Sci-Fi Spring Break 2011

by Chuck | created - 10 Mar 2011 | updated - 10 May 2011 | Public

List of the 30-ish Sci-Fi movies being reviewed over the next 90 days. Click the episode number in each entry to watch the review!

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1. Hangar 18 (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Biography, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton

Votes: 1,774 | Gross: $6.00M

2. Droid Gunner (1995)

R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.8
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In the future, the threat of global takeover by cyborg units has forced Earth to outlaw their use. But when four female androids are smuggled to Earth, Jack Ford is assigned to track them ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Marc Singer, Matthias Hues, Rochelle Swanson, Robin Clarke

Votes: 510

3. Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually, he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting. They band together ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Votes: 37,223 | Gross: $4.27M

4. Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

Director: Arthur Hilton | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, William Phipps

Votes: 1,134

5. Trancers (1984)

PG-13 | 76 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Jack Deth is a kind of cop/bounty hunter in the bleak Los Angeles of the future. He's become obssessed with chasing Whistler - an evil criminal who uses powerful hypnotic powers to convert ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur

Votes: 4,346

6. R.O.T.O.R. (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.5
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Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Cullen Blaine | Stars: Margaret Trigg, Richard Gesswein, Jayne Smith, James Cole

Votes: 2,259

7. Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype (1980)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.8
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An ugly, misshapen podiatrist ingests a formula made by a colleague and turns into a handsome, devil-may-care (but violent) ladies' man.

Director: Charles B. Griffith | Stars: Oliver Reed, Sunny Johnson, Maia Danziger, Virgil Frye

Votes: 434

8. Tooth and Nail (2007)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A group of people in a post-apocalyptic world fight to survive against a band of vicious cannibals.

Director: Mark Young | Stars: Michael Madsen, Vinnie Jones, Rachel Miner, Nicole DuPort

Votes: 3,463

9. The Day the Earth Stopped (2008 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.8
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Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.

Director: C. Thomas Howell | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Judd Nelson, Darren Dalton, Sinead McCafferty

Votes: 1,694

10. Space Chase (1990 Video)

Sci-Fi

3.2
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To rule the galaxy an evil dictator kidnaps a scientist together with his invention which will provide limitless energy for his robots.

Director: Nick Kimaz | Stars: Gary Bergman, Bryan Clark, Michael Gaglio, Matt Harrison

Votes: 35

11. Nebo zovyot (1959)

77 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Two countries race to have the first successful landing on Mars.

Directors: Mikhail Karzhukov, Aleksandr Kozyr, Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Ivan Pereverzev, Aleksandr Shvorin, Linda Barrett, Konstantin Bartashevich

Votes: 555

12. Dinosaurus! (1960)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.0
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After undersea explosions near a Caribbean island, prehistoric creatures are unleashed on the unsuspecting population. Freed from his watery tomb, as well, is a very friendly Neanderthal ... See full summary »

Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. | Stars: Ward Ramsey, Paul Lukather, Kristina Hanson, Alan Roberts

Votes: 873

13. Amanda & the Alien (1995 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

4.7
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A young Bohemian female artist falls in love with a hot human-eating alien and teaches him how to be more human. However, the police is on his trail.

Director: Jon Kroll | Stars: Nicole Eggert, John Diehl, Michael Dorn, Stacy Keach

Votes: 516

14. Monster from the Ocean Floor (1954)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Julie, an American on vacation in Mexico, spots a giant, one-eyed amoeba rising from the ocean, but when she tries to tell the authorities, no one believes her. She finally teams up with a marine biologist in an attempt to destroy it.

Director: Wyott Ordung | Stars: Anne Kimbell, Stuart Wade, Dick Pinner, Wyott Ordung

Votes: 416 | Gross: $0.12M

15. Red Planet (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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34 Metascore

Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Director: Antony Hoffman | Stars: Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore, Benjamin Bratt

Votes: 50,411 | Gross: $17.48M

16. Alienator (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.8
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Kol is an evil guy about to be executed on a distant spaceship. He manages to escape on a shuttle and make his way to some woods in America. The commander of the spaceship decides to send ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, John Phillip Law, Ross Hagen, Dyana Ortelli

Votes: 999

17. Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)

R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.6
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An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo.

Director: Damian Lee | Stars: Jesse Ventura, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Damian Lee, Jerry Levitan

Votes: 1,382

18. Princess of Mars (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, War

3.1
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When a solider in the middle east gets wounded in the line of duty, he is teleported to the planet Barsoom. There, he must face the hostile aliens to fight for his survival again.

Director: Mark Atkins | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Traci Lords, Matt Lasky, Chacko Vadaketh

Votes: 1,290

19. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 5,877

20. Eyeborgs (2009)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

4.9
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A federal agent investigates when inconsistencies turn up in the photographic evidence of several murders recorded by mobile robotic cameras.

Director: Richard Clabaugh | Stars: Adrian Paul, Dale Girard, Mikey Wiseman, John S. Rushton

Votes: 2,019

21. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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58 Metascore

A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 100,681 | Gross: $33.00M

22. Tron (2010)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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49 Metascore

The son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's corrupted creation and a unique ally who was born inside the digital world.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 281,516 | Gross: $172.06M

23. Trancers II (1991)

R | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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It is Los Angeles, 1991. Jack Deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, Lena, in the six years since they singed Whistler. Hap Ashby, a former pitcher for the California Angels,... See full summary »

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Megan Ward, Biff Manard

Votes: 1,442

24. Alien Apocalypse (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Becker | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Renée O'Connor, Remington Franklin, Michael Cory Davis

Votes: 3,494

25. War of the Worlds (2005 Video)

R | 93 min | Sci-Fi

3.3
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In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens invades Earth.

Director: David Michael Latt | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rhett Giles, Andrew Lauer, Tinarie van Wyk Loots

Votes: 2,232

26. Dollman (1991 Video)

R | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A hard-boiled, intergalactic policeman lands on Earth where he is only 12 inches tall.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Jackie Earle Haley, Kamala Lopez, Humberto Ortiz

Votes: 2,022

27. At the Earth's Core (1976)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro, Cy Grant

Votes: 3,367