Cyborgs in Movies

The Greatest Cyborgs in Movies and TV Shows

The list contains related movies and TV shows with cyborg characters ordered and matched by similarity.

Sure, you can send robots to fight in your place, but then you’d be missing all the fun! These warriors are part biological. part machine. Any enhancements made usually have one purpose–turning them into more efficient warrior. From advanced sensors to robotic limbs, these cyborgs are one with their weapons. In this category, we face off the deadliest hybrid warriors to ever grace our screens.

Common character categories: Battle Cyborgs, Artificial Intelligence, Heavily Armed Robots, Mechs, and Robot Combatants.

List of Cyborgs in movies and TV shows

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1. Ex Machina (2014)

1. Ex Machina (2014)

Cyborg Character: Ava
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 108 min

A Computer programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) works in a huge internet company. He wins a company’s lottery and gets to spend a week at his CEO’s (Oscar Isaac) estate and lab research, to work on a secret project – a highly advanced cyborg named Ava (Alicia Vikander), which is supplied with the most advanced Artificial Intelligence ever conceived. Surprisingly, the two brilliant men fail to realize, just how easily they can be manipulated by the machine they created.

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2. Ghost In The Shell (2017)

2. Ghost In The Shell (2017)

Cyborg Character: Major Motoko Kusanagi Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 107 min

In an upcoming dystopic future, humans will be upgraded by using cyber implants that give them improved vision, superhuman strength, and intelligence. The developers of these systems – Hanka Robotics – set up a secret project for the development of an artificial body that integrates a real human brain, as opposed to artificial intelligence. Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) – the only survivor of a cyber-terror attack, that caused her parents’ deaths – is chosen as the subject of the research. Cutter (Peter Ferdinando), the CEO of Hanka Robotics, decides to use Killian as an agent in the war against terror despite protests from Killian’s developer.

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3. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D poster

3. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (2013)

Cyborg character: Deathlok
Series duration: 43 min
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Fantasy, Action

The famous intelligence agency SHIELD from the movie “Iron Man.” The series reveals the behind-the-scenes of its missions: amid the menacing threat to humanity, there are also all sorts of fringe affairs of ancient artifacts, a race with special powers that are being exposed, arms dealers, and freedom fighters who are interfering in all sorts of holes around the world, and more. Someone has to take care of all these threats that even Hawkeye claims he has no time for, and that’s the team of agents led by Agent Phil Coulson.

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4. Inspector Gadget movie poster

4. Inspector Gadget movie (1999)

Cyborg Character: Inspector Gadget
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Movie Duration: 78 min.

The beloved Inspector Gadget is a character from the ’80s TV series that follows a clumsy Cyborg detective with endless ​devices. His arch-enemy is the terrible MAD organization.

In the 1999 Gadget film, we follow a dizzying and amusing adventure that brings to life the plot of John Brown, an innocent, kind-hearted security man with far-reaching dreams of becoming the world’s most famous police officer for his war on crime! His current role as a security guard, at the Bradford Institute for Research, did not give him many opportunities to prove his ability as a fighter in crime. Until one fateful night, the “Stanford Robots School Institute arrives at the Bradford Institute. The invaders storm into the institute on a mission from their rich, powerful lord, in order to steal the valuable research of a renowned scientist.

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5. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

5. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Cyborg Character: Alita Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 122 min

Alita (Roda Salazar), is an abandoned battle cyborg. Set several centuries in the future, she is revived by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a doctor that takes her unconscious to his clinic. When she awakens, the cyborg has no memory of who she is. Alita then sets out to learn about her past and find her true identity.

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6. Blade Runner (1982)

6. Blade Runner (1982)

Cyborg Character: Pris Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 164 min

In the future of 2049, bioengineering humans – replicants – were incorporated into society as servants and slaves. K, is an obedient new model who works as a Blade Runner – an exterminator of an old and rebellious model, from the Los Angeles Police Department. He spends his life at home with his hologram girlfriend Joi, an artificial intelligence product made by the Wallace Corporation. K’s interrogation of the rebel replicants’ movement leads him to a farm, where he eliminates a stubborn replicant. In the yard, he finds a buried box that contains the remains of a female replicant, who died as a result of complications during a cesarean section. K is very troubled by the idea of ​​pregnancy in a replica, which is considered impossible and may cause unbearable consequences.

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8. Mortal Engines (2018)

7. Mortal Engines (2018)

Cyborg Character: Shrike Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 128 min

In a post-apocalyptic world, a thousand years after the world was destroyed during the “Sixty Minute War”, the use of satanic weapons not only killed most of the human race and destroyed its cities, but also inflicted inconceivable damage to Earth’s shell. In a heroic attempt to save the world, and stop a global conspiracy, an unusual force, teams up in London: Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar) driven by the memory of her mother, Tom Natsworthy (Rober Sheehan), a local outcast, and Anna Feng (Jihae Kim), a dangerous outlaw – going together on a journey to save the universe.

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8. Avengers: Infinity Wars (2018)

8. Avengers: Infinity Wars (2018)

Cyborg Character: Nebula Genre: ​​Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Movie duration: 149 min

The Avengers and their allies, continue to defend the world from outrageous threats. When a brand new danger emerges from the shadows of the cosmos: Thanos.

Nothing will stop the infamous intergalactic dictator from collecting all six stones of infinity, in his journey to control an inconceivable force, and hold all of humanity as hostages. As they form a team that includes all the greatest heroes from the Marvel universe (With a cast including Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Robert Downey Jr.) the Avengers and their superheroes allies, must sacrifice everything in an attempt to defeat the supervillain before a destructive explosion will eliminate the universe.

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9. Robocop (2014)

9. Robocop (2014)

Cyborg Character: Robocop
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie Duration: 117 min.

