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

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

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Johnny 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Johnny 5 Short Circuit, Short Circuit 2

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C-3PO is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
C-3PO Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Making of Star Wars, The Star Wars Holiday Special

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WALL·E is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
WALL·E WALL-E

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Optimus Prime is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Optimus Prime Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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Marvin the Paranoid Android is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Marvin the Paranoid Android The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Nothing

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22 12
BB-8 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
BB-8

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22 13
The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
The Iron Giant The Iron Giant

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

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Bishop is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Bishop Alien³, Aliens, AVP: Alien vs. Predator

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

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

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David is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
David Prometheus

The Most Utterly Terrifying Figures in Horror Film

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

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11 11
Mechagodzilla is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film

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Maria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Maria Metropolis

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

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Rick Deckard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Rick Deckard Blade Runner

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Chappie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Chappie Chappie

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Gort is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Gort The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Andrew Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Andrew Martin Bicentennial Man

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Zhora is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Android Characters in Film
Zhora Blade Runner

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