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1.
eXistenZ (1999)
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A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged. (97 mins.)
 
2.
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV? (98 mins.)
 
3.
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
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Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami... (112 mins.)
 
4.
Eyeborgs (2009)
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A federal agent investigates when inconsistencies turn up in the photographic evidence of several murders recorded by mobile robotic cameras. (102 mins.)
 
5.
Demolition Man (1993)
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A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society. (115 mins.)
Director: Marco Brambilla
 
6.
The Last Minute (2001)
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The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young... (104 mins.)
 
7.
Death Machine (1994)
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Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine... (99 mins.)
 
8.
Dante 01 (2008)
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Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01... (82 mins.)
Director: Marc Caro
 
9.
Cypher (2002)
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An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale. (95 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
10.
Sleeper (1973)
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A nerdish store owner is revived out of cryostasis into a future world to fight an oppressive government. (89 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
11.
Cyborg (1989)
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A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future. (86 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
12.
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993 Video)
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In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash,... (99 mins.)
 
13.
Chrysalis (2007)
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In the near future Paris, a cop is searching for his wife's killer. The trail leads him to a high tech medical clinic where everything is not what it seems. (94 mins.)
Director: Julien Leclercq
 
14.
Code 46 (2003)
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A futuristic Brief Encounter, this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility. (93 mins.)
 
15.
Strange Days (1995)
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A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999. (145 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
 
16.
Event Horizon (1997)
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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
 
17.
Avalon (2001)
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon... (107 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
18.
Futuresport (1998 TV Movie)
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In 2025, Futuresport is the organized sport of the planet. But someone else is getting organized and their game is war. (91 mins.)
 
19.
Furia (1999)
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In a post-apocalyptic world, Théo, a rebellious youth fights a repressive regime by drawing and posting anti-government slogans, and finds dangerous love with a mysterious woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
 
20.
Immortal (2004)
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In the distant future, Earth is occupied by ancient gods and genetically altered humans. When a god is sentenced to death he seeks a new human host and a woman to bear his child. (103 mins.)
Director: Enki Bilal
 
21.
Impostor (2001)
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In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence. (95 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
 
22.
Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
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Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an... (111 mins.)
Director: John Alan Simon
 
23.
Screamers (1995)
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(SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding... (108 mins.)
 
24.
Morning Patrol (1987)
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Going alone into an abandoned, living city, a woman tries to cross a forbidden zone swarming with the Morning Patrol and traps. Meeting one of the last city guards, they attempt recall the past and penetrate the zone together. (108 mins.)
 
25.
Love (2011)
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After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the abandoned International Space Station... (84 mins.)
Director: William Eubank
 
26.
Mutant Chronicles (2008)
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28th century soldier Mitch Hunter leads a fight against an army of underworld Mutants. (111 mins.)
Director: Simon Hunter
 
27.
Mr. Nobody (2009)
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A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. (141 mins.)
 
28.
Nemesis (1992)
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Alex, a burned out LA cyborg cop, is forced by commissioner Farnsworth to find his former cyborg partner and lover Jared who's about to deliver sensitive data to cyborg terrorists who wish to wage war against humans. Is he being played? (95 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
30.
Returner (2002)
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A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race. (116 mins.)
 
31.
Trancers (1984)
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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... (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Band
 
32.
The Gene Generation (2007)
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Michelle, an assassin to a new breed of killers (DNA Hackers), finds she has greater obstacles in her life... Family. (96 mins.)
Director: Pearry Teo
 
33.
Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
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In future Tokyo, a young woman in the privatized police force tracks down her father's killer while battling against mutant rebels known as engineers. (110 mins.)
 
34.
Surrogates (2009)
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Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates. (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
 
35.
The Age of Stupid (2009 Documentary)
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change. (92 mins.)
 
36.
Vexille (2007)
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Japan, 2077: A female agent named Vexille is dispatched to Tokyo to investigate whether Japanese are developing robotic technology, which has been banned by the U.N. due to its potential threat to humankind. (109 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
 
37.
Virtuosity (1995)
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When a virtual reality simulation created using the personalities of multiple serial killers manages to escape into the real world, an ex-cop is tasked with stopping its reign of terror. (106 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
 
38.
Sky Blue (2003)
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Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban... (86 mins.)
Director: Moon-saeng Kim
 
39.
Casshern (2004)
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru. (142 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
 
40.
Enemy Mine (1985)
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor... (108 mins.)
 
41.
Dark Star (1974)
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In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong. (83 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
42.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
43.
Alien 2: On Earth (1980)
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A spaceship lands back on Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous... (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Cromwell