Movies and TV Shows about virtual reality

Ready Player One
  • Ready Player One (2018)
  • Science Fiction,
  • When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his billions. A contest users are willing to kill to win.
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Ready Player One 2018
The Matrix
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker, who reveals the shocking truth about our reality.
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The Matrix 1999
  • Reverie (2018)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • A former detective specializing in human behavior is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
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Reverie 2018
  • Vice (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian's mercenaries and a cop who is hell-bent on shutting down Vice, and stopping the violence once and for all.
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Vice 2015
The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix and a certain degree of pre-cognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has fixed Neo as his next target.
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The Matrix Reloaded 2003
The Cell
  • The Cell (2000)
  • Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
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The Cell 2000
Strange Days
  • Strange Days (1995)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction,
  • Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a murderer killing a prostitute. Lenny investigates and is pulled deeper and deeper in a whirl of blackmail, murder and rape. Will he survive and solve the case?
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Strange Days 1995
The Matrix Revolutions
  • The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
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The Matrix Revolutions 2003
Vanilla Sky
  • Vanilla Sky (2001)
  • Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance,
  • David Aames (Tom Cruise) has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia (Penelope Cruz), his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.
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Vanilla Sky 2001
  • eXistenZ (1999)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
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eXistenZ 1999
  • Tron (1982)
  • Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,
  • As Kevin Flynn searches for proof that he invented a hit video game, he is "digitalized" by a laser and finds himself inside The Grid, where programs suffer under the tyrannical rule of the Master Control Program. With the help of TRON, a security program, Flynn seeks to free The Grid from the MCP.
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Tron 1982
The Lawnmower Man
  • The Lawnmower Man (1992)
  • Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
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The Lawnmower Man 1992
The Thirteenth Floor
  • The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.
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The Thirteenth Floor 1999
  • Carriberrie (2018)
  • Narrated by award-winning actor and dancer David Gulpilil, Carriberrie guides audiences across a stunning array of iconic Australian locations and performances, from the traditional to contemporary. From ceremonial creation dances in the heart of the Outback, to honey gathering songs in the rain-forest, bush-punk band The Lonely Boys performing in Alice Springs and a finale featuring Ban-garra Dance Theatre by Sydney Harbour, Carriberrie brings together art, technology and Indigenous performance in inspired new ways.
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Carriberrie 2018
  • S1m0ne (2002)
  • Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star--the first totally believable synthetic actress.
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S1m0ne 2002
The Zero Theorem
  • The Zero Theorem (2014)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction,
  • A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
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The Zero Theorem 2014
Stay Alive
  • Stay Alive (2006)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the kids begin to play the grisly game but soon make a chilling connection -- they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same way as the characters they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the teens must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... stay alive.
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Stay Alive 2006
  • Brainscan (1994)
  • Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction,
  • A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the brutal murder depicted in the game actually happened -- and he's the killer.
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Brainscan 1994
World of Tomorrow
  • World of Tomorrow (2015)
  • Animation, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • A little girl is contacted by a mysterious woman.
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World of Tomorrow 2015
  • Virtuosity (1995)
  • Action, Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction,
  • The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can stop him.
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Virtuosity 1995
  • Drive (1997)
  • Adventure, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Drive follows Toby Wong (Mark Dacascos), whose employers at Hong Kong's Leung Corporation have implanted in his chest a bio-energy module that enhances his physical abilities. Toby has escaped from the Leung Corporation's control and is making his way to Los Angeles, where a competing company has offered to remove the implant and give him his life back.After arriving in San Francisco, Toby encounters -- and, in desparation, kidnaps -- Malik Brodie (Kadeem Hardison), who has the means to get him to Los Angeles. Following close behind are professional assassins and junk-culture connoisseurs Vic Madison (John Pyper-Ferguson) and The Hedgehog (Tracey Walter), who are pursuing Toby in the employ of the Leung Corporation's president, Mr. Lau (James Shigeta).
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Drive 1997
Scooby-Doo! and the Cyber Chase
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Cyber Chase (2001)
  • Animation, Family,
  • Scooby-Doo and the gang are trapped into a video game! So they follow up to Scooby Snacks to the last level and they met the cyber gang who just look like themselves. So, the cyber gang decided to help the gang to defeat the phantom virus.
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Scooby-Doo! and the Cyber Chase 2001
Sleep Dealer
  • Sleep Dealer (2008)
  • Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.
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Sleep Dealer 2008
  • Brainstorm (1983)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.
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Brainstorm 1983
  • Virtuality (2009)
  • Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Romance,
  • Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer.
