Some of the most popular cyberpunk films

  • Metropolis

    A very early cyberpunk film created in the Weimar Republic, Metropolis shows the way that robots were created to replace humans that could not be controlled
  • Le Jetee

    Le Jetee
    This black and white movie comprised almost completely of stills played with the idea of time travel
  • Alien

    While at first not seen as a cyberpunk film, Alien is set in the future, on a ship with technology unknown at the time. Also, one of the characters is later revealed to have been turned into an android.
  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner
    In the film that some argue properly established cyberpunk as a genre, a former "Blade Runner" (officer who tracked down and terminated bioengineered beings known as Replicas) is forced out of retirement to hunt a certain group of dangerous Replicas
  • The Terminator

    The Terminator
    Set in 2029, The Terminator is perhaps one of the most well-known cyberpunk films of all time. The Terminator travels back in time to stop the birth of the man close to defeating them, and wreaks havoc on 1984 Los Angeles
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day

    Terminator 2: Judgement Day
    Following the success of the first film, the Terminator returns, this time to protect the boy he was previously sent to kill
  • The Matrix

    The Matrix
    In the hit that resulted in two sequels and a franchise, Neo learns that he is living not in the normal world that he thought but instead in the Matrix, a delusion created by machines to keep humans at bay
  • A.I. Artifical Intelligence

    A.I. Artifical Intelligence
    Set in the late 21st century as global warming is flooding the planet, robots have been created that replicate human thoughts and emotions. Amongst these is a prototype of a young boy designed to project love for its owners
  • The Matrix Reloaded

    The Matrix Reloaded
    In the sequel to The Matrix, Neo and his crew resume their fight against the machines holding so many humans captive
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

    Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
    The Terminator returns yet again to protect members of the human Resistance from new, upgraded Terminator machines
  • The Matrix Revolutions

    The Matrix Revolutions
    In the conclusion to The Matrix trilogy, Neo fights the machines for the freedom of humans, despite the casualties
  • I, Robot

    I, Robot
    Set in 2035, this film explores the possible consequences of creating robots that are able to think for themselves. It also shows how not everyone's intentions with robots are as pure as they seem
  • Terminator Salvation

    Terminator Salvation
    In the fourth installment, which does not involve the original Terminator, Resistance fighters are still at war with the machines. The film, however, did not star many of the previous cast members and received generally negative reviews