Robo-Horror

by hellsing218 | created - 21 Apr 2013 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

Another horror movie list, this time involving robots, cyborgs, computer, and machines in general.

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1. Hardware (1990)

R | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

The head of a cyborg reactivates, rebuilds itself, and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Carl McCoy

Votes: 11,955 | Gross: $5.73M

2. White Noise (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

30 Metascore

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Ian McNeice, Chandra West

Votes: 45,842 | Gross: $56.39M

3. Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)

Not Rated | 67 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A businessman accidentally kills The Metal Fetishist, who gets his revenge by slowly turning the man into a grotesque hybrid of flesh and rusty metal.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Tomorô Taguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Nobu Kanaoka, Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Votes: 17,552

4. The Mangler (1995)

R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery

8 Metascore

A laundry-folding machine has been possessed by a demon, causing it to develop homicidal tendencies.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor, Jeremy Crutchley

Votes: 7,938 | Gross: $1.78M

5. Event Horizon (1997)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

35 Metascore

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Votes: 146,912 | Gross: $26.67M

6. Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

24 Metascore

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Director: Stephen King | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 28,276 | Gross: $7.43M

7. Christine (1983)

R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky

Votes: 65,771 | Gross: $21.20M

8. Virus (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

19 Metascore

When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.

Director: John Bruno | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 25,140 | Gross: $14.01M

9. Frankenstein's Army (2013)

R | 84 min | Horror

49 Metascore

Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Raaphorst | Stars: Robert Gwilym, Hon Ping Tang, Alexander Mercury, Luke Newberry

Votes: 7,558

10. Death Machine (1994)

R | 120 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Norrington | Stars: Brad Dourif, Ely Pouget, William Hootkins, John Sharian

Votes: 3,492 | Gross: $1.42M

11. Road Kill (2010)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

A supernatural thriller about a group of teenagers menaced by a driver-less train in the Australian outback.

Director: Dean Francis | Stars: Bob Morley, Sophie Lowe, Georgina Haig, Xavier Samuel

Votes: 3,425

12. Brainscan (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A teenager is part of an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims. Later, the murders become real.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Edward Furlong, Frank Langella, T. Ryder Smith, Amy Hargreaves

Votes: 9,976 | Gross: $4.26M

13. Screamers (1995)

R | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Soldiers attempting to negotiate the end to a long-running war discover the robots they built to assassinate enemy combatants have gained sentience and are plotting against both sides.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer

Votes: 23,740 | Gross: $5.78M

14. Screamers: The Hunting (2009 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Gina Holden, Jana Pallaske, Lance Henriksen, Greg Bryk

Votes: 4,989

15. Super Hybrid (2010)

PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Valette | Stars: Alden Adair, Shannon Beckner, Shane Bellegarde, Adrien Dorval

Votes: 1,571

16. The Car (1977)

PG | 96 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

A small desert town is terrorized by a powerful, seemingly possessed car, and the local sheriff may be the only one who can stop it.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 8,190

17. Class of 1999 (1990)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

33 Metascore

Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a good job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some ... See full summary »

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach

Votes: 6,144 | Gross: $2.46M

18. How to Make a Monster (2001 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An evil video game comes to life and hunts the group of developers.

Director: George Huang | Stars: Clea DuVall, Steven Culp, Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden

Votes: 1,645

19. Demon Seed (1977)

R | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.

Director: Donald Cammell | Stars: Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham, Berry Kroeger

Votes: 7,461

20. Evolver (1995)

R | 87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A popular virtual-reality video game gets ported to real life, and Kyle, one of the best Evolver players in the US, gets the opportunity to try playing against a little robot version of the... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Ethan Embry, Cassidy Rae, Nassira Nicola, Chance Quinn

Votes: 997

21. S.S. Doomtrooper (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A genetically bred Nazi super soldier fights Allied troops.

Director: David Flores | Stars: Corin Nemec, James Pomichter, Marian Filali, Ben Cross

Votes: 1,223

22. Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014 Video)

R | 95 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

A group of hotheaded street racers are on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, a man starts tracking, teasing and torturing them until the end of the road.

Director: Declan O'Brien | Stars: Ken Kirzinger, Jesse Hutch, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Gianpaolo Venuta

Votes: 4,076

23. Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008 Video)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

After their car breaks down in the desert, four friends try to find their way back to civilization while trying to escape Rusty Nail's bloody wrath.

Director: Louis Morneau | Stars: Nicki Aycox, Nick Zano, Laura Jordan, Kyle Schmid

Votes: 7,626

24. Trucks (1997 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Aliens arrive, parking in a geostationary orbit over Nevada. Using powers unknown to us, they declare war, and use unmanned trucks as weapons.

