We always talk about technology and advancements in technology. But one field that is most benefited from the development of technology is film industry. Every year Billions of dollars are spend on technology by the producers to make their movies as effective as possible. Many movies come with the technology that we can see in future and the possible development in the field.
Let’s see few movies which are based on the latest technology and hacking. This list is made by me and no further explanation will be provided.
The Matrix – 1999 8.7/10-IMDb
The Matrix Reloaded – 2003 7.1/10-IMDb
The Matrix Revolutions – 2003 6.6/10-IMDb
DIRECTOR: The Wachowski Brothers.
CAST: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving. Jada Pinkett Smith, Harry J. Lennix, Harold Perrineau.
PLOT: These movies present a totally different and new idea of the World in the year 2199. According to movie entire world is a computer program called MATRIX. Entire earth is being controlled by Machines and the population of real human beings is very less. Human beings live on a different place and they are fighting against the machine. There are many hackers in the systems who are trying to get out of the system and help the Mankind. There are some protectors of the system also but one of them turned into a virus and tried to destroy the entire system. The entire movie is posturized in very innovative and technology based manner.
Flash of Genius:
Release: October 3, 2008
IMDb Rating: 6.8
DIRECTOR: Marc Abraham.
CAST: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney, Alan Alda.
PLOT: This movie is all about an inventor who spent his entire life to invent a device called modern intermittent windshield wiper. After the completion of the device he took it to several Automobile companies but all of them reject his device, but after some time they (automobile manufacturers) introduce that device in their vehicles. He then went to the Supreme Court against the companies and after a long fight he finally got $30 million for the Automobile Company.
Transformers (2007) IMDb Rating: 7.1
Transformers (2007) IMDb Rating: 7.1
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen(2009) IMDb Rating: 5.9
Transformers: Dark of the Moon(2011) IMDb Rating: 6.3
DIRECTOR: Michael Bay
CAST: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson
It is a series of American Science fiction action film. In this plane some creatures from other planet comes to Earth. They have a very unique feature to transform their shape and size. Mainly they found in the shape of automobile. Director Michael Bay has present very innovative ideas. The whole story is based on the problems that the people of earth faces while accommodating these creatures here. Sometime creatures from other planet also came in the search of these and cause a lot of trouble form humans. The technology shown in the picture is outstanding and the technology used is also awesome. Producers spend Millions of dollars to give perfect look using Technology.
DIE HARD 4.0
IDMb Rating : 7.3
DIRECTOR: Len Wiseman
CAST: Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long, Maggie Q, Cliff Curtis, Jonathan Sadowski.
PLOT: This movie presents a new mean of terrorism - "THE INTERNET". Instead of using physical weapon like gun or bullet some hackers are getting involved in crime using Internet. These criminals attack the entire government of U.S.A. They took traffic light system, Communication, broadcasting Stock Market and many other basic requirements under their control. After that they start blackmailing the government. In this movie an old fashioned cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) try to stop the attacks with the help of another hacker. This movie gives us a clear idea of the crimes that we will encounter in coming future.
IMDb Rating: 6.5
DIRECTOR: D.J. Caruso
CAST: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie, Billy Bob Thornton.
PLOT: In this thriller movie Director D.J. Caruso has shown a very advanced technology. According to the movie after 9/11 U.S.A. develops a system with the help of which they are able to keep an eye on each and every citizen. The system takes the input from each and every camera installed in the country and tries to find out if there is possibility of any crime in advance. In this way two strangers become the victim of the system. They are innocent but due to the fact that the system thought they would be involve in the crime they have to run and become the most wanted criminals in the U.S.A. the movie shows how these two fight against the system and get justice. This movie presents ugly part of technology.
IMDb Rating: 6.8
DIRECTOR: Joseph Kosinski and John Lasseter
CAST: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett, Michael Sheen, Anis Cheurfa.
PLOT: This movie deals with very advanced computer game. According to movie Kevin Flynn a software engineer and CEO of ENCOM International disappears in 1989. Twenty years later his son Sam becomes ENCOM's major shareholder and takes interest in the company. An ENCOM executive and friend of Sam's father Alan Bradley asks Sam to investigate a strange message that he received from his father's shuttered video arcade. Sam discovers a large computer in a hidden basement. Soon he finds himself in a virtual world which was created by his father. And very soon he became a part of "THE GAME". He was playing game in this virtual world but once he got injured and starts bleeding then the real problem starts. He has to fight for his life and try to get back in the real world again, for that he has to will the game. The action is super awesome.
IMDb Rating : 8.8
DIRECTOR: Christopher Nolan
CAST: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe, Dileep Rao, Cillian Murphy, Pete Postlethwaite.
PLOT: This movies presents a very high level technology. In the movie Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) doesn't steal things; he steals ideas, by projecting himself in deep minds of a subconscious person. In the movie Dom Cobb went to many level of dreams to project himself and make everything realistic. Till the end it was not very much clear that weather he return back from the dream or not. This technique was a kind of weapon for him, but every weapon has its weakness and he loose everything in his life.
Iron Man Series
IRON MAN - 2008 IMDb Rating: 7.9
IRON MAN 2 - 2010 IMDb Rating: 7
IRON MAN 3 -2013 IMDb Rating: 7.4
DIRECTOR: Jon Favreau
CAST: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leslie Bibb and Samuel L. Jackson .
PLOT: This movie is all about an inventor and billionaire Tony Stark who is the owner of STARK INDUSTRIES, which deals in weapons. In some bad condition he was able to make a huge robot kind of structure and after that he try to develop it as much as possible. There were many people who try to copy that model and try to do some evil things but TONY STARK(IRON MAN) stand against them and protect the people. In the movie they present many autonomous bots that just follow the orders. The technology used in this move is really outstanding.
Directed By: James Cameron
Written By: James Cameron
CAST: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi.
PLOT: This movie is set in mid-22nd century, when humans start mining for a precious mineral "UNOBTANIUM" on a different planet Called Pandora. Humans develop a technology by which they can be transformed in the creatures that will look like exactly as the habitants of Pandora. Humans try to talk to the people of Pandora but when they didn't agree to migrate from their planet they started planning to use weapons to remove them. Some of the human beings were against of this so they went in between Pandora people and try to agree them. But when Jack was there with Pandora people he fell in love with the princess of Pandora. He also finds their culture and way of living is very much dependent on the place where they were mining. So, he decided to fight for the Pandora people. The technology used in the movie is really outstanding.
IMDb Rating: 8.4
Director: Andrew Stanton
Story: Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter
Release date: June 23, 2008
Plot: It is an computer animated movie. According to the movie around year 2105 there will be no place for the human to live on the Earth due to excess decades and used wastage. Then the mega-corporation Buy 'n' Large(BnL) evacuates Earth's population in very advanced spaceships. The BnL promised that they will try to restart the life on this planet again and so they assign the works to various robots called Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth (WALL-E). But they abendone the people of earth and shut down the WALL-E program. But one bot remains active and it try to survive and continue doing it's basic work. After 700 years that is in 2805 one spaceship along with a very advanced bot was send by BnL on Earth to check the possibility of life. WALL-E fell in love with this advanced bot called EVE. Then they fight against BnL and again try to bring human beings of their own planet EARTH.
If you think that we have skipped any movie which should come under top 10 list, then you can add them in comments below. Because we all love varieties. Also tell us which movie you like most.
Prince Kumar is pursuing a degree in B.Tech in electronics and communication engineering from VIT University. He has a keen interest in latest developments in the field of communication engineering and a strong passion for robotics and automobiles. His posts are easily available for reference on his blog techieoasis.org. Find him on Facebook and Google.