My Sci-Fi Classics Collection

by Rainey-Dawn | created - 03 Nov 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

Sci-Fi Classics. Only the ok to good films are listed here, the rest are either by actors, "Star Trek & Wars" list or in my Garbage Collection List (they were that bad).

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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

82 Metascore

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 543,784 | Gross: $56.95M

WB Double Feature. An outstanding sci-fi.

2. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

80 Metascore

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Votes: 690,560

WB Double Feature. A horrifying crime-thriller.

3. The Day Time Ended (1979)

PG | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times.

Director: John 'Bud' Cardos | Stars: Jim Davis, Christopher Mitchum, Dorothy Malone, Marcy Lafferty

Votes: 1,192

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Neat little cult classic film.

4. War of the Robots (1978)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims.

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Antonio Sabato, Yanti Somer, Malisa Longo, Patrizia Gori

Votes: 636

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Star TREK Influence Is Heavy Here, A Splash of Star WARS! Weird but kind of a fun cheesy film.

5. Eyes Behind the Stars (1978)

Not Rated | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

A photographer and his model are on a photo shoot in a forest when they get the feeling they are being watched. The feeling becomes so strong that they decide to cut their session short and... See full summary »

Director: Mario Gariazzo | Stars: Robert Hoffmann, Nathalie Delon, Martin Balsam, Sherry Buchanan

Votes: 319

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. It starts out good then turns a bit boring.

6. The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend's head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body.

Director: Joseph Green | Stars: Jason Evers, Virginia Leith, Anthony La Penna, Adele Lamont

Votes: 5,589

50-pack horror collection. Love the film.

7. The Head (1959)

97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A scientist invents a serum that keeps a dog's head alive after its body dies. When the scientist dies of a heart attack, his crazed assistant cuts off his head and, using the serum, keeps ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Trivas | Stars: Horst Frank, Karin Kernke, Helmut Schmid, Paul Dahlke

Votes: 519

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. A neat little sci-fi horror.

8. Slipstream (1989)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Bob Peck, Mark Hamill, Kitty Aldridge, Bill Paxton

Votes: 2,222

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack & Midnight Movie Madness 50-Pack. Weird But An Entertaining Movie.

9. Invaders from Space (1965 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Sci-Fi

A bunch of pernicious salamander men from the planet Kulimon in the Moffit Galaxy plan on taking over Earth by unleashing a lethal plague on mankind. It's up to valiant superhero Starman ... See full summary »

Directors: Koreyoshi Akasaka, Teruo Ishii, Akira Mitsuwa | Stars: Ken Utsui, Minako Yamada, Junko Ikeuchi, Sachihiro Ohsawa

Votes: 303

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Fun, harmless Superhero sci-fi.

10. Evil Brain from Outer Space (1965 TV Movie)

78 min | Action, Sci-Fi

A monstrous evil brain from outer space leads his minions on a crusade to conquer the universe, and unleashes hideous monsters on Earth that spread deadly diseases. Superhero Starman must ... See full summary »

Directors: Koreyoshi Akasaka, Teruo Ishii, Akira Mitsuwa | Stars: Ken Utsui, Junko Ikeuchi, Minoru Takada, Makoto Abe

Votes: 596

Pure Terror 50 Movie Pack. Not a horror film but it is a fun sci-fi.

11. Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star (1986)

PG | 92 min | Family, Sci-Fi

Three aliens from the planet Taros land on Earth and are befriended by a Wyoming rancher's son.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Dennis Holahan, Sydney Penny, Rosie Marcel, Ricky Paull Goldin

Votes: 170

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. A Sweet Family Styled Sci-Fi.

12. Escape from Galaxy 3 (1981)

92 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

The crew of a space ship confronts an evil galactic ruler out to rule the universe.

Director: Bitto Albertini | Stars: Sherry Buchanan, Fausto Di Bella, Don Powell, Chris Avram

Votes: 325

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. When Disco Aliens Fall In-Love. Terrible movie but kinda fun to watch in an odd way.

13. Welcome to Blood City (1977)

96 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A group of people find themselves as slaves in what looks like a Wild West town, but with no memory of who they are or how they got there. In this town, people advance through killing ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Jack Palance, Keir Dullea, Samantha Eggar, Barry Morse

Votes: 337

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. I Like The Film - Is That Against The Law?

