Best Sci-Fi Movies

X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class
IMDb: 7.7
132 min

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they…

Inception

Inception

Inception
IMDb: 8.8
148 min

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered…

Avatar

Avatar

Avatar
IMDb: 7.8
162 min

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

District 9

District 9

District 9
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the ’Non-Humans’ are…

Moon

Moon

Moon
IMDb: 7.9
97 min

With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility…

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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance

Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance

Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
IMDb: 8.0
108

Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the…

Star Trek

Star Trek

Star Trek
IMDb: 7.9
127 min

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in…

WALL-E

WALL-E

WALL-E
IMDb: 8.4
98 min

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to…

Iron Man

Iron Man

Iron Man
IMDb: 7.9
126 min

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

The Man from Earth

The Man from Earth

The Man from Earth
IMDb: 7.9
87 min

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000…

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
Children of Men

Children of Men

Children of Men
IMDb: 7.9
109 min

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where…

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
IMDb: 7.7
98

When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, “leap” backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that…

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta
IMDb: 8.2
132 min

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues…

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
IMDb: 8.3
108 min

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away,…

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
IMDb: 8.0
114 min

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant
IMDb: 8.0
86 min

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own…

The Matrix

The Matrix

The Matrix
IMDb: 8.7
136 min

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule…

The Truman Show

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
IMDb: 8.1
103 min

Truman Burbank is the star of ”The Truman Show”, a 24-hour-a-day ”reality” TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life — live and in color — without his knowledge….

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
IMDb: 8.1
87

The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and…

Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys
IMDb: 8.0
129 min

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the…

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park
IMDb: 8.1
127 min

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to…

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
IMDb: 8.5
137 min

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the…

Akira

Akira

Akira
IMDb: 8.0
124 min

Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is…

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Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!
IMDb: 8.1
135

Two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other are transported to the planet Pluke in the Kin-dza-da galaxy due to a chance encounter with an alien teleportation device. They must…

Aliens

Aliens

Aliens
IMDb: 8.3
137 min

When Ripley’s lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company…

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Back to the Future
IMDb: 8.5
116 min

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents’ first meeting and attracting his mother’s romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to…

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil
IMDb: 7.9
132 min

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led…

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Genre: Best Sci-Fi
The Terminator

The Terminator

The Terminator
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the ”Terminator” back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents…

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful…

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Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Episode 6 Return of the Jedi
IMDb: 8.3
135 min

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor’s newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt,…

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Blade Runner
IMDb: 8.1
117 min

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their…

The Thing

The Thing

The Thing
IMDb: 8.1
109 min

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
IMDb: 7.8
115 min

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces…

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode 5 The Empire Strikes Back
IMDb: 8.7
124 min

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more…

Alien

Alien

Alien
IMDb: 8.4
117 min

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of…

Stalker

Stalker

Stalker
IMDb: 8.2
163

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A…

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
IMDb: 8.6
121 min

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team…

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein
IMDb: 8.0
106 min

A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly…

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession
IMDb: 8.4
93

Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow,…

Solaris

Solaris

Solaris
IMDb: 8.1
167 min

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He…

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Genre: Best Sci-Fi
A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
IMDb: 8.3
136 min

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of ”droogs”. But he’s a boy who also likes Beethoven’s Ninth and a bit of…

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey
IMDb: 8.3
149 min

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world’s most advanced super computer.

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes
IMDb: 8.0
112 min

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for…

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
The Face of Another

The Face of Another

The Face of Another
IMDb: 8.0
124

A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.

The War Game

The War Game

The War Game
IMDb: 8.0
48

A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
IMDb: 7.7
80 min

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still
IMDb: 7.7
92 min

An alien and a robot land on earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction. A classic science fiction film from Robert Wise with…

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
The Bride Of Frankenstein

The Bride Of Frankenstein

The Bride Of Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.8
75 min

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale’s Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad…

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.8
71 min

Henry Frankenstein is a doctor who is trying to discover a way to make the dead walk. He succeeds and creates a monster that has to deal with living again.

Metropolis

Metropolis

Metropolis
IMDb: 8.3
153 min

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts…

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