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The Best Robot Movies and TV Shows on Free Services

Finding a good Robot movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Robot movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Free Services.

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1. Ghost in the Shell

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8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
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87/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins involving them in politics, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Star Trek: First Contact

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7.6/10
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87/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing Federation history and assimilating the galaxy.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Battlestar Galactica

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8.6/10
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82/100
Year: 2004-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

Where to Watch: 72 episodes (94%) are available to watch free online (Syfy). 31 episodes (40%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 1 episodes (1%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Syfy). 75 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. A.I. Artificial Intelligence

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7.2/10
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82/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

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7.7/10
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80/100
Year: 2008-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Where to Watch: 31 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (IMDb TV). 31 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. Mystery Science Theater 3000

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8.5/10
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78/100
Year: 1988-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 12
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A stranded spaceship pilot captured by mad scientists survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.

Where to Watch: 81 episodes (41%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 71 episodes (36%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 14 episodes (7%) are available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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7. The Venture Bros.

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8.5/10
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78/100
Year: 2004-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 7
Comedy, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Hank and Dean Venture, with their father Doctor Venture and faithful bodyguard Brock Samson, go on wild adventures facing megalomaniacs, zombies, and suspicious ninjas, all for the glory of adventure. Or something like that.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (10%) are available to watch free online (Adult Swim). 81 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 10 episodes (12%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Adult Swim). 84 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Robot & Frank

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7.1/10
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78/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Almost Human

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8.0/10
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76/100
Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: The year is 2048. By mandate, every cop must partner with a robot. Detective John Kennex returns to work after waking up from a 17-month coma. As he adjusts to working with his new partner, Dorian, a discontinued android with unexpected emotional responses, John also must learn to get along with his new colleagues.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (IMDb TV). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. Short Circuit

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6.7/10
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74/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG
Comedy, Family

What it's about: After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & IMDb TV) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Chappie

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6.8/10
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73/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Documentary

What it's about: Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. The Transformers

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8.0/10
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73/100
Year: 1984-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.

Where to Watch: 84 episodes (84%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 66 episodes (66%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz). 75 episodes (75%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 16 episodes (16%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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14. Knight Rider

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6.9/10
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72/100
Year: 1982-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and a new identity--that of Michael Knight. Michael is then given a special computerized and indestructible car called the Knight Industries Two Thousand (nicknamed KITT), and a mission: apprehend criminals who are beyond the reach of the law. The series depicts Michael's exploits as he and KITT battle the forces of evil on behalf of the Foundation for Law and Government.

Where to Watch: 89 episodes (97%) are available to watch free online (NBC). 84 episodes (91%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 92 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. Star Trek: Generations

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for seventy-eight years.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Robot Chicken

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7.7/10
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72/100
Year: 2005-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 11
Comedy, Animation

What it's about: A series of pop-culture parodies using stop-motion animation of toys, action figures and dolls. The title character was an ordinary chicken until he was run down by a car and subsequently brought back to life in cyborg form by mad scientist Fritz Huhnmorder, who tortures Robot Chicken by forcing him to watch a random selection of TV shows, the sketches that make up the body of each episode.

Where to Watch: 173 episodes (87%) are available to watch free online (Adult Swim). 17 episodes (9%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 13 episodes (7%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Adult Swim). 198 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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17. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

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8.5/10
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71/100
Year: 2002-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an effort to thwart cyber criminals and their plans to attack the innocent.

Where to Watch: 41 episodes (66%) are available to watch free online (Adult Swim). 6 episodes (10%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz). 10 episodes (16%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 62 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. Star Trek: Nemesis

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6.4/10
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70/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan political leader, Shinzon, who claims to seek peace with the human-backed United Federation of Planets. Once in enemy territory, the captain and his crew make a startling discovery: Shinzon is human, a slave from the Romulan sister planet of Remus, and has a secret, shocking relationship to Picard himself.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. The Stepford Wives

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1975Rated: PG
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect housewives. She becomes friend of Bobbie Markowe and Charmaine Wimperis, and when they change Joanna tries to escape.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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20. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

