Most Popular "Scientist Hero" Titles
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2. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.
Votes: 410,714 | Gross: $260.00M
3. Fantastic Four (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.
Votes: 267,601 | Gross: $154.70M
4. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.
5. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
Votes: 212,733 | Gross: $131.92M
7. The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)
96 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.
Writers: Romeo Muller, Peter Dickinson, Wayne Anderson, Jeffrey Walker, Gordon R. Dickson | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Victor Buono, James Gregory, James Earl Jones, Harry Morgan
8. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
9. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.
Votes: 4,791 | Gross: $5.00M
10. The Giant Behemoth (1959)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.
11. The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)
Passed | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred, radioactive bodies begin to drift ashore a scientist and government agent ... See full summary »
13. The Brain Eaters (1958)
60 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Strange things are happening in Riverdale, Illinois. A huge, seemingly alien structure has been found jutting out of the earth. Sent to investigate the origin of the mysterious object, ... See full summary »
16. The Magnetic Monster (1953)
Approved | 76 min | Sci-Fi
Working for O.S.I., the Office of Scientific Investigation, A-Man agent Jeffrey Stewart and his partner Dan Forbes are sent to a local hardware store where they find a strong magnetic field... See full summary »
17. Spaceways (1953)
74 min | Sci-Fi
A small group of closely-guarded British scientists test their first rocket amidst indications of matrimonial strife in the community. After the partial failure of the firing, a couple go ... See full summary »
18. They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.
19. The Abominable Snowman (1957)
85 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
20. Space Master X-7 (1958)
Approved | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A fungus brought from space threatens to grow and spread, devouring everyone in its path.
21. Gorath (1962)
83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American version of this film is missing a giant walrus which appeared briefly in the Japanese ... See full summary »
22. The Snow Creature (1954)
Approved | 69 min | Horror
American botanical expedition in the Himalayas stumbles across a Yeti den, capture one and transport it back to Los Angeles, where it escapes while customs officials are debating whether it is animal or human.
23. Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
PG | 80 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul.
24. The Lost Missile (1958)
70 min | Sci-Fi
A strange missile from outer space circles the Earth at low altitudes, destroying everything in its path.
25. The Cosmic Monster (1958)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.
26. Ian Levine: Downtime Redux (2013 Video)
Somewhere in deep space, Someone is playing a manipulative game of chess between The Doctors former companions and his enemies.
27. Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans (1994 Video)
55 min | Sci-Fi
The space solar yacht Tiger Moth under the command of no-nonsense Captain Lisa Deranne is on a cruise taking some rich misfits on a voyage through space. Unfortunately on their travels they... See full summary »
28. Satan's Satellites (1958)
70 min | Sci-Fi
Feature version of the 1952 serial "Zombies of the Stratosphere. " Alien invaders plan to use a Hydrogen bomb to blast Earth out its orbit so Mars can replace it.