Top Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies 2017

by nedowski | created - 01 Jul 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

Sci-fi, Fantasy, Superheros, Horrors

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1. Paddington 2 (2017)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

88 Metascore

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 45,920 | Gross: $40.44M

10/10

2. Coco (I) (2017)

PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

81 Metascore

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina | Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 272,811 | Gross: $209.73M

9.5/10

3. Mother! (2017)

R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

75 Metascore

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 155,270 | Gross: $17.80M

9/10

4. It (I) (2017)

R | 135 min | Horror, Thriller

69 Metascore

In the summer of 1989, a group of bullied kids band together to destroy a shape-shifting monster, which disguises itself as a clown and preys on the children of Derry, their small Maine town.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis

Votes: 354,418 | Gross: $327.48M

8.8/10

5. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

74 Metascore

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela (Cate Blanchett).

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 474,888 | Gross: $315.06M

8.7/10

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

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

67 Metascore

The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.

Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel

Votes: 477,309 | Gross: $389.81M

8.5/10

7. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black

Votes: 240,470 | Gross: $404.52M

8/10

8. Annabelle: Creation (2017)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

62 Metascore

Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker's possessed creation, Annabelle.

Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee, Miranda Otto, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 89,398 | Gross: $102.09M

8/10

9. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

R | 164 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

81 Metascore

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 373,714 | Gross: $92.05M

7.8/10

10. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 419,756 | Gross: $334.20M

7.7/10

11. Power Rangers (2017)

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

44 Metascore

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

Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin

Votes: 91,273 | Gross: $85.07M

7.5/10

12. Life (I) (2017)

R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

54 Metascore

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 181,941 | Gross: $30.23M

7.5/10

13. The Circle (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

43 Metascore

A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Ellar Coltrane

Votes: 72,049 | Gross: $20.48M

7.4/10

14. Wonder Woman (2017)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

76 Metascore

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis

Votes: 484,367 | Gross: $412.56M

7.4/10

15. Logan (2017)

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

77 Metascore

In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 554,306 | Gross: $226.28M

7.2/10

16. Happy Death Day (2017)

PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

58 Metascore

A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.

Director: Christopher Landon | Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken

Votes: 85,531 | Gross: $55.68M

7/10

17. Alien: Covenant (2017)

R | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

65 Metascore

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

Votes: 225,466 | Gross: $74.26M

6.9/10

18. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

65 Metascore

A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Votes: 236,095 | Gross: $504.01M

6.5/10

19. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

85 Metascore

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

Votes: 459,948 | Gross: $620.18M

6.5/10

20. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

Alice returns to where the nightmare began: The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

Votes: 74,607 | Gross: $26.83M

5/10

21. Moglie e marito (2017)

100 min | Comedy

Married for ten years, in full crisis, thinking about divorce. But following a failed scientific experiment, they suddenly find one inside the body of the other.

Director: Simone Godano | Stars: Kasia Smutniak, Pierfrancesco Favino, Marta Gastini, Francesca Agostini

Votes: 1,257

6.5/10

22. The Mummy (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Director: Alex Kurtzman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

Votes: 153,073 | Gross: $80.10M

5/10

23. Justice League (2017)

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

45 Metascore

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

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Votes: 326,811 | Gross: $229.02M

5/10

24. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna

Votes: 138,813 | Gross: $41.19M

5/10

25. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

52 Metascore

In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 175,586 | Gross: $40.53M

4.5/10

26. The Shape of Water (2017)

R | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

87 Metascore

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones

Votes: 305,105 | Gross: $63.86M

4/10

27. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

39 Metascore

Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 226,920 | Gross: $172.56M

4/10

28. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

62 Metascore

After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 234,631 | Gross: $168.05M

4/10

29. Attraction (2017)

R | 117 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

After an alien ship crash lands onto a Russian city, many who saw it and the occupants start to question their own existence while there are those who demand the aliens leave Earth.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Irina Starshenbaum, Alexander Petrov, Rinal Mukhametov, Oleg Menshikov

Votes: 7,370

4/10

30. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

44 Metascore

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Votes: 228,297 | Gross: $100.23M

3.7/10

31. Battle of Memories (2017)

119 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

After undergoing a procedure to erase his memories, a successful author begins having unexplained recollections relating to a series of unsolved murders.

