Up and coming movies for sci-fi fans. I'll try to annotate with release date information for the US and the UK where it's available.
Of course, movies that are far into the future have little information about them, and what is available will be speculative, so it's more likely to be inaccurate.
The Last Days on Mars
A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars. (98 mins.)
“ 19 September 2013 (UK) ” - jfarrand
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space. (91 mins.)
“ 4th October 2013 (USA) / 11th October 2013 (UK) ” - jfarrand
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. (115 mins.)
“ 18th October 2013 (USA) / 22nd November (UK) ” - jfarrand
Somehow transported to a post-apocalyptic future, a small group struggle to get back to the present to save themselves and mankind's future on earth.
“ 25th October 2013 (UK) ” - jfarrand
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion. (114 mins.)
“ 25 October 2013 (UK) / 1 November 2013 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets. (91 mins.)
“ 15 November 2013 (Brazil) ” - jfarrand
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (146 mins.)
“ 21st November 2013 (UK) / 22nd November 2013 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Closer Than Love
Dean Hill's life is shattered after losing the love of his life, Veronica Davis, in a freak accident...
“ December 2013 (USA) ” - jfarrand
A savvy ex-homeland security agent and martial arts expert is forced to a remote island to help the... (93 mins.)
Under the Skin
A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
An epic, sweeping and riveting tale of an impossible love set across two time periods and continents. (109 mins.)
“ 31 October 2013 (Russia) ” - jfarrand
Alongside Night is the story of the final economic collapse of the United States as seen through the eyes of 16-year-old Elliot Vreeland... (112 mins.)
An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon. (90 mins.)
A government agent stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to conquer Earth. Using a blue liquid created by the aliens to make soldiers stronger, he becomes The Prototype-the only hope for mankind. (95 mins.)
The military tries to track down a humanoid drone that escapes from a government facility.
Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature. (95 mins.)
“ 12 April 2013 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Space Station 76
A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide. (93 mins.)
The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)
Taking inspiration from The Human Centipede films, the warden of a notorious and troubled prison looks to create a 500-person human centipede as a solution to his problems. (102 mins.)
Battle of the Damned
Following a deadly viral outbreak, private military soldier Max Gatling leads a handful of survivors and a ragtag band of robots against an army of the infected. (88 mins.)
In efforts to construct perfect android killing machines in a war against China, UK scientists exceed their goal and create a sentient robot. (91 mins.)
After the Dark
At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse. (107 mins.)
In Your Eyes
Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken. (106 mins.)
The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it. (91 mins.)
An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider. (122 mins.)
(2014 TV Movie)
Set in a world where love is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway does the unthinkable: she falls in love.
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
The Zero Theorem
A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Mark Maine Carson Project
Could be based on Edger Rice Burroughs series of books, Carson Napier of Venus, similar to John Carter of Mars.
“ 15 November 2013 ” - jfarrand
2150 A.D. The Essex, a deep space fishing vessel for industry giant, AmberCorp, is ready to make its final harvest of the season...
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. (117 mins.)
“ 7 February 2014 (US/UK) ” - jfarrand
The Maze Runner
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape. (113 mins.)
“ 14 February 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. (139 mins.)
“ 21 March 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. (130 mins.)
“ 22 May 2014 (UK) / 23 May 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier. (136 mins.)
“ 4 April 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity. (123 mins.)
“ 14 May 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home. (101 mins.)
“ 16 May 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help. (165 mins.)
“ 27 June 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Guardians of the Galaxy
A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. (121 mins.)
“ 1 August 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
X-Men: Days of Future Past
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (132 mins.)
“ 17 July 2014 (UK) / 18th July 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. (123 mins.)
“ 21 November 2014 (USA/UK) ” - jfarrand
Mad Max: Fury Road
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. (120 mins.)
“ 2014 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Empires of the Deep
Set in a mythical world, the story of an unlikely love story between a young human and a mermaid.
Set in London in a bleak and dystopian future, TIMELESS tells the story of Warren. He's a hit-man who...
A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry. (127 mins.)
A teenager stumbles upon a top secret military computer program.
A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others' thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction. (110 mins.)
(2016 Short Film)
A dystopian future, where man's attempt to create artificial intelligence has spun wildly out of control, leading to a war between man and machine. (5 mins.)
A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program. (119 mins.)
Jacq Vaucan is an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who investigates cases of robots violating their primary protocols against altering themselves. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity. (109 mins.)
“ 2014 (Spain) ” - jfarrand
A group of teenagers discover a portal to the past. When one of them changes history, the effects start to snowball with tragic consequences.
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. (130 mins.)
Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive. (100 mins.)
An ex-soldier named Ryan Reeve is taken captive by the "Anomaly" organization where he learns that he only has 9:47 minutes/seconds to find out why they want him dead. (97 mins.)
Six young computer hackers, sent to work on a derelict spaceship, are forced to match wits with a vengeful artificial intelligence that would kill to be human. (86 mins.)
Justice League: War
The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth. (79 mins.)
T'Challa, the new ruler of the advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must defend his land from being torn apart by enemies from outside and inside the country.
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. (120 mins.)
Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures... (105 mins.)
Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside. (90 mins.)
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. (169 mins.)
City of Mist
In São Paulo, a detective works to locate a real estate magnate who has been kidnapped and hidden at a landfill.
A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction - a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine - escapes containment and goes on a killing spree. (124 mins.)
“ 13 June 2014 (USA/UK) ” - jfarrand
Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. (100 mins.)
“ 6 March 2015 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Avengers: Age of Ultron
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. (141 mins.)
“ 1 May 2015 (USA/UK) ” - jfarrand
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance. (137 mins.)
“ 20 November 2015 (USA) ” - jfarrand
Annihilation: The Last Man
After Earth's destruction by an alien fleet, extraterrestrial warriors are sent to Earth to exterminate the last humans left alive.
“ November 2015 ” - jfarrand
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (117 mins.)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. (136 mins.)
When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. (140 mins.)
Independence Day: Resurgence
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough? (120 mins.)
Set years in the future, when the earth's water supply has run-out, events unfold including wars as a result.
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. (126 mins.)
A soldier fighting in Germany during World War II finds himself living two lives simultaneously.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. (151 mins.)
A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge. (108 mins.)
A time-traveler assembles a team of mutants in order to prevent the wrecked future he came from.
Star Trek Beyond
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. (122 mins.)
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
“ June 2015 (USA) ” - jfarrand
A man travels to other planets and dimensions in search of his reincarnated lover.
“ 15 October 2013 (Canada) ” - jfarrand
The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.
When Worlds Collide
A rogue planet is discovered on a collision course for Earth, and mass hysteria of biblical proportions...
Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel about the son of a noble family trying to avenge his father's death while saving a spice planet that he is entrusted to protect.
A scientist with a potentially fatal health problem takes a risk on his only chance of survival: For five of his colleagues to be miniaturized in a ship and injected into his bloodstream.
Based on the 1982 series of the same name, a lone crime fighter battles the forces of evil with the help of his indestructible and artificially intelligent car.
“ 2015 ” - jfarrand
(2017 TV Series)
ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine...