Most Popular "2040s" Titles
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1. Looper (2012)
R | 119 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: 434,989 | Gross: $66.47M
2. Event Horizon (1997)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Votes: 122,533 | Gross: $26.62M
3. Defiance (2013–2015)
TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth, the landscape is completely altered, terraformed nearly beyond recognition... See full summary »
4. The Book of Eli (2010)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Votes: 230,765 | Gross: $94.82M
6. Doom (2005)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.
Votes: 88,937 | Gross: $28.03M
7. Automata (I) (2014)
R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
8. The Postman (1997)
R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
Votes: 57,073 | Gross: $17.59M
9. Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
An inquisitive teenager pries into suspected dodgy dealings on her space station home - and ends up being sent down to Earth.
10. 2046 (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.
Votes: 41,938 | Gross: $0.26M
11. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,019 | Gross: $2.41M
12. Voices of a Distant Star (2003)
Unrated | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama
The love of Japanese high school students Mikako Nagamine and Noboru Tera is tested when Mikako is sent to fight aliens in a distant universe and voice mails to and from Earth become months to years in transmission.
13. Critters 4 (1992)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After being cryogenically frozen and waking up on a space station in the near future, the Critters aim to have the unwitting crew for lunch.
14. Sexmission (1984)
117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.
15. Love (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to... See full summary »
16. SEX! With Hot Robots (2010)
12 min | Short, Comedy
SEX! With Hot Robots is a 10 minute comedy that takes place 30 years in the future, a time when hot robot 'maids' have permeated suburban North American homes. The film documents the rise ... See full summary »
18. TekWar (1994–1996)
60 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
The year is 2045 and "tek," a highly addictive computer-based reality drug takes the users of the drug into a fantasy world. Jake Cardigan, a cop who was jailed on trumped charges, is hired... See full summary »
19. Robot Wars (1993)
PG | 69 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the year 2041, the rebel Centros are a plague to the survivors of the great toxic gas scare of 1993. A renegade Megarobot pilot and an archaeologist must team up (despite personal ... See full summary »
23. Mars (1997)
91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the future, Mars has been colonized. A martial artist arrives to investigate what happened to his brother. A powerful mining company is the prime suspect.
24. Rain Without Thunder (1992)
PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
It's the year 2042 and the threat is real...women are going to prison for terminating their pregnancies. An investigating reporter is determined to reveal the truth behind the convictions.
27. TekWar: TekLab (1994 TV Movie)
105 min | Sci-Fi
The actual sword of Excalibur has been stolen in London, and futuristic detectives Jake Cardigan and Sid Gomez are assigned to track it down and to find out who is trying to block the ... See full summary »
28. TekWar: TekLords (1994 TV Movie)
96 min | Sci-Fi
Despite being imprisoned tek lord Sonny Hokori manages to run his criminal empire. A virus, which not only is effective on computer software but also on physical beings, is activated in the... See full summary »
29. Atolladero (1995)
95 min | Sci-Fi, Western
In the near future, the areas between major cities are lawless wastelands. Atolladero is a town run with an iron fist by a corrupt tyrant named The Judge and his murderous enforcer, Madden.... See full summary »
30. TekWar: TekJustice (1994 TV Movie)
100 min | Sci-Fi
21st Century detective Jake Cardigan is arrested for murdering the husband of his ex-wife. It seems like a frame up, yet Cardigan refuses to let the authorities investigate further or even ... See full summary »
31. Earthship (2010)
18 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 2047 Post global warming Canada, the Whitmore family has remained hidden from the rest of the world for years. Now the youngest son Dax wants to see what has become of the world, but the world is coming to them.
33. Macross Dynamite 7 (1997 Video)
Animation, Music, Sci-Fi
Less than a year after the war between the Macross 7 Fleet and the Protodeviln, Basara leaves Fire Bomber and travels to the planet Zola. There, he meets a girl named Elma, who is a big fan... See full summary »
34. 2040: Possibilities by Edward de Bono (1995)
Edward De Bono's hand sketches out words and simple pictures on a scrolling sheet of white paper. It seems we have been put in a cryogenic freeze in 1988, and have been brought out after ... See full summary »
Director: Edward De Bono
35. Don't Take the Name of God in Vain (1999)
32 min | Sci-Fi, Short, Thriller
In the year 2046, a powerful gang lord assembles a group of religious leaders, demanding to know what it takes to be a true messiah. Meanwhile, lying imprisoned in a garage somewhere nearby is a man who claims to be the son of God.
36. San Francisco Rush 2049 (1999 Video Game)
Unrated | Animation, Family
A futuristic driving game that takes place in San Francisco.
Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Drama
Nate and Brenda's daughter Willa is born, but 2 months early and at only 2 lb. 4 oz., requiring a prolonged hospital stay. Nate is convinced she won't make it and insists that he can't ... See full summary »
The Simpsons (1989– )
Holidays of Future Passed
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the Simpsons flash forward thirty years and find themselves in a tech-savvy, futuristic Springfield. Bart and Lisa have children of their own ... See full summary »
Doctor Who (2005– )
Kill the Moon
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In the near future, the Doctor and Clara find themselves on a space shuttle making a suicide mission to the Moon. Crash-landing on the lunar surface they find the most terrible things.
Defying Gravity (2009– )
45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Under the command of two experienced astronauts, a relatively untested crew set off on the Antares, a six year mission to seven planets in our solar system. The two senior astronauts, ... See full summary »