Evil Computers: When technology turns against us!by Lance_Burton | created - 01 Aug 2013 | updated - 17 Feb 2016 | Public
Computers, laptops, gaming consoles and smartphones are some of the many technologies that brings joy to many people. But what if that technology becomes self-aware and sees humans as a potential threat....
For now everyone is safe, but when the time comes you better arm yourself with EMP weapons and be ready for the next stone age.
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1. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A programmer at a TV station that specializes in adult entertainment searches for the producers of a dangerous and bizarre broadcast.
Votes: 83,798 | Gross: $2.12M
I just had to include this movie, it has little to do with computers since it's main focus is television sets & videocassettes. But than again what is a TV nowadays? a big box? a flat-screen? or perhaps a computer?
Videodrome is 30 years old now but is still relevant in today's standards, it predicted many things that are now taken for granted in the 21st century, this movie really made me think about that.
2. TerrorVision (1986)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.
Votes: 6,407 | Gross: $0.32M
3. The Cable Guy (1996)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A lonely and mentally disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences.
Votes: 152,935 | Gross: $60.24M
5. The Lift (1983)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A lift technician finds himself drawn into a web of mystery and peril as he investigates the perplexing deadly accidents occurring in the elevators of a new office building.
I am happy that Holland also has it's share in technological horrors.
6. From Beyond (1986)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Votes: 22,896 | Gross: $1.26M
7. Demon Seed (1977)
Approved | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.
Incredibly accurate in terms of technology for the time this movie was made, even though it still remains fiction. The computer systems in the day were huge, and the this very retro concept of a self-aware supercomputer that sees mankind as the biggest evil on the planet is very unique and way ahead of it's time.
*A must see for IT-professionals
8. App (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young psychology student is drawn into the dark and fearful world of a diabolic and mysterious App that starts to terrorize her, distributing compromising photographs, videos and text ... See full summary »
9. Embryo (1976)
PG | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist doing experiments on a human fetus discovers a method to accelerate the fetus into a mature adult in just a few days. However, the "adult" fetus turns into a homicidal psycho ... See full summary »
10. Small Soldiers (1998)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Votes: 91,553 | Gross: $54.68M
11. WarGames (1983)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.
Votes: 90,885 | Gross: $79.57M
13. Untraceable (2008)
R | 101 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.
Votes: 47,509 | Gross: $28.69M
14. I, Robot (2004)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Votes: 498,528 | Gross: $144.80M
16. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,925 | Gross: $2.41M
17. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.
Votes: 1,673,443 | Gross: $171.48M
18. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Freedom fighters Neo, Trinity and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army, unleashing their arsenal of extraordinary skills and weaponry against the systematic forces of repression and exploitation.
Votes: 515,173 | Gross: $281.49M
19. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 447,528 | Gross: $139.31M
20. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
Votes: 507,847 | Gross: $132.07M
21. Virus (1999)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After outrunning a typhoon at sea, a strong-willed tugboat navigator and her crew discover a high-tech alien life form that's taken control of a Russian research vessel and aims to destroy on a massive scale.
Votes: 26,537 | Gross: $14.01M
24. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a man goes in to have virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars implanted in his mind, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or is he?
Votes: 302,077 | Gross: $119.39M
25. Memorial Day (1998)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.
26. The Net (I) (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger.
Votes: 60,651 | Gross: $50.73M
27. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 66,673 | Gross: $19.08M
28. Feardotcom (2002)
R | 101 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
A New York City detective investigates mysterious deaths occurring 48 hours after users log onto a site named feardotcom.
Votes: 20,232 | Gross: $13.21M
29. Hellraiser: Hellworld (2005 Video)
R | 91 min | Horror
Gamers playing a MMORPG based on the "Hellraiser" films find their lives endangered after being invited to a rave, the host of which intends to show them the truth behind the Cenobite mythos.
30. Stay Alive (2006)
PG-13 | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess.
Votes: 30,414 | Gross: $23.09M
31. Pulse (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Votes: 28,022 | Gross: $20.26M
32. Deep Space (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An American satellite with a new biological weapon gets out of control and crashes onto US territory. A slimy monster emerges and manages to escape, killing everyone who crosses his path. ... See full summary »
33. Red Planet (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Votes: 55,370 | Gross: $18.00M
34. The 6th Day (2000)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Futuristic action film about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Votes: 116,428 | Gross: $34.60M
35. The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
R | 87 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
In 2022, a repair crew is sent to fix an orbital weapon but their spaceship malfunctions and ends up heading towards the dark side of the moon. There, in a mysterious, seemingly abandoned space shuttle, a sinister force lies in wait.
36. Video Violence (1987 Video)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror
A husband and wife open a video store in a new town, and come to find out that the locals only rent horror films and the "occasional triple X'er", and make their own snuff videos.
37. Video Violence 2 (1988 Video)
TV-14 | 75 min | Horror
Howard and Eli, the killers from the first Video Violence movie, are back and are now hosting their own TV show. Broadcast secretly from their basement, the show looks a the fine art of ... See full summary »
38. Dial: Help (1988)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery
A psychic finds herself tapping into the "energy" of a deceased phone operator. She also finds that her friends soon begin dying mysteriously. An investigator determines to track down the cause.
39. Fatal Sky (1990)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In Norway, a military plane crashes under mysterious circumstances; In his last message, the pilot reported many lights falling from the sky. NATO wants to play down the incident, but the ... See full summary »
40. 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 »
41. Crash and Burn (1990 Video)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of ... See full summary »
42. Megaville (1990)
R | 95 min | Mystery, 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 »
43. The Rift (1990)
R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Siren II, a submarine under the command of Capt. Phillips, ventures into the deep on a mission to recover the missing Siren I. Their quest is hindered when the submarine becomes entangled in a patch of toxic seaweed.
44. The Guyver (1991)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he ... See full summary »
46. Shadowchaser (1992 Video)
R | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi