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The Best Movies About Technology

Updated September 15, 2020 4.8k votes 781 voters 51.1k views48 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 Matrix
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    The Matrix

    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving

    Released1999

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
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    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero

    Released1969

    Directed byRobert Butler

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    Ex Machina
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

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    Alita: Battle Angel
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    2001: A Space Odyssey
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter

    Released1968

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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    I, Robot
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    I, Robot

    Will Smith, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2004

    Directed byAlex Proyas

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    Johnny Mnemonic
    53
    53

    Johnny Mnemonic

    Keanu Reeves, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Longo

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    Ghost in the Shell
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    Ghost in the Shell

    Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released1995

    Directed byMamoru Oshii

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    Back to the Future
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    WarGames
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    WarGames

    Matthew Broderick, William H. Macy

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Badham

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    The Social Network
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    Hackers
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    Hackers

    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman

    Released1995

    Directed byIain Softley

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    Live Free or Die Hard
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    Live Free or Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Maggie Q

    Released2007

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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    Tron
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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    Child's Play
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    Child's Play

    Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2019

    Directed byLars Klevberg

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    Swordfish
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    Swordfish

    Halle Berry, John Travolta

    Released2001

    Directed byDominic Sena

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    The Net
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    The Net

    Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam

    Released1995

    Directed byIrwin Winkler

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    Black Panther
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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    The Score
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    The Score

    Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando

    Released2001

    Directed byFrank Oz

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    The Conversation
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    The Conversation

    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

    Released1974

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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    The Lawnmower Man
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    Pierce Brosnan, Dean Norris

    Released1992

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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    Antitrust
    21
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    Antitrust

    Tim Robbins, Ryan Phillippe

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Howitt

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    Cloak and Dagger
    38
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    Gary Cooper, Marc Lawrence

    Released1946

    Directed byFritz Lang

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    52
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    Virtuosity
    15
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    Virtuosity

    Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington

    Released1995

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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