SUPERCUT: 100 YEARS OF ROBOTS IN THE MOVIES


We put together this supercut showcasing 100 years of robots, cyborgs and mechas in the movies. Did we include your favourite? (Just to warn you, there is one use of naughty language right at the end)

Music: "Exoskeleton" by Mega Drive, from their album 198xad (available from iTunes / Google Play)

Here’s the full list of the characters and/or films featured:
The Golem from Der Golem (1915), Q the Automaton from The Master Mystery (1919), The Mechanical Man (1921), False Maria from Metropolis (1927), Gibel Sensatsii (1935), Tinman from The Wizard Of Oz (1939), Gort from The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951), Mother Riley Meets The Vampire (1952), Ro-Man from Robot Monster (1953), Devil Girl From Mars (1954), Target Earth (1954), Tobor from Tobor The Great (1954), Gog from Gog (1954), Robby the Robot from Forbidden Planet (1956), Kronos from Kronos (1957), Moguera from The Mysterians (1957), The Colossus from The Colossus Of New York (1958), The Aztec Mummy Against The Humanoid Robot (1958), Invasion Of The Neptune Men (1961), The Creation Of The Humanoids (1962), John from Planeta Bur (1962), Talos from Jason And The Argonauts (1963), Torg from Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964), The Earth Dies Screaming (1964), Dr. Goldfoot And The Bikini Machine (1965), Daleks from Dr. Who And The Daleks (1965), The Terrornauts (1967), Mechani-Kong from King Kong Escapes (1967), Barbarella (1968), Robot Police from THX 1138 (1971), Clockwork Musicians from The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), Byron’s automaton from Asylum (1972), Z.P.G. (1972), Huey and Dewey from Silent Running (1972), Jet Jaguar from Godzilla Vs. Megalon (1973), Robot Butler from Sleeper (1973), The Gunslinger from Westworld (1973), Who? aka Robo Man (1973), Mechagodzilla from Godzilla Vs. MechaGodzilla (1974), Michael from A Boy And His Dog (1975), Joanna from The Stepford Wives (1975), Box from Logan's Run (1976), Starship Invasions (1977), Necron 99 from Wizards (1977), Proteus from Demon Seed (1977), C-3PO and R2-D2 from Star Wars (1977), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978), Elle from Starcrash (1978), Beba-2 from Message From Space (1978), A Cylon from Battlestar Gallactica (1978), Ash from Alien (1979), Ilia probe from Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), V.I.N.CENT from The Black Hole (1979), Sparks from The Shape Of Things To Come (1979), Kip the Robo-Dog from The Humanoid (1979), Hermes from Unidentified Flying Oddball aka The Spaceman And King Arthur (1979), Galaxina from Galaxina (1980), Hector from Saturn 3 (1980), Bubo from Clash Of The Titans (1981), Val Com 17485 from Heartbeeps (1981), Heavy Metal (1981), Max 404 from Android (1982), Robot Ellie from Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982), Roy Batty from Blade Runner (1982), Vera Cyborg from Superman III (1983), The Terminator from The Terminator (1984), Revenge Of The Nerds (1984), Robot pimp from The Ice Pirates (1984), Robot spiders from Runaway (1984), Beta from The Last Starfighter (1984), Daryl from D.A.R.Y.L. (1985), Tik Tok from Return To Oz (1985), Silica from Starchaser: The Legend Of Orin (1985), Prowler from Code Of Silence (1985), Sico from Rocky IV (1985), Bishop from Aliens (1986), Max from Flight Of The Navigator (1986), Castle In The Sky (1986), Number ‘Johnny’ 5 from Short Circuit (1986), Security robots from Chopping Mall (1986), S.P.O.T. from Eliminators (1986), Optimus Prime from Transformers: The Movie (1986), Carl from The Vindicator (1986), Samantha/BB from Deadly Friend (1986), Paco from Hands Of Steel (1986), Jinx from SpaceCamp (1986), Cherry 2000 from Cherry 2000 (1987), Samira from Programmed To Kill aka The Retaliator (1987), the Wizard’s robots from The Care Bears Adventure In Wonderland (1987), Fix-It from *batteries not included (1987), TM from Too Much (1987), Dot Matrix from Spaceballs (1987), a Jen-Diki from The Time Guardian (1987), Ulysses from Making Mr. Right (1987), Murphy/RoboCop from RoboCop (1987), ED209 from RoboCop (1987), R.O.T.O.R. from R.O.T.O.R. (1987), Men of Metal from Gandahar (1988), Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989), Sherman from Millennium (1989), Pearl Prophet from Cyborg (1989), Edward from Edward Scissorhands (1990), M.A.R.K. 13 from Hardware (1990), Cain/RoboCop 2 from RoboCop 2 (1990), Robot Jox (1990), Scout-in-a-Can from Spaced Invaders (1990), Johnny Cab from Total Recall (1990), Mining robots from Moon 44 (1990), Jetsons: The Movie (1990), Ms. Connors from Class Of 1999 (1990), Newman from And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991), Eve VIII from Eve Of Destruction (1991), Robot Bill and Ted from Bill And Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), M11 from Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah (1991), Tinpan from Dead Space (1991), The T-1000 from Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Strike Clone from Fortress (1992), Alsatia Zevo from Toys (1992), Alex from Nemesis (1992), Prototype (1992), Waxwork II: Lost In Time (1992), Philip from Cyborg Cop (1993), MRAS-2 from Robot Wars (1993), an Otomo unit from RoboCop 3 (1993), an A.P.E.X. unit from A.P.E.X. (1994), Core Tracker from Cyber Tracker (1994), Michael from Tammy And The T-rex (1994), J-5 from Blankman (1994), Warbeast from Death Machine (1994), Data from Star Trek: Generations (1994), Evolver from Evolver (1995), ABC Warrior from Judge Dredd (1995), Type 1 Screamer from Screamers (1995), The Demolitionist from The Demolitionist (1995), The Puppet Master from Ghost In The Shell (1995), SID 6.7 from Virtuosity (1995), Solo from Solo (1996), Borg Queen from Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Robot bartender from The Fifth Element (1997), Weebo from Flubber (1997), Fembots from Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery (1997), Lost In Space (1998), Chip Hazard from Small Soldiers (1998), Battle Droids from Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Mechanical spider from Wild Wild West (1999), The Iron Giant from The Iron Giant (1999), Andrew from Bicentennial Man (1999), Virus (1999), Inspector Gadget from Inspector Gadget (1999), Sentinels from The Matrix (1999), Flyboy from Supernova (2000), AMEE from Red Planet (2000), Uber Jason and Kay-Em 14 from Jason X (2001), David and Teddy from Artificial Intelligence: A.I. (2001), Training robot from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Robot Carmen and Juni from Spy Kids (2001), Bruno from The Adventures Of Pluto Nash (2002), Mondavarious from Scooby-Doo (2002), B.E.N. from Treasure Planet (2002), Spyder robots from Minority Report (2002), The T-X and T-850 from Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines (2003), Rottweiler (2004), Omnidroid from The Incredibles (2004), Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow (2004), Sonny from I, Robot (2004), Rodney and friends from Robots (2005), Tobor from The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl (2005), Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), Marvin from The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005), EDI from Stealth (2005), Hero Robot No. 1 and No. 2 from Daft Punk’s Electroma (2006), Megatron from Transformers (2007), Carl from Meet The Robinsons (2007), Dummy from Iron Man (2008), Hymie from Get Smart (2008), G.O.R.T. from The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008), Brain from Igor (2008), Dave Ming Cheng from Meet Dave (2008), WALL·E from WALL·E (2008), The Golden Army from Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2009), GERTY from Moon (2009), 9 (2009), Giddy from Battle For Terra (2009), Terminator Salvation (2009), Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009), Astro Boy from Astro Boy (2009), Tom’s surrogate from Surrogates (2009), Chitti from Enthiran (2010), Cookie robots from Despicable Me (2010), Minion from Megamind (2010), Sucker Punch (2011), The automaton from Hugo (2011), Atom from Real Steel (2011), The Destroyer from Thor (2011), ‘80s Robot from The Muppets (2011), Robot from Robot & Frank (2012), David from Prometheus (2012), Total Recall (2012), The Cabin In The Woods (2012), Kelex from Man Of Steel (2013), Gipsy Danger from Pacific Rim (2013), Elysium (2013), The World's End (2013), Drone from Oblivion (2013), Murphy/RoboCop from RoboCop (2014), The LEGO Movie (2014), Automata (2014), Sentinels from X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014), Griever from The Maze Runner (2014), TARS from Interstellar (2014), Baymax from Big Hero 6 (2014), Ava from Ex Machina (2014), Chappie from Chappie (2015), Robot Overlords (2015), Tomorrowland (2015), T-3000 from Terminator Genisys (2015), BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Ultron from Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)

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