Shadowrun Movie Inspirations

It is an age-old question; What movies inspire your Shadowrun games?  This list was compiled from the input of several users among the Shadowrun Community.  Disagree?  Agree?  Know of some that were missed?  Use the comments below, and the list shall be updated as soon as it can be.

Movies

A-Team, The
AD Police
Akira
Alien
Aliens
Antitrust
Appleseed
Babylon A.D.
Barb Wire
Blade
Blade II
Blade: Trinity
Blade Runner
Blue Thunder
Bourne Identity, The
Bourne Legacy, The
Bourne Supremacy, The
Bourne Ultimatum, The
Brainscan
Bubblegum Crash
Bubblegum Crisis
Cast a Deadly Spell
Chronicles of Riddick, The
City of Lost Children, The
Class of 1999
Confidence
Conspiracy Theory
Crow, The
Crow: City of Angels, The
Cypher
Dark Angel
Dark City
Deadpool
Death Race
Death Race 2000
Die Hard
Die Hard 2
District 9
Dominion Tank Police
Doomsday
Dredd
Enemy of the State
Equalizer, The
Equilibrium
Ernest Goes to Jail

Escape from New York
Event Horizon
eXistenZ
Fast and the Furious, The
Fifth Element, The
Fist of the North Star
Formula 51
Freejack
Futuresport
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Ghost in the Shell

Ghostbusters
Gone in 60 Seconds
Gone in Sixty Seconds
Guardians of the Galaxy
Hackers
Hardwired
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
Heat
Hellboy
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
I, Robot
Italian Job, The (1969)

Italian Job, The (2003)
Jason Bourne
John Wick
Johnny Mnemonic
Jurassic Park
Kite
La Femme Nikita
Lawnmower Man, The
Léon: The Professional
Limitless
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Logan’s Run
Long Kiss Goodnight, The
Losers, The
Lucky Number Sleven
Mad Max: Fury Road
Man on Fire
Matrix, The

Matrix Reloaded, The
Matrix Revolutions, The
Max Headroom
Minority Report
Mission Impossible
Mutant Chronicles
National Treasure
Negotiator, The
Nemesis
Neon City
Net, The
New Rose Hotel
Now You See Me
Ocean’s 11
Oceans Eleven
Payback
Paycheck
Pitch Black
Point of No Return

Psycho-Pass
Punisher, The (2004)
Punisher: War Zone
Push
Red
Red 2
Riddick

Robocop (1987)
Robocop (2014)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Rollerball (1975)
Rollerball (2002)
Ronin
Saint, The
Score, The
Serenity
Seven Samurai
Six-String Samurai
Sin City
Smokin’ Aces
Snatch
Sneakers
Soylent Green
Speed
Split Second
Strange Days
Suicide Squad
Tank Girl
Terminator, The
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Thirteenth Floor, The
Thing, The
Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead
THX 1138
Ultraviolet
Undercover Blues
Underworld
Usual Suspects, The
Videodrome
Warriors, The
Wicked City
Wild Wild West
X-Men
xXx

TV Shows

A-Team, The
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Airwolf
Almost Human
Armitage III
Banshee
Batman Beyond
Being Human
Bionic Woman, The
Black Lagoon
Blacklist, The
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040
Burn Notice
Continuum
Cowboy Beebop
Daredevil
Dark Angel
Dark Matter
Dollhouse
Ergo Proxy
Firefly
Full Metal Alchemist
Full Metal Panic!
G. I. Joe
Killjoys
La Femme Nikita
Leverage
Librarians, The
Lost Girl
Max Headroom
Mission: Impossible
Mr. Robot
Orphan Black
Outlaw Star
Person of Interest

Phantom 2040
Real Humans
Scorpion
Serial Experiments Lain
Six Million Dollar Man, The
Sons of Anarchy
Special Unit 2
Street Hawk
Strike Back
Texhnolyze
War of the Worlds
Westworld
Wild Wild West, The

 

If you have other suggestions to add to the list, please feel free to use the comment form below.

 

8 thoughts on “Shadowrun Movie Inspirations”

  1. OK Thought of some more:

    Wild Wild West (Not futuristic, but dealt with Anachronistic themes of future technology)
    National Treasure
    Punisher
    The Net
    Fifth Element

    As far as TV shows go – gotta put Black Mirror on there. And Westworld

  2. The question has been asked 3 or 4 times in the past couple months on the Union Board, so I figured I would take the most recent list and make it a bit more permanent

  3. Cowboy Bebop, Fist of the North Star, Snatch, The Losers, Outlaw Star, Daredevil (Netflix), Killjoys, Firefly, Serenity, Sin City, Blacklist.

    Those are the ones that come to mind.

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