FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.
Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior.
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships who come across an alien armada while on Naval war games exercise. An intense battle is fought on sea, land and air. What do the aliens want? Written by
The first of three big budget, high profile 2012 blockbusters all starring Taylor Kitsch in the lead. The other two were John Carter (2012) and Oliver Stone's _Savages_ and all three were box office disappointments (and, in the case of John Carter (2012), an unmitigated disaster). The failure of all three effectively stalled Kitsch's hopes of being the next big star. See more »
When the alien communications array is recovered, someone says it's made up of material which "isn't on the periodic table." All possible chemical elements can be placed on the periodic table. The array may have been made up of an "as yet undiscovered element", but no scientist would have said an element was not on the periodic table. See more »
In 2005, scientists discovered a distant planet believed to have a climate nearly identical to Earth.
In 2006, NASA built a transmission device five times more powerful than any before it, and a program to contact the planet began.
It was known as The Beacon Project.
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There is an additional final scene after the end credits. See more »
This movie's rating unfortunately just shows how the mainstream audience simply didn't get the point of this movie, which... all starts with the premise of a game! Haha!
I will not spoil anything but if during the movie you sense scenes deviating from the standard clichés (making you question some of the scenes), there is a very good reason for it!
This movie's subject is not exactly what it first pretends to be! Take this movie in, try to watch past the eye-candish (and super-expensive) special effects and open your mind to understand the true meaning of this movie! You will be surprised!
Mankind is simply not ready yet for extra-terrestrial contact as long as it doesn't get past its own kind's conflicts!
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