Best Cyberpunk Moviesby Jules_Vincent13 | created - 08 Apr 2011 | updated - 12 Apr 2016 | Public
After 5 long years, major revisions are here. I'll be removing films that are not "cyberpunk" enough or simply awful films. Not to mention, there are many needed additions. However, I'll be keeping this light on the anime.
I'm editing the oldest films first and working my way up to present day. At the moment, I just finished **2010**.
I hope you enjoy. :)
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1. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 136,245 | Gross: $0.03M
2. THX 1138 (1971)
R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the twenty-fifth century, a time when people have designations instead of names, a man, THX 1138, and a woman, LUH 3417, rebel against their rigidly controlled society.
Votes: 43,421 | Gross: $2.44M
3. Welt am Draht (1973– )
Not Rated | 212 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His ... See full summary »
5. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 599,593 | Gross: $27.00M
7. Kamikaze 89 (1982)
Not Rated | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 521 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Liquid Sky (1982)
R | 112 min | Sci-Fi
Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual ... See full summary »
9. TRON (1982)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
Votes: 103,381 | Gross: $33.00M
10. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A seemingly indestructible android is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Votes: 699,629 | Gross: $38.40M
11. Megazone 23 (1985 Video)
Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Action, Music
A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.
12. Hands of Steel (1986)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.
13. Cherry 2000 (1987)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 2017, a successful businessman travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. He hires a sexy renegade tracker to find an exact duplicate of his android wife.
14. Meikyû monogatari (1987)
50 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A trilogy of separate stories. In "Labyrinth labyrinthos", a girl and her cat enter a strange world. In "Running Man", a racer takes on the ultimate opponent. In "Construction Cancellation Order", a man must shut down worker robots.
15. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 207,102 | Gross: $53.42M
16. The Running Man (1987)
R | 101 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.
Votes: 126,047 | Gross: $38.12M
17. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
Votes: 130,605 | Gross: $0.55M
18. Class of 1999 (1990)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,616 | Gross: $2.46M
19. Crime Zone (1989)
R | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Helen and Bone live in a repressive futuristic dystopian society they badly want to escape from. Mysterious Jason hires them to steal a disc for him. It's practically a suicide mission, but he claims he can smuggle them out, in return.
21. Ganheddo (1989)
100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a cyberpunk future, Kyron-5 supercomputer attempts to exterminate the human race, but Gunhed mechs stop it. In 2038, five thieves break into a condemned island facility to steal Kyron's dead CPU. The place turns out to be a deathtrap.
22. Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Not Rated | 67 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.
24. Circuitry Man (1990)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a future where most humans have moved underground to escape the pollution, one of the few pleasures left is a kind of narcotic in the form of chips which can be plugged directly into the... See full summary »
25. Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990– )
Not Rated | 120 min | Animation, Action, Crime
In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ... See full summary »
26. Cyberpunk (1990 Video)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Stylistic documentary about the cyberpunk movement. William Gibson, author of cyberpunk classic Neuromancer, and Timothy Leary, famous advocate of psychedelic drugs, share their thoughts on the future of society and technology.
28. Megaville (1990)
R | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A sci-fi fantasy about a world where it is illegal to enjoy any kind of media except in a place called Megaville. After catching a brutal killer named Jenson, the media police send an agent... See full summary »
29. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.
Votes: 72,677 | Gross: $45.68M
30. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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?
Votes: 269,408 | Gross: $119.39M
31. 964 Pinocchio (1991)
97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Pinocchio 964, lobotomised cyborg sex slave, is thrown out onto the street by his owners because of his inability to maintain an erection. He is befriended by a criminally insane, ... See full summary »
32. Terminator 2 (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 867,202 | Gross: $204.84M
33. Until the End of the World (1991)
R | 158 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash. She rescues Sam and starts traveling around the world with him. Writer Eugene follows them and writes their story, as a way of recording dreams is being invented.
Votes: 7,701 | Gross: $0.75M
85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi
A man recalls the story of how his bees implanted in him a bee television, causing him to lose all perception of space, time, and self in the deserts of the American West.
35. Fortress (1992)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2017, John Henry Brennick and his wife Karen are captured at a US immigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 25,395 | Gross: $6.74M
36. Freejack (1992)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race car driver to New York City in 2009, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.
Votes: 13,466 | Gross: $17.13M
37. Nemesis (1992)
R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Alex, a burned out LA cyborg cop, is forced by commissioner Farnsworth to find his former cyborg partner and lover Jared who's about to deliver sensitive data to cyborg terrorists who wish to wage war against humans. Is he being played?
Votes: 4,213 | Gross: $2.00M
38. Prototype (1992)
R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocolyptic Los Angeles, a wheelchair bound veteren volunteers for an experimental cybergenic program that wil allow him to walk again only to find that it turns him into a lethal... See full summary »
40. Split Second (1992)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror
In a flooded dystopian future London, Detective Harley Stone hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.
Votes: 9,656 | Gross: $5.43M
41. Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
R | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on... See full summary »
Votes: 3,430 | Gross: $0.00M
44. American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,122 | Gross: $0.45M
45. Gunnm (1993 Video)
Not Rated | 54 min | Animation, Action, Crime
This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebuilds her and becomes her ... See full summary »
46. Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash, designed specifically to charm/seduce her way into a rival manufacturer's headquarters ... See full summary »
47. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 140,093 | Gross: $58.06M
48. Ghost in the Machine (1993)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Karl Hochman is a technician in a computer store. He is also known as the "Address Book Killer" due to his habit of stealing people's address books and proceeding to murder anyone listed in... See full summary »
Votes: 2,937 | Gross: $5.09M
49. RoboCop 3 (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 40,392 | Gross: $10.70M
50. TC 2000 (1993)
91 min | Action, Sci-Fi