Cyberpunk & Dystopian movies & TV: not the usual

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1.
The 10th Victim (1965)
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Some people like violence so much, that they decide to create a club in which human hunts are organized - members being alternately hunters, and prey, until they end up dead. (92 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
2.
Alphaville (1965)
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A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler. (99 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
3.
Americathon (1979)
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In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans. (86 mins.)
Director: Neal Israel
 
4.
The Anomaly (2014)
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An ex-soldier named Ryan Reeve is taken captive by the "Anomaly" organization where he learns that he only has 9:47 minutes/seconds to find out why they want him dead. (97 mins.)
Director: Noel Clarke
 
5.
App (2013)
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A young psychology student is drawn into the dark and fearful world of a diabolic and mysterious App that starts to terrorize her... (75 mins.)
Director: Bobby Boermans
 
6.
The Apple (1980)
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In 1994, a young couple enters the world of the music industry, and subsequently the world of drugs. (90 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
7.
Ares (2016)
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In a near future, the world order has changed. With its 10 millions of unemployed citizens, France has now become a poor country... (80 mins.)
 
8.
Automata (2014)
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Jacq Vaucan is an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who investigates cases of robots violating their primary protocols against altering themselves. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity. (109 mins.)
Director: Gabe Ibáñez
 
9.
Babylon A.D. (2008)
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Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah. (101 mins.)
 
10.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
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Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune. (110 mins.)
Director: Panos Cosmatos
 
11.
Black Heaven (2010)
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An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world. (105 mins.)
Director: Gilles Marchand
 
12.
The Breed (2001)
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In the distant future vampires have come out of the shadows and tried to live among people as a special and peaceful breed... (91 mins.)
 
13.
Chatroom (2010)
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5 teenagers are introduced to each other in a chatroom called "Chelsea Teens!", all with different personalities. But when one shows its darker side, it threatens the life of the others. (97 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
14.
The Clonus Horror (1979)
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Politicians scheme to clone themselves, assuring immortal life. (90 mins.)
 
15.
The Coming Days (2010)
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In the near future the dreams of three adult siblings living in Germany or fractured by difficult romantic... (125 mins.)
Director: Lars Kraume
 
16.
Conceiving Ada (1997)
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Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves... (85 mins.)
 
17.
Condor (1985 TV Movie)
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In futuristic Los Angeles, a crime-fighting organization known as Condor goes up against the Black Widow... (73 mins.)
Director: Virgil W. Vogel
 
18.
Crash (1996)
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After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. (100 mins.)
 
19.
The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)
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In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies. (75 mins.)
Director: Wesley E. Barry
 
20.
Criminal (2016)
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In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission. (113 mins.)
Director: Ariel Vromen
 
21.
Cybergeddon (2012 TV Series)
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"The real target in war is the mind of the enemy commander, not the bodies of his troops." - Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart...
 
22.
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993 Video)
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In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash,... (99 mins.)
 
23.
Cypher (2002)
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An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale. (95 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
24.
Day Zero (2007)
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The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. (92 mins.)
 
25.
Daybreak (1993 TV Movie)
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This drama, based on Alan Bowne's play "Beirut," takes place in a decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascist government. (91 mins.)
Director: Stephen Tolkin
 
26.
Death Watch (1980)
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Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine... (130 mins.)
 
27.
The Doll (1919)
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Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed... (48 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
28.
The Element of Crime (1984)
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A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor. (104 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
29.
Eva (2011)
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A shy genius is employed by his former university to design robot software. (94 mins.)
Director: Kike Maíllo
 
30.
Eve of Destruction (1991)
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A terrorist hunter is hired by a scientist to deactivate her android double, a walking, talking, murderous nuclear bomb which has gone amok in the big city and is about to explode. (99 mins.)
Director: Duncan Gibbins
 
31.
Exodus (2007 TV Movie)
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(200 mins.)
 
32.
Eyeborgs (2009)
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A federal agent investigates when inconsistencies turn up in the photographic evidence of several murders recorded by mobile robotic cameras. (102 mins.)
 
33.
The Final Cut (2004)
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Set in a world with memory recording implants, Alan Hakman is a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger. (95 mins.)
Director: Omar Naïm
 
34.
The FP (2011)
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In a post apocalyptic future, two rival gangs fight for control of Frazier Park by playing "Beat Beat Revelation", a deadly version of Dance, Dance, Revolution(TM). (82 mins.)
 
35.
Galerians: Rion (2004 Video)
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A boy awakes, imprisoned in a hospital without a name or memory. He is immediately attacked and discovers... (73 mins.)
 
36.
Habitat (1997)
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In a future world where Earth's ozone layer has been completely destroyed, a brilliant but obsessed scientist... (120 mins.)
Director: Rene Daalder
 
37.
Hardwired (2009)
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After a tragic accident nearly claims the life Luke Gibson (Gooding Jr.) the Hexx Corporation hardwire an implant into Luke's brain, it saves his life, but Luke soon finds out that this new technology comes at price, advertising. (94 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
 
38.
Harsh Realm (1999 TV Series)
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Lt. Hobbes is sent into a VR wargame simulation where he is to terminate a renegade General who has taken control of the program. (45 mins.)
 
