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The 13 Best Androids, Cyborgs, And Robots In Film 13 Great Movie Androids, Cyborgs and Robots
Curnblog ^ | 04/07/2014 | Ernest Buehman

Posted on 04/27/2014 3:25:14 PM PDT by Carbonsteel

Everyone loves lists and movies. I love mechanical life forms too. So I’ve rolled all three into one with a little engineering spin. This list is by no means comprehensive – it’s simply thirteen of my favourite androids, cyborgs and robots.

13. Blinky – BlinkyTM (2011)

BlinkyTM is a short film about a boy, Alex (Max Records), and his robot. Blinky doesn’t go on adventures, he’s just a toy meant to placate Alex while his parents fight. Blinky isn’t what most people would call an interesting character, but what he illustrates in this short film is enough to make feuding parents think twice about how they treat their kids. Alex ultimately resents his robot companion since he doesn’t solve the underlying unhappiness he feels as a result of his parents decaying relationship. Alex and his parents pay for their mistakes when a combination of robot abuse and a short circuit turn Blinky into… well… you’ll just have to watch the film.

12. Johnny Five – Short Circuit (1986)

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1 posted on 04/27/2014 3:25:14 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: Carbonsteel
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2 posted on 04/27/2014 3:26:03 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: Carbonsteel

"Sorry Dave, but your list is defective."

3 posted on 04/27/2014 3:29:41 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Carbonsteel

Robby the robot (Forbidden Planet). The model for most robots for years.


4 posted on 04/27/2014 3:30:02 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Carbonsteel

Oh, come on! How can you make such a list and not include the T1000 from “Terminator?”


5 posted on 04/27/2014 3:31:34 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: Carbonsteel
Danger Will Robinson, Danger! Danger!


6 posted on 04/27/2014 3:34:24 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Diogenesis

My favorites are Huey, Dewey, and Louie, running around the forest satellite.


7 posted on 04/27/2014 3:35:51 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Carbonsteel

OK no mention of the Terminator?


8 posted on 04/27/2014 3:36:55 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Carbonsteel

summer glau...what movie?


9 posted on 04/27/2014 3:39:29 PM PDT by RBStealth (--raised by wolves, disciplined and educated by nuns.)
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To: Carbonsteel

What about Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo? There was a MST3K movie.


10 posted on 04/27/2014 3:40:16 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder
No mention of Terminator and no Major Kusinagi from Ghost in the Shell (and they even have one from anime, so it's not like they limited the field to Hollywood live-action movies).
11 posted on 04/27/2014 3:45:01 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: RBStealth

She was one of the terminators in the Sarah Conner Chronicles. It was a pretty good show but it was on Fox, so it got cancelled after a couple seasons.


12 posted on 04/27/2014 3:47:39 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: RBStealth
The best cyborgs ever....  photo Battlestar-Galactica__123-1.jpg
13 posted on 04/27/2014 3:51:13 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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14 posted on 04/27/2014 3:55:38 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Carbonsteel


15 posted on 04/27/2014 3:57:57 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Carbonsteel
How does a blog omit The Robot from Lost in Space, Robby from Forbidden Planet and Gort from the original The Day The Earth Stood Still and actually claim to be serious? Even worse: Gerty? WTF?! He's a complete rip-off of the Hal-9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Worse Yet: Bishop. Bishop?! Ash RULES. Bishop is just a lapdog.

And worst of all Wall-E at #1.

Wrong. Just wrong. On so many levels. Wrong.

16 posted on 04/27/2014 3:59:42 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Carbonsteel
In Homer Simpson's most languorous doughnut-slobber-voice: ... Number ... Six ...
17 posted on 04/27/2014 4:02:24 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Carbonsteel

what a sad list!

Did make me wonder if one of Niven’s strengths was his avoidance of robots.


18 posted on 04/27/2014 4:05:28 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: IronJack

Or the ones from Battlestar Galactica.

I also liked Sonny in I, Robot, and the kid robot and Teddy Bear in AI.


19 posted on 04/27/2014 4:05:30 PM PDT by luckystarmom
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To: Carbonsteel
There were a couple of "Futurama" movies starring Bender, the greatest robot of them all. Ask him.

