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1. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family | Active

8.9
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Stars: Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan

2. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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74 Metascore

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.

Writers: Simon Kinberg, Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy

3. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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83 Metascore

The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

4. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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90 Metascore

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Writer: Brad Bird | Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

5. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurfaces and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

6. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

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

8.5
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68 Metascore

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

Writers: James Cameron, William Wisher Jr. | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

7. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

8. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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84 Metascore

A human-looking indestructible 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.

Writers: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher Jr. | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

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

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

6.4
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66 Metascore

A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 19-year old drifter and his future wife from an most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.

Writers: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris, Tedi Sarafian | Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken, Claire Danes

10. I, Robot (2004)

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

7.1
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59 Metascore

In 2035 a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.

Writers: Jeff Vintar, Akiva Goldsman, Isaac Asimov | Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, Alan Tudyk

11. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Writer: Thea von Harbou | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

12. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.0
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The last major Colonial fighter carrier leads a makeshift fleet of human refugees on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

13. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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71 Metascore

Captain Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. They also make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous maiden flight at warp speed.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore | Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

14. The Black Hole (1979)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.9
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A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.

Writers: Jeb Rosebrook, Bob Barbash, Richard H. Landau, Gerry Day | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms

15. Red Planet (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller

5.6
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34 Metascore

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Writers: Chuck Pfarrer, Jonathan Lemkin | Director: Antony Hoffman | Stars: Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore, Benjamin Bratt

16. Westworld (1973)

PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park.

Writer: Michael Crichton | Director: Michael Crichton | Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold

17. Battlestar Galactica (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

18. Runaway (1984)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

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In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

Writer: Michael Crichton | Director: Michael Crichton | Stars: Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes, Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley

19. Virus (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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19 Metascore

When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.

Creator: Chuck Pfarrer | Director: John Bruno | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, William Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, Joanna Pacula

20. Saturn 3 (1980)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Amis, John Barry | Directors: Stanley Donen, John Barry | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Kirk Douglas, Harvey Keitel, Ed Bishop

21. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.

Writer: Glen A. Larson | Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

22. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

5.6
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An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.

Writers: Terry Nation, Milton Subotsky | Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Roberta Tovey

23. Futureworld (1976)

PG | 108 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Two reporters, Tracy and Chuck, get a message from a third one who discovered something about "Futureworld" and becomes killed before he could tell anyone about it. They visit Futureworld ... See full summary »

Writers: Mayo Simon, George Schenck | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill, Yul Brynner

24. King Kong Escapes (1967)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.

Writer: Takeshi Kimura | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Rhodes Reason, Mie Hama, Linda Miller, Akira Takarada

25. Natural City (2003)

R | 114 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Drama

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In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process that allows them to merge the souls of human and machine/cyborg, wreaking havoc in... See full summary »

Writers: Jae-rim Han, Byung-chun Min | Director: Byung-chun Min | Stars: Ji-tae Yu, Jae-un Lee, Rin Seo, Eun-pyo Jeong

26. Sonic the Hedgehog (1996 Video)

60 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Sonic and tails are sent on a mission by Dr. Robotnik to Robotropolis, which is a trap set by Dr. Robotnik.

Writers: Masashi Kubota, Jennifer Presto, Gary Lipkowitz | Directors: Kazunori Ikegami, Gary Lipkowitz | Stars: Martin Burke, Lainie Frasier, Bill Wise, Edwin Neal

27. Star Fox 64 (1997 Video Game)

K-A | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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You take on the role of Fox McCloud, the leader of the Star Fox team. 'Star Fox' is an elite group of fighter pilots that works as mercenaries for the Cornarian Army. Corneria is the home ... See full summary »

Writer: Mitsuhiro Takano | Director: Takao Shimizu | Stars: Mike West, Rick May, Lyssa Browne, Jock Blaney

28. Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (2012 Video Game)

E | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The Mad Doctor returns, claiming to have mended his evil ways, but Oswald the Lucky Rabbit is suspicious and, with the help of Mickey Mouse, tries to uncover the truth behind this reformation.

Director: Warren Spector | Stars: Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Julianne Buescher, Corey Burton

29. Abe (2013)

9 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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ABE is a tense, psychological horror about a robot who's looking for love in all the wrong places.

Writers: Rob McLellan, Sven Hornsey | Director: Rob McLellan | Stars: Sam Hoare, Claire Huskisson, Emily Baxter

30. Inhumanoid (1996 TV Movie)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A family of three is travelling in space, when they encounter a stranded spaceship. They manage to pull out one survivor (Grieco) who's in shock. However, when the father goes on to ... See full summary »

Writer: Victoria Muspratt | Director: Victoria Muspratt | Stars: Richard Grieco, Lara Harris, Corbin Bernsen, Edie McClurg

31. Assassin (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, ... See full summary »

Writer: Sandor Stern | Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Robert Conrad, Karen Austin, Richard Young, Jonathan Banks

32. Metroid Prime (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.5
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A Space Pirate distress signal draws bounty hunter Samus Aran to Tallon IV, a world she discovers is being consumed by a terrible poison.

