Science Fiction of the Future... of the Pastby jfarrand | created - 30 Apr 2012 | updated - 12 Sep 2013 | Public
Movies that were part of the Science Fiction of the Future list, but have now been delisted because they have been released.
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1. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 1,080,521 | Gross: $623.36M
2. Antiviral (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a blackly satirical near future, a thriving industry sells celebrity illnesses to their obsessed fans. Employee Syd March's attempts to exploit the system backfire when they involve him in a potentially deadly mystery.
3. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
Votes: 286,919 | Gross: $179.02M
4. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 510,476 | Gross: $126.48M
5. Storage 24 (2012)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In London, a military plane crashes leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware that the city is in lockdown, a group of people become trapped inside a storage facility with a highly unwelcome guest.
6. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.
Votes: 107,528 | Gross: $4.01M
R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Votes: 96,263 | Gross: $6.62M
8. True Bloodthirst (2012)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Set in a not-too-distant future in which a synthetic blood substitute, dispensed by the Romanian government, allows humans and vampires to potentially co-exist.
9. The Watch (I) (2012)
R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.
Votes: 110,717 | Gross: $35.35M
10. Total Recall (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
Votes: 217,137 | Gross: $58.88M
11. The Rift (I) (2012)
26 min | Short, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An aspiring scientist discovers that behind dark rifts that are appearing in the sky, there is something that wants to cross to our side.
12. Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
R | 89 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
A black op has gone terribly wrong. Now, Captain Carmen Ibanez and a hardcore trooper famed as Major Henry "Hero" Varro must lead a team of battle-weary troopers to find the missing ship and discover what went wrong.
13. Dredd (2012)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Votes: 221,238 | Gross: $13.41M
14. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility.
Votes: 118,426 | Gross: $42.35M
15. Resident Evil: Damnation (2012)
R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Horror
Special Agent Leon S.Kennedy goes against his superior's orders and works to destroy a series of biological weapons being used in a war zone in Europe.
16. Looper (2012)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Votes: 469,358 | Gross: $66.49M
17. Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Railroad owner Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden search desperately for the inventor of a revolutionary motor as the U.S. government continues to spread its control over the national economy.
Votes: 5,965 | Gross: $3.33M
19. Evangerion shin gekijôban: Kyu (2012)
TV-14 | 96 min | Animation, Action, Drama
14 years have passed since the near third impact. Most of the world has changed except Shinji Ikari who awakens, unaged in a new and strange environment. Misato has formed a group that has ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,052 | Gross: $0.17M
20. Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit.
Votes: 17,286 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Dragon Wasps (2012 TV Movie)
PG | 80 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army ... See full summary »
25. The Complex (I) (2012)
93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
2 friends move into an apartment complex in LA, both determined to start a new life. Unfortunately, a series of unusual events start to occur all around them. People start going missing. ... See full summary »
26. Hyperfutura (2013)
Not Rated | 61 min | Sci-Fi
Adam Leben is a laid off factory worker. To save his life, he answers an ad for a medical test experiment, plunging down a rabbit hole of genetic engineering, mind control and time travel.
27. Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Votes: 22,152 | Gross: $57.01M
28. Mosquito-Man (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Down on his luck and unlikely hero, Jim Crawley is having the worst day of his miserable life. He decides to end it all and even fails at that. An improbable event changes everything and he becomes a half man/half creature.
29. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 309,129 | Gross: $27.11M
30. Double Happiness Uranium (2013)
88 min | Sci-Fi
The newly formed Independent Republic of South Australia is the phoenix that rises from the ashes of a decaying and corrupt Australian Commonwealth, becoming wealthy beyond imagination on ... See full summary »
31. Omphalos (2018)
85 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production
A detective investigates a murder, only to find that the victim is... himself. Soon, he discovers multiple versions of himself, not all of them friendly.
32. About Time (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Votes: 234,299 | Gross: $15.32M
33. Elysium (I) (2013)
R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
Votes: 372,275 | Gross: $93.05M
34. Riddick (2013)
R | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past.
Votes: 136,551 | Gross: $42.03M
35. Extracted (2012)
R | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A scientist who has invented a technique to watch people's memories finds himself in a dangerous situation after he's tasked with entering a heroin addict's mind to see whether the man committed murder.