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1.
Aliens (1986)
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The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ +2 ” - Jami
 
2.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
“ +/-0 ” - Jami
 
3.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
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Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ +3 ” - Jami
 
4.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ +5 ” - Jami
 
5.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force. (131 mins.)
“ +8 ” - Jami
 
6.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
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During the near end of the clone wars, Darth Sidious has revealed himself and is ready to execute the last part of his plan to rule the Galaxy... (140 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ +11 ” - Jami
 
7.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
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Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi. (142 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ +35 ” - Jami
 
8.
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007 TV Movie)
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A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica. (101 mins.)
Director: Félix Alcalá
 
9.
Starship Troopers (1997)
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Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival. (129 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ +42 ” - Jami
 
10.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory. (136 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ +61 ” - Jami
 
11.
Star Trek (2009)
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The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Commander Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time. (127 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
 
12.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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The Borg go back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
“ +17 ” - Jami
 
13.
Stargate: Continuum (2008 Video)
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Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history. (98 mins.)
Director: Martin Wood
 
14.
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008 Video)
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SG-1 search for an Ancient Artifact to finally defeat the Ori. But the Artifact is in the Ori Galaxy. (97 mins.)
 
15.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ -15 ” - Jami
 
16.
Silent Running (1972)
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft. (89 mins.)
“ +30 ” - Jami
 
17.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
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Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ +58 ” - Jami
 
18.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
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Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." (109 mins.)
Director: Garth Jennings
“ +33 ” - Jami
 
19.
The Fifth Element (1997)
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In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (126 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ +16 ” - Jami
 
20.
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
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The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. (116 mins.)
Director: Stuart Baird
“ +26 ” - Jami
 
21.
Star Trek: Generations (1994)
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Captain Picard, with the help of supposedly dead Captain Kirk, must stop a madman willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter an energy ribbon. (118 mins.)
Director: David Carson
“ +33 ” - Jami
 
22.
Serenity (2005)
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The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic. (119 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ -40 ” - Jami
 
23.
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
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When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion. (103 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
“ +50 ” - Jami
 
24.
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998 TV Movie)
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A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them. (94 mins.)
Director: Janet Greek
 
25.
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999 TV Movie)
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Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5." (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Vejar
 
26.
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998 TV Movie)
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Emperor Londo Mollari tells the story of the Earth-Minbari war that almost destroyed Humanity and later inspired its last best hope for peace. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Vejar
 
27.
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998 TV Movie)
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The crew of Babylon 5 discover an ancient artifact floating in hyperspace. (94 mins.)
 
28.
Stargate (1994)
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An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra. (116 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ +25 ” - Jami
 
29.
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993 TV Movie)
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The opening of a crucial space station is put in jeopardy when the commanding officer is accused of the attempted murder of a diplomat. (89 mins.)
Director: Richard Compton
 
30.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
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To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to 20th century Earth to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it, humpback whales. (119 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
“ +18 ” - Jami
 
31.
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
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Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body. (105 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
“ +18 ” - Jami
 
32.
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.)
“ -19 ” - Jami
 
33.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder. (132 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ +26 ” - Jami
 
34.
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
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Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy. (107 mins.)
Director: William Shatner
“ +25 ” - Jami
 
35.
Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007 Video)
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It's the tenth anniversary of the Interstellar Alliance, and President Sheridan is on his way to Babylon 5 for the celebration. (75 mins.)
 
36.
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002 TV Movie)
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A disgraced Ranger takes command of an old, possibly haunted, ship on an escort mission that encounters deadly peril from a new enemy civilization. (90 mins.)
Director: Mike Vejar
 
37.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
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With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ -24 ” - Jami
 
38.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
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On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace. (113 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Meyer
“ +10 ” - Jami
 
39.
Solaris (2002)
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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet. (99 mins.)
“ -7 ” - Jami
 
40.
Red Planet (2000)
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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. (106 mins.)
Director: Antony Hoffman
“ +4 ” - Jami
 
41.
Mission to Mars (2000)
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When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting a unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors. (114 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ +11 ” - Jami
 
42.
The Phantom Planet (1961)
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After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere. (82 mins.)
 
43.
Zontar: The Thing from Venus (1966 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
A young scientist who helps a lone alien from Venus, finds out it wants to destroy man. (80 mins.)
Director: Larry Buchanan
 
44.
First Spaceship on Venus (1960)
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When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins. (93 mins.)
Director: Kurt Maetzig
 
45.
Space Men (1960)
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In the 21st century Ray Peterson, reporter for the Interplanetary News, is assigned to write a story aboard a space station... (73 mins.)
Director: Antony Daisies
 
46.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Astronauts landing on Venus encounter dangerous creatures and almost meet some sexy Venusian women who like to sun-bathe in hip-hugging skin-tight pants and seashell brassieres. (78 mins.)
Director: Derek Thomas
 
47.
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
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In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7... (78 mins.)
Director: John Sebastian
 
48.
Dead Space: Downfall (2008 Video)
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A prequel to the hit video game chronicling the discovery of the Red Marker and the first Necromorph outbreak. (74 mins.)
Director: Chuck Patton
 
49.
Planet Outlaws (1953)
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An American soldier suspended in time wakes up to find himself in the futuristic world of the year 2500. (71 mins.)
 
50.
Menace from Outer Space (1956 TV Movie)
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A two-part episode of the sci-fi TV series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger, released as a feature. (78 mins.)