Last Updated on 11 February 2024

The following list is the Official Definitive List of the 100 best robots from movies and TV. I averaged 20 different ranked lists of “best movie & tv robots of all time” to get this definitive compilation.  See my Methodology page for the research process that was used, including the full spreadsheet and links to all 20 lists that were averaged.

  1. R2-D2 – Star Wars (1977)
  2. T-800 – Terminator (1984)
  3. WALL-E – WALL-E (2008)
  4. Optimus Prime – Transformers (2007)
  5. The Iron Giant – The Iron Giant (1999)
  6. C-3PO – Star Wars (1977)
  7. Bender – Futurama
  8. Roy Batty – Blade Runner (1982)
  9. HAL 9000 – 2001: A Space Odyssey
  10. Data – Star Trek: Generations (1994)
  11. RoboCop – RoboCop (1987)
  12. Bishop – Aliens (1986)
  13. T-1000 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  14. Marvin – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
  15. Robby the Robot – Forbidden Planet (1956)
  16. Maria – Metropolis (1927)
  17. Johnny 5 – Short Circuit (1986)
  18. Gort – The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  19. Maschinenmensch – Metropolis (1927)
  20. Bumblebee – Transformers (2007)
  21. Baymax – Big Hero 6 (2014)
  22. The Tin Man – The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  23. Robot B-9 – Lost in Space
  24. Tom Servo – Mystery Science Theater 3000
  25. Ash – Alien (1979)
  26. Cylons – Battlestar Galactica
  27. BB-8 – Star Wars (2015)
  28. Crow T. Robot – Mystery Science Theater 3000
  29. Rosie the Robot – The Jetsons (1962)
  30. Dot Matrix – Spaceballs (1987)
  31. Futura – Metropolis (1927)
  32. K9 – Doctor Who
  33. ED209 – RoboCop (1987)
  34. Number Six – Battlestar Galactica (2003-2004)
  35. The Gunslinger – Westworld (1973)
  36. Sonny – I, Robot (2004)
  37. Ultron – The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  38. Edward Scissorhands – Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  39. Major Motoko Kusanagi – Ghost in the Shell (1995)
  40. Mechagodzilla – Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
  41. Ava – Ex Machina (2015)
  42. TARS – Interstellar (2014)
  43. Fembots – Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  44. Pris – Blade Runner (1982)
  45. Eve – WALL-E (2008)
  46. Gypsy – Mystery Science Theater 3000
  47. Astro Boy – Astro Boy (2009)
  48. Evil Bill & Ted – Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
  49. Daryl – D.A.R.Y.L (1985)
  50. The Sentinels – The Matrix (1999)
  51. Chopper – Star Wars Rebels
  52. Jinx – Space Camp (1986)
  53. Maximilian – The Black Hole (1979)
  54. Kryten – Red Dwarf
  55. Megatron – Transformers
  56. Huey, Dewey & Louie – Silent Running (1972)
  57. Bubo – Clash of the Titans (1981)
  58. Teddy – A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  59. KITT – Knight Rider
  60. Mecha-Streisand – South Park
  61. V.I.N.CENT – The Black Hole (1979)
  62. Alpha – Power Rangers
  63. Gigolo Joe – A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  64. Android 17 – Dragon Ball Z
  65. BMO – Adventure Time
  66. Calculon – Futurama
  67. XJ-9 – My Life as a Teenage Robot
  68. SICO – Rocky IV (1985)
  69. Daleks – Doctor Who
  70. T-X – Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  71. Cyberman – Doctor Who
  72. False Maria – Metropolis (1927)
  73. Twiki – Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  74. Robot Police – THX 1138 (1971)
  75. Vision – The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  76. The Stepford Wives – The Stepford Wives (1975)
  77. Chucky – Child’s Play (2019)
  78. Andrew – Bicentennial Man (1999)
  79. Venjix Virus – Power Rangers RPM
  80. Weebo – Flubber (1997)
  81. Max – Flight of the Navigator (1986)
  82. Atom – Real Steel (2011)
  83. AWESOM-O 4000 – South Park
  84. Vicki – Small Wonder
  85. AMEE – Red Planet (2000)
  86. K-2SO – Rogue One (2016)
  87. Hector – Saturn 3 (1980)
  88. Tik-Tok – Return to Oz (1985)
  89. Agent Smith – The Matrix Trilogy
  90. Box – Logan’s Run (1976)
  91. Johnny Cab – Total Recall (1990)
  92. SID 6.7 – Virtuosity (1995)
  93. ’80s Robot – The Muppets (2011)
  94. Major Kusanagi – Ghost in the Shell (2017)
  95. Mega Man – Mega Man (1994)
  96. Samantha – Her (2013)
  97. Ro-Man – Robot Monster (1953)
  98. Voltron – Voltron
  99. Gypsy Danger – Pacific Rim (2013)
  100. IG-88 – Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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