Artificial intelligence has been a recurring theme of the silver screen since its earliest days, captivating (and frequently, horrifying) audiences with the prospect of sentient robots capable of equaling mankind’s unique traits like consciousness and ability to feel emotions. Over the decades, potential technological advancements were imagined in a myriad of ways. But more than that, sci-fi movies have also asked questions related to the moral, ethical and societal consequences of the use of technology like AI. In this article, we will be listing the 23 Best artificial intelligence movies that you can watch in 2022. So, in no particular order, let's dive in:
The Matrix (1999)
It’s been over two decades since audiences were invited to take the red pill and question everything they knew about reality with the Matrix. This cyberpunk masterpiece is set in a not-too-distant future where a robotic AI system has enslaved human beings who are, however, unaware they’re trapped inside a simulated reality. Computer programmer/ hacker “Neo '' stumbles upon the truth and joins a rebellion together with others who had been freed against the Matrix, setting off an epic showdown between humans and dark-suited, sunglasses-sporting ‘Agents’, who’re in autonomous software programs. It’s hard to capture the full extent of the movie’s visionary concept. And what is the Matrix after all you may ask? Well, to quote directly from the movie, “You can’t be told what the matrix is, you have to see it for yourself”. The Matrix series remains a must-watch even after all these years.
Synopsis: Have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? What if you couldn't awaken? How would you know the difference between dream and reality? When a beautiful stranger (Carrie Ann Moss) leads computer hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth- the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence. Neo joins legendary and dangerous rebel warrior Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne) in the battle to destroy the illusion enslaving humanity.
Directors: Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski Top cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano. Critic's rating: 80% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.7/10 IMDb
Ex Machina (2015)
With the debate over artificial intelligence and whether the technology will ever become fully conscious as the starting point, Ex Machina follows a young coder as he gets to spend a week at his reclusive boss’s remote mansion, testing his latest creation - an AI robot. The task is to determine whether the humanoid, Ava, is capable of demonstrating humanlike intelligence. However, not everything is as it seems, as the humans behind this tech project come to find out, with some fatal results. This brilliant AI movie has also won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
Synopsis: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson) , a programmer at a huge Internet company, wins a contest that enables him to spend a week at the private estate of Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac), his firm's brilliant CEO. When he arrives, Caleb learns that he has been chosen to be the human component in a Turing test to determine the capabilities and consciousness of Ava (Alicia Vikander), a beautiful robot. However, it soon becomes evident that Ava is far more self-aware and deceptive than either man imagined.
Director: Alex Garland Top cast: Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Sonoya Mizuno. Critic's rating: 92% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.1/10 IMDb
Blade Runner (1982)
When it comes to the best sci-fi films, it's hard to top Blade Runner. Based on author Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’, Blade Runner is the quintessential cyberpunk classic that plunges viewers into a dystopian universe from which is hard to escape untouched. Set in a neon-lit 2019 LA, the movie pits bioengineered humanoids (human replicants developed without the capacity to have emotions) against real humans. After six Replicants escape to earth in a bid to locate their creator and extend their limited life span of four years, a Blade Runner, played by Harrison Ford, is tasked with finding and shooting these humanoids.
Synopsis: “Blade Runner” Deckard (Harrison Ford) is forced by the police Boss (M. Emmet Walsh) to continue his old job as Replicant Hunter. His assignment: eliminate four escaped Replicants from the colonies who have returned to Earth. Before starting the job, Deckard goes to the Tyrell Corporation and he meets Rachel (Sean Young), a Replicant girl he falls in love with.
Director: Stanley Kubrick Top cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James. Critic's rating: 89% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.7/10 IMDb
2001: A Space Odyssey (1964)
Visionary director Stanley Kubrick set out to explore the idea of human coexistence with sentient computers in outer space in this futuristic epic that will have you thinking of red lights in... shall we say... a very different way. We won’t unveil much as to the why, but the cult classic delves deep into the reliance of humans on technology - and what happens when intelligent robots simply decide to rebel and take over. It’s a pretty chilling thought, especially when this dark apocalyptic thriller gets to the now infamous "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.”
Synopsis: An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer intelligent system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.
