What's the Best Tech Movie of All Time?

I wondered aloud on Twitter earlier today, "Best tech movie of all time? (Feel free to construe tech broadly)" -- and the Internet exploded with responses. I collected them on Twitter, but realized that this post would be more useful for those playing along at home.

Here are the suggestions you all gave me. I floated up movies with commentary to the top, just for fun. Will add new ones as they come in (and link to all these movies on IMDB).

Hackers
(@erinbiba, @shoebox, @michellelegro, @waterslicer)
Comments: "I read passages of the novelization of Hackers before my last talk at DEF CON. It's silly, but I can't not vote for it." -- @shoebox
"But that's not good b/c of the tech so much as the use of Angelina Jolie and Massive Attack." -- @waterslicer

Tron
(@vtri, @jenniferkutz, @erikmal)
Comments: "Prescient, awe-inspiring, and forward-thinking, yet tongue-in-cheek and damn funny (at times)." -- @erikmal

2001
(@stevenleckart)
"Please. It's obviously 2001. From apes to space, with malfunctioning, hyper-intelligent, craft-controlling AI."

Sneakers
(@mps2003, @quinnnorton)
"Give me the box, Marty."

Minority Report
(@IDEASGlobal)
"Who did Spielberg ask about next tech?"

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
(@joemfbrown, @ruthseeley)
"(Gene Wilder edition). Hands down. That or Ghost." -- @joemfbrown

War Games
(@loudandskittish, @craigmatsumoto),
"Older tech but (AFAIK) accurate hacking techniques, including a password hack" -- @craigmatsumoto

Rocky IV
(@motheroflight)
"All that sweet space age training equipment Drago uses = forefront of 80s fitness tech."

Jurassic Park
(@oliver_hulland)
"Can't say this enough. Techno-pessimism at it's finest. Also, Jeff Goldblum."

Back to the Future
(@johnpavlus)
"Every plot pt driven by tech, tech breakdowns/unintended consequences, actually."

Master & Commander
(@sciencehsu)
"For how it shows the interplay between humans, culture & tech"

The Man in the White Suit
(@kevinmarks)
"1950 movie that perfectly captures the disruptive geek sensibility"

GhostBusters
(@bfcarlson)
"Strict definitions be damned."

Topsy-Turvy
(@chrisfahey)
"The scenes with 19th century early adopters of the telephone and fountain pen are priceless."

Brazil
(@nicholsong, @alexismadrigal),

Solaris
(@mhbergen)
"Tarkovsky's"

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

(@phillydesign, @debcha)

Eagle Eye
(@jgold85),

Primer
(@_june)

Videodrome
(@myblankie),

Ghost in the Shell
(@Lokein).

Gattaca

(@evan_lerner),

The Lawnmower Man
(@oldhat),

They Live
(@quinnnorton).

The God's Must Be Crazy

(@tutatis),

Man With a Movie Camera

(@stassaedwards),

Starship Troopers
(@Mgkarayan)

Blade Runner
(@hush6)

Quest for Fire
@kcm74 

Metropolis

(@publichistorian, @ElPocho),

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

(@ashleybotse, @kio_pio)

The Matrix

(@telesle)

Wall-E
(@kio_pio)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

(@attilacsordas)

Mon Oncle

(@ElPocho)

Brainstorm

(@kio_pio)

Idiocracy

(@chrisfahey)

Koyaanisqatsi

(@ritajking)


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