The Dark Future

Cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic movie list for rpg geeks, nomads and chrome-dependents. - fiction is becoming reality -
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1.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
2.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
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In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner. (100 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
3.
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002 TV Series)
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The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team. (24 mins.)
 
4.
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A compilation movie featuring scenes from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. (160 mins.)
Director: Kenji Kamiyama
 
5.
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG - Individual Eleven (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The year is 2030 and an influx of refuges have effortlessly transformed themselves into a terrorist organization known as the Individual Eleven... (162 mins.)
Director: Kenji Kamiyama
 
6.
Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team... (108 mins.)
Director: Kenji Kamiyama
 
7.
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Longo
 
8.
New Rose Hotel (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
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
 
9.
I, Robot (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. (115 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
 
10.
Terminal Justice (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients... (94 mins.)
Director: Rick King
 
11.
Blade Runner (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
12.
Total Recall (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he? (113 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
13.
Total Recall 2070 (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a dark, multi-cultural mega-city on earth in 2070s, David Hume, a smart dedicated human and Ian Farve... (44 mins.)
 
14.
Total Recall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. (118 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
 
15.
Armitage III (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the year 2046, a cop and his female android partner called Armitage, part of the latest android line known as "class III" models that look, act and feel human, investigate illegal manufacture of class III androids on colonized Mars. (134 mins.)
 
16.
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A policeman, Ross Sylibus, is assigned to a unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude... (90 mins.)
Director: Takuya Sato
 
17.
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Five years after the OAV series, Third series robot Naomi Armitage and her husband Ross Sylibus now live peacefully on Mars with their daughter, until a corporation wants to know the secrets of the third's ability to bear children. (90 mins.)
 
18.
Bubblegum Crisis (1987 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A female mercenary team, armed with unique power armor suits, battle the forces of the corrupt mega-corporation, Genom in futuristic Tokyo. (25 mins.)
 
19.
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in 2039-2040, This series is set in Megalo City, a city built over the ruins of Tokyo. Boomers,... (29 mins.)
 
20.
Bubblegum Crash (1991 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Several years after the end of Bubblegum Crisis, things have calmed down, or so it seems. Sylia's disappeared... (45 mins.)
 
21.
Dredd (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
 
22.
Akira (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psychics can stop. (124 mins.)
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
 
23.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest. (60 mins.)
 
24.
RoboCop (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
25.
RoboCop 2 (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop protects the citizens of Detroit by taking on a powerful drug syndicate, while a renegade OCP executive tries to create a new, superior RoboCop using a crime lord as its subject. (117 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
26.
RoboCop 3 (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land. (104 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
 
27.
RoboCop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. (117 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
28.
RoboCop (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Alex Murphy, a police officer, mortally wounded in the line of duty, is turned into a powerful cyborg and continues to serve the public trust, protect the innocent and uphold the law.
Director: Ray Lee
 
29.
RoboCop (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Alex Murphy is Robocop, a cybernetic policeman. A creation of a vast corporation, he fights crime and occasional corporate conspiracy in the near-future of Old Detroit. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Mad Max (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. (88 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
31.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (95 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
32.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen. (107 mins.)
 
33.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. (120 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
34.
Steel Dawn (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control. (100 mins.)
Director: Lance Hool
 
35.
TC 2000 (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld... (91 mins.)
Director: T.J. Scott
 
36.
Fist of the North Star (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak... (25 mins.)
 
37.
Fist of the North Star (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A practitioner of the deadly martial art "Hokuto Shinken" allies with two children and an expert in "Nanto Seiken" to fight against the rivals who kidnapped his lover and threaten the prosperity of mankind. (110 mins.)
Director: Toyoo Ashida
 
38.
Fist of the North Star (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Based on a graphic novel, this apocalyptic adventure centers on a man who must reverse the cataclysmic conditions of his world. (103 mins.)
Director: Tony Randel