Director: Stanley Kubrick Top cast: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Douglas Rain. Critic's rating: 92% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.3/10 IMDb
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Stanley Kubrick had long planned to adapt author Brian Aldiss’s sci-fi short story Super-Toys Last All Summer Long into a movie before his death in 1999. Afterwards, Steven Spielberg inherited the rights to the tale, intending to follow through on Kubrick's original vision. The unrealized project became A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a film about David, a young cybertronic humanoid designed to help a couple overcome the absence of their ailing son. As a first of the kind, David is capable of having human emotions and the plot centers around his attempts to discover his true nature - and the secret behind his identity. Viewers are led to question the deeper issues behind using AI to create human-like systems and the collectible responsibility it should bring with it.
Synopsis: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David (Haley Joel Osment) is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee (Sam Robards) and his wife (Frances O'Connor). Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.
Director: Steven Spielberg Top cast: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Brendan Gleeson, William Hurt. Critic's rating: 75% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.2/10 IMDb
Minority Report (2002)
Making a comeback, just a year after the release of A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Steven Spielberg delved once more into AI technology with Minority Report. Starring Tom Cruise as Precrime police officer John Anderton, this neo-noir movie is set primarily in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in a distant future, where PreCrime cops are able to arrest criminals based on foreknowledge provided by three psychics known as 'precogs’. The dilemma arises when Anderton is accused of a future crime and has to run from his own unit while trying to prove his innocence.
Minority Report turned out to be predictive of modern computer science, foretelling technologies that have since become commonplace, including personalized ads, voice automation and gesture controlled computers. Even predictive policing, arguably Minority Report’s biggest theme, has become a reality nowadays. PredPol, an AI-based tool, has been deployed in approximately 40 agencies across the United States since 2012 to predict and prevent future crime.
Synopsis: Based on a story by famed science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, "Minority Report" is an action-detective thriller set in Washington D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime. Tom Cruise plays the head of this Precrime unit and is himself accused of the future murder of a man he hasn't even met.
Director: Steven Spielberg Top cast: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow. Critic's rating: 90% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.7/10 IMDb
The Terminator (1984)
This Arnie action-packed movie has become one of the most popular sci-fi movies ever made - and it may be the reason why so many of us are distrustful of artificial intelligence technology. In it, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 by Skynet, a sentient computer, in order to kill the woman that would one day give birth to the man responsible for saving humanity against a robot threat. James Cameron’s dystopian machine dominance film explores the topic of AI consciousness, superintelligence and tech ethics.
Synopsis: Disguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Sent to protect Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who divulges the coming of Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will spark a nuclear holocaust. Sarah is targeted because Skynet knows that her unborn son will lead the fight against them. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, she and Kyle attempt to escape.
Director: James Cameron Top cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn. Critic's rating: 100% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.1/10 IMDb
Fascination with all things ‘cyberpunk’ reached fever pitch in the 80’s, not just with cult classics like Blade Runner (1982) and The Terminator (1984), but also greatly thanks to Paul Verhoeven’s human/machine action-packed revenge thriller - Robocop. The backdrop of this sci-fi movie is dystopian, crime-ridden Detroit where a police officer named Alex J. Murphy is recreated by a shady megacorporation - Omni Consumer Products - as a cyborg known as RoboCop after being murdered by a vicious criminal gang. The part-man, part-machine super-cop is then tasked with cleaning up the city’s streets, while struggling to understand some of his repressed (human) memories as they resurface. RoboCop is said to be the movie that first raised the issue of AI Ethics, laying out some of the potential dangers of misusing the technology. Despite being over three decades old, RoboCop remains one of the top artificial intelligence films ever made.
Synopsis: In a dystopic, gang-ridden Detroit in near-collapse. In an effort to stamp out crime, the forces in power reconstruct the body of a policeman, killed on duty, within a steel shell and call it RoboCop. Plagued by memories of his death, he hunts down the supervillian responsible for it.
Director: Paul Verhoeven Top cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith. Critic's Rating: 90% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.6/10 IMDb
I am Your Man (Ich bin dein Mensch)
This German romantic dramedy explores the growing bond between a skeptical scientist, Alma, and an artificial intelligence humanoid, who she is temporarily hosting as part of an experiment for a study. The robot, Tom, was designed specifically to recreate Alma’s idea of a perfect partner, being perfectly tailored to meet her deepest romantic expectations and needs. However, living with this almost pathologically perfect robot companion doesn’t turn out to be quite as expected, as deeper questions of existentialism and the interconnection between human life, love and technology seep through the relationship. More than a rom-com, I Am You Man is a thought-provoking take on the complexity of AI and the man-machine co-existence.
