• The HAL 9000 computer system from the sci fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Famous Computers In Science Fiction Movies

          From the silent movie classic Metropolis to sci-fi hits like The Matrix, fictional computers have played significant roles on the silver screen for decades. Most any fan of science fiction movies has a top 10 list, but with just a chosen few, one could easily miss someone’s favorite, thereby becoming a source of criticism. In an attempt to pay homage to more than just 10 of the best, here is an incomplete and ever-growing guide to the greatest computers and computer programs ever portrayed on film.     Colossus – The Forbin Project (1970) Designed to manage America’s nuclear defense system, the supercomputer Colossus develops its own…