It looks like Lost in Space—over fifty years after the classic 1960s tv series first aired—has been picked up by Netflix as a new series. Deadline describes it as “an epic but grounded science fiction saga  … More

#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]

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]

Packed with gripping chase scenes on the freeways—and in the flood channels—of Los Angeles, Terminator 2 is a visual effects-driven action film with a heart. A boy and his battle-hardened mother are caught between two warring cyborgs from the future: one … More

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[Total: 40    Average: 3.9/5]
#6

Terminator 1984

An action thriller from the word ‘go,’ The Terminator is about the nightmare of fleeing from an indestructible robot assassin. Sent to the present from a future controlled by machines, a ruthless and logical android  … More

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[Total: 44    Average: 3.9/5]
#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]