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6.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1991Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill and Ted, but the two are determined to escape the afterlife, challenging the Grim Reaper to a series of games in order to return to the land of the living.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. FLCL

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8.2/10
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69/100
Year: 2000-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Naota is a normal Japanese 6th grade boy (although a little cynical), but when his older brother leaves for America to play baseball, his brother leaves his 17 year old girlfriend Mamimi behind. Mamimi is sending mixed signals and advances to Naota, and he doesn't know what to do about her. But to make matters worse, Naota's world is totally turned upside down when he is run over by a woman on a Vespa. During their first encounter, she hits him over the head with her guitar, which then causes a horn to grow out of his forehead. She calls herself "Haruko" and her presence changes Naota's life to even further insanity

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (84%) are available to watch free online (Adult Swim). 6 episodes (32%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 2 episodes (11%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Adult Swim). 6 episodes (32%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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22. EVA

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6.7/10
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69/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: In 2041, humans live side-by-side with robots and androids. A well-known cybernetic engineer, Alex Garel, returns to his hometown to create a new model of robot child.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & IMDb TV).

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23. Ghost in the Shell 2.0

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8.0/10
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68/100
Released: 2008
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 counterpart. Among a numerous enhancements, for the film's 2.0 release, were a number of scenes were overhauled with 3D animation, visual improvements, and soundtrack rerecorded in 6.1 surround sound.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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24. Ergo Proxy

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8.0/10
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67/100
Year: 2007-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy has been described as a dark sciencefiction mystery with philosophical underpinnings. It features a combination of 2D digital cel animation, 3D computer modeling, and digital special effects.

Where to Watch: 23 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll & Tubi). 23 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 23 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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25. Universal Soldier

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6.0/10
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64/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he begins to experience flashbacks that are forcing him to recall his past.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. Full Metal Panic!

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7.6/10
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64/100
Year: 2002-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the rare and coveted abilities of “the Whispered.” That’s where Sousuke Sagara enters the picture. He’s a hotshot soldier from the clandestine counter-terrorist organization known as Mithril – and he’s going undercover at Kaname’s school to try and keep her safe. He may be an ace in the cockpit of an Arm Slave mech, but there’s no training in the world that could prepare him for the warzone of high school.

Where to Watch: 36 episodes (59%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll & Tubi). 36 episodes (59%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 61 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

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6.9/10
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63/100
Year: 1979-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a theatrical film several months before the series aired. The film and series were developed by Glen A. Larson and Leslie Stevens, based upon the character Buck Rogers created in 1928 by Philip Francis Nowlan that had previously been featured in comic strips, novellas, a serial film, and on television and radio.

Where to Watch: 14 episodes (38%) are available to watch free online (NBC).

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28. Automata

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63/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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29. Short Circuit 2

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62/100
Released: 1988Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Class of 1999

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Released: 1990Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: The time is in the future and the youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free-fire zones", into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford, the head of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest provides "tactical education units". These are amazingly human-like androids that have been programmed to teach and are supplied with devastatingly effective solutions to discipline problems. So when he violent, out-of-control students of Kennedy High report for class tomorrow, they're going to get a real education... in staying alive!

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Outlaw Star

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Year: 1998-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Outlaw Star follows the outlaw Gene Starwind and his eleven year-old business associate, Jim Hawking. Together they run a small jack-of-all-trades business on the backwater planet Sentinel III. After the two take a job as bodyguards for a mysterious outlaw, they find themselves the owners of the XGP15A-II, a highly advanced prototype spacecraft, and the caretakers of a bio-android named Melfina, The series follows the exploits of the slowly growing ragtag crew.

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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32. Chopping Mall

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Released: 1986Rated: R
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. One by one the three bots try to rid the mall of the “intruders.” The only weapons the kids can use are the supplies in other stores, or if they can make it till morning when the mall opens back up.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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33. Macross

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Year: 1982-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" during the first Human-alien war. It's the first part of two franchises: The Super Dimension series and Macross series.Macross is a science fiction series that combines transformable mecha, apocalyptic battles, wartime romance, and music. It features mechanical designs by Kazutaka Miyatake and Shoji Kawamori and character designs by Haruhiko Mikimoto of Artland. Macross also created one of the first anime idols Lynn Minmay, turning her voice actress Mari Iijima into an instant celebrity, and launching her musical career. Most of its animation was adapted outside of Japan for the first saga of Robotech.

