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TOP SCIENCE-FICTION MOVIES: 2000-2023
A choice of 71 of the best science-fiction movies released from 2000 to 2023. In random order and purely subjective. Only live-action movies included. Science-Fiction Links : Genre: Science Fiction: Most Popular Sci-Fi Titles . Genre: Science Fiction: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films . Science Fiction Movies in the IMDb "Top 250": Most Popular IMDb "Top 250", Sci-Fi Feature Films Released 2000 to 2021 . Science Fiction Movies in the IMDb "Top 1000": Most Popular IMDb "Top 1000", Sci-Fi Feature Films Released 2000 to 2021 . Science Fiction Movies for 2018: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2018 . Science Fiction Movies for 2019: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2019 . Science Fiction Movies for 2020: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2020 . Science Fiction Movies for 2021: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2021 . Science Fiction Movies for 2022: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2022 . Science Fiction Movies for 2023: Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films Released in 2023 . Please note : This list excludes animated and superhero movies.
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1. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Young Blade Runner K's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former Blade Runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford , Ryan Gosling , Ana de Armas , Dave Bautista
Votes: 591,877 | Gross: $92.05M
2. Dune (2021)
PG-13 | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A noble family becomes embroiled in a war for control over the galaxy's most valuable asset while its heir becomes troubled by visions of a dark future.
Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Timothée Chalamet , Rebecca Ferguson , Zendaya , Oscar Isaac
Votes: 657,221 | Gross: $108.33M
3. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey , Anne Hathaway , Jessica Chastain , Mackenzie Foy
Votes: 1,877,233 | Gross: $188.02M
4. Ad Astra (2019)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
Director: James Gray | Stars: Brad Pitt , Tommy Lee Jones , Ruth Negga , Donald Sutherland
Votes: 243,073 | Gross: $50.19M
5. Tenet (2020)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: John David Washington , Robert Pattinson , Elizabeth Debicki , Juhan Ulfsak
Votes: 521,482 | Gross: $58.46M
6. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his tragic past may doom the project and his team to disaster.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Elliot Page , Ken Watanabe
Votes: 2,387,164 | Gross: $292.58M
7. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington , Zoe Saldana , Sigourney Weaver , Michelle Rodriguez
Votes: 1,330,331 | Gross: $760.51M
8. Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
PG-13 | 192 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the extrasolar moon Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their home.
Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington , Zoe Saldana , Sigourney Weaver , Stephen Lang
Votes: 319,948 | Gross: $659.68M
9. Another Earth (2011)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Brit Marling , William Mapother , Matthew-Lee Erlbach , DJ Flava
Votes: 97,218 | Gross: $1.32M
10. I Origins (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.
Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Pitt , Steven Yeun , Astrid Bergès-Frisbey , Brit Marling
Votes: 127,989 | Gross: $0.33M
11. The Man from Earth (2007)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith , Tony Todd , John Billingsley , Ellen Crawford
12. Under the Skin (I) (2013)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.
Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Scarlett Johansson , Jeremy McWilliams , Lynsey Taylor Mackay , Dougie McConnell
Votes: 147,803 | Gross: $2.61M
13. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives advanced intelligence to a chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising.
Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: James Franco , Andy Serkis , Freida Pinto , Karin Konoval
Votes: 536,257 | Gross: $176.76M
14. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The fragile peace between apes and humans is threatened as mistrust and betrayal threaten to plunge both tribes into a war for dominance over the Earth.
Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Gary Oldman , Keri Russell , Andy Serkis , Kodi Smit-McPhee
Votes: 448,281 | Gross: $208.55M
15. War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Andy Serkis , Woody Harrelson , Steve Zahn , Karin Konoval
Votes: 263,495 | Gross: $146.88M
16. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians in 1890s London engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale , Hugh Jackman , Scarlett Johansson , Michael Caine
Votes: 1,351,048 | Gross: $53.09M
17. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train within 8 minutes.
Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Michelle Monaghan , Vera Farmiga , Jeffrey Wright
Votes: 527,880 | Gross: $54.71M
18. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Directors: Tom Tykwer , Lana Wachowski , Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Tom Hanks , Halle Berry , Hugh Grant , Hugo Weaving
Votes: 365,951 | Gross: $27.11M
19. Arrival (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.
Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams , Jeremy Renner , Forest Whitaker , Michael Stuhlbarg
Votes: 710,040 | Gross: $100.55M
20. District 9 (2009)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.
Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley , David James , Jason Cope , Nathalie Boltt
Votes: 690,384 | Gross: $115.65M
21. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive and can survive until a potential rescue.
Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon , Jessica Chastain , Kristen Wiig , Kate Mara
Votes: 869,877 | Gross: $228.43M
22. Prospect (2018)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own ... See full summary »
Directors: Christopher Caldwell , Zeek Earl | Stars: Sophie Thatcher , Jay Duplass , Pedro Pascal , Luke Pitzrick
23. Gravity (2013)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident leaves them stranded in space.
Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Sandra Bullock , George Clooney , Ed Harris , Orto Ignatiussen
Votes: 836,055 | Gross: $274.09M
24. Moon (2009)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.
Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Sam Rockwell , Kevin Spacey , Dominique McElligott , Rosie Shaw
Votes: 364,454 | Gross: $5.01M
25. Sunshine (2007)
R | 107 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of international astronauts is sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.
Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy , Rose Byrne , Chris Evans , Cliff Curtis
Votes: 255,013 | Gross: $3.68M
26. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories for ever.
Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey , Kate Winslet , Tom Wilkinson , Gerry Robert Byrne
Votes: 1,022,112 | Gross: $34.40M
27. Mr. Nobody (2009)
R | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Jared Leto , Sarah Polley , Diane Kruger , Linh-Dan Pham
Votes: 237,421 | Gross: $0.00M
28. Unbreakable (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.
Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis , Samuel L. Jackson , Robin Wright , Spencer Treat Clark
Votes: 424,657 | Gross: $95.01M
29. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Dane DeHaan , Alex Russell , Michael B. Jordan , Michael Kelly
Votes: 255,325 | Gross: $64.58M
30. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Jena Malone , Mary McDonnell , Holmes Osborne
Votes: 812,940 | Gross: $1.48M
31. Ready Player One (2018)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.
Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tye Sheridan , Olivia Cooke , Ben Mendelsohn , Lena Waithe
Votes: 447,080 | Gross: $137.69M
32. Upgrade (2018)
R | 100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when the world of Grey, a self-labeled technophobe, is turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.
Director: Leigh Whannell | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green , Melanie Vallejo , Steve Danielsen , Abby Craden
Votes: 190,722 | Gross: $11.98M
33. Primer (2004)
PG-13 | 77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.
Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Shane Carruth , David Sullivan , Casey Gooden , Anand Upadhyaya
Votes: 108,998 | Gross: $0.42M
34. The Lobster (2015)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian near future, according to the laws of The City, single people are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in 45 days or they're transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell , Rachel Weisz , Jessica Barden , Olivia Colman
Votes: 265,643 | Gross: $8.70M
35. Her (2013)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix , Amy Adams , Scarlett Johansson , Rooney Mara
Votes: 627,795 | Gross: $25.57M
36. I'm Your Man (2021)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In order to obtain research funds for her studies, a scientist accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment: for three weeks, she is to live with a humanoid robot, created to make her happy.
Director: Maria Schrader | Stars: Maren Eggert , Dan Stevens , Sandra Hüller , Hans Löw
37. After Yang (2021)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a near future, a family reckons with questions of love, connection, and loss after their A.I. helper unexpectedly breaks down.
Director: Kogonada | Stars: Colin Farrell , Jodie Turner-Smith , Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja , Justin H. Min
38. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Haley Joel Osment , Jude Law , Frances O'Connor , Sam Robards
Votes: 312,800 | Gross: $78.62M
39. Ex Machina (2014)
R | 108 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I.
Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Alicia Vikander , Domhnall Gleeson , Oscar Isaac , Sonoya Mizuno
Votes: 555,629 | Gross: $25.44M
40. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A deactivated cyborg's revived, but can't remember anything of her past and goes on a quest to find out who she is.
Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Rosa Salazar , Christoph Waltz , Jennifer Connelly , Mahershala Ali
Votes: 275,359 | Gross: $85.71M
41. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British dystopian society, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow the tyrannical government - with the help of a young woman.
Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Hugo Weaving , Natalie Portman , Rupert Graves , Stephen Rea
Votes: 1,133,279 | Gross: $70.51M
42. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara , Aki Maeda , Tarô Yamamoto , Chiaki Kuriyama
43. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy , Charlize Theron , Nicholas Hoult , Zoë Kravitz
Votes: 1,019,122 | Gross: $154.06M
44. Snowpiercer (2013)
R | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where a failed climate change experiment has killed all life except for the survivors who boarded the Snowpiercer (a train that travels around the globe), a new class system emerges.
Director: Bong Joon Ho | Stars: Chris Evans , Jamie Bell , Tilda Swinton , Ed Harris
Votes: 368,219 | Gross: $4.56M
45. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.
Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise , Emily Blunt , Bill Paxton , Brendan Gleeson
Votes: 692,517 | Gross: $100.21M
46. Looper (2012)
R | 119 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Bruce Willis , Emily Blunt , Paul Dano
Votes: 583,760 | Gross: $66.49M
47. Predestination (I) (2014)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.
Directors: Michael Spierig , Peter Spierig | Stars: Ethan Hawke , Sarah Snook , Noah Taylor , Madeleine West
Votes: 288,770 | Gross: $0.07M
48. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
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.
Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise , Colin Farrell , Samantha Morton , Max von Sydow
Votes: 561,207 | Gross: $132.07M
49. Possessor (2020)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An agent works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately driving them to commit assassinations for high-paying clients.
Director: Brandon Cronenberg | Stars: Andrea Riseborough , Christopher Abbott , Jennifer Jason Leigh , Rossif Sutherland
50. Titane (2021)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Following a series of unexplained crimes, a father is reunited with the son who has been missing for 10 years.
Director: Julia Ducournau | Stars: Vincent Lindon , Agathe Rousselle , Garance Marillier , Laïs Salameh
51. Serenity (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture telepath River.
Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion , Gina Torres , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Alan Tudyk
Votes: 298,964 | Gross: $25.51M
52. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have somehow become infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore , Clive Owen , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Michael Caine
Votes: 507,605 | Gross: $35.55M
53. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace , Logan Marshall-Green , Michael Fassbender , Charlize Theron
Votes: 617,705 | Gross: $126.48M
54. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine , Zachary Quinto , Simon Pegg , Leonard Nimoy
Votes: 608,067 | Gross: $257.73M
55. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine , Zachary Quinto , Zoe Saldana , Benedict Cumberbatch
Votes: 487,473 | Gross: $228.78M
56. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst , Charlotte Gainsbourg , Kiefer Sutherland , Alexander Skarsgård
Votes: 186,750 | Gross: $3.03M
57. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Will Smith , Alice Braga , Charlie Tahan , Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Votes: 772,684 | Gross: $256.39M
58. Monsters (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.
Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Scoot McNairy , Whitney Able , Mario Zuniga Benavides , Annalee Jefferies
Votes: 94,118 | Gross: $0.24M
59. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Elle Fanning , AJ Michalka , Kyle Chandler , Joel Courtney
Votes: 357,831 | Gross: $127.00M
60. 2046 (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Several women enter a science fiction author's life over the course of a few years, after the author has lost the woman he considers his one true love.
Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Leung Chiu-wai , Ziyi Zhang , Faye Wong , Gong Li
Votes: 59,069 | Gross: $1.44M
61. Upstream Color (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Amy Seimetz , Frank Mosley , Shane Carruth , Andrew Sensenig
Votes: 34,056 | Gross: $0.44M
62. The Aerial (2007)
99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expressionist films.
Director: Esteban Sapir | Stars: Alejandro Urdapilleta , Valeria Bertuccelli , Julieta Cardinali , Rafael Ferro
63. Hard to Be a God (2013)
Not Rated | 177 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a space traveler from Earth breaks a special law and interferes with the history of another, Medieval-like, planet.
Director: Aleksey German | Stars: Leonid Yarmolnik , Aleksandr Chutko , Yuriy Tsurilo , Evgeniy Gerchakov
64. Last and First Men (2020)
70 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness.
Director: Jóhann Jóhannsson | Star: Tilda Swinton
65. Synchronic (2019)
R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.
Directors: Justin Benson , Aaron Moorhead | Stars: Anthony Mackie , Jamie Dornan , Katie Aselton , Ally Ioannides
66. The Vast of Night (2019)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
One night in New Mexico, in the late 1950s, a switchboard operator and radio DJ discover a strange audio frequency which could change the future forever.
Director: Andrew Patterson | Stars: Sierra McCormick , Jake Horowitz , Gail Cronauer , Bruce Davis
67. Coherence (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead.
Director: James Ward Byrkit | Stars: Emily Baldoni , Maury Sterling , Nicholas Brendon , Elizabeth Gracen
Votes: 133,134 | Gross: $0.07M
68. Oxygen (2021)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there. As she's running out of oxygen, she must rebuild her memory to find a way out of her nightmare.
Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Mélanie Laurent , Mathieu Amalric , Malik Zidi , Laura Boujenah
69. Don't Look Up (2021)
R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn humankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.
Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Jennifer Lawrence , Meryl Streep , Cate Blanchett
70. Memoria (I) (2021)
PG | 136 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A woman from Scotland, while traveling in Colombia, begins to notice strange sounds. Soon she begins to think about their appearance.
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Stars: Tilda Swinton , Agnes Brekke , Daniel Giménez Cacho , Jerónimo Barón
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TOP SCIENCE-FICTION MOVIES: 2000-2023 · 1. Blade Runner 2049 (2017). R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery · 2. Dune (2021). PG-13 | 155 min | Action, Adventure