Films about robots have long captured the imagination of movie goers, who may or may not believe in its existence in the not-so-distant-future. Here are the top films about these intelligent mechanical human friends... or enemies. Check it out!
The Best Robot Movies
When: 2004 Who: Will Smith and Bridget Moynahan What: In the not so distant future, (2035), a detective, who dislikes the rapid advancement of technology, investigates a crime that may have been caused by a robot.
When: 1982 Who: Harrison Ford and Sean Young What: In the year 2019, genetically engineered human-looking robots called replicants, are hunted down after hijacking a ship in space. Special police operative, or "Blade Runner" Rick Deckard, played by Harrison Ford, must track down the four robots in question.
When: 1987 Who: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen and Dan O'Herlihy What: A terminally wounded police officer is brought back to life as a super human/machine cyborg used to clean up the crime-ridden streets of a futuristic Detroit. Throughout the film, RoboCop is haunted by the memories of his painful past.
When: 1984 Who: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton What: A relentless assassin robot called Terminator is sent from the future (2029) to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), a soldier from the bleak robot-populated future, is sent back to protect Connor.
'A.I.: Artificial Intelligence'
When: 2001 Who: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law and Frances O'Connor What: Based on Brian Aldiss' short story, "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long," science fiction drama "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence" is about a robot child who wants to be "real." David, an android who looks just like a human boy, is uniquely programmed with the ability to love.
When: 2008 Who: Ben Burntt, Elissa Knight and Jeff Garlin What: Disney and Pixar's animated film centers around a cute robot named Wall-E, designed to clean up the waste that covers the Earth in the future. He falls in love with another robot named EVE, and follows her into outer space-not prepared for the wild adventure that is to come.
'Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla'
When: 1974 Who: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama and Reiko Tajima What: Ape aliens from the Third Planet from the Black Hole build a powerful robot Godzilla to destroy the real Godzilla and conquer mankind.
When: 1986 Who: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg and Fisher Stevens What: In this comedy science fiction film, a robot labeled "SAINT Number 5" is electrocuted after a lightning storm, causing its program to be completely altered. The robot becomes intelligent and escapes.
'The Iron Giant'
When: 1999 Who: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Aniston What: In this action adventure animation, a boy befriends a giant robot who is on the run from the government.
When: 2011 Who: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly and Dakota Goyo What: In the future (2020), robots have permanently replaced humans in the popular sport of boxing. Charlie Kenton, played by Jackman, finds hope in a discarded robot and rises to the top. Along the way, Kenton is reunited with an 11-year-old son he never knew existed.