25 best movie gadgets

Top tech that has yet to escape the confines of the silver screen – hurry up, inventors, we want our Hoverboard

Motion controls (Minority Report, 2002)

Motion controls (Minority Report, 2002)

When Minority Report burst onto cinema screens back in 2002, the gesture controls used by Tom Cruise’s pre-crime agent seemed impossibly futuristic – and yet less than 10 years later the Nintendo Wii and Xbox Kinect had made them a reality (albeit one slightly less accurate and impressive). With tech like Leap Motion coming to our computers, it's only a matter of time before we’re sifting through huge amounts of data using little more than our mitts.

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