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Virtuality 2009
Creative Control
  • Creative Control (2016)
  • Drama, Science Fiction,
  • Smooth advertising executive David is in a relationship with yoga teacher Juliette. Then his eye is caught by Sophie, the girlfriend of his best friend Wim, a fashion photographer. Things get completely out of hand during a campaign for augmented reality-glasses, for which David designs an avatar of the coveted Sophie.
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Creative Control 2016
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
  • Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
  • Action, Science Fiction,
  • Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of teenage hackers are on to him and out to stop his plan.
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Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace 1996
TRON: Uprising
  • TRON: Uprising (2012)
  • Animation, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as executive producer. Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, and Justin Springer serve as consulting producers. The series is set between Tron and Tron: Legacy. A total of 19 episodes of the series have been produced and aired. The series has not been renewed.
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TRON: Uprising 2012
  • Together (2018)
  • Together is a VR experience about the power of human connection. The piece fuses dance and technology, putting the viewer in the middle of an emotional narrative about breaking down barriers and bringing people closer.
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Together 2018
  • Together (2018)
  • A VR experience about the power of human connection. The piece fuses dance and technology, putting the viewer in the middle of an emotional narrative about breaking down barriers and bringing people closer.
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Together 2018
Max Headroom - 20 Minutes into the Future
  • Max Headroom - 20 Minutes into the Future (1985)
  • Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • The film introduces Edison Carter (Matt Frewer), a television reporter trying to expose corruption and greed. In the movie, reporter Carter discovers that his employer, Network 23, has created a new form of subliminal advertising (termed "blip-verts") that can be fatal to certain viewers.
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Max Headroom - 20 Minutes into the Future 1985
The Nostalgist
  • The Nostalgist (2014)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Science Fiction,
  • In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man must venture outside to find a replacement, into a city where violence and danger lurk beneath a skim of beautiful illusion.
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The Nostalgist 2014
Harsh Realm
  • Harsh Realm (1999)
  • Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Harsh Realm is a science fiction television series about humans trapped inside a virtual reality simulation. It was developed by Chris Carter, creator of The X-Files and Millennium, and began airing on the Fox Network on October 8, 1999. The series fared poorly in the ratings and was removed from the schedule after just three of its nine episodes had aired. The remaining six episodes premiered on the FX Network. Repeats of the series began airing Fall 2007 on CBC Country Canada. The term "harsh realm" originates from the "grunge speak" hoax of 1992, in which it meant 'bummer'. The show was loosely based on a comic book by James D. Hudnall and Andrew Paquette. When the creators noticed the credits read "Created by Chris Carter", they sued Fox to get properly credited. The credits were changed to read "Inspired by the Harsh Realm comic book series, Created by James D. Hudnall and Andrew Paquette, Published by Harris Publications, Inc." The series was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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Harsh Realm 1999
The Illustrated Man
  • The Illustrated Man (1969)
  • Science Fiction,
  • A man who has a body almost completely covered in tattoos is searching for the woman who cursed him with the "skin illustrations". Each tattoo reveals a bizarre story, which is experienced by staring at the scene depicted. When the illustrated man meets a fellow tramp on the road a strange voyage begins.
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The Illustrated Man 1969
Venus Rising
  • Venus Rising (1995)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A couple escapes an island prison and are chased through the real world where drugs and artificial reality are used to create emotions.
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Venus Rising 1995
Virtual Girl
  • Virtual Girl (1998)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • John Lewis, a programming genius, has it all- a beautiful wife and a child, a lavish home and he's on the brink of making it big after he finishes one last project, a CD-Rom Sex Game called Virtual Girl. However, things get complicated when a woman in a VR simulation becomes “real” and falls in love with the VR system creator.
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Virtual Girl 1998
  • Darkdrive (1996)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Set in some distant future, one man must restore order when a mainframe system crashes in a virtual reality prison where computers control the inmates thoughts.
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Darkdrive 1996
Terminal Justice
  • Terminal Justice (1996)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients. This puts Pamela Travis, a famous and much sought-after cybersex star in great danger - Dr. Vivyan, scientist and genius in the field of biotechnology wants her DNA to clone her for his many customers. Sergeant Bobby Chase is assigned to protect her, but can't prevent her from being kidnapped. In order to free Pamela, Chase has to risk his life in a deadly virtual reality game called "Hellraiser"
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Terminal Justice 1996
  • Eternity (2013)
  • Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • In the near future police detective, Richard Manning, is investigating the most difficult case of his career - the seemingly impossible locked room murder of a wealthy property investor. The more Richard investigates, the more complex the case seems to become. He soon realizes his own future and survival depend on him solving everything - and quickly.
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Eternity 2013
Memory 2.0
  • Memory 2.0 (2014)
  • Science Fiction, Romance,
  • Using futuristic virtual reality technology that lets him relive memories, a man seeks a way to reconnect with his lost love.
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Memory 2.0 2014