The 10 Movies That Predicted Today’s Technology  

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In science fiction movies, we often see the future predicted as a time where technology has become highly advanced and humans are living in a world of robots and artificial intelligence. While some of these predictions have been on point, others have missed the mark. 

While many of these are as old as the 1990s, but these movies became utopian as we see the progress of science in 2022. To find out where to watch them, you can go to websites like Flickzee, IMDb, and many others. We’ll take a look at some sci-fi movies that predicted today’s technology and see how close they got to the truth. 

1. The Time Machine 

The Time Machine (2002) is a sci-fi movie. The movie is set in the year 2035, where the protagonist is a scientist who invents a time machine. He has to go back to the Victorian era and steal an invention called the “Atmos Compressor” that can harness energy from air. 

The movie was based on H.G Wells’ novel of the same name published in 1895 and it predicted some of our current technologies like smartphones and self-driving cars. 

In this movie, there are a lot of predictions about what technology would look like in the future, such as self-driving cars, Virtual reality headsets for gaming, smartphones with holographic displays, and augmented reality glasses. 

2. Minority Report 

Released in the year 2002, Minority Report, a sci-fi movie directed by Steven Spielberg. 

The movie is about a police officer who is in charge of apprehending criminals before they commit crimes, using three precogs to help him do so. The precogs are able to see into the future and predict murders that will happen in the near future but they are not able to identify who will commit them or how they will be committed. 

The Minority Report has been seen as one of the most accurate depictions of our society’s future to date. It predicted many things that have come to be true in our world such as smartphones and biometric identification systems. It also predicted some things that are not yet true like retina scanning to identify individuals or driverless cars which are still being developed today. 

3. Her 

The movie Her is a sci-fi movie about the future. In the movie, people are able to have a relationship with an AI called Samantha. They can talk to her, she remembers everything and she is always there for them. 

The film was not only successful because of its futuristic predictions but also because it showed what our technology could be like in the future. It predicted that we would be having conversations with our devices and this has become a reality now with Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. It had a lot of futuristic concepts that were very accurate 

4. Back to the Future II 

Back to the Future II, a 1989 movie, is a classic example of how sci-fi movies can predict the future. This movie predicted our technology and future predictions accurately. 

The first Back to the Future was released in 1985. The second movie came out in 1989 and it predicted our technology and future predictions accurately. For example, this movie had a scene where Marty McFly finds himself at night in an alley with two guys wearing headsets who are playing some kind of game on their phones. We see that this scene has come true today as people are constantly on their smartphones playing games or watching videos on YouTube. The movie also predicts concepts such as video conferencing, and some of the technology we are about to start using, like hoverboards and autonomous cars. 

5. Transcendence 

Transcendence is a 2014 American sci-fi movie directed by Wally Pfister. It is about a scientist who wants to create an artificial intelligence that will be able to think for itself and will eventually be able to surpass human intelligence.  

The movie predicted some of our current technology such as the use of smartphones, self-driving cars, and more. It also predicted what could happen in the future like humans being able to upload their minds into computers or robots taking over all jobs. 

6. Wall-E 

Wall-E is a Pixar movie released in 2008 and it is one of the best sci-fi movies of all time. It predicted our technology in so many ways and it is still relevant to this day. 

Wall-E takes place in the year 2700, where humans have left Earth to live on a giant spaceship. The Earth has been completely polluted from overuse, so humanity has moved on to find greener pastures elsewhere. It had robots that were not only helpful but also very human-like. 

It had the idea of screens everywhere and even the use of drones for delivery. 

The movie also predicted that we would be using technology for everything from our entertainment to our jobs. 

Wall-E was not just a successful science fiction film, it was also an accurate prediction. 

7. 2001 A Space Odyssey 

2001 A Space Odyssey is a science fiction film released in 1968. The movie was directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. The film is based on the eponymous book written by Clarke, which in turn was based on the short story “The Sentinel” published in 1948. 

The film shows a world where humans have developed an advanced form of artificial intelligence, which has contributed to the development of space travel. The AI system is called HAL 9000, which is the onboard computer that runs the spaceship on its mission to Jupiter. 

The movie predicted many technologies that we have today, such as the tablet computer, flat screens, voice recognition software, video chat services and more. The also movie predicted that we will have advanced forms of artificial intelligence in 2001, at least when it comes to space travel and exploration. 

8. Logan’s Run 

Logan’s Run is set in the year 2274. It was released in 1976 and it was based on the novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson. 

When people turn 21, they are sent to Carousel, a place where they are killed by being put into an incinerator. The only way to escape this fate is to avoid getting caught and find Sanctuary, which is located outside of the city. 

This film predicted many of the technologies that exist today, such as Siri, augmented reality, credit cards and fingerprint identification. Logan’s Run predicted video phones and tablets and even had a robot butler named Huxley. It was also one of the first sci-fi movies to use AI writing assistants for generating content for its movie trailers. 

9. WarGames 

WarGames is a 1983 American film that tells the story of a computer hacker who accidentally connects into a military supercomputer and sets in motion events that could lead to World War III. 

The movie WarGames tells the story of David Lightman, a high school student who accidentally hacks into a military computer while playing games on his computer. He starts playing with the computer and finds out he can’t stop it because it’s hooked up to all these other computers. He starts playing games and trying to find out what he can do, but his curiosity leads him to get in way over his head. 

WarGames is one of those movies that has aged well because it predicted so many things about our current society and technology. The movie showed how an AI can be used to control other machines and do things like launch nuclear missiles. The film also predicted the rise of smartphones and social media. 

10. The Truman Show 

The Truman Show is a 1998 American science fiction film written and directed by Peter Weir. It tells the story of Truman Burbank, played by Jim Carrey, who discovers his entire life is actually a television show. 

The film was originally classified as a comedy but has become more widely regarded as a drama. There are many reasons why this movie is so popular among the masses. One of them is that it predicted how technology would advance in the future and how it would be integrated into our lives. 

The movie has many predictions about the future of technology that came true today. For example, there are cameras everywhere in the show which predicted our surveillance society with cameras on every corner of the street. 

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