Star: Jennifer Hale

33. Epic Mickey (2010 Video Game)

E | Animation, Action, Adventure

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You play Mickey Mouse who must undo the damage he did to another world with the aid of his estranged half-brother, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

Writer: Steve Powers | Director: Warren Spector | Stars: Benoît Allemane, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Susanne Blakeslee

34. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Upon becoming the new ruler of the Space Pirates, Dark Samus launches meteoric Phazon Seeds at three planets crucial to the Galactic Federation. After being infected by phazon, Samus and ... See full summary »

Writer: Aaron de Orive | Directors: Satoru Iwata, Mark Pacini | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Lainie Frasier, Gray G. Haddock, Claire Hamilton

35. Super Metroid (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.5
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Samus Aran returns to the brooding planet Zebes to recover the last metroid from the Space Pirates.

Star: Dan Owsen

36. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.0
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Sent to assist a Galactic Federation squadron stranded on the planet Aether, Samus Aran is thrust into an all but lost war between the dying Luminoth race and the umbral demons known as the Ing, on a world torn between light and darkness.

Star: Jennifer Hale

37. Metroid 4 (2002 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.8
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After the fall of Zebes (Super Metroid), Samus and a research team from Galactic Federation travel to SR388, only to find more trouble. After the Metroids were considered to be wiped out, ... See full summary »

Writer: Yoshio Sakamoto | Director: Yoshio Sakamoto

38. Godspeed (2006 Video)

Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.7
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Writer: Albert Alvarez | Director: Albert Alvarez | Stars: Albert Alvarez, Ferrán Carnicero, Richard del Olmo, Júlio César Fernández

39. Robotron: 2084 (1982 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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40. Remote Recovery (2013)

8 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

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A man cheats on his wife with a female android.

Writers: Rik Boonen, Mick van Herk | Director: Mick van Herk | Stars: Dirk van der Pol, Rebecca Boektje, Heleen van Doremalen, Ilse van Kollenburg

41. They Can't Deport Us All (2010)

3 min | Short, Music

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The U.S. government attempts to deport a Mexican toy manufacturer (Chingo Bling), who is suspected of smuggling weapons of small destruction.

Writer: Rocky Curby | Director: Rocky Curby | Star: Chingo Bling

42. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Heart of Steel: Part I (1992)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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A hyper-sophisticated robot steals computer technology from Wayne Enterprises, leading Batman to a sentient supercomputer, H.A.R.D.A.C., and its plan to replace humans with androids.

Writers: Bob Kane, Jean MacCurdy, Tom Ruegger, Bruce W. Timm, Eric Radomski, Brynne Stephens | Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings, Brock Peters

43. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Heart of Steel: Part II (1992)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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Batman tracks a series of robots to Cybertron's headquarters, with some assistance from Barbara Gordon.

Writers: Bob Kane, Jean MacCurdy, Tom Ruegger, Bruce W. Timm, Eric Radomski, Brynne Stephens | Director: Kevin Altieri | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings, Robert Costanzo

44. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: His Silicon Soul (1992)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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H.A.R.D.A.C.'s robot replica of Bruce Wayne wanders around, believing itself to be the real Batman.

Writers: Bob Kane, Jean MacCurdy, Tom Ruegger, Bruce W. Timm, Eric Radomski, Marty Isenberg, Robert N. Skir | Director: Boyd Kirkland | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings, William Sanderson

45. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: I Was Made to Love You (2001)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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Buffy and her friends encounter an incredibly strong female robot with only one thing on its mind - love.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Jane Espenson | Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Emma Caulfield

46. Phineas and Ferb (2007– )
Episode: Meapless in Seattle (2012)

TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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The boys are attacked by an alien robot!

Creators: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh, Dan Povenmire | Director: Robert Hughes | Stars: Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Caroline Rhea

47. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: Ted (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Buffy's mother brings home Ted, her new boyfriend, who is not what he seems.

Writers: Joss Whedon, David Greenwalt | Director: Bruce Seth Green | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter

48. The Wild Wild West (1965–1969)
Episode: The Night of the Big Blast (1966)

60 min | Western

7.8
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Dr. Faustina and her mute servant, Miklos, have transformed a corpse into a duplicate image of Jim West. When they bring the corpse back to life, Faustina's plot is to have West look-alike ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Garrison | Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Ida Lupino, Mala Powers