Hollybot: A.I. in FilmsHave you seen them all?
The film industry has been fascinated with robots and artificial intelligence for decades – so we have compiled a list of our favourite robot films. From Metropolis – the granddaddy of all science fiction robot films, to Terminator 2015. Yes, he is back. Hasta la vista, baby! Read More
The monumental silent film of German expressionism filmed by Fritz Lang is set in a futuristic metropolis with a pronounced dual-class society. This science fiction flick was the first feature-length film of its genre. It was one of the most expensive films at the time and is considered a key work in film history. (1927 / 2010)
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The first Terminator was released in 1984– a B-movie that turned into a sci-fi cult classic and paved the way for Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Hollywood heavy. The fifth film was released in 2015. Hasta la vista, baby – there is always room for one more! (1984 / 1991 / 2003 / 2009 / 2015)
In the animated Pixar film the small garbage robot WALL-E falls in love with elegant machine Eve on the abandoned earth. So adoring! (2008)
What would happen if we discovered our reality was nothing more than a ubiquitous, computer-generated, simulated reality? If human beings were no longer born, but cultured?
Through three special-effects filled films, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishbone and Carrie-Anne Moss try to uncover the truth about the Matrix and the reality behind the reality. The answer is out there, Neo. (1999 / 2003)
A.I. - Artificial Intelligence
In the not too distant future, the first intelligent robots with human feelings are created in a research laboratory in the form of eleven-year-old David (Haley Joel Osment). But unable to cope with their humanoid son, his ‘adoptive parents’ abandon him. Left to his own devices, David tries to uncover his roots and the secret of his existence.
The Stepford Wifes
The ideal woman never talks back and has only one aim in life: to pamper their spouses. That, of course, seems like a marvellous idea. Since such women are quite rare in the real world, the men of Stepford have transformed their wives into cyborgs and control them via microchips in their brains. But this can’t last long – who will ultimately end up doing the housework?
In the year 2035, robots are in integral part of everyday life. Now the chief robot developer has apparently been killed by a robot – considered impossible due to its programming. Are machines now turning against humans? (2004)
What is the first thing we fall in love with in a partner? Is it their eyes, face, hands, voice? For Theodore Twombly it is the voice. That is all he has really, since Samantha is an incorporeal being. She is the voice of Theodore’s new operating system outfitted with artificial intelligence – and apparently with emotions as well. (2014)
Artificial intelligence expert Johnny Depp falls victim to a radioactive attack – and uses himself to complete his research project: Knowing he will soon be dead, his wife links his brain to the computer so that it can meld with the machine to form a highly intelligent creature that soon becomes a deadly threat.