Most Popular Sci-Fi Feature Films


1. Passengers (I) (2016)

Adventure, Drama, Romance | Post-production

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia

2. Suicide Squad (2016)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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40 Metascore

A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated criminals to form a defensive task force, with their first case leading to a potential apocalypse.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis

Votes: 216,591 | Gross: $318.13M

3. Power Rangers (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Naomi Scott, Becky G.

4. ARQ (2016)

88 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, a disoriented couple fends off masked raiders while harboring a new energy source that could save humanity.

Director: Tony Elliott | Stars: Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson, Gray Powell

Votes: 6,702

5. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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75 Metascore

Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 319,494 | Gross: $408.08M

6. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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52 Metascore

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 185,283 | Gross: $155.33M

7. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Logan Marshall-Green, Marisa Tomei

8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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40 Metascore

After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang.

Director: Dave Green | Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney

Votes: 36,183 | Gross: $0.17M

9. Justice League (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jared Leto, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck

10. Ghostbusters (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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60 Metascore

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones

Votes: 85,504 | Gross: $127.45M

11. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Filming

Plot is unknown.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel

12. Doctor Strange (2016)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed

A neurosurgeon with a destroyed career sets out to repair his hands only to find himself protecting the world from inter-dimensional threats.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton

13. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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81 Metascore

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 583,069 | Gross: $936.63M

14. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

The Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen

15. The Purge: Election Year (2016)

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

6.1
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55 Metascore

Years after sparing the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria

Votes: 27,738 | Gross: $79.00M

16. Arrival (II) (2016)

116 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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80 Metascore

A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 811

17. Godzilla Resurgence (2016)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara, Ren Ohsugi

Votes: 1,292

18. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 401,528 | Gross: $330.25M

19. Star Trek Beyond (2016)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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68 Metascore

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana

Votes: 74,684 | Gross: $158.09M

20. Deadpool (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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65 Metascore

A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge.

Director: Tim Miller | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Votes: 511,206 | Gross: $363.02M

21. Untitled Wolverine Sequel (2017)

Action, Sci-Fi | Post-production

The plot is unknown.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Doris Morgado

22. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Action, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Debicki, Sylvester Stallone

23. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.4
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32 Metascore

Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe

Votes: 71,297 | Gross: $103.14M

24. Assassin's Creed (2016)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Completed

When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Michael Fassbender, Jeremy Irons, Michael Kenneth Williams

25. Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daisy Ridley, Gwendoline Christie, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

26. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

The plot is unknown.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Chris Hemsworth

27. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Action, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Plot is unknown.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Chris Pratt

28. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 567,689 | Gross: $153.63M

29. Max Steel (2016)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Completed

The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Director: Stewart Hendler | Stars: Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello, Andy Garcia

30. The Dark Tower (2017)

Adventure, Fantasy, Horror | Post-production

Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Abbey Lee

31. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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76 Metascore

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Votes: 695,446 | Gross: $333.13M

32. Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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74 Metascore

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Votes: 947,611 | Gross: $187.99M

33. Alien: Covenant (2017)

Action, Adventure, Horror | Post-production

The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Callie Hernandez, Danny McBride

34. Inception (2010)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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74 Metascore

A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 1,486,590 | Gross: $292.57M

35. Wonder Woman (2017)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

An Amazonian princess leaves her island home to explore the world and, in doing so, becomes one of the world's greatest heroes.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Robin Wright, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen

36. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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76 Metascore

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Director: Dan Trachtenberg | Stars: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin

Votes: 141,012 | Gross: $71.90M

37. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 920,851 | Gross: $460.94M

38. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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86 Metascore

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 741,577 | Gross: $210.61M

39. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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80 Metascore

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 492,763 | Gross: $228.43M

40. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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

5.9
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31 Metascore

When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Noel Fisher

Votes: 170,243 | Gross: $190.87M

41. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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66 Metascore

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 472,761 | Gross: $458.99M

42. Morgan (2016)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.0
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48 Metascore

A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being.

Director: Luke Scott | Stars: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Michael Yare

Votes: 2,548 | Gross: $3.90M

43. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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51 Metascore

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 539,570 | Gross: $474.54M

44. Divergent (2014)

PG-13 | 139 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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48 Metascore

In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney

Votes: 344,997 | Gross: $150.83M

45. Allegiant (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.8
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33 Metascore

After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Naomi Watts

Votes: 51,840 | Gross: $66.00M

46. The Lobster (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman

Votes: 85,825 | Gross: $8.70M

47. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A cyborg policewoman attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott, Juliette Binoche

48. Criminal (2016)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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37 Metascore

In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.

Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman

Votes: 23,926 | Gross: $14.27M

49. Ex Machina (2015)

R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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78 Metascore

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno

Votes: 297,977 | Gross: $25.44M

50. Jurassic World (2015)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction - a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine - escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer

Votes: 424,805 | Gross: $652.18M