In 1987, Robocop, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was released and became a huge success. The story of Officer Alex Murphy who returned (like Christ) from the dead to save society from the wave of crime that lies at its doorstep becomes one of the cult films of the 1980s. The film spawned a series of sequels, a TV series, an animated series, and video games.

In the 2014 film, Alex Murphy is seriously injured in the explosion of his car by the local Mafia. With the help of the OmniCorp company (symbolizing the capitalist giant company which is the so-called evil incarnation), he becomes a “Robocop” a cyborg killing machine. OmniCorp uses Murphy to make the use of its robots legal, but Murphy rebels and proves that man is superior to the machine.

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10. Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

10. Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

Cyborg Character: Airiam Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Series duration: 60 min

During the middle of the 22nd century, about a century before the plot of the original series took place, and before the establishment of the Federation and representation of the Enterprise spaceship. The ship’s crew is led by Captain Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) – and it is the first ship to leave Earth for the discovery and research of the unknown that is capable of moving at a high speed of super-space 5. The ship and its crew are going on a brand new journey and adventures.

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11. Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

11. Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

Cyborg Character: General Grievous Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-F
Movie duration: 140 min

After 3 years of war with the clones, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), becomes the commander of the republic armies while his young Jedai protégé, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), is tempted and begins his journey towards the dark side of the force, endangering his marriage and friendship with Queen Amidala (Natalie Portman), and revealing Darth Vaders’ true colors.

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12. Elysium (2013)

12. Elysium (2013)

Cyborg Character: Max Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi
Movie duration: 109 min

In 2154, humanity is divided into two classes: the vast majority live on the crowded and polluted planet and wage a daily war for survival while dealing with poverty, crime, pollution, and disease. The richest part of humanity lives in Elysium, a space station that revolves around the earth. From Elysium, the rich and powerful, control what happens on earth, and there they enjoy a high standard of living, complete personal security, and access to advanced medical equipment that heals all patients and injuries, and prolongs their lives. From time to time, attempts are made by people from earth to illegally immigrate to the Elysium, But these attempts are being stopped by the Elysium security commissioner, minister Delacourt (Jodie Foster), who is strictly enforcing Elysium’s immigration laws and using her top-secret agents on earth, to blow up the refugee shuttles trying to reach the space station.

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13. Dragon Ball Z

13. Dragon Ball Z

Cyborg Characters: Androids Genre: Anime
TV Duration: 34 min

Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to Dragon Ball. The series is a close-up adaptation of the second (and much longer) part of the Dragon Ball manga written and drawn by Akira Toriyama. In the United States, the second part of the manga is also called Dragon Ball Z to avoid confusion among young readers.

Cyborg characters in Dragon Ball Z are called Androids.

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14. Batman Vs Superman

14. Batman Vs Superman (2016)

Cyborg Character: Cyborg Genre: Superheroes, Action
Movie duration: 109 min

Batman does not believe that Superman’s intentions are pure, and a bitter rivalry soon develops between the two. At the same time, the world is grappling with the question of whether to continue to believe a blind belief in superheroes with unlimited power or perhaps it is better to find a way to curb them, for the benefit of humanity. In addition, a new threat, in the form of the “Doomsday” monster created by Lex Luthor, threatens the continued existence of the human race. Now it all depends on Superman and Batman to settle the conflict between them, and join forces with Wonder Woman in order to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying the world.

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15. Doctor Who

15. Doctor Who

Cyborg Character: Daleks Genre: Sci-fi, Action, Adventure
TV Show duration: 45 minutes

Doctor Who ravels the Earth and galaxies, planets and different stars, at different time periods, fights evil aliens and solves mysteries. The Doctor Who series plays a significant part in popular culture, both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. And the special effects were made on a low budget.

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15. I Robot (2004)

15. I Robot (2004)

Cyborg Character: Del Spooner Genre: Sci-fi, Action, Adventure
TV Show duration: 45 minutes

In Chicago in 2035, Detective Del Spooner is called in to investigate a case of the alleged suicide of a robotics scientist named Alfred Lening, the inventor of “robotics laws.” Spooner, who feels a complete distrust of Android, discovers that an Android named Sonny has been hiding in Lening’s office, and he becomes the main suspect in the scientist’s murder. The sponsor is Dr. Suzanne Calvin, who specializes in robot psychology. Dr. Calvin does not believe that androids are capable of harming humans at all, in accordance with the laws of robotics. The Sunny robot, for its part, exhibits emotions during its interrogation – behavior that is not typical of androids.

As the investigation progresses, a group of androids from a new model (called NS-5), begins to harm humans. Soon, Sponer discovers who is to blame for the scientist Lening’s death and the robotic attacks on humans, while the Sunny robot discovers his destiny.

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16. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

16. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Cyborg Character: Borg Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Movie duration: 111 minutes

The evil Borg travels back in time to prevent the Earth from making contact with alien life. Captain Picard and his crew try to stop them from carrying out this plan.

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16. The Six Million Dollar Man (1973)

16. The Six Million Dollar Man (1973)

Cyborg Character: Steve Austin Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
TV Show Duration: 35 min

Steve Austin was an astronaut who was injured in an accident and nearly killed. The surgery, which cost $ 6 million, implanted an artificial hand, legs, and eye that turned him into a cyborg or “Bionic Man,” combining human and electro-mechanical components with extraordinary abilities. The bionic parts of his body were powered by a computer connected directly to Austin’s brain and their energy source was tiny nuclear batteries in the bionic organs.

Yoav Rosenberg

Yoav Rosenberg

Having studied scriptwriting in London, I subsequently worked on a number of film sets. I write about pop culture trends, films, and tv series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and Hulu.

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