Light speed, wormholes, failing dilithium crystals — traveling through space isn’t always everything it’s cracked up to be. And buyer beware, if it’s pretty and sleek, it’s probably better than the one with all the charred laser burns and wobbly antenna arrays.

#26

Aliens 1986

An action-packed war film set on a desolate planet, Aliens continues the terrifying adventure of Alien. By adding gung-ho soldiers and high-tech guns to the fear and dread of the first film, you are taken on a spectacular roller coaster ride into a battle against a hive of deadly parasitic creatures infecting a doomed human settlement. … More

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[Total: 18    Average: 3.8/5]

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]
#21

Solaris 1972

Solaris is a contemplative film that explores the unknown: in deep space and in the human soul. Researchers orbiting a distant planet try to communicate with a mysterious alien presence, and the entity responds by sending … More

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[Total: 16    Average: 3.6/5]

Queen of Blood is a silly film, the perfect fodder for a few beers and goofy commentary from your drunken pals. It is also a nexus for Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon fans.
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[Total: 5    Average: 3/5]
#19

WALL·E 2008

At its heart, WALL·E is a simple and charming love story between two mismatched robots. But it is also a space adventure that sweeps a little robot off the trash-filled and abandoned planet Earth onto a distant … More

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[Total: 23    Average: 4/5]
#16

Galaxy Quest 1999

A ridiculously funny space adventure, Galaxy Quest begins when a hapless group of aliens (who believe that all Earth television shows are true ‘historical documents’) search out the washed up stars of a cancelled television series, Galaxy Quest, in order to help them defeat a real enemy that  … More

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[Total: 38    Average: 3.2/5]
#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]
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