Where to Watch: 36 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu). 36 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 36 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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34. Big Hero 6 The Series

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58/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Picking up immediately following the events in the feature film, these are the continuing adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, Hiro now faces daunting academic challenges and the social trials of being the little man on campus. Off campus, the stakes are raised for the high-tech heroes as they must protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (DisneyNOW). 18 episodes (37%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+). 2 episodes (4%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (DisneyNOW). 42 episodes (86%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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35. Plastic Memories

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: After failing his college entrance exams, 18 year-old Tsukasa Mizugaki is offered a position at the renowned SAI Corporation, known for its production and management of Giftia, androids that possess human emotions. Tsukasa’s position is in the terminal service department where the main job is to recover Giftias that are close to their expiration, a graveyard department in every sense. To make matters worse, Tsukasa is ordered to work with Isla, a female Giftia who is never given any responsibility other than serving tea to co-workers.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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36. Aldnoah.Zero

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Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-GSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: In 1972, the Apollo 17 mission discovered a hypergate to Mars on the surface of the moon. Soon a war breaks out between Earth and Mars, and Martian soldiers begin to descend from the sky, riding steel giants, intent on exterminating humanity.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (67%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 1 episodes (3%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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37. The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

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5.9/10
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57/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The Haunted World of El Superbeasto is an animated comedy that also combines elements of a horror and thriller film. It is based upon the comic book series created by Rob Zombie that follows the character of El Superbeasto and his sexy sidekick sister, Suzi-X, voiced by Sheri Moon, as they confront an evil villain by the name of Dr. Satan.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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38. Puzzlehead

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5.6/10
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57/100
Released: 2006
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter has longed for. The resulting sci-fi love triangle is a Frankensteinian fable that traps all three in a web of deception and the ultimate betrayal.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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39. Battle Beyond the Stars

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56/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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40. Runaway

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55/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. Dead Leaves

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7.2/10
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55/100
Released: 2004
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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42. Astro Boy

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54/100
Year: 1980-2020Rated: TV-GSeasons: 2
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In 2030 AD, after being abandoned by his creator, a young boy robot is rescued by an Android Advocate, Dr Elefun, who adopts him as his own and guides him in the use of his special powers to aid and protect mankind and robot-kind.

Where to Watch: 19 episodes (36%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 14 episodes (26%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu). 9 episodes (17%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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43. F/X2

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53/100
Released: 1991Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills both the killer and Mike. Mike's boss, Silak says it was the killer who killed Mike but Rollie knows it wasn't. Obviously, Silak is involved with Mike's death, so he calls on Leo McCarthy, the cop from the last movie, who is now a P.I., for help and they discover it's not just Silak they have to worry about.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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44. Transformers: Rescue Bots

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52/100
Year: 2012-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 5
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: A team of specialized Autobots not quite ready for prime-time battles against the Decepticons is given a vital mission by Optimus Prime. The goal for the Bots is to learn about mankind and how to help others to find out what it really means to be a hero.

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (24%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 35 episodes (32%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 107 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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45. Dimension W

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Humanity has found a way to achieve infinite energy by using coils to draw it from the fourth plane: dimension "W". With the production of coils having been monopolized by the New Tesla energy company, freelance collectors are hired to find and remove any illegal, unofficial coils.This is the story of collector Kyōma, who also happens to have a huge hatred towards coils. During one of his missions he stumbles upon a female android that perceives herself as being human, leading the two to enter an unlikely partnership.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Robot Carnival

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7.0/10
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50/100
Released: 1987
Animation, Anime

What it's about: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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47. Robot Overlords

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50/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Vudu & FandangoNOW).

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48. Rusty Rivets

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