14. 'It's Alive!' (1969 TV Movie)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A loony farmer finds a prehistoric monster hiding in a cavern on his land. To feed his newest critter, the farmer kidnaps three people. The three desperately try to escape and finally, one of them succeeds.

Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Tommy Kirk, Shirley Bonne, Bill Thurman, Annabelle Weenick

Votes: 690

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Sadistic Madman And His Monster.

15. The Creeping Terror (1964 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat the citizens of an American town.

Director: Vic Savage | Stars: Vic Savage, Shannon O'Neil, William Thourlby, John Caresio

Votes: 3,900

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. One Very Long Narration - I Can't Stop Laughing

16. Mission Stardust (1967)

G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.

Director: Primo Zeglio | Stars: Lang Jeffries, Essy Persson, Luis Dávila, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 561

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Starts out good but ends so-so. Cheesy fun.

17. The Brother from Another Planet (1984)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Joe Morton, Daryl Edwards, Rosanna Carter, Ray Ramirez

Votes: 5,172 | Gross: $3.70M

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Intelligent, Heartfelt & Beautiful - It's Not What You'd Expect

18. Footprints on the Moon (1975)

Not Rated | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

A woman is tormented by strange dreams of astronauts on the moon. She visits a deserted seaside town whose inhabitants know her even though she does not know them.

Directors: Luigi Bazzoni, Mario Fanelli | Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Peter McEnery, Nicoletta Elmi, Caterina Boratto

Votes: 1,375

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Incredibly Good, Suspenseful Mystery-Thriller

19. Prey (1977)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A deadly alien shape-shifter infiltrates a country house occupied by two lesbians, and proceeds to study their behaviour, for a sinister purpose.

Director: Norman J. Warren | Stars: Barry Stokes, Sally Faulkner, Glory Annen, Sandy Chinney

Votes: 876

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. A Bizarre Erotic Alien Horror - Actually Interesting

20. The Crater Lake Monster (1977)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

A meteor that crashed into Oregon's Crater Lake unearths a dinosaur egg. The heat from the meteor causes the egg to hatch, and the emerging dinosaur takes to snacking on the locals.

Director: William R. Stromberg | Stars: Richard Cardella, Glen Roberts, Mark Siegel, Bob Hyman

Votes: 1,145

Sci-Fi Invasion 50-Pack. Kinda cute. Watchable but not great.

21. They Live (1988)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

54 Metascore

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

Votes: 96,516 | Gross: $13.01M

4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Aliens. Insanely Fun Film.

22. Village of the Damned (1995)

R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

41 Metascore

A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré

Votes: 26,385 | Gross: $9.42M

4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Aliens. Not a bad remake of the 1960 classic film.

23. Virus (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

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.

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

Votes: 24,727 | Gross: $14.01M

4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Aliens. A really fun sci-horror!

24. Dreamcatcher (2003)

R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis

Votes: 84,798 | Gross: $33.72M

4 Film Favorites: Stephen King. Not bad - it's different!

25. Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after hitting it with their car.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Steven Terrell, Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 1,351

Recorded Film. A very cute comedy sci-fi horror.

26. The Blob (1958)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Directors: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr. | Stars: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, Olin Howland

Votes: 20,301

12 Movie Horror Classics. A good sci-fi horror classic film - enjoyable to watch.

27. The Blob (1988)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously.

Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr., Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 28,189 | Gross: $8.25M

4 Movie Horror Unleashed Collection. Fun, fun! Almost as good as the original film!

28. Day the World Ended (1955)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens, Mike Connors

Votes: 1,615

Recorded Film. A GOOD sci-fi horror B-film.

29. It Conquered the World (1956)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A well meaning scientist guides an alien monster to Earth from Venus, so that he can rid mankind of feelings and emotions - but only death and sorrow results.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Peter Graves, Beverly Garland, Lee Van Cleef, Sally Fraser

Votes: 1,911

Recorded Film. Pure fun sci-fi horror.

30. Night of the Blood Beast (1958)

Not Rated | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An astronaut is killed on reentry to Earth, but his body is seeded with rapidly gestating aliens.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Michael Emmet, Angela Greene, John Baer, Ed Nelson

Votes: 1,595

Pure Terror 50 Movie Pack. Fun classic sci-fi horror!