Synopsis: Alma is a scientist at the famous Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In order to obtain research funds for her work, she is persuaded to participate in an extraordinary study. For three weeks, she has to live with a humanoid robot tailored to her character and needs, whose artificial intelligence is designed to be the perfect life partner for her. Alma meets Tom, a machine in human form in a class of its own, created solely to make her happy. A comic-tragic tale about the questions of love, longing and what makes a human being human.
Director: Maria Schrader Top cast: Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw, Annika Meier, Jürgen Tarrach. Critic's rating: 96% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.1/10 IMDb
Pixar’s CGI feature film follows the story of a lonely robot as he goes on his mission to clean up Earth from all the trash left behind by mankind, making the world inhabitable. Wall-E, turns out, is the only functional robot among the many other trash collectors tasked with rehabilitating planet earth. His life takes a turn when it comes across another robot named EVE, sent to oversee the cleaning progress. Unlike other movies on this list, WALL-E doesn’t involve any human-machine interaction, but it explores what would robots interact with each other if they had human-like intelligence. It’s a refreshing take on AI and technology, that is also sure to warm your heart a little bit.
Synopsis: WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he's more than a little lonely. Then he spots EVE (Elissa Knight), a sleek and shapely probe sent back to Earth on a scanning mission. Smitten WALL-E embarks on his greatest adventure yet when he follows EVE across the galaxy.
Director: Andrew Stanton Rating: 95% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.4/10 IMDb
The Social Dilemma (2020)
A deeply unsettling look at social networks and the power they yield over our lives today. As recounted by tech whistle-blowers who helped develop the world's top social media platforms, The Social Dilemma exposes the inner workings of tech to nurture an addiction and exploit mental health to maximize profits. It also examines how tech giants leverage AI algorithms and data analysis to manipulate user’s worldviews and how it led to a pandemic of misinformation and conspiracy theories. More tellingly, this docu-drama lays bare the dangers of social media and the impact it has had on the world.
Synopsis: Set in the dark underbelly of Silicon Valley, The Social Dilemma fuses investigative documentary with enlightening narrative drama. Expert testimony from tech whistle-blowers exposes our disturbing predicament: the services Big Tech provides-search engines, networks, instant information, etc.-are merely the candy that lures us to bite. Once we're hooked and coming back for more, the real commodity they sell is their prowess to influence and manipulate us.
Director: Jeff Orlowski Top cast: Tristan Harris, Jeff Seibert, Bailey Richardson. Critic's rating: 85% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.6/10 IMDb
Joaquin Phoenix stars in this futuristic romcom as a lone writer who strikes an unlikely relationship with his AI virtual assistant named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. The intelligent, Alexa-like operating system has the ability of learning from their interactions and soon a romance blossoms between the pair, posing the question of whether technology can ever replace human relationships.
Synopsis: Set in Los Angeles, in the near future, Her follows Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha,” a bright, female voice (Scarlett Johansson) who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.
Director: Spike Jonze Top cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara. Critic's rating: 94% Rotten Tomatoes, 8/10 IMDb
I, Robot (2004)
Based on the works of acclaimed science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, I Robot sees Will Smith starring in this neo-noir dystopian as a detective who hates robots and suspects a servant droid has gone rogue by killing its own owner. The movie is set in 2035, when human-like robots serve humans and follows a full robot uprising against humans, breaking the Three Laws of Robotics - that robots shall not harm a humans, shall obey any instruction given to it by a human and that robots shall avoid actions or situations that could cause it to come to harm itself.
Synopsis: In 2035, highly intelligent robots fill public service positions throughout the world, operating under three rules to keep humans safe. Despite his dark history with robotics, Detective Del Spooner (Will Smith) investigates the alleged suicide of U.S. Robotics founder Alfred Lanning (James Cromwell) and believes that a human-like robot (Alan Tudyk) murdered him. With the help of a robot expert (Bridget Moynahan), Spooner discovers a conspiracy that may enslave the human race.
