Cyberpunk Literature and Film

  • "Cybernetics" coined by Norbert Weiner

    "Cybernetics" coined by Norbert Weiner
  • "Cyborg" coined by Manfred Clynes

    "Cyborg" coined by Manfred Clynes
  • "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K.Dick published

    "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K.Dick published
  • 'Johnny Mnemonic' by William Gibson published

    'Johnny Mnemonic' by William Gibson published
  • "Blade Runner" released in cinemas

    "Blade Runner" released in cinemas
    "It's a pity she won't live, but then again, who does?"
    A very loose adaptation of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep".
  • 'Burning Chrome' by William Gibson published

    'Burning Chrome' by William Gibson published
  • "Tron" released in cinemas

    "Tron" released in cinemas
  • 'Cyberpunk' by Bruce Bethke leads to the first known usage of the term

    'Cyberpunk' by Bruce Bethke leads to the first known usage of the term
  • "Neuromancer" by William Gibson published; first known usage of "cyberspace"

    "Neuromancer" by William Gibson published; first known usage of "cyberspace"
  • "Dr. Adder" by K. W. Jeter published

    "Dr. Adder" by K. W. Jeter published
  • "The Terminator" released in cinemas

    "The Terminator" released in cinemas
    "I'll be back."
  • "The Glass Hammer" by K. W. Jeter published

    "The Glass Hammer" by K. W. Jeter published
  • "Count Zero" by William Gibson published

    "Count Zero" by William Gibson published
  • "Robocop" released in cinemas

    "Robocop" released in cinemas
    "Dead or alive, you're coming with me."
  • "Akira" released in cinemas

    "Akira" released in cinemas
    "That's Mr. Kaneda to you!"
  • "Total Recall" released in cinemas

    "Total Recall" released in cinemas
    "MY NAME IS NOT QUAID!"
  • "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" released in cinemas

    "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" released in cinemas
    "Hasta la vista, baby."