Movies about robots

List of the best movies about robots, selected by visitors to our site: Chappie, WALL·E, Big Hero 6, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator Salvation, Ex Machina, Pacific Rim, Transformers.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Chappie (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
CharactersRobots, Scientists, Inventors, Criminals, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Adventure, Robbery, Technology, Consciousness
StyleExciting, For men, Touching, Cyberpunk, Fancy

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

WALL·E (2008)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family, cartoon

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

Big Hero 6 (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family, cartoon
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Teens, Family, Brothers
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleDisney, Exciting, Cute, To cry, Touching

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

The Terminator (1984)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersRobots, Androids, Terminator, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Time travel, Multi-part, Skirmishes
StyleFor men, Depressive, Cyberpunk, Disturbing

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, France
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Terminator, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Time travel, Apocalypse, End of the world, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Laboratory
StyleWorth watching, Exciting, For men, Action, Gloomy

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersRobots, Terminator, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Time travel, Apocalypse, Nuclear War, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men, Serious

It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 started. Good thing Connor's former nemesis, the Terminator, is back to aid the now-adult Connor … just like he promised.

Terminator Salvation (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy
CharactersRobots, Terminator
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, Nuclear War, War, Death
StyleExciting, For men, Depressive, Cyberpunk, Disturbing

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come from the future or the past -- and whether he's friend or foe.

Ex Machina (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotArtificial Intelligence

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Pacific Rim (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CharactersRobots, Monsters, Giants, Friends, Partners
PlotAlien invasion, War, Survival, Saving the World
PlaceFantastic worlds
StyleExciting, Spectacular, Serious

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Transformers (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersRobots, Teens, Aliens, Friends, Military
PlotCheating, Saving the World, Space wars
StyleFor men

Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will stop at nothing to retrieve it.

Real Steel (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, family
CountryUSA, India
CharactersRobots, Giants
PlotAdventure, Boxing, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Fight
StyleExciting, To cry

In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersSnipers, Dragons, Robots, Indians, Dinosaurs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Bank robbery, Dancing, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceSpace, Submarines, Aircraft, Ships, England
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending

Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Kill Command (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSnipers, Robots, Special Forces, Soldier, Tough guys
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Death, Survival, Technology, Telekinesis
PlaceDeserts, Islands, Laboratory, Bunker, Forest
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Cyberpunk, Tense

Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for Captain Bukes and his tight-knit unit, descends into a terrifying battle to the death, as the marines discover the island is overrun by an enemy that transcends the human concept of evil.

Automata (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryBulgaria, USA, Spain, Canada
CharactersSnipers, Robots, Hired assassins
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Dancing, Investigation
PlaceBeach, Deserts
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StylePhilosophical, Depressive, Cyberpunk, Disturbing, Serious

Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.

Robot Wars (1993)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersRobots, Pilots, Archaeologists
PlotMartial Arts, Uprising

In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal differences, a reluctant romance, and official pressure to cease and desist) to thwart the Centro's attempts to resurrect a hidden Megarobot, with which they can challenge the prevailing order.

Next Gen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryChina, Canada, USA
CharactersRobots, Dogs, Childrens, Friends, Single mothers
PlotMartial Arts, Technology, Skirmishes, Friendship, Adventure
StyleWorth watching, For children, Netflix, For winter evenings, Action

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.

Singularity (2017)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountryLuxembourg, USA
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Survival
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Action, Tense

When Elias van Dorne, CEO of the world's largest robotics company, introduces his most powerful invention, Kronos-a super-computer designed to end all wars-it determines that humans are the biggest threat and launches a worldwide attack on mankind. A small band of survivors must form an unlikely alliance to survive the greatest artificial intelligence threat man will ever know.

SORI: Voice from the Heart (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountrySouth Korea

While desperately searching for his missing daughter, Hae-kwan comes across an AI satellite robot that remembers sounds from all over the world. Rejuvenated by the robot's abilities, Hae-kwan begins to track down his daughter's voice. As they continue their journey, they form an unforgettable bond.

Zoe (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CharactersRobots, Scientists
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Technology, Relationship, Cheating
StyleFascinating, For men, Touching, Makes me think, Deep Meaning

Two colleagues at a revolutionary research lab design technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships. As their work progresses, their discoveries become more profound.

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China, Japan
CharactersRobots, Hackers, Aliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, Multi-part, End of the world, Motorcycles
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mountains, Siberia
StyleUnexpected ending

It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju threat returns.