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Timothy Busfield, Brenda Bakke, Aidan Devine, Roman Podhora

Votes: 2,744

25. Dark House (2009)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.

Director: Darin Scott | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Meghan Ory, Diane Salinger, Matt Cohen

Votes: 2,101

26. Killdozer (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A small construction crew on an island is terrorized when a spirit-like being takes over a large bulldozer, and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Urich, Carl Betz, Neville Brand

Votes: 1,278

27. Unfriended (2014)

R | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

59 Metascore

A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

Director: Levan Gabriadze | Stars: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Shelley Hennig

Votes: 63,707 | Gross: $32.48M

29. Robocroc (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A rocket carrying nano robots crash lands shortly after takeoff into a zoo. The bots are released and find their way into a massive crocodile. The croc, now programmed to kill, will target anything and anyone for its next meal.

Director: Arthur Sinclair | Stars: Corin Nemec, Lisa McAllister, Keith Duffy, Steven Hartley

Votes: 907

30. Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A new mega shark threatens to destroy humanity. The government creates an exact robotic copy of the shark, either equal to or greater than the original. Now they must fight to the death while people and whole cities get in the way.

Director: Emile Edwin Smith | Stars: Christopher Judge, Elisabeth Röhm, Matt Lagan, Paul Anderson

Votes: 2,839

31. Meatball Machine (2005)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way.

Directors: Yudai Yamaguchi, Jun'ichi Yamamoto | Stars: Issey Takahashi, Aoba Kawai, Kenichi Kawasaki, Shôichirô Masumoto

Votes: 1,748

32. Ghost in the Machine (1993)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Karl Hochman is a technician in a computer store. He is also known as the "Address Book Killer" due to his habit of stealing people's address books and proceeding to murder anyone listed in... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Karen Allen, Chris Mulkey, Ted Marcoux, Wil Horneff

Votes: 3,105 | Gross: $5.09M

33. Deadly Friend (1986)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

Votes: 6,273 | Gross: $8.99M

34. The Lift (1983)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

An elevator mysteriously begins to function intelligently on its own, where victims who go near the elevator or use it are killed.

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: Huub Stapel, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Josine van Dalsum, Liz Snoyink

Votes: 5,611

35. Debug (2014)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Six young computer hackers, sent to work on a derelict spaceship, are forced to match wits with a vengeful artificial intelligence that would kill to be human.

Director: David Hewlett | Stars: Tenika Davis, Jason Momoa, Adrian Holmes, Kjartan Hewitt

Votes: 2,120

36. Chopping Mall (1986)

R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

22 Metascore

A group of young shopping mall employees stay behind for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock-down before they can get out, the robot security system malfunctions, and goes on a killing spree.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Kelli Maroney, Tony O'Dell, Russell Todd, Karrie Emerson

Votes: 9,883

37. Krampus (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

49 Metascore

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman

Votes: 56,774 | Gross: $42.59M

38. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

50 Metascore

Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

Votes: 40,111 | Gross: $14.40M

39. I Lived (2015)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A young online app reviewer's latest assignment mysteriously improves his life, but also starts to tear him apart.

Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Jeremiah Watkins, Sarah Power, Christopher Mena, Elaine Partnow

Votes: 750

40. Pulse (1988)

PG-13 | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A visiting son tries to warn his father and stepmother that they are being menaced by a living and intelligent pulse of electricity that moves from house to house and terrorizes the residents therein.

Director: Paul Golding | Stars: Cliff De Young, Roxanne Hart, Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence

Votes: 2,026 | Gross: $0.04M

41. Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

27 Metascore

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 27,328 | Gross: $20.26M

42. Pulse (2001)

R | 119 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka

Votes: 15,032 | Gross: $0.05M

43. The Shaft (2001)

R | 111 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

When the express elevators in the Millennium Building, one of New York's most famous landmarks, start to malfunction and behave in erratic ways, elevator mechanic Mark Newman is sent out to... See full summary »

Director: Dick Maas | Stars: James Marshall, Naomi Watts, Eric Thal, Michael Ironside

Votes: 3,876

44. Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

53 Metascore

A teen comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous owner is not only watching him, but will also do anything to get it back.

Director: Stephen Susco | Stars: Colin Woodell, Stephanie Nogueras, Betty Gabriel, Rebecca Rittenhouse

Votes: 16,570 | Gross: $8.78M

45. Saturn 3 (1980)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

9 Metascore

Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent eight foot robot.

Directors: Stanley Donen, John Barry | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Kirk Douglas, Harvey Keitel, Ed Bishop

Votes: 7,760

46. Await Further Instructions (2018)

TV-MA | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A family's Christmas takes a strange turn when they awake to find themselves trapped inside and begin receiving mysterious instructions through the television.

Director: Johnny Kevorkian | Stars: Sam Gittins, Neerja Naik, Abigail Cruttenden, David Bradley

Votes: 5,723



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