Best SciFi Movies

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
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Prometheus Buy at amazon

excellent.

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Jupiter Ascending 2015 Buy Jupiter Ascending 1600×935

Space opera. Reminds me of Dune.

shallow, 1D characters. Fantastic special effects. Lovely. Watch for nothing but the visual effects, the alien spaceships and landscapes, the elaborate space ritual fashion haute couture costumes. Strange concocted characters.

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The Matrix The Matrix

Love Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss). Athletic, demure, calm, love lorn, good hearted. Subsequent Matrix films are crap. I despise those computer programers who's chattering red-pill blue-pill everywhere. idiots.

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Logan's Run
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Final Fantasy, the Spirit Within Final Fantasy, the Spirit Within

bad reviews, but i personally loved it. This movies is made entirely on computer. Sometimes in the future we'll have movies generated by computer that is indistinguishable from real-life video recordings.

Jurassic Park Buy at amazon Every character in this movie is quite quirky and fascinating.

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City of Lost Children

City of Lost Children City of Lost Children

Blade Runner Blade Runner • The character Rachael (Sean Young) in the movie is for some reason sexy. A quite type with potent sexuality. I love the owl too.

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12 Monkeys 12 Monkeys

The Fly Buy at amazon • Nice normal scifi.

Total Recall Buy at amazon • Character I love: Lori (Sharon Stone) Athletic, determined, moraless, kick ass femme fatale and blonde.

Dark City Buy at amazon

love Emma Murdoch/Anna (Jennifer Connelly) She's so silently seductive. So meek. So radiates a ripe, mature attractiveness. She's also in: Hulk Buy at amazon , and A Beautiful Mind Buy at amazon , and Requiem For A Dream . She's beautiful in all of them. She's youngest in Labyrinth Buy at amazon

Inception 2010

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Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow Buy at amazon 2014

this is like playing a video game, where, when stuck at a level, you repeat, and must from the start. You get better and better, but need to get pass that level. Secret tip: get some sleep.

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Pacific Rim Buy at amazon

scifi, monster. 71%.

great brainless fun

it's funny that silly giant monsters of 1970 Japan era (Ultraman ウルトラマン) can be made into such a fun movie today. In those days, i as a child am crazy about the Ultraman. We used to collect the cards, each has a spec about a monster. You can web search image for “Ultraman monsters”.

The Hunger Games Buy at amazon Fantastic.

The Hunger in Hunger Games: Breath it All In, Children

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Thomas in Love

Thomas in Love Buy at amazon

about the digital agoraphobic world many of us tech nerds live in. The beginning virtual sex scene is just fantastic. See also: Agoraphobia

haven't seen yet

John Carter John Carter Buy at amazon very bad. but nice visual.

Star Trek Into Darkness 2014 87% Buy at amazon

Upstream Color 2013 scifi 85% Buy at amazon

Her 2013 {scifi, drama, romantic} 94% Buy at amazon

Moon

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