Director: Alex Proyas Top cast: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood. Critic's rating: 56% Rotten Tomatoes, 6.8/10 IMDb
Directed by Neill Blomkam whose previous work include sci-fi blockbusters "District 9" and "Elysium,” Chappie is set in a future where robots have replaced the police force. One of these humanoid law enforcers, Chappie, ends up being captured and reprogrammed by a group of criminals, evolving to the next level of artificial intelligence and becoming fully sentient. The movie explores the topics of humanity and artificial intelligence in the midst of corruption and opposing interests.
Synopsis: In the near future, a mechanized police force patrols the streets and deals with lawbreakers -- but now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid is stolen and given new programming, he acquires the ability to feel and think for himself. While the robot, dubbed "Chappie (Sharlto Copley)," puzzles out human behavior, the authorities begin to see him as a danger to mankind and order; they will stop at nothing to ensure that Chappie is the last of his kind.
Director: Neill Blomkam Top cast: Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver. Critic's rating: 32% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.1/10 IMDb
Resident Evil (2002)
Artificial intelligence vs humans comes to a head in Resident Evil, a zombie apocalypse thriller where a state-of-the-art AI system - the Red Queen - is tasked with containing a virus outbreak, which means also striking the only group survivors of the disaster. This heart-racing film is part horror, part sci-fi but it’s also a cautionary tale about AI taken to the extreme, i.e. when it becomes fully aware.
Synopsis: When a deadly virus escapes within a secret underground facility called the Hive, a team of commandos are sent in to reestablish order and to retrieve the important lab work. However, they find that the virus has reanimated the corpses of all the lab personnel. Now, the commandos will find themselves in the fight of their lives to not only defeat the zombie horde, but to get back to the surface before the lab is sealed forever.
Director: Paul W. S. Anderson Top cast: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy. Critic's rating: 36% Rotten Tomatoes, 6.6 /10 IMDb
Tron: Legacy (2010)
A sequel to the 1982 cult classic Tron, Legacy takes the main characters into a virtual reality world known as “the Grid” where they will fight off against a malevolent AI algorithm to prevent it from taking over the real world. While the protagonists are in truth the product of a computer program, they’re moved by the decision to become real and live in the real, human world. Tron looks at the motivations behind the creation and aftermath of artificial life.
Synopsis: When talented computer engineer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) finds out that Ed Dillinger (David Warner), an executive at his company, has been stealing his work, he tries to hack into the system. However, Flynn is transported into the digital world, where he has to face off against Dillinger's computerized likeness, Sark, and the imposing Master Control Program. Aided by Tron (Bruce Boxleitner) and Yori (Cindy Morgan), Flynn becomes a freedom fighter for the oppressed programs of the grid.
Director: Joseph Kosinski Top cast: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner. Critic's rating: 71% Rotten Tomatoes, 6.8 /10 IMDb
The Iron Giant (1999)
This Disney animated science fiction film centers around a young boy who befriends an innocent alien that resembles a gigantic robot. A paranoid governmental agent, however, desires to obliterate the alien, fearing he’s a foreign threat. That’s because the extraterrestrial's presence had unleashed a wave of Cold War paranoia that threatens the boy’s town so he and his 50-foot friend can stop it.
Synopsis: Iron Giant is an animation classic and an adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable. A giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.) must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine.
Director: Brad Bird Top cast: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston. Critic's rating: 96% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.1 /10 IMDb
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Based on Douglas Adams' much-loved novel by the same name, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy starts by posing the question ‘what would you do if you woke up one morning and discovered the world was about to be destroyed by aliens’? That’s how a long adventure starts for Arthur Dent as he heads into outer space with a group of misfit alien/ robot friends.
Synopsis: Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) is trying to prevent his house from being bulldozed when his friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def) whisks him into outer space. It turns out Ford is an alien who has just saved Arthur from Earth's total annihilation. Ford introduces Arthur to his myriad friends, including many-headed President Zaphod Beeblebrox (Sam Rockwell) and sexy refugee Trillian (Zooey Deschanel). Arthur makes his way across the stars while seeking the meaning of life, or something close to it.