Also, the robot dog Rags, from "Sleeper". And what about Dr. Who's K-9?

20 posted on 04/27/2014 4:09:04 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Carbonsteel

Yeah, seriously. If she’s not on the list, it isn’t a list.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 4:12:48 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: Carbonsteel

Sonny, from I, Robot.

Dr. Daniel, Cassandra, and Max, from Android (1982).

Andrew Martin, from Bicentennial Man (1999).

Robocop.

Gunslinger (Yul Brenner), from Westworld (1973).

Enthiran (aka The Robot) (2010). (Hilariously nonsensical.)

THE DALEKS! (and the Cybermen).

Galaxina (1980).

Robo-Geisha (2009). Now that’s just silly.

Eve of Destruction (1991).

The Questor Tapes (1974, made for TV movie).


22 posted on 04/27/2014 4:16:29 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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23 posted on 04/27/2014 4:16:54 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Carbonsteel

What, no Fem Bots?????

We was robbed!!!!!!


24 posted on 04/27/2014 4:17:28 PM PDT by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: mountn man

NICE JOB, MM! You nailed it!


25 posted on 04/27/2014 4:21:46 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is my tag!)
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To: yarddog
Forbidden Planet is one of my favorite Sci Fi movies.

Here's one for you.

Robert Kinoshita was the builder of Robby. He also built Tobor from Tobor The Great and B9 from Lost In Space

26 posted on 04/27/2014 4:35:13 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Bomb 20, from Dark Star?


27 posted on 04/27/2014 4:37:10 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: mrsmith

You’re right. I had never noticed that until you mentioned it. He did have an AI or two, but I don’t recall any true robots.


28 posted on 04/27/2014 4:39:26 PM PDT by Imnidiot (This space for Rent)
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To: Carbonsteel

29 posted on 04/27/2014 4:40:18 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

It is one of my favorites too.

When she was young, Ann Francis was about as hot as they get.


30 posted on 04/27/2014 4:43:39 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Carbonsteel
They did say Cyborgs right?


31 posted on 04/27/2014 4:44:51 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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32 posted on 04/27/2014 4:46:11 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: yarddog


33 posted on 04/27/2014 4:48:35 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

She has that same look in her eye as that crazy man who headed that space cult. I can’t think of their name but they thought there was a space ship hidden behind a comet. They all killed themselves.


34 posted on 04/27/2014 4:50:10 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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35 posted on 04/27/2014 4:51:01 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

I think that movie also started the trend that every eccentric or brilliant scientist was a widower with a hot daughter.


36 posted on 04/27/2014 4:52:02 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Carbonsteel
Well, if you're going to include her, don't forget Alice...




37 posted on 04/27/2014 4:52:38 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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38 posted on 04/27/2014 4:54:14 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

They must be twins.


39 posted on 04/27/2014 4:55:15 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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40 posted on 04/27/2014 4:55:44 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (GO WISCONSIN BADGERS GO!)
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To: Diogenesis
Of course, my favorite female robot is Arcee...



41 posted on 04/27/2014 4:58:10 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: mountn man
Actually, humans can be artificially modified in positive ways as well as negative ones. To wit:


42 posted on 04/27/2014 5:03:46 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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43 posted on 04/27/2014 5:12:27 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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44 posted on 04/27/2014 5:13:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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45 posted on 04/27/2014 5:17:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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46 posted on 04/27/2014 5:19:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Carbonsteel
No Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet? Absurd!
47 posted on 04/27/2014 7:25:52 PM PDT by Flame Retardant
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To: Carbonsteel

I went looking for the robot from Heavy Metal and found this list of 100

http://www.ugo.com/movies/toy-santa-santa-clause-2-best-robots-in-movies

FWIW

(can anyone recall if that robot from Heavy Metal had a name?)


48 posted on 04/27/2014 8:16:34 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: Carbonsteel

Wall-E #1?


49 posted on 04/27/2014 8:28:28 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Carbonsteel

Beat me to it! The cylons of course.

Still. No Terminator. No Bubo? NO MURPHY!?!?!


50 posted on 04/27/2014 11:23:02 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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