Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Movies to Watch Before You Die

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While the education system and various institutes like Harvard, Cambridge & Oxford are now providing you programs on Artificial Intelligence. The concept of machines taking over men has been there since 1960s and a hotly debated topic.

While there are lots of good tech documentaries out there, we have compiled below the perfect list below of “Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Movies To Watch Before You Die”.

Star Wars

Bursting with iconic aliens, hyperspace travel, and galactic overlords the entire list of Star War Movies is the first pick for our list.

This narrative of George Lucas where he is uncovering the journey of a young Jedi called Luke Skywalker has become classic for millions. We have laser swords, space crafts that can go across the galaxy.

Still not convinced? C-3PO and R2-D2 surely will do it for you. The perfect ball droid & robot companion.

Star Trek

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.

The Star Trek Series originally released in the 60s had us glued to the TV and become believers that there was life outside our planet. We come across characters like Data who is an outsider to humanity trying to figure out why humans behave the way they do?

Lastly, let’s not forget the half-human, half-Vulcan Spock the right hand of Captain Kirk.

The series truly takes our imagination to a different level.

The Terminator

Terminator, a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor as her son will one day become a savior against machines in a post-apocalyptic future.

The film had become an absolute epic & especially T2: Judgement Day when Arnold Schwarzenegger is back, but this time as a good robot to battle a more advanced terminator the leader-to-be John Connor.

Lastly, let’s not forget the event that sparks it all in the film. The first machine a.k.a Terminator that is built-in Skynet years and years ago.

Robocop

A wounded Detroit cop is transformed into a futuristic crim-fighting cyborg. The reconstituted officer Murphy barely has a shred of his old brain left, but that doesn’t stop him from being one hell of a cop!

The film falls in the classic realm of AI movies, however, with enormous progress in bio-engineering today it is relatively easy to acquire a robotic part of a body. Not to mention neural implants launched by Elon Musk.

Wall-E

A good-natured janitor bot left to clean up our human mess. WALL-E effortlessly dredges up what it means to be truly human, with his free will and big, beautiful heart.

Capable of emotions such as loneliness and love, WALL-E falls for lady robot EVE after she comes to investigate the first plant to grow on Earth in centuries. 

Wall-E is one of those rare Sci-fi films out there that show the bright side of AI and the good it can bring to the world.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

The film discusses the not-so-distant future where the polar ice caps have melted resulting in rising ocean waters and drowned coastal cities of the world.

The human race has kept advancing reaching a point where they have created realistic robots  (called mechas) to serve them. One of the mecha-producing companies builds David, an artificial kid with real feelings & especially a never-ending love for his mother.

The film questions whether are Robots or Humanoid Robots capable of thinking, questioning and love.

The Matrix

With Morpheus questioning the nature of reality, Matrix is a hot debatable film that makes us wonder about all the things around us.

The film describes a future in which reality perceived by humans is the Matrix, a simulated reality created by sentient machines to pacify and subdue the human population while their bodies’ heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. 

Her

“Her” is about a man falling in love with an artificially intelligent OS.

While we see virtual assistants today in our smartphones, but the technology is not as sophisticated as “Samantha” the smart OS in “Her”. Voice assistants like Siri and Google Assistant are only able to do simple tasks such as setting an alarm or texting a friend, but Samantha is an impressive conversationalist with an amazing command of language, common sense, emotion and can handle complex tasks such as filtering emails and downloading millions of books in a split of a second.

With a highly advanced operating system she can learn through experiences and evolve, something that is not achievable with the level of technology we have today.

Ex Machina

Ava is an AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) created by Caleb Smith, a genius programmer. AGI is an AI that possesses substantially greater skills and knowledge than a human being. Ava can converse just as well as we do and even manipulate the emotions of others.

This film raises ethical concerns on treating and experimentation of self-aware robots such as Ava, which leads to a dark ending.

A Space Odyssey

HAL 9000, a supercomputer on a spacecraft heading to Jupiter is in charge of most operations, which leads to terrifying events when it glitches and decides to destroy the world.

As HAL kills off the crew one by one, we are reminded of the dangers of letting AI take control of our world and be mindful of the consequences.

Conclusion

These are our list of Top 10. While there are many other great ones like E.T., Alien, Transformers, Austin Power & the numerous 007 movies which did not make this list we feel that the above list are a definite watch as the unravel both the bright and dark side of Artificial Intelligence and hence should be in your “Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Movies To Watch Before You Die” List!