Westworld

Westworld is an American science fiction-thriller media franchise that began with the 1973 film Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. The film depicts a technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by androids that malfunction and begin killing the human visitors; it was followed by the sequel film Futureworld (1976). The franchise moved to television in 1980 with the short-lived series Beyond Westworld on CBS. In 2016 a new television series based on the original film debuted on HBO; the critically acclaimed series has broadcast three full seasons, with a fourth currently being broadcast and a final fifth season planned.[1]

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Created byMichael Crichton
Original workWestworld (1973)
OwnerWarner Bros. Entertainment (Warner Bros. Discovery), except for Futureworld owned by MGM.
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