Sometimes the music just makes it better — these films have scores that sound amazing on the big screen — and sound pretty amazing on your playlist as well.

Ingenious and groundbreaking, A Trip to the Moon, takes you on a fanciful journey to the Moon, where a scientific expedition encounters a comically fragile race of nasty aliens. An international blockbuster, it was the Star Wars of … More

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[Total: 14    Average: 3.7/5]
#20

Akira 1988

Captivating, violent and action-packed, Akira is an epic anime film set in a corrupt Tokyo of the future. Scientists unlock God-like powers in a troubled teenager and, as his growing powers corrupt him, he draws his friends into a battle to save Tokyo from a devastating … More

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[Total: 22    Average: 3.9/5]

A roller coaster ride of violence and dark humor, A Clockwork Orange, follows a cheerful – and brutal – young hoodlum who steals what he pleases with a smile and a swift punch. In a future England, he and his mates go … More

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[Total: 21    Average: 3.9/5]

A tense drama about first contact with aliens, The Day the Earth Stood Still tells the story of an alien messenger sent to Earth with a stern warning for the human race. Upon landing, he is shot by a nervous soldier as … More

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[Total: 34    Average: 3.9/5]
#13

Forbidden Planet 1956

At a time when most sci fi movies had to get by with small budgets and cheesy effects, Forbidden Planet was a spectacular, effects-filled, big-budget exception. Set in a distant corner of the universe, a crew from Earth must learn why the survivor … More

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[Total: 32    Average: 3.7/5]

A milestone science fiction film, Planet of the Apes holds a mirror to society—revealing a backwards world where apes rule and man is a primitive animal. After travelling at near light speed and surviving a crash landing, three crew members find themselves stranded … More

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[Total: 40    Average: 3.8/5]
#5

Star Wars 1977

From the opening scene, with its incomprehensibly large space craft passing overhead and filling the entire screen for what seems like an eternity, the 1977 film Star Wars changed the rules for all action adventure films that followed. In the … More

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[Total: 50    Average: 4.1/5]
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