The Best Technology Movies, Ranked

If you’re the type of person who reads this blog, it’s likely that you’re also a fan of technology. That’s why I’m going to recommend some films that will appeal to your interests. These aren’t just good films in general; they’re also especially relevant for people who care about all things tech. So, without further ado:

The Social Network

In a luxury tone. The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as founder Mark Zuckerberg, along with Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin and Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker.

The film was released in the United States on October 1, 2010 to widespread acclaim and box office success, being nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director for David Fincher; it won three for Best Adapted Screenplay (Sorkin), Best Original Score (Trent Reznor) and Best Editing (Kirk Baxter).

The Matrix

The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by the wachowskis. It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving and Joe Pantoliano. The plot revolves around a computer hacker who discovers that what most people perceive as reality is actually a simulated reality called the Matrix in which most of humanity are unknowingly trapped.


Hackers is a 1995 movie about a group of hackers who are trying to hack into a bank’s computer system. The movie was released in 1995, and it stars Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Renoly Santiago and Fisher Stevens. Hackers was directed by Iain Softley


The film: Tron, a 1982 science fiction film about a computer hacker who gets trapped inside a computer. It was one of the first movies to use CGI and starred Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner.

Why you should watch it: The fact that it came out in 1982 is pretty cool, but this movie has stood the test of time as a timeless classic. It tells an exciting story with plenty of action (and not just from computers). Plus, if you’re into music or technology, there’s even more reason to give this film your full attention—the soundtrack features songs by Journey frontman Steve Perry and electronic music legend Wendy Carlos (who also did the orchestral score).

Miranda July’s Future Beginnings Trilogy

The Future Beginnings Trilogy is an anthology of three short films that take place in the same world, but at different points in time. Miranda July’s second feature film as a director, Me and You and Everyone We Know, was nominated for a Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival in 2005. It was released to critical acclaim and has been hailed as one of the most important works on contemporary relationships and sexuality ever made. This work inspired Miranda July to create a movie trilogy about love and relationships set against each other.

Miranda July’s first short film Future Beginnings was released in 2014 as part of an art exhibition called “The Storylines” which featured artists from around the world who were given different topics related to storytelling such as travel or identity issues.” “Future Beginnings tells us about how two characters named Pauline (Miranda July) finds comfort through talking with strangers via computer chat while she is away from home.”

The technology movies you should be watching instead of Marvel

The technology movies you should be watching instead of Marvel

Marvel movies are great, but it’s time for a break and some good ol’ fashioned technology films. Take a look at our list of the best technology films you can watch on Amazon Prime, Hulu and other subscription services:

  • “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968): A film by Stanley Kubrick that follows an astronaut who goes on a journey to Jupiter after discovering something mysterious on the moon. The movie is based off of Arthur C. Clarke’s novel “The Sentinel” and has been called one of the best films ever made by critics around the world. If you’re interested in science fiction, space exploration or just want to see a classic movie then this one is definitely worth checking out!
  • “Ex Machina” (2015): This movie stars Oscar Isaac as Nathan Bateman who runs Abrasax Industries where he creates human-like robots called Ava (Alicia Vikander) with artificial intelligence capabilities that could even surpass humans one day if used properly according to Nathan’s own words during his initial interview scene with Caleb played by Domhnall Gleeson who was hired by Nathan himself as part-time personal assistant/hacker before being selected as one finalist among hundreds others for some kind of secret experiment involving these new advanced AI creations so it’s up to Caleb now along with everyone else involved including Ava herself whether they succeed or fail together when faced against such impossible odds!


If you’re looking for some new movies to add to your Netflix queue, we hope our list has helped narrow down the field. You can find many of these films on Vudu or iTunes, as well as in local video stores and libraries. If you’re stuck on what to watch next, use one of our recommendations! In fact, we think they’ll make great holiday gifts for tech-lovers in your life too – what better way to say “I love you” this Christmas season than by gifting them with a little bit of sci-fi magic?

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