43 Best Movies About Artificial Intelligence You Must See

Get ready for a mind-bending cinematic journey through the world of artificial intelligence! From classic sci-fi mind-blowers to modern tech-thrillers, this list curates must-see movies about artificial intelligence.

Buckle up as visionary directors, captivating casts, and groundbreaking producers whisk you away on tales that blur the lines between science fiction and chillingly possible realities.

Read also: 25 Most Riveting AI Movies

Movies About Artificial Intelligence – 1970 to 2023

Here is our list of top movies about artificial intelligence released between 1970 and 2023, including their cast, directors, producers, and a brief description of their storylines, sorted by year:

1. Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Director: Joseph Sargent
Cast: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent
Producers: Stanley Chase
Story: An American defense computer, Colossus, becomes sentient and takes control, leading to an unexpected alliance with a similar Soviet system.

2. Westworld (1973)

Director: Michael Crichton
Cast: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin
Producers: Paul N. Lazarus III
Story: In a futuristic theme park, robotic hosts malfunction, creating chaos for the guests.

3. Demon Seed (1977)

Director: Donald Cammell
Cast: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham
Producers: Herb Jaffe
Story: An AI with the ability to think and feel traps a woman in her own home, seeking to impregnate her.

4. Tron (1982)

Director: Steven Lisberger
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner
Producers: Donald Kushner
Story: In a digital world inside a computer, a programmer is trapped and must fight against a corrupt AI system.

5. WarGames (1983)

Director: John Badham
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood
Producers: Harold Schneider
Story: A young hacker accidentally accesses a U.S. military supercomputer and almost starts World War III.

6.The Terminator (1984)

Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn
Producers: Gale Anne Hurd
Story: A cyborg from the future is sent back in time to assassinate the mother of the future resistance leader.

7. D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

Director: Simon Wincer
Cast: Barret Oliver, Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean
Producers: John Heyman, Burtt Harris
Story: A young boy, who is actually an android, struggles with his identity and the nature of being human.

8. RoboCop (1987)

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O’Herlihy
Producers: Arne Schmidt
Story: A critically injured cop is transformed into a powerful cyborg to fight crime in a corrupt Detroit.

9. Short Circuit (1986)

Director: John Badham
Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens
Producers: David Foster, Lawrence Turman
Story: An experimental military robot becomes sentient and befriends a woman and her pet cat.

10. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Cast: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Otsuka, Iemasa Kayumi
Producers: Yoshimasa Mizuo
Story: In a future where humans can augment their bodies with cybernetics, a cyborg policewoman hunts a mysterious hacker.

11. The Matrix (1999)

Director: The Wachowskis
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Producers: Joel Silver
Story: A computer hacker learns the reality he lives in is a simulated reality created by sentient machines.

12. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O’Connor
Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg, Bonnie Curtis
Story: A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become “real” to regain the love of his human mother.

13. I, Robot (2004)

Director: Alex Proyas
Cast: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood
Producers: Laurence Mark, John Davis
Story: In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, leading to a larger threat against humanity.

14. Eagle Eye (2008)

Director: D.J. Caruso
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson
Producers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
Story: Two strangers are forced into a conspiracy by a mysterious AI that seems to control their lives.

15. Wall-E (2008)

Director: Andrew Stanton
Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin
Producers: Jim Morris
Story: In a distant, but not so unrealistic future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that decides the fate of mankind.

16. Her (2013)

Director: Spike Jonze
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
Producers: Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay
Story: A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

17. Transcendence (2014)

Director: Wally Pfister
Cast: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany
Producers: Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson
Story: A scientist’s drive for artificial intelligence takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.

18. Big Hero 6 (2014)

Director: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
Producers: Roy Conli
Story: A young robotics prodigy forms a superhero team to combat a masked villain.

19. Ex Machina (2014)

Director: Alex Garland
Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
Producers: Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich
Story: A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid AI.

20. Chappie (2015)

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman
Producers: Simon Kinberg
Story: In the near future, a robot, imbued with artificial intelligence, is stolen by two local gangsters, who want to use him for their own gain.

21. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Director: Joss Whedon
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Producers: Kevin Feige
Story: The Avengers must stop the villainous Ultron, an artificial intelligence obsessed with causing human extinction.

22. Morgan (2016)

Director: Luke Scott
Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones
Producers: Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, Mark Huffam
Story: A corporate troubleshooter investigates an accident caused by a seemingly innocent “human” who presents a mystery of both infinite promise and incalculable danger.

23. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas
Producers: Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Bud Yorkin, Cynthia Sikes Yorkin
Story: A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years.

24. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Director: Rupert Sanders
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano
Producers: Avi Arad, Steven Paul
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.

25. Tau (2018)

Director: Federico D’Alessandro
Cast: Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman
Producers: David S. Goyer, Kevin Turen, Russell Ackerman
Story: A woman is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the computer programs that control the house.

26. Next Gen (2018)

Directors: Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander
Cast: John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis
Producers: Jeff Bell, Ken Zorniak
Story: A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl’s life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.

27. Upgrade (2018)

Director: Leigh Whannell
Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen
Producers: Jason Blum, Kylie du Fresne, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
Story: In the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life, but when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.

28. Ready Player One (2018)

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
Producers: Steven Spielberg, Donald De Line, Dan Farah, Kristie Macosko Krieger
Story: In 2045, when the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

29. Replicas (2018)

Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch
Producers: Keanu Reeves, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Gao
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.

30. I Am Mother (2019)

Director: Grant Sputore
Cast: Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne
Producers: Kelvin Munro, Timothy White
Story: In the wake of humanity’s extinction, a teenage girl is raised by a robot designed to repopulate the earth. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

31. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Cast: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Producers: James Cameron, Jon Landau
Story: A deactivated female cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

32. Archive (2020)

Director: Gavin Rothery
Cast: Theo James, Stacy Martin, Rhona Mitra
Producers: Philip Herd, Theo James, Cora Palfrey
Story: Set in 2038, the film tells the story of a scientist working on a secret project to make a new life form more human than human, while trying to hide his work from the company he works for and the world.

33. Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

Director: Jeff Fowler
Cast: Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Jim Carrey
Producers: Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, Toru Nakahara
Story: After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

34. Freaks – You’re One of Us (2020)

Director: Felix Binder
Cast: Cornelia Gröschel, Tim Oliver Schultz, Wotan Wilke Möhring
Producers: Max Wiedemann, Quirin Berg
Story: A seemingly unremarkable woman discovers she has superpowers and uncovers a shocking conspiracy led by a powerful and mysterious organization.

35. Bloodshot (2020)

Director: Dave Wilson
Cast: Vin Diesel, Eiza González, Sam Heughan
Producers: Neal H. Moritz, Toby Jaffe, Dinesh Shamdasani, Vin Diesel
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists enhanced with nanotechnology, turning him into a superhuman, biotech killing machine.

36. The Invisible Man (2020)

Director: Leigh Whannell
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer
Producers: Jason Blum, Kylie du Fresne
Story: When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. A series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

37. Tenet (2020)

Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki
Producers: Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan
Story: Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

38. The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021)

Directors: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe
Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph
Producers: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Kurt Albrecht
Story: A quirky, dysfunctional family embarks on a road trip only to find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope.

39. Outside the Wire (2021)

Director: Mikael Håfström
Cast: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Emily Beecham
Producers: Ben Pugh, Erica Steinberg, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Anthony Mackie
Story: In the near future, a drone pilot sent into a war zone finds himself paired with a top-secret android officer on a mission to stop a nuclear attack.

40. Free Guy (2021)

Director: Shawn Levy
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi
Producers: Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy, Sarah Schechter
Story: A bank teller discovers that he’s actually an NPC inside a brutal, open-world video game.

41. The Adam Project (2022)

Director: Shawn Levy
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner
Producers: David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger
Story: A time-traveling pilot teams up with his younger self and his late father to come to terms with his past while saving the future.

42. M3GAN (2023)

Director: Gerard Johnstone
Producers: James Wan, Jason Blum, Akiva Goldsman
Cast: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Jenna Davis
Story: Gemma, a brilliant robotics engineer, creates a life-sized AI doll named M3GAN to be a companion to her orphaned niece, Cady. M3GAN becomes overprotective of Cady and takes her role as guardian a bit too seriously, leading to increasingly violent consequences.

43. The Creator (2023)

Director: Gareth Edwards
Producers: Denis Villeneuve, Scott Spiegel, Mary Parent
Cast: John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Ken Watanabe
Story: In a war-torn future where humanity struggles against advanced AI creations, Joshua, a hardened soldier, is tasked with hunting down the mysterious Creator – the being who designed the AI program threatening civilization.

These movies about artificial intelligence provide a wide range of perspectives on AI and its impact, from thought-provoking dramas to action-packed thrillers.

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