Total Nerd Movies & TV Shows to Watch If You Love Westworld  

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If you’ve just finished watching Westworld, you’re probably looking for other similar shows to Westworld to watch. This list includes other shows like Westworld, which should keep you busy until the next season of the hit HBO show returns.

When it comes to movies like Westworld, the most obvious choice is the Westworld movie – this 1973 film set the stage for the TV series, over 40 years later. And, if you’re a huge fan of Michael Crichton, several other adaptations based on his works appear on this list, most notably Jurassic Park and Futureworld – the 1976 film that takes place after the events of the Westworld movie. If you’re looking for shows with a contemporary western feel (as found on Westworld), consider High or Hell Water, too.

TV shows like Westworld include several shows that show the relationship between humans and robots. Among them: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Prisoner, Battlestar Galactica, Humans, Almost Human, and Dollhouse. In many of these shows, characters question the nature of their reality – one of the biggest themes in Westworld.

Westworld fans: Do you have any additional suggestions for similar shows or movies to Westworld? Vote for your top choices, and add any that you believe are worthy of a spot on this list.

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Westworld is a 1973 science fiction western-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton and produced by Paul Lazarus III about amusement park robots that become evil after a power surge and start to take over. It stars Yul Brynner as an android in a futuristic Western-themed amusement park, and Richard Benjamin and James Brolin as guests of the park. Westworld was the first theatrical feature directed by Michael Crichton. It was also the first feature film to use digital image processing, to pixellate photography to simulate an android point of view. The film was nominated for Hugo, Nebula and Golden Scroll awards, and was followed by a sequel film, Futureworld, and a ...more on Wikipedia

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Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, is a modified film adaptation of the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019, in which genetically engineered replicants, which are visually indistinguishable from adult humans, are manufactured by the powerful Tyrell Corporation as well as by other "mega-corporations" around the world. The use of replicants on Earth is banned and they are exclusively utilized for dangerous ...more on Wikipedia

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The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a cyborg sent back in time from the year 2029 to 1984 to take out Sarah Connor, played by Hamilton, whose son will one day become a savior against machines. Biehn plays Kyle Reese, a soldier from the future sent back in time to protect Sarah. ...more on Wikipedia

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