Top 10 Robots in Film

Welcome to the science fiction realm where we’ll be listing our favorite robots, androids, and cyborgs characters in film.

10. Lance Bishop – Aliens (1986)

Lance Bishop was a Hyperdyne Systems model 341-B synthetic technician with the United States Colonial Marine Corps, assigned to 2nd Battalion Bravo Team. He served as Executive Officer aboard the USS Sulaco, and as such was part of the combat unit deployed to LV-426 in 2179, to investigate the sudden loss of contact with the colony of Hadley’s Hope.


9. Johnny 5 – Short Circuit (1986)

Part of a series of prototype U.S. military S.A.I.N.T. (Strategic Artificially Intelligent Nuclear Transport) robots, Johnny 5 was hit by a lightning-induced power surge.  As a result, the surge scrambled its programming, giving it free will and a humanlike intelligence.


8. R2-D2 – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

A small, spunky droid, R2-D2 is a R2 series astromech droid manufactured by Industrial Automaton with masculine programming. He is often accompanied by the protocol droid C-3PO.


7. SID 6.7 – Virtuosity (1995)

SID 6.7 (Sadistic, Intelligent, Dangerous) is a ruthless virtual cyborg and serial killer who killed people from virtual reality.  He was brought to life with the use of nanites and is the combination of several violent criminals and psychopaths.


6. Baymax – Big Hero 6 (2014)

Baymax is a healthcare robot built by Tadashi Hamada and a member of the superhero team Big Hero 6.


5. Optimus Prime – Transformers (2007)

Optimus Prime is the leader of the Autobots and former leader of Cybertron’s science division.


4. T-1000 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

T-1000 Advanced Prototype is a Series 1000 Terminator sent by Skynet from the future to terminate John Connor’s younger self. It was the second Infiltrator sent back on assassination missions by Skynet.


3. K-2SO – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

A pragmatic droid, K-2SO is a reprogrammed Imperial security droid now loyal to the Rebel Alliance.  An effective insertion agent, he can blend in perfectly at Imperial installations and outposts.


2. The Iron Giant – The Iron Giant (1999)

He is a 50-foot tall autonomous robot from another world that crash lands on Earth before becoming friends with a young boy named Hogarth who rescues him from his own internal defensive mechanism which activates when recognizing anything as a weapon.


1. RoboCop – RoboCop (1987)

Prior to his reconstruction, Officer Alex Murphy was a Detroit police officer.  RoboCop is a robotically enhanced Detroit police officer designated as OCP Crime Prevention Unit 001.


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