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1984 Apple Macintosh Runner

In the Apple Macintosh commercial, directed by Ridley Scott and aired during the 1984 Super Bowl, rows of people mindlessly march in step to Big Brother giving a speech on the telescreen. This monotony is broken up when a nameless runner (Anya Major) dressed in colorful gym clothes hurls a hammer through the screen, awakening the brainwashed masses from their routine.

Ripley

In the Alien series, Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is a warrant officer aboard the spaceship Nostromo. When the crew wakes from stasis to find an unknown creature has infiltrated the ship, Ripley steps up to play the unlikely hero.

Pris

In Blade Runner, Pris (Daryl Hannah) is one of four escaped replicants that Deckard is sent to “retire”. A “basic pleasure model”, she goes into hiding with a genetic designer who is sympathetic to their plight.

Rick Deckard

In Blade Runner, Rick Deckard is a seasoned police officer who specializes in “retiring” replicants. He’s called in for one last job when a group of replicants escapes a space colony and goes into hiding in Los Angeles. He begins his investigation at Tyrell Corporation where he meets Rachael.

Rachael from Blade Runner

In Blade Runner, Rachael (Sean Young) is the latest replicant created by Dr. Eldon Tyrell. What sets Rachael apart from previous models is that she’s been implanted with the memories of Tyrell’s niece. She doesn’t realize she’s an android, although she might be beginning to suspect.

David 8

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.