What are some must watch science fiction movies?

These are my picks for the top ten science fiction films of all time. Of course, science fiction isn't all lasers, snakes, and rocket juice. At its best, we've always thought that science fiction was a genre of ideas, of speculation, of dreaming about what's next.

Here is a list of top 10 Sci-Fi movies keeping the perspective of science fiction that examines how humanity might respond in the face of great scarcity.

10. Snowpiercer

9. Children of Men

8. Contact

7. Her

6. Planet of the Apes

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5. The Prestige

4. Metropolis

3. Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind

2. Stalker

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey

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As I mentioned the above one's are only from the perspetive of how humanity might respond in the face of great scarcity.

Beyond this there are many other great Sci-Fi movies that I am listing below. Some of these are my personal favorites.

  1. The Matrix
  2. The Terminator
  3. Sunshine
  4. Contagion
  5. Andromeda Strain
  6. The Road
  7. 12 Monkeys
  8. Inception
  9. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  10. The original ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still'
  11. Another Earth
  12. Robots
  13. A.I.
  14. Clones
  15. The Undead
  16. Blade Runner
  17. Interstellar
  18. Dark City
  19. Gattaca
  20. Minority Report
  21. A Clockwork Orange
  22. 1984
  23. Alphaville
  24. Limitless
  25. Abre Los Ojos
  26. Total Recall
  27. Videodrome
  28. Gojira
  29. Jurassic Park

Some of the must watch Hollywood except most of the movies listed or known to us like ( inception , start trek , star wars , back to future , cube , ghost in the shell ) and non Hollywood Sci-fiction movies which i'd like to endorse here

  • Snowpiercer
  • Okja ( Korean )
  • Save the green planet ( Korean )
  • Time crimes ( Spanish )
  • A Day ( Korean )
  • Lost Memories (Korean )
  • Trollhunter ( Norwegian )
  • Primer
  • Coherence
  • Upstream color
  • The incident ( Mexican)
  • Children of Men
  • Seconds ( 1966 ) - English
  • Pi
  • Moon
  • Paprika ( Japanese animated )
  • The Dark city
  • The girl who leapt through time ( Japanese animated )
  • Thirteenth floor
  • World on a wire
  • Under the Skin
  • Metrapolis ( 1927 - German / english )
  • Stalker ( 1979 - Russian )
  • Fantastic Planet ( 1973 - French animated )
  • Akira ( Japanese )
  • The day the earth stood still ( 1951)
  • Close encounters of the third kind ( 1977)
  • Alphaville ( 1965 - French )
  • The clone returns home ( Japanese )
  • Colossus : The Forbin project ( 1977)
  • Gandahar ( French animated )
  • Kalai arasi ( 1963 - First Tamizh Sci-fi )
  • The coming days ( German )
  • Pandorum ( German )
  • 24 ( Tamizh / Telugu / Hindi )
  • What happened to Monday ( Netflix and latest dystopian sci-fi )

These are my known recommendations of the sci-fi that you can at-least worth a shot at least once

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Here are few of my favorites :

2001 : A Space Odyssey


Oh, geez. Where do I even begin? A Trip To The Moon, Metropolis, the Frankenstein trilogy, The Invisible Man, Soylent Green, The Time Machine, Forbidden Planet, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Brazil, the Star Wars saga, Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, Back To The Future, The Day The Earth Stood Still, War of the Worlds, Gojira (Godzilla), Planet of the Apes, Terminator and Terminator 2, Alien and Aliens, RoboCop, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, the originals and remakes of The Fly and The Thing, ET: The Extra Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Total Recall, The Fifth Element, The Matrix, Tron and Tron Legacy, Fantastic Planet, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Firefly (TV series) and Serenity, Predator, The Iron Giant, Attack the Block, WALL-E, Spaceballs, and many, many, MANY more!


Ex Machina (2014)

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.


Metropolis
The Day the Earth Stood Still (the original)
Planet of the Vampires
Forbidden Planet
Gojira
2001 A Space Odyssey
Quatermass 2
Quatermass and the Pit
Alien
Blade Runner
Brazil
Primer
Akira
Ghost in the Shell (1996)
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
The End of Evangelion (After you watch 26 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion)
Stalker
Solaris (original)

The original Star Wars Trilogy
Star Trek 1, 2, 4, and 6
Planet of the Apes original Series
Planet of the Apes new series


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