Entertainment The Greatest Android Characters in Film  

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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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51 11
R2-D2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

2
39 13
WALL·E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
WALL-E

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33 13
Terminator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
The Terminator, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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35 17
Johnny 5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Short Circuit, Short Circuit 2

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32 15
BB-8 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
BB-8

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35 18
C-3PO is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Making of Star Wars, The Star Wars Holiday Special

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30 15
Optimus Prime is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

8
32 17
The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
The Iron Giant

9
25 15
Marvin the Paranoid Android is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Nothing

10
21 14
T-1000 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Wayne's World

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13 7
Data is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
maryjay60 added Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek: Generations, Star Trek: First Contact

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23 18
Roy Batty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Blade Runner

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23 21
Chappie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Chappie

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24 24
Bishop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Alien³, Aliens, AVP: Alien vs. Predator

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12 13
Gort is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
The Day the Earth Stood Still

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18 20
Dot Matrix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Spaceballs

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15 17
Pris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Blade Runner

18
1 1
Airiam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
TheWelshGuy added Airiam

19
13 16
Mechagodzilla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film

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12 15
Maria is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Metropolis

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17 22
Rick Deckard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Blade Runner

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16 21
David is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Prometheus

23
9 15
Andrew Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Bicentennial Man

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7 14
David is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Spartacus

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6 14
Zhora is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Blade Runner