Director: Leste Chen | Stars: Bo Huang, Yihong Duan, Jinglei Xu, Zishan Yang

Votes: 740 | Gross: $0.57M

4/10

32. Radius (2017)

Not Rated | 93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

A man wakes up with no memory of who he is, and finds that everyone who comes within a certain distance of him suddenly dies.

Directors: Caroline Labrèche, Steeve Léonard | Stars: Diego Klattenhoff, Charlotte Sullivan, Brett Donahue, Bradley Sawatzky

Votes: 9,899

3.5/10

33. Wish Upon (2017)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

32 Metascore

A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them.

Director: John R. Leonetti | Stars: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Mitchell Slaggert

Votes: 14,861 | Gross: $14.30M

3.5/10

34. Guardians (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Director: Sarik Andreasyan | Stars: Anton Pampushnyy, Sanjar Madi, Sebastien Sisak, Alina Lanina

Votes: 9,791

3/10

35. Rings (2017)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

25 Metascore

A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days.

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez | Stars: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 33,979 | Gross: $27.78M

3/10

36. Jeepers Creepers III (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

Sheriff Dan Tashtego and a team of creeper hunters enlist the help of officer Davis Tubbs to help stop the monster's eating spree.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Stan Shaw, Gabrielle Haugh, Brandon Smith, Meg Foster

Votes: 14,474 | Gross: $2.24M

3/10

37. Bokeh (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

56 Metascore

On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious ... See full summary »

Directors: Geoffrey Orthwein, Andrew Sullivan | Stars: Maika Monroe, Matt O'Leary, Arnar Jónsson, Gunnar Helgason

Votes: 5,987

3/10

38. Beyond Skyline (2017)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

46 Metascore

A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.

Director: Liam O'Donnell | Stars: Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Jonny Weston, Callan Mulvey

Votes: 15,152 | Gross: $0.99M

2.7/10

39. The Dark Tower (2017)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

The last Gunslinger: Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, and determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower that holds the universe together. With the fate of the world at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle, as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 106,365 | Gross: $50.70M

2.5/10

40. Thelma (II) (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

74 Metascore

A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 20,599 | Gross: $0.15M

2.5/10

41. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

27 Metascore

A deadly threat from Earth's history reappears, and a hunt for a lost artifact takes place between Autobots and Decepticons, while Optimus Prime encounters his creator in space.

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

Votes: 117,992 | Gross: $130.17M

2/10

42. The Discovery (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

54 Metascore

Two years after the afterlife is scientifically proven, a man attempts to help a young woman break away from her dark past.

Director: Charlie McDowell | Stars: Robert Redford, Mary Steenburgen, Brian McCarthy, Jason Segel

Votes: 24,458

2/10

43. 2:22 (2017)

PG-13 | 98 min | Thriller

A man's life is derailed when an ominous pattern of events repeats itself in exactly the same manner every day, ending at precisely 2:22 p.m.

Director: Paul Currie | Stars: Michiel Huisman, Teresa Palmer, Sam Reid, John Waters

Votes: 16,167

2/10

44. Rendel: Dark Vengeance (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.

Director: Jesse Haaja | Stars: Kristofer Gummerus, Rami Rusinen, Renne Korppila, Matti Onnismaa

Votes: 1,187

2/10

45. A Ghost Story (2017)

R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

84 Metascore

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

Director: David Lowery | Stars: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr., Kenneisha Thompson

Votes: 45,959 | Gross: $1.60M

2/10

46. War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

82 Metascore

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval

Votes: 200,255 | Gross: $146.88M

1.5/10

47. Geostorm (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

21 Metascore

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 77,647 | Gross: $33.70M

1.5/10

48. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

41 Metascore

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou

Votes: 167,926 | Gross: $39.18M

1.2/10

49. Furious (2017)

107 min | Action, History

6.3