31. End of the World (1977)

PG | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

After witnessing a man's death in a bizarre accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

Director: John Hayes | Stars: Christopher Lee, Sue Lyon, Kirk Scott, Dean Jagger

Votes: 751

Legends of Horror 50 Movie Pack & Midnight Movie Madness 50-Pack. Not a bad sci-fi - it's slow but I like it.

32. Attack of the Eye Creatures (1965 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Alien "eye" creatures invade a small town.

Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: John Ashley, Cynthia Hull, Warren Hammack, Chet Davis

Votes: 1,150

Recorded Film. A terrible film - mildly entertaining.

33. The Alpha Incident (1978)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A microorganism from Mars, brought to Earth by a space probe, terrorizes passengers in a railroad office.

Director: Bill Rebane | Stars: Ralph Meeker, Stafford Morgan, John F. Goff, Carol Irene Newell

Votes: 620

50 Chilling Classics & Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Interesting Film - Surprisingly Enjoyable.

34. Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)

Unrated | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but... See full summary »

Directors: Curtis Harrington, Pavel Klushantsev | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Faith Domergue, Marc Shannon, Christopher Brand

Votes: 1,288

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. I Kinda Liked It - I Kinda Didn't.

35. Monstrosity (1963)

Unrated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.

Directors: Joseph V. Mascelli, Jack Pollexfen | Stars: Marjorie Eaton, Frank Gerstle, Frank Fowler, Erika Peters

Votes: 2,168

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. A Mess Of A Film But (Barely) Watchable.

36. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

Not Rated | 81 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

Director: Nicholas Webster | Stars: John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon

Votes: 10,229

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Geeky, fun and cute!

37. Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

A young alien and a teenage earthling fall in love, and plot to stop the alien's race from using Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet.

Director: Tom Graeff | Stars: David Love, Dawn Bender, Bryan Grant, Harvey B. Dunn

Votes: 2,840

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Watchable wholesome sci-fi.

38. Gammera the Invincible (1966)

Unrated | 86 min | Family, Sci-Fi

An atomic explosion awakens Gammera--a giant, fire-breathing turtle monster--from his millions of years of hibernation. Enraged at being roused from such a sound sleep, he takes it out on Tokyo.

Directors: Sandy Howard, Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Albert Dekker, Brian Donlevy, Diane Findlay, John Baragrey

Votes: 873

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Crazy Cheesy Fun.

39. Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)

Unrated | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.

Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Nobuhiro Kajima, Miyuki Akiyama, Christopher Murphy, Yûko Hamada

Votes: 2,072

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Silly but fun.

40. Mesa of Lost Women (1953)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.

Directors: Ron Ormond, Herbert Tevos | Stars: Jackie Coogan, Allan Nixon, Richard Travis, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,227

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Just Awful But Funny.

41. Assignment: Outer Space (1960)

Unrated | 73 min | Sci-Fi

In the 22nd Century, Ray Peterson, reporter for the Interplanetary News, is assigned to write a story aboard a space station. Tension mounts between Peterson and the station commander, who ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Rik Van Nutter, Gabriella Farinon, David Montresor, Archie Savage

Votes: 702

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Bizarre Space Drama.

42. Killers from Space (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

An atomic scientist claims he was abducted by aliens after being injured in a plane crash.

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Peter Graves, James Seay, Steve Pendleton, Frank Gerstle

Votes: 1,742

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Fun, fun Sci-Fi Horror!

43. Phantom from Space (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An alien being with the power of invisibility lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while ... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Ted Cooper, Tom Daly, Steve Acton, Burt Wenland

Votes: 906

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Mildly Fun Sci-Fi Alien Film.

44. Signs (2002)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 317,267 | Gross: $227.97M

Horror Triple Feature. I like it - even a little "watered" down. lol.

45. The Thing (1982)

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

57 Metascore

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 331,254 | Gross: $13.78M

4-Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Aliens. One of my all time favorite horror films!

46. The Brain Machine (1977)

PG-13 | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.

Director: Joy N. Houck Jr. | Stars: James Best, Barbara Burgess, Gil Peterson, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 379

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Boring but interesting.

47. The Phantom Planet (1961)

Unrated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.

Director: William Marshall | Stars: Dean Fredericks, Coleen Gray, Anthony Dexter, Francis X. Bushman

Votes: 2,410

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. A tiny bit better than I expected. Lame but watchable.

48. Planet Outlaws (1953)