Director: Garth Jennings Top cast: Martin Freeman, Yasiin Bey, Sam Rockwell. Critic's rating: 60% Rotten Tomatoes, 6.7 /10 IMDb
A German masterpiece, Metropolis features the earliest mentions of robotics and artificial intelligence, putting the film industry on a path to explore the sci-fi genre. Set in an urban dystopia where technology - in the form of artificial intelligence robots - rules over the lives of its inhabitants. This utopia exists on top of a bleak underground world of mistreated workers, controlled by a clone with an evil scientist as its master. When the wealthy son of the city’s ruler stumbles upon this grim scene, he sets off on a quest to help the workers, putting him at odds with his oppressive father.
Synopsis: 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.
Director: Fritz Lang Top Cast: Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogg. Critic's rating: 97% Rotten Tomatoes, 8.3 /10 IMDb
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The first known alien visitor to Earth, Klaatu, comes in peace but against the backdrop of the Cold War, his message isn't entirely understood. Accompanied by his silver robot friend, Gort, he tried to spread a warning: humans must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. Much like other movies and books at the time, The Day the Earth Stood Still explored the issue of war and peace at a time when the fear of the ‘other’ was reaching dramatic heights.
Synopsis: When a UFO lands in Washington, D.C., bearing a message for Earth's leaders, all of humanity stands still. Klaatu (Michael Rennie) has come on behalf of alien life who have been watching Cold War-era nuclear proliferation on Earth. But it is Klaatu's soft-spoken robot Gort that presents a more immediate threat to onlookers. A single mother (Patricia Neal) and her son teach the world about peace and tolerance in this moral fable, ousting the tanks and soldiers that greet the alien's arrival.
Director: Robert Wise Top Cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe. Critic's rating: 95% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.8 /10 IMDb
Silent Running (1972)
In the not very distant future, planet earth has become inhabited and sterile, with no life left. Instead, interplanetary greenhouses, inside which the surviving plants and small animals of Earth grow, travel through space. An astronaut responsible for overusing the greenhouses is ordered to kill the flora in it, but refuses and joins forces with three robots. Besides the technological/ sci-theme, Silent Running is also memorable for being one of the earliest movies dedicated to environmental concerns.
Synopsis: After the end of all botanical life on Earth, ecologist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern) maintains a greenhouse on a space station in order to preserve various plants for future generations. Assisted by three robots and a small human crew, Lowell rebels when he is ordered to destroy the greenhouse in favor of carrying cargo, a decision that puts him at odds with everyone but his mechanical companions. Lowell and his robots are forced to do anything necessary to keep their invaluable greenery alive.
Director: Douglas Trumbull Top Cast: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint. Critic's rating: 71% Rotten Tomatoes, 6.6 /10 IMDb
Moon pays homage to sci-fi classics like Silent Running (1972), Solaris (1972), and Alien (1979), putting a lone moon base employee at the center of the plot. As Sam Bell approaches the end of his contract, he suffers a series of accidents. Having an AI system, Gerty, as his only companion he embarks on a journey which leads him to a clone conspiracy and a fight against his employers Unlike other movies of the same genre, Moon places less focus on technology paranoia and more on corporate paranoia, offering a more optimistic take on the use of AI technology.
Synopsis: Astronaut Sam Bell's (Sam Rockwell) three-year shift at a lunar mine is finally coming to an end, and he's looking forward to his reunion with his wife (Dominique McElligott) and young daughter. Suddenly, Sam's health takes a drastic turn for the worse. He suffers painful headaches and hallucinations, and almost has a fatal accident. He meets what appears to be a younger version of himself, possibly a clone. With time running out, Sam must solve the mystery before the company crew arrives.
Director: Duncan Jones Top cast: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Kaya Scodelario. Critic's rating: 90% Rotten Tomatoes, 7.8 /10 IMDb
A sentient supercomputer threatens to blow up the planet and chooses the world’s most ‘average person’ to prove that mankind is worth saving - and she has just three days to prevent the end of the world.
Synopsis: When an all-powerful Superintelligence AI system chooses to study average Carol Peters, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the A.I. decides to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it's up to Carol to save humanity.
Director: Ben Falcone Top Cast: Melissa McCarthy, James Corden, Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry. Critic's rating: 31% Rotten Tomatoes, 5.4 /10 IMDb