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The Best Cyberpunk Movies Of All Times

“Anything That Can Be Done To A Rat Can Be Done To A Human Being."
Bruce Sterling

Cyberpunk is classified as a subgenre of science-fiction and tends to focus on a combination of "high-tech low-life. Cyberpunk deals with the radical changes in the social order while humanity achieving technological and scientific developments.

In general, Cyberpunk intentionally disturbs the audiences in order to call them to act as a 'rebellious way' against the threat of governments, corporations etc... 

The Best known and quintessential example of cyberpunk in the cinema is Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner.
Wachowski's The Matrix Trilogy can be said that some the most successfull cyberpunk films.

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  • 8.7/10

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    1999

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    The Matrix

    The best known work of the Wachowski's, which has benefited much from the literature of philosophy and questioned reality itself from a descartesian point of view, and also touched on the dilemma of freedom and anthropogenic attitude of humanity towards everythings. Thomas A. Anderson is a man livi ...

    action

    alternate reality

    artificial intelligence

    computers

    cyberpunk

    dark hero

  • 8.5/10

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    1991

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Over 10 years have passed since the first cyborg called The Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a healthy young boy. However another Terminator is sent back through time called the T-1000, which is more ...

    action

    artificial intelligence

    computers

    cyberpunk

    cyborgs

    end of the world

  • 8.3/10

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    2005

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    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man

    A compilation movie featuring scenes from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

    cyberpunk

    science fiction

  • 8.2/10

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    1982

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    Blade Runner

    In the futuristic year of 2019, Los Angeles has become a dark and depressing metropolis, filled with urban decay. Rick Deckard, an ex-cop, is a "Blade Runner". Blade runners are people assigned to assassinate "replicants". The replicants are androids that look like real human beings. When four repli ...

    70mm

    artificial intelligence

    based on book

    cyberpunk

    cyborgs

    dark hero

  • 8.1/10

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    1986

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    Laputa: Castle in the Sky

    A young boy stumbles into a mysterious girl who floats down from the sky. The girl, Sheeta, was chased by pirates, army and government secret agents. In saving her life, they begin a high flying adventure that goes through all sorts of flying machines, eventually searching for Sheeta's identity in a ...

    animation

    anime

    cyberpunk

    fantasy

    futuristic

    mythology

  • 8.1/10

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    1988

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    Akira

    Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks ...

    action

    animation

    anime

    cyberpunk

    futuristic

    post apocalyptic

  • 8/10

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    1995

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    Ghost in the Shell

    It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can direct to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and c ...

    action

    animation

    anime

    artificial intelligence

    artistic

    cyberpunk

  • 8/10

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    1985

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    Brazil

    Sam Lowry is a harried technocrat in a futuristic society that is needlessly convoluted and inefficient. He dreams of a life where he can fly away from technology and overpowering bureaucracy, and spend eternity with the woman of his dreams. While trying to rectify the wrongful arrest of one Harry B ...

    absurd

    alternate reality

    bizarre

    black comedy

    cyberpunk

    fantasy

  • 8/10

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    2006

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    Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society

    A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new Section 9 confronts a rash of complicated incidents, and investigations reveal that an ultra-wizard hacker nickna ...

    action

    anime

    based on comic

    crime

    cyberpunk

    dark hero

  • 8/10

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    1984

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    The Terminator

    A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector - Kyle Reese - also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sa ...

    action

    artificial intelligence

    computers

    cyberpunk

    cyborgs

    end of the world

  • 8/10

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    2008

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    Ghost in the Shell 2.0

    A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).

    animation

    anime

    cyberpunk

    cyborgs

    philosophy

    political

  • 8/10

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    2013

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    Her

    Theodore is a lonely man in the final stages of his divorce. When he's not working as a letter writer, his down time is spent playing video games and occasionally hanging out with friends. He decides to purchase the new OS1, which is advertised as the world's first artificially intelligent operating ...

    artificial intelligence

    cyberpunk

    futuristic

    love story

    melancholy

    philosophy

  • 8/10

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    1995

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    Twelve Monkeys

    An unknown and lethal virus has wiped out five billion people in 1996. Only 1% of the population has survived by the year 2035, and is forced to live underground. A convict (James Cole) reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to 1996 to gather information about the origin of the epidemic (who ...

    absurd

    alternate reality

    cyberpunk

    drama

    end of the world

    futuristic

  • 8/10

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    2017

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    Blade Runner 2049

    Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner wh ...

    artificial intelligence

    cyberpunk

    dark hero

    drama

    futuristic

    melancholy

  • 7.9/10

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    2006

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    Children of Men

    The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate jo ...

    based on book

    cyberpunk

    end of the world

    futuristic

    philosophy

    political

  • 7.9/10

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    1973

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    World on a Wire

    Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His successor Dr. Fred Stiller experiences odd phenomena. A good friend, Guenther Lause, disappears in the middle of a conv ...

    alternate reality

    cyberpunk

    futuristic

    golden palm

    melancholy

    metaphysics


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