In Transcedence, Johnny Depp plays an artificial intelligence researcher who strives to upload his mind to a computer. If you are one of those people who gets overwhelmed just trying to program your smartphone, wait until you read about these technological "inconveniences".
HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey) (1968)
If you've ever gotten so mad at your computer that you told it off, be thankful it wasn't HAL 9000. Sure, HAL might sound friendly, but get him mad and he'll send you hurling through space without an air pack.
FEMBOTS (Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery)
Oh, behave! These fab femmes are hot... and explosive! Mrrowwrr!
TERMINATOR (The Terminator)
Even if he weren’t a formidable humanoid robotic assassin, Arnold could still hold his own against any opponent the universe could throw at him. After all, he was a politician.
KILLER TANNING BEDS! (Aerobicide) (1987)
In this 80’s cheesefest, pretty exercise fanatics wearing leg warmers and headbands quickly learn that pasty white skin is preferable to singed flesh.
The RMS Titanic was a feat of modern technology. And even though her sinking wasn't technically the ship’s fault, lots of people learned the hard way that it’s bad luck to brag that your vessel is “unsinkable.”
STEPFORD WIVES (The Stepford Wives)
The Stepford Wives taught the world a valuable lesson. If you ever find a pretty wife and mother beaming with happiness while cleaning up after her sloppy husband and ungrateful kids, it can only mean one thing - she's a robot.
I, ROBOT (I, ROBOT)
In this futuristic flick, a robot is accused of murder! Yikes! Maybe those annoying robotic phone calls that come during dinner aren't so bad after all.
Michael Crichton asks what would happen if we used technology to create the world’s most hedonistic playground? Let’s just say you’re better off sticking to Disneyland, folks.
COLOSSUS (Colossus: The Forbin Project)
A scientist’s every moment is directed and controlled by a computer. Not unlike people of today who can’t go a minute without checking their smartphones.
PROTEUS IV (Demon Seed)
An artificial intelligence system inseminates and impregnates a scientist’s wife. Lucky for her only one egg took, since we all know how common multiple births are with artificial insemination!
BOMB (Dark Star)
Crew members of a spaceship try to talk a computerized bomb out of detonating. No doubt the bomb was thinking “what a bunch of party poopers."
THE MATRIX (The Matrix)
A computer traps humanity in an entire artificial reality, which is pretty scary stuff. But hey, the special effects are way cool!
When a high school student hacks into the school district’s computer to change his grade, his actions bring the world to the brink of nuclear war. Now, wouldn’t it have been easier just to study?
Stephen King’s evil car has a mind of its own. And you thought Bluetooth technology was creepy!
Sure, she’s software with the sultry voice of Scarlett Johansson, but in the end, she leaves poor Joaquin Phoenix alone and brokenhearted. Maybe it was the mustache.