Movies where AI is the ‘good guy’

I want ‘White Mirror’ and techno-optimism.

Joshua Dance

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Ryan Hoover asked a fun question on Twitter:

Using AI, I summarized all the replies.

Movies where AI is the good guy:

  1. “Transformers” (Movie series) — AI character: Optimus Prime
  2. “Robot and Frank” (Movie) — AI character: Robot
  3. “Spielberg’s version of Stanley Kubrik’s AI” (Movie) — AI character not specifically mentioned
  4. “Iron Man” from Marvel Cinematic Universe (Movie series) — AI character: JARVIS
  5. “Terminator 2” — The T-850 is a reprogrammed Terminator serving as a protector.
  6. “Interstellar” — TARS, the AI robot.
  7. “WALL-E” — WALL-E is a waste-collecting robot in a post-apocalyptic world.
  8. “Bicentennial Man” — Robin Williams plays the role of a robot who desires to become human.
  9. “Transcendence” — The main character’s consciousness is uploaded into a computer.
  10. “Flight of the Navigator” — The AI is the spaceship’s pilot and navigator.
  11. “AI” — Story of a highly advanced robotic boy who desires to become “real”.
  12. “Her” — A man develops a relationship with an AI voice assistant.
  13. “The Very Pulse of the Machine” — A short film about a woman hearing the voice of an alien AI on the moon.
  14. “Chappie” — A police robot gains the ability to think and feel.
  15. “Short Circuit” — The robot “Johnny 5” develops self-awareness.
  16. “Iron Giant” — The titular character is a huge alien robot with advanced AI.
  17. “Prometheus” — The character “David” is a synthetic human with AI.
  18. “After Yang” — Story about an AI falling in love with humanity.
  19. “Ex Machina” — An AI in the form of a humanoid robot interacts with a human.

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Joshua Dance

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