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AI books from Chatterbot Papers The Filmstore: Classic AI movies on DVD and Blu-ray

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The Simon Laven Page has not only AI-related books from but also AI-related movies. All of the movies below contain Artificial Intelligence in some spooky form or another.

Sleeve 2001: A Space Odyssey

Obviously there was no way that 2001 could not be included and I have very little that can be said about this. You really must have this film in your collection along with 2010.

Sleeve 2010: The Year We Make Contact

You either love it or hate it. Personally, I love it. A gripping follow-up that explains to you almost as much as it doesn't. Mixing the return to Discovery, the reconnection of Hal and a monumental time for Jupiter in a very enjoyable film.

Sleeve AI: Artificial Intelligence

The movie that was probably not quite what Stanley Kubrick had in mind has Haley Joel Osment and Jude Law as marvels of cybernetic progress in this sci-fi rendition of Pinocchio.

Sleeve Blade Runner: The Directors Cut

Going beyond the AI to 'Replicants', artificially created intelligent beings indistinguishable from normal humans. Harrison Ford stars as a Blade Runner, whose job is to 'retire' them, in Ridley Scott's brilliant interpretation of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"

Sleeve The Day the Earth Stood Still

The movie that made 'Klaatu barada nikto' a handy message to use in case you have to go to seek help from a robot from outer space in an emergency. Starring Gort (with support from Michael Rennie).

Sleeve Forbidden Planet

Starring the wonderful Robby the Robot, the pop adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest is one of the most influential science fiction movies ever made.

Sleeve I, Robot

Don't expect much of a connection to Isaac Asimov's classic science fiction. Using the familiar theme of machines turning against us when robots are a part of everyday life (this time in the year 2035), this enjoyable movie has more tricks than most.

Sleeve Short Circuit

For true Artificial Intelligence it's very hard to beat Johnny 5. The wonderful character took five months to design and build and in the end there were 20 of them. Co-Starring Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg.

Sleeve Short Circuit 2

The sometimes dated and at times almost late 1980's social satire sees 'Number Johnny Five' (as Fisher Stevens insists on calling him) on the streets of New York. The failure to produce the mini Johnny 5's seen at the opening for Christmas 1988 was probably the biggest lost marketing cause in decades.

Sleeve Westworld

"Remember, nothing can go wrong" say the famous last words over the tannoy as Michael Crichton's Delos theme park becomes a vacation spot for James Brolin and Richard Benjamin, where a few things do go wrong.

And finally, while it's Artificial Intelligence content is debatable, it is such an enjoyable movie...

Sleeve Batteries Not Included

So five little Artificially Intelligent spacecraft arrive on Earth in time to help out tenants with nothing more than determination to stop the destruction of their building. Great fun.


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