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1. Terminator Salvation (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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49 Metascore

In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?

Writers: John Brancato, Michael Ferris | Director: McG | Stars: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 285,100 | Gross: $125.32M

2. Deja Vu (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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59 Metascore

After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.

Writers: Bill Marsilii, Terry Rossio | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer

Votes: 241,486 | Gross: $64.03M

3. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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76 Metascore

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psychics can stop.

Writers: Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Izô Hashimoto, L. Michael Haller, Heidi Wilbur, Kevin Seymour | Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 105,663 | Gross: $0.44M

4. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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The Flash finds himself in a war torn alternate timeline and teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

Writers: James Krieg, Bob Kane, Geoff Johns, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Marv Wolfman, George Pérez, Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, Brandon Choi, Paul Norris | Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Justin Chambers, C. Thomas Howell, Michael B. Jordan, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 24,331

5. Space Station 76 (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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49 Metascore

A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

Writers: Jennifer Elise Cox, Sam Pancake, Jack Plotnick, Kali Rocha, Michael Stoyanov | Director: Jack Plotnick | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Marisa Coughlan, Matt Bomer

Votes: 5,942

6. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.8
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55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Charles Dickens | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 72,528 | Gross: $137.85M

7. A Sound of Thunder (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

4.2
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24 Metascore

When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.

Writers: Ray Bradbury, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Gregory Poirier | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Armin Rohde

Votes: 16,433 | Gross: $1.89M

8. Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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After regaining consciousness following an injury sustained in World War II, an American soldier awakens to a Nazi dominated world in the 1960s.

Writers: Jerk Gustafsson, Tom Keegan, Jens Matthies, Tommy Tordsson, Andreas Öjerfors | Directors: Jerk Gustafsson, Jens Matthies | Stars: Ike Amadi, Malcolm Andreasson, Frida Axelsson, Alicja Bachleda

Votes: 1,692

9. Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 47 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.0
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In a dark future where the Androids have taken over Earth, Gohan and his student Trunks are the last defense against these deadly killing machines.

Writers: Akira Toriyama, Neil Bligh | Director: Yoshihiro Ueda | Stars: Masako Nozawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiromi Tsuru, Ryô Horikawa

Votes: 3,070

10. Desert Punk (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 580 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.5
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In the future, Japan is a wasteland. In the Great Kanto Desert, scattered humans eke out a living in the hot sand. Among them, a short-statured man they call "Sunabozu" makes a living as a ... See full summary »

Stars: Chihiro Suzuki, Eric Vale, Tamio Ôki, Cole Brown

Votes: 954

11. The Fourth Pillar (2009)

83 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Rheya Fitzgerald arrives at NSG-E42, she soon finds out the school is run like a prison. Her plight becomes dire when a failed rebellion causes students to begin to disappear.

Writers: Leo Flander, Darcy Moran, Finn Stewart, Alois Wittwer | Director: Leo Flander | Stars: James Frecheville, Shane Fox Neville, Lani Mitchell, Lewis Mitchell

Votes: 9

12. A Dead Man's Money (2012)

10 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A pair of con-artists become victims of a parallel universe when they find a dead body and a million dollars in cash lying on their living room floor.

Writer: Ben Juhl | Director: Ben Juhl | Stars: Brik Baker, Regina Bellows, Kasey Kempton, Ryann M. Price

Votes: 6

13. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Day of the Daleks: Episode Four (1972)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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The guerrillas infiltrate the Daleks' base to rescue the Doctor and Jo and ask them to return to their own time and alter history before the 20th century is plunged into a Third World War.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Katy Manning, Aubrey Woods

Votes: 141

14. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Day of the Daleks: Episode One (1972)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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When someone tries to assassinate diplomat Sir Reginald Styles, UNIT investigate the possibility his attacker came from the future.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Katy Manning, Aubrey Woods

Votes: 161

15. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Day of the Daleks: Episode Three (1972)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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The Doctor forces the guerrillas to take him to the 22nd century where he is soon captured by the Controller.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Aubrey Woods, Anna Barry

Votes: 138

16. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Day of the Daleks: Episode Two (1972)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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Jo uses the guerrillas' time machine to travel to the 22nd century where the Controller tricks her into telling the Daleks where she's come from.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Katy Manning, Aubrey Woods

Votes: 138

17. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Decision 3012 (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Planet Express crew gets involved in the running campaigns for the new world presidency.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Directors: Dwayne Carey-Hill, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 627

18. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Friends of Peter G. (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.2
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After a public disturbance, Peter and Brian are forced to attend a 12-step meeting to help kick their drinking problems. Unable to recognize his issue, Peter gets a visit from Death, who ... See full summary »

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman | Directors: John Holmquist, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 623

19. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Holidays of Future Passed (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.2
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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 »

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Rob Oliver | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 877

20. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Law and Oracle (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Fry realizes he's stuck in a dead-end job, so he quits and enrolls in the police academy.

Creators: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen | Directors: Stephen Sandoval, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 670

21. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Episode: Little Boy Lost/Wish Bank/Nightcrawlers (1985)

TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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"Little Boy Lost": a woman, struggling with the decision to settle down and raise a family or embrace her accelerating career, befriends a strange boy who seems to be stalking her. "Wish ... See full summary »

Creator: Rod Serling | Directors: Rick Friedberg, William Friedkin, Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Season Hubley, Nicolas Surovy, Scott Grimes, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 180

22. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
Episode: The Cooper Extraction (2013)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.2
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While Sheldon is at home in Texas, the rest of the gang decorate for Christmas and think about how much he has affected their lives.

Creators: Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady | Director: Mark Cendrowski | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 1,595

23. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: The Longest Distance Relationship (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Just as Haley finally gets over Jeff and considers dating a millionaire, Jeff contacts her from space via C.B. radio.

Creators: Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman | Directors: Pam Cooke, Valerie Fletcher, Ron Hughart, Brent Woods | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 209

24. Blue Mountain State (2010–2011)
Episode: Vision Quest (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Sport

8.1
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During a bye week, Thad goes on a vision quest to help him decide between staying at BMS next year and going pro. Stacy Keibler guest stars.

Creators: Eric Falconer, Chris Romano | Director: Clark Mathis | Stars: Darin Brooks, Alan Ritchson, Frankie Shaw, Page Kennedy

Votes: 207