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The Best Virtual Reality Movies

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List RulesOnly movies featuring virtual reality.

A list of the best virtual reality movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This virtual reality movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about virtual reality are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about virtual reality you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous virtual reality movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these virtual reality movie titles for more information about the films.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Storm Watch and Strange Days.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best virtual reality movies?" and "What is the greatest virtual reality movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular virtual reality movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these virtual reality movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good virtual reality movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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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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  • 2
    Ready Player One
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    Ready Player One

    Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke

    Released2018

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 3
    Inception
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Lawnmower Man
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    The Lawnmower Man

    Pierce Brosnan, Dean Norris

    Released1992

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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  • 5
    Total Recall
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    Total Recall

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone

    Released1990

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

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    Tron
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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    Strange Days
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    Strange Days

    Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett

    Released1995

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

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  • 8
    Videodrome
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    Videodrome

    Debbie Harry, James Woods

    Released1983

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

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  • 9
    Tron: Legacy
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    Tron: Legacy

    Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges

    Released2010

    Directed byJoseph Kosinski

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  • 10
    The Matrix Reloaded
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    The Matrix Reloaded

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves

    Released2003

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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    Dreamscape
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    30

    Dreamscape

    Dennis Quaid, Christopher Plummer

    Released1984

    Directed byJoseph Ruben

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    Virtuosity
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    Virtuosity

    Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington

    Released1995

    Directed byBrett Leonard

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  • 13
    Brainstorm
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    Brainstorm

    Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood

    Released1983

    Directed byDouglas Trumbull

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  • 14
    Equilibrium
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    Equilibrium

    Christian Bale, Sean Bean

    Released2002

    Directed byKurt Wimmer

    Equilibrium is a 2002 American dystopian science fiction film written and directed by Kurt... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 15
    The Thirteenth Floor
    84
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    The Thirteenth Floor

    Gretchen Mol, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Released1999

    Directed byJosef Rusnak

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  • 16
    Johnny Mnemonic
    71
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    Johnny Mnemonic

    Keanu Reeves, Ice-T

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Longo

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  • 17
    Surrogates
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    Surrogates

    Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike

    Released2009

    Directed byJonathan Mostow

    Surrogates is a 2009 American science fiction mystery film, based on the 2005–2006 comic book series The Surrogates. Directed by Jonathan Mostow, it stars Bruce Willis as Tom Greer, an FBI agent who ventures out into the real world to investigate the murder of surrogates (humanoid remote controlled robots). It also stars Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike, Boris Kodjoe, Ving Rhames, and James Cromwell.

    The film's main concept centers on the mysterious murder of a college student linked to the man who helped create a high-tech surrogate phenomenon that allows people to purchase remote-controlled humanoid robots through which they interact with society. These fit, attractive, remotely controlled robots ultimately assume their life roles, enabling people to experience life vicariously from the comfort and safety of their own homes. 

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  • 18
    The Cell
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    The Cell

    Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn

    Released2000

    Directed byTarsem Singh

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  • 19
    Vanilla Sky
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    Vanilla Sky

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2001

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 20
    Evolver
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    Evolver

    William H. Macy, Barbara Crampton

    Released1995

    Directed byMark Rosman

    Evolver is a 1995 Mark Rosman horror/science fiction B-movie. It starred Ethan Embry, Cassidy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 21
    Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
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    Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

    Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek

    Released2003

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • 22
    Hackers
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    Hackers

    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman

    Released1995

    Directed byIain Softley

    This film is a 1995 American science fiction thriller film directed by Iain Softley and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 23
    Nirvana
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    Nirvana

    Emmanuelle Seigner, Christopher Lambert

    Released1997

    Directed byGabriele Salvatores

    Nirvana is a 1997 Italian cyberpunk science fiction film directed by Gabriele Salvatores. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Arcade
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    Arcade

    Seth Green, A. J. Langer

    Released1993

    Directed byAlbert Pyun

    Arcade is a B-movie science fiction/horror film produced by Full Moon Entertainment and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Matrix Revolutions
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    The Matrix Revolutions

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves

    Released2003

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

    The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American science fiction action film and the third... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button