The History of Cyberpunk Films Post 1973

  • World on a Wire

    World on a Wire
    Welt am Draht, is a 1973 science fiction film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Shot in 16 mm, it was made for German television and originally aired in 1973, as a two-part miniseries
  • The Terminal Man

    The Terminal Man
    The Terminal Man is a 1974 film directed by Mike Hodges, based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. It stars George Segal. The story centers around the immediate dangers of mind control and the power of computers.
  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner
    Blade Runner is a 1982 American dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and Edward James Olmos.
  • Tron

    Tron
    Tron is a 1982 American science fiction film released by Walt Disney Productions. The film was scripted and directed by Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird.
  • Brainstorm

    Brainstorm
    Brainstorm is a 1983 science fiction film directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher and Cliff Robertson.
  • RoboCop

    RoboCop
    RoboCop is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner. The film stars Peter Weller, Dan O'Herlihy, Kurtwood Smith, Nancy Allen, Miguel Ferrer, and Ronny Cox.
  • Gunhead

    Gunhead
    GUNHED is a 1989 Japanese live-action mecha film. It was adapted by Kia Asamiya into the manga Gunhed, based on a screenplay by James Bannon and Masato Harada.
  • Megaville

    Megaville
    Megaville is an independent/low-budget direct-to-video 1990 American science fiction film, starring Billy Zane in his first lead role.
  • Split Second

    Split Second
    Split Second is a 1992 British science fiction film starring Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, and Neil Duncan. The film is directed by Tony Maylam and Ian Sharp.
  • The City of Lost Attitude

    The City of Lost Attitude
    The City of Lost Children is a 1995 French science fantasy drama film directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Ron Perlman. The film is stylistically related to the previous and subsequent Jeunet films, Delicatessen and Amélie.
  • Omega Doom

    Omega Doom
    Omega Doom is a 1996 American science-fiction action film directed by Albert Pyun and starring Rutger Hauer.
  • The Fifth Element

    The Fifth Element
    The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction film directed, co-written, and based on a story by Luc Besson. The film stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich.
  • Untill the End of the World

    Untill the End of the World
    Until the End of the World is a 1991 drama science fiction film by the German film director Wim Wenders; the screenplay was written by Wenders and Peter Carey, from a story by Wenders and Solveig Dommartin.
  • Web Master

    Web Master
    Skyggen (1998) is a Danish science fiction/cyberpunk/comedy-film directed by Thomas Borch Nielsen and released in Germany and the U.S. as Webmaster.
  • The Matrix

    The Matrix
    The Matrix is a 1999 American–Australian science fiction action film written and directed by The Wachowski Brothers, and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, and Hugo Weaving.
  • Avalon

    Avalon
    Avalon is a 1990 film directed by Barry Levinson. It is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner, Tin Men, Avalon, and Liberty Heights.
  • Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive
    DOA: Dead or Alive is a 2006 ensemble martial arts film loosely based on the Tecmo/Team Ninja fighting game series Dead or Alive. It was directed by Corey Yuen and written by J. F. Lawton, Adam Gross, and Seth Gross.
  • The Matrix Reloaded

    The Matrix Reloaded
    The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American–Australian science fiction action film and the second installment in The Matrix trilogy, written and directed by The Wachowski Brothers.
  • The Matrix Revolutions

    The Matrix Revolutions
    The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American–Australian science fiction action film and the third installment of The Matrix trilogy. The film was released six months following The Matrix Reloaded.
  • Immortal

    Immortal
    Immortal is a 2004 English language, French-produced live-action and animated science fiction film, directed by Enki Bilal and loosely based upon his comic book La Foire aux immortels.
  • Babylon A.D

    Babylon A.D
    Babylon A.D. is a 2008 French American science fiction action film based on the novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec. The film was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and stars Vin Diesel. It was released on 29 August 2008 in the United States.
  • Surrogates

    Surrogates
    Surrogates is a 2009 American science fiction action film, based on the 2005–2006 comic book series of the same name.
  • Tron: Legacy

    Tron: Legacy
    Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 science fiction film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director Steven Lisberger.
  • Dredd

    Dredd
    Dredd is a 2012 British-South African science fiction action film directed by Pete Travis and written and produced by Alex Garland.