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Inception (Movie, 2010)


A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of the dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,656,501 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Matrix (Movie, 1999)

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

IMDb: 8.7 (1,354,586 votes)
Metascore: 73

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

The Prestige (Movie, 2006)


Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

IMDb: 8.5 (958,052 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Back to the Future (Movie, 1985)

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A young man is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

IMDb: 8.5 (826,482 votes)
Metascore: 86

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Movie, 2004)


When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

IMDb: 8.3 (742,597 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Gerry Robert Byrne, Elijah Wood

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Blade Runner (Movie, 1982)

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

IMDb: 8.2 (548,173 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Mad Max: Fury Road (Movie, 2015)


A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

IMDb: 8.1 (679,353 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Directed by: George Miller

Donnie Darko (Movie, 2001)


A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

IMDb: 8.1 (645,237 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase

Directed by: Richard Kelly

The Terminator (Movie, 1984)


A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

IMDb: 8.0 (665,460 votes)
Metascore: 83

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield

Directed by: James Cameron

District 9 (Movie, 2009)

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District 9

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

IMDb: 8.0 (571,347 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Star Trek (Movie, 2009)


Star Trek

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

IMDb: 8.0 (536,048 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Twelve Monkeys (Movie, 1995)


In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

IMDb: 8.0 (505,252 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Jon Seda, Michael Chance

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Arrival (Movie, 2016)


When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

IMDb: 8.0 (414,802 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Her (Movie, 2013)



A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

IMDb: 8.0 (414,500 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Lynn Adrianna, Lisa Renee Pitts, Gabe Gomez

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Brazil (Movie, 1985)



A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

IMDb: 8.0 (164,485 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

G.O.R.A (Movie, 2004)



A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.

IMDb: 8.0 (40,722 votes)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Cem Yilmaz, Rasim Öztekin, Özkan Ugur, Idil Firat

Directed by: Ömer Faruk Sorak

Edge of Tomorrow (Movie, 2014)


Edge of Tomorrow

A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.

IMDb: 7.9 (493,053 votes)
Metascore: 71

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, Bill Paxton

Directed by: Doug Liman

Captain America: Civil War (Movie, 2016)


Captain America: Civil War

Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

IMDb: 7.9 (457,955 votes)
Metascore: 75

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Children of Men (Movie, 2006)

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Children of Men

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

IMDb: 7.9 (395,658 votes)
Metascore: 84

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Clive Owen, Juan Gabriel Yacuzzi, Michael Caine, Mishal Husain

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Movie, 1982)

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

IMDb: 7.9 (310,901 votes)
Metascore: 91

Genre: Family, Sci-Fi

Starring: Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Serenity (Movie, 2005)



The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic.

IMDb: 7.9 (256,827 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Gravity (Movie, 2013)



A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

IMDb: 7.8 (648,071 votes)
Metascore: 96

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Back to the Future Part II (Movie, 1989)

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Back to the Future Part II

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.

IMDb: 7.8 (382,260 votes)
Metascore: 57

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Movie, 2016)


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

IMDb: 7.8 (380,576 votes)
Metascore: 65

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen

Directed by: Gareth Edwards

Gattaca (Movie, 1997)

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A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

IMDb: 7.8 (241,750 votes)
Metascore: 64

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Gore Vidal, Xander Berkeley

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

Minority Report (Movie, 2002)


Minority Report

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

IMDb: 7.7 (435,431 votes)
Metascore: 80

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Cruise, Max von Sydow, Steve Harris, Neal McDonough

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

The Butterfly Effect (Movie, 2004)

The Butterfly Effect

Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.

IMDb: 7.7 (390,799 votes)
Metascore: 30

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart, Elden Henson

Directed by: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (Movie, 1977)


Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

IMDb: 7.7 (143,083 votes)
Metascore: 92

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Watchmen (Movie, 2009)



In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

IMDb: 7.6 (422,785 votes)
Metascore: 56

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley

Directed by: Zack Snyder

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Movie, 2013)


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

IMDb: 7.5 (541,089 votes)
Metascore: 76

Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid, Taylor St. Clair

Directed by: Francis Lawrence