My personal favorite Science Fiction films

by kyleluna | created - 06 Oct 2012 | updated - 06 Oct 2012 | Public

This is a list of my personal favorite Science Fiction films and I'm not only an avid Horror fan but I'm also a big fan of Science Fiction films as well and here are my personal favorite Science Fiction films.

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1. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 434,952 | Gross: $132.07M

Minority Report is an impressive Science Fiction film from Science Fiction master Steven Spielberg. I seriously enjoyed this film and it has everything you need for a Science Fiction film. The technologies in this movie is impressive and the best thing I like about Minority Report is it's cinematography the blue colored filtered cinematography just makes this movie look good and I really like the style of this film a lot.

2. Total Recall (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

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43 Metascore

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.

Director: Len Wiseman | Stars: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 216,246 | Gross: $58.88M

I watched this first before I saw the original Total Recall. But to be honest I like this remake of the original 1990 classic. This new Total Recall managed to handle everything well. The CGI and visual and special effects are just great and I was fund of everything about the new Total Recall remake. The only difference with this film is that the movie removed the Mars setting but at least Total Recall became a powerful Science Fiction movie with impressive effects and incredible performances from the casts.

3. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 259,750 | Gross: $119.39M

The original Total Recall is a really impressive Sci Fi classic. This movie managed to do a really impressive job along with the remake. Since the original has a lot of impressive CGI effects this one also has a lot of impressive special and visual effects. All of the effects are seriously over the top and the gore is just great and the movie moves on a really good pace thanks to Director Paul Veerhoeven and it's his best film since the original Robocop.

4. RoboCop (1987)

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

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67 Metascore

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Votes: 198,559 | Gross: $53.42M

I remember seeing this on TV and to be honest I seriously enjoyed it and this film managed to handle everything well. All of the visual and special effects are great and the gore is just brutal and nasty plus the violence is just over the top which is cool and the directing of Paul Veerhoeven is great. A cool Sci Fi classic.

5. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

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37 Metascore

While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Kim Coates

Votes: 144,882 | Gross: $60.13M

Resident Evil Afterlife is such an impressive Science Fiction film. When I watched the first three Resident Evil movies they were Horror films but the new ones really impressed me because Resident Evil Afterlife and Resident Evil Retribution changed into a Science Fiction movie. All of the CGI is great in this movie. The fight scenes are so Matrix like and the visual and special effects are impressive and neat as well. This is overall the best Resident Evil movie since Resident Evil Retribution.

6. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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39 Metascore

Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Aryana Engineer

Votes: 117,924 | Gross: $42.35M

What else can I say about Resident Evil Retribution. This movie seriously blew me away like how it's predecessor blew me away as well. This film has some nerve and style as well. It's a bit more close to it's predecessor but this movie has a lot of minor improvements over it's predecessor as well and I seriously had a fun time watching this film. Once again the fight scenes are impressive and the 3D is a lot better than before. Best Resident Evil Movie to watch since it's predecessor.

7. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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83 Metascore

A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Votes: 664,989 | Gross: $38.40M

James Cameron's The Terminator is a really good Science Fiction film and it is the best in the Terminator series since the first two sequels. This film has managed a lot of impressive things the Terminator look is just great and Arnold Schwarzenegger did a great job with his role as the crazy cyborg in the film.

8. Terminator 2 (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 823,390 | Gross: $204.84M

This sequel to the original Terminator managed to handle everything well. Once again the visual effects are great and the CGI is used well in this film. This has better action scenes than the first film and Scwarzenegger once again handled his role as a good Cyborg this time.

9. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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66 Metascore

A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 25-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken, Claire Danes

Votes: 328,680 | Gross: $150.37M

I remember watching this film. Terminator 3 is the last strong sequel to succeed in the Terminator franchise. Scwarzenegger did a great job for the last time with his role as the cyborg. Not the best Terminator film but at least it is better than Terminator Salvation.

10. Sunshine (2007)

R | 107 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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64 Metascore

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 206,070 | Gross: $3.68M

Danny Boyle's most impressive movie since his other films. Sunshine is a tense Science Fiction film with strong performances from Cillian Murphy and other actors and actresses as well. The directing is great the CGI is impressive and the lighting and cinematography is just great a pure masterpiece from Danny Boyle.