39.
Heartbeeps (1981)
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Two household robots run away and try to start a family. (78 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
40.
How to Build a Better Boy (2014 TV Movie)
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Teenage tech whizzes unwittingly use military software to program a robotic boyfriend. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Hoen
 
41.
Impostor (2001)
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In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence. (95 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
 
42.
It's All About Love (2003)
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It's All About Love is the story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse... (104 mins.)
 
43.
Kite (2014)
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When her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murder with the help of his ex-partner. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Ziman
 
44.
Kamikaze 89 (1982)
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In a totalitarian society of the future, in which the government controls all facets of the media, a homicide detective investigates a string of bombings, and finds out more than he bargained for. (106 mins.)
Director: Wolf Gremm
 
45.
Land of the Blind (2006)
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A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government. (110 mins.)
Director: Robert Edwards
 
46.
The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)
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George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs... (105 mins.)
 
47.
Lathe of Heaven (2002 TV Movie)
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In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain. (91 mins.)
Director: Philip Haas
 
48.
Lockout (2012)
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A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. (95 mins.)
 
49.
Manborg (2011)
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A soldier, brought back to life as a cyborg, fights alongside a band of adventurers against demon hordes in a dystopian future. (60 mins.)
 
50.
Morgan (2016)
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A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being. (92 mins.)
Director: Luke Scott
 
51.
New Rose Hotel (1998)
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Maas and Hosaka are two large Corporations in the future world. They are fighting to get control over the best minds of the world... (93 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
52.
The New Women (2001)
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The New Women is a post-apocalyptic adventure about Lisa LaStrada (Mary Woronov) and her small town... (89 mins.)
Director: Todd Hughes
 
53.
Omega Doom (1996)
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After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding... (84 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
54.
Outland (1981)
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In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
55.
Patema Inverted (2013)
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A young girl, from a civilization that resides in deep underground tunnels, finds herself trapped in an inverted world and teams up with a resident to escape and return home. (98 mins.)
 
56.
Perfect Creature (2006)
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The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races. (90 mins.)
Director: Glenn Standring
 
57.
Privilege (1967)
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Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents... (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Watkins
 
58.
Quintet (1979)
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During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called "Quintet." For one small group, this obsession is not enough; they play the game with living pieces ... and only the winner survives. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
59.
Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
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Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an... (111 mins.)
Director: John Alan Simon
 
60.
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
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A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however. (98 mins.)
 
61.
Robot Jox (1989)
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It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox... (85 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
62.
Robot Stories (2003)
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Winner of over 23 awards, "Robot Stories" is science fiction from the heart, four stories in which utterly... (85 mins.)
Director: Greg Pak
 
63.
Save the Green Planet! (2003)
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Byeong-gu believes that the world is on the verge of an alien invasion, and sets out to save the world. (118 mins.)
Director: Joon-Hwan Jang
 
64.
Seconds (1966)
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An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - one that comes with its own price. (106 mins.)
 
65.
Series 7: The Contenders (2001)
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A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom. (86 mins.)
Director: Daniel Minahan
 
66.
Sexmission (1984)
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Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women. (117 mins.)
 
67.
Shopping (1994)
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You've run out of options, no school, no job. Steal a car, smash a shop with a heavy car and reap the proceeds!. This movie is about underground England. The causes, the benefits, and the result of a life of 'crash and carry'. (105 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
 
68.
S1m0ne (2002)
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A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person. (117 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
 
69.
Sleeping Dogs (1977)
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Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand... (107 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
70.
Soldier (1998)
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A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors. (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
 
71.
Stealth (2005)
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Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war. (121 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
 
72.
Teknolust (2002)
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Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe... (85 mins.)
 
73.
Things to Come (1936)
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel. (100 mins.)
 
74.
Thomas in Love (2000)
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Thomas is a young agoraphobic man; he's afraid of coming to any kind of contact with other people, so he lives totally isolated in his apartment... (97 mins.)
 
75.
The Trial (1962)
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An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
76.
Turkey Shoot (1982)
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Deviants are held at a rehabilitation fortress until they're set into a deadly game of survival, in the hopes of returning to world society. (93 mins.)
 
77.
Unforgettable (1996)
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Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing... (117 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
 
78.
Vanishing Waves (2012)
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A neuron-transfer scientist experiments with the thoughts of a comatose young woman. (124 mins.)
 
79.
Vice (2015)
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Bruce Willis stars in this Sci-Fi thriller about ultimate resort: VICE, where customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look like humans. (96 mins.)
Director: Brian A Miller
 
80.
Virtuality (2009 TV Movie)
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Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system... (87 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
81.
Wedlock (1991)
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A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
 
82.
Wild Palms (1993 Mini-Series)
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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology. (300 mins.)
 
83.
World on a Wire (1973 TV Movie)
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Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality... (212 mins.)
 
84.
Young Ones (2014)
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Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive. (100 mins.)
Director: Jake Paltrow
 
85.
Zardoz (1974)
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In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements. (105 mins.)
Director: John Boorman