Readers Weigh In on the Best AI Movies

We shared our list, now Design News readers tell us which artificial intelligence movies they watch again and again.

Rob Spiegel

July 28, 2016

2 Min Read
Readers Weigh In on the Best AI Movies

Last week’s slideshow of the best movies depicting artificial intelligence prompted a slew of comments telling us the important AI movies we failed to include. We decided to gather all of the movies you wanted us to include.

Click on the movie poster to start the slideshow:

The robot MARIA from Metropolis stands apart as one of the only female robotic images of early science fiction. The entire film is dominated by technology, with a mixture of images from the 1920s and futuristic devices.
(Source: Paramount Pictures)

We included all of your choices except when the choice included an individual episode of a series, since we were not able to verify. Some suggestions were questionable. The original slideshow collected movies with self-aware machines or programs. We included the reader-suggested Terminator even though we’re not sure it’s sentient.

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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 15 years, 12 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel serves as a senior editor for Design News. He started with Design News in 2002 as a freelancer and hired on full-time in 2011. He covers automation, manufacturing, 3D printing, robotics, AI, and more.

Prior to Design News, he worked as a senior editor for Electronic News and Ecommerce Business. He has contributed to a wide range of industrial technology publications, including Automation World, Supply Chain Management Review, and Logistics Management. He is the author of six books.

Before covering technology, Rob spent 10 years as publisher and owner of Chile Pepper Magazine, a national consumer food publication.

As well as writing for Design News, Rob also participates in IME shows, webinars, and ebooks.

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