Most Popular Virtual Reality Movies and TV Shows
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1. Upgrade (2018)
R | 100 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-labelled technophobe's world's turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.
Votes: 127,269 | Gross: $11.98M
3. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
Votes: 113,609 | Gross: $92.00M
4. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When he acquires a different kind of show for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.
Votes: 78,389 | Gross: $2.12M
5. The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978 TV Movie)
97 min | Adventure, Family, Musical
Chewbacca and Han Solo try to get to the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk to celebrate Life Day, but are impeded by an Imperial blockade. Chewie's family passes the time with various forms of entertainment.
6. Paprika (2006)
R | 90 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.
Votes: 64,766 | Gross: $0.88M
7. The Zero Theorem (2013)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.
Votes: 43,593 | Gross: $0.22M
9. Repo Men (2010)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Votes: 97,978 | Gross: $13.79M
10. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 61,192 | Gross: $0.37M
11. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.
Votes: 64,061 | Gross: $19.08M
12. OtherLife (2017)
TV-MA | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.
13. The Animatrix (2003 Video)
Unrated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.
14. Caprica (2009–2010)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences.
15. Invader ZIM (2001–2006)
TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An alien named Zim from the planet Irk is sent on a secret mission to conquer Earth, not realising that his leaders were just trying to get rid of him and hoped that he would die. Once there, Zim manages to disguise himself as a human child, but one boy named Dib sees through his disguise.
16. Brainstorm (1983)
PG | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Researchers develop a system where they can jump into people's minds. But when people involved bring their personal problems into the equation, it becomes dangerous - perhaps deadly.
Votes: 10,416 | Gross: $8.90M
17. The End of the Tour (2015)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Votes: 27,093 | Gross: $2.99M
18. S1m0ne (2002)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
Votes: 57,330 | Gross: $9.68M
19. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
115 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.
Votes: 40,711 | Gross: $1.00M
20. Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
R | 88 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.
21. Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special Operations Division of the UK's secret intelligence service, MI6, into a mission which will save millions of lives.
Votes: 22,646 | Gross: $0.65M
23. Open Windows (2014)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A jilted fan soon finds himself pulled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse after he accepts the opportunity to spy on his favorite actress via his laptop.
24. The Congress (2013)
Not Rated | 122 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.
Votes: 16,621 | Gross: $0.14M
25. The Science of Sleep (2006)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Votes: 66,466 | Gross: $4.66M
28. Summer Wars (2009)
PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.
Votes: 24,265 | Gross: $0.08M
30. Looker (1981)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three of four models, who had plastic surgery done by Larry after a computed list, are dead. Neither the cops nor Larry believe they're suicides. Larry investigates and stays with the fourth model. Who's behind the lists and murders?
Votes: 4,428 | Gross: $3.28M
31. MindGamers (2015)
R | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Students at a quantum academy attempt to create a collective consciousness, only to discover that they themselves are part of a greater experiment.
32. First Kid (1996)
PG | 101 min | Family, Comedy
A former boxer turned Secret Service agent is assigned to protect the President's son, who seems determined to make life difficult for his new protector.
Votes: 9,710 | Gross: $26.46M
33. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,779 | Gross: $2.41M
35. Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special (2017 TV Special)
TV-MA | 54 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
After Santa tells Michael Bolton that he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a sexy telethon to get the world to start making love.
36. Death Race 2050 (2017 Video)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Five long decades after Death Race 2000 (1975), in the overpopulated United Corporations of America, the annual Death Race is about to begin. This time, Frankenstein is up against no-nonsense challengers. How many points will he score?
37. 2047: Virtual Revolution (2016)
92 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a future mega city, where most people spend most time hooked up to a virtual world, an agent, employed by a corporation supplying virtual reality, is busy tracking down killers/terrorists, both in the virtual and real world.
39. Future Shock (1994)
PG-13 | 98 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Horror anthology about a psychiatrist who uses virtual reality to probe the minds of three unsuspecting patients, a paranoid woman home alone, a meek man with a roommate from hell (Paxton) and a man obsessed with his own death.
40. Final Flight of the Osiris (2003)
PG-13 | 9 min | Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
After discovering a force of machines on its way to Zion, the crew of the hovercraft Osiris attempts to warn the city by using the Matrix.
41. World on a Wire (1973– )
Not Rated | 212 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His ... See full summary »
43. War, Inc. (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A corporation hires a professional assassin to pose as its trade show representative who must organize the wedding of a Middle Eastern pop star, which will allow him the opportunity to kill a Middle Eastern politician.
Votes: 21,139 | Gross: $0.58M
44. The Incident (2014)
100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two parallel stories about characters trapped in illogical endless spaces: two brothers and a detective locked on an infinite staircase, and a family locked on an infinite road - for a very long time.
45. Log Horizon (2013–2015)
TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Novasphere Pioneers" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan are ... See full summary »
47. Arena (2011 Video)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
48. V.R. Troopers (1994–1996)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Industrialist Carl Ziktor's virtual alter-ego Grimlord worked on the creation of an army made of warrior robots. And, before he became missing for two years, Ryan Steel's father worked with... See full summary »
50. Tell Me How I Die (2016)
Not Rated | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A9913 is a new drug improving memory - like being there again. Anna joins 17 others testing it for $2000. Some experience the near future including deaths.