In Spike Jonze’s film Her, Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) is a lonely man who, after buying an operating system with artificial intelligence, starts falling in love with it. While the technology is futuristic, the large glasses and high-waisted pants are a throwback. Also worth a look is the Her collection from Opening Ceremony.
In The Matrix trilogy, Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving) is an artificial intelligence program tasked with keeping order within the matrix. As an agent, he possesses superhuman speed and strength. But he also has weaknesses, including a bad temper and the inability to dodge bullets shot from a certain distance.
In Prometheus, David 8 (Michael Fassbender) is a next generation robot from Weyland Industries capable of simulating human emotion. On the upside, he enjoys the film Lawrence of the Arabia; on the downside, he develops an ego, insecurities, jealousy and envy.
In Moon, Sam Bell (played by Sam Rockwell) is at the end of his 3-year stint supervising a mining operations alone on the dark side of the moon. His only companion has been a computer named GERTY, until he starts seeing visions of “other” humans…