  • WarGames10
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    WarGames

    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • The Social Network11
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • Hackers12
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    Hackers

    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman

    Released1995

    Directed byIain Softley

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  • Live Free or Die Hard13
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    Bruce Willis, Maggie Q

    Released2007

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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  • Tron14
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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  • The Net15
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    The Net

    Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam

    Released1995

    Directed byIrwin Winkler

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  • Swordfish16
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    Swordfish

    Halle Berry, John Travolta

    Released2001

    Directed byDominic Sena

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    The Lawnmower Man

    Pierce Brosnan, Dean Norris

    Released1992

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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  • Antitrust18
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    Antitrust

    Tim Robbins, Ryan Phillippe

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Howitt

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  • Firewall19
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    Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Loncraine

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  • Virtuosity20
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    Virtuosity

    Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington

    Released1995

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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  • Untraceable21
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    Diane Lane, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

    Released2008

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

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    Upgrade

    Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel

    Released2018

    Directed byLeigh Whannell

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  • Enemy of the State23
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    Enemy of the State

    Will Smith, Jack Black

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Scott

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  • Eagle Eye24
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    Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2008

    Directed byD. J. Caruso

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  • Track Down25
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    Track Down

    Amanda Peet, Tom Berenger

    Released2000

    Directed byJoe Chappelle

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