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The Greatest Android Characters in Film 

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Updated June 22, 2019 1.2k votes 194 voters 2.3k views 25 items

Some of the most famous fictional characters in movies aren't human at all – but they might appear to be. Over the years, the best android characters in film have captured the imagination of audiences, whether they are intelligent bots seeking to gain a soul or unstoppable killers made of metal. It should come as no surprise that many of the greatest android movie characters exist in a galaxy far, far away.

What humanoid robots will top this list? One of the all-time greatest android characters is, without a doubt, The Terminator. The now-iconic machine played by Arnold Schwarzenegger morphs from foe to friend and back again, depending on which of its films you're watching. The nonverbal, but expressive WALL-E, the animated creation of Pixar, is another beloved character featured on this list. The Star Wars franchise has brought fans some of the best android – or simply droid –characters in the history of movies, including R2-D2, C3PO, and BB-8. Other great robots that appear on this top android characters in film list include Chappie, Optimus Prime, and the T-1000.

You, human user, are tasked with determining the greatest android character in movie history. Vote up your favorites, and add any great humanoid robots that are missing.
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R2-D2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Kenny Baker in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
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WALL·E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Ben Burtt in WALL-E
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Terminator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator
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Data is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
maryjay60 added Brent Spiner in Star Trek Nemesis
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Johnny 5 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Tim Blaney in Short Circuit
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Optimus Prime is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Peter Cullen in Transformers: Dark of the Moon
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C-3PO is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
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BB-8 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
BB-8
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The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Vin Diesel in The Iron Giant
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T-1000 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Robert Patrick in Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Roy Batty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner
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Marvin the Paranoid Andr... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
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Bishop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Lance Henriksen in Alien³
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Chappie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Sharlto Copley in Chappie
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Gort is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Lock Martin in The Day the Earth Stood Still
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Pris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Daryl Hannah in Blade Runner
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David is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Michael Fassbender in Prometheus
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Rick Deckard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Harrison Ford in Blade Runner
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Dot Matrix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
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Maria is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Brigitte Helm in Metropolis
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Mechagodzilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
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Andrew Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Robin Williams in Bicentennial Man
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David is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
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Zhora is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Joanna Cassidy in Blade Runner
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Airiam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
TheWelshGuy added Airiam