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Science fiction film is a film genre that uses science fiction: speculative, science-based depictions of phenomena that are not necessarily accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial life forms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception, and time travel, often along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, or other technologies. Science fiction films have often been used to focus on political or social issues, and to explore philosophical issues like the human condition. In many cases, tropes derived from written science fiction may be used by filmmakers ignorant of or at best indifferent to the standards of scientific plausibility and plot logic to which written science fiction is traditionally held.
The genre has existed since the early years of silent cinema, when Georges Melies' A Trip to the Moon (1902) amazed audiences with its trick photography effects. The next major example in the genre was the 1927 film Metropolis. From the 1930s to the 1950s, the genre consisted mainly of low-budget B-movies. After Stanley Kubrick's 1968 landmark 2001: A Space Odyssey, the science fiction film genre was taken more seriously. In the late 1970s, big-budget science fiction films filled with special effects became popular with audiences after the success of Star Wars and paved the way for the blockbuster hits of subsequent decades.

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2001: A Space Odyssey more info & watch movie online...
2001: A Space Odyssey
Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

A Trip to the Moon more info & watch movie online...
A Trip to the Moon
The first science fiction film. It is based loosely on two popular novels of the time: Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon and...

Akira more info & watch movie online...
Akira
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of...

Alien more info & watch movie online...
Alien
A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

Aliens more info & watch movie online...
Aliens
The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?

Blade Runner more info & watch movie online...
Blade Runner
Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker.

Brazil more info & watch movie online...
Brazil
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind more info & watch movie online...
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers more info & watch movie online...
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless...

Metropolis more info & watch movie online...
Metropolis
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 the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Moebius more info & watch movie online...
Moebius
A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes and a young man starts his investigation to find it...

Planet Of The Apes more info & watch movie online...
Planet Of The Apes
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and...

Scanners more info & watch movie online...
Scanners
"Scanners" are people with unusual telepathic and telekinetic powers. ConSec corporation searches out scanners to use them for its own purposes...

Solaris more info & watch movie online...
Solaris
The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret...

The Day the Earth Stood Still more info & watch movie online...
The Day the Earth Stood Still
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

The Face of Another more info & watch movie online...
The Face of Another
A businessman facially scarred in a laboratory fire receives psychotherapy from a psychiatrist, and obtains an amazingly lifelike mask from the doctor. Soon after being fitted for the mask, he seduces his wife and succeeds. But his wife claims she was aware...

The Omega Man more info & watch movie online...
The Omega Man
Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race.

The Quiet Earth more info & watch movie online...
The Quiet Earth
5 July begins as a normal winter morning near Hamilton, New Zealand. A man awakens to find himself alone in the world...

The Thing more info & watch movie online...
The Thing
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

The War Game more info & watch movie online...
The War Game
Part interviews and quotations, part acting, this film simulates the aftermath of a large-scale nuclear attack near a rural area of England. It argues that citizens...

THX 1138 more info & watch movie online...
THX 1138
Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society...

V for Vendetta more info & watch movie online...
V for Vendetta
A shadowy freedom fighter known only as "V" uses terrorist tactics to fight against his totalitarian society. Upon rescuing a girl from the secret police, he also finds his best chance at...

Videodrome more info & watch movie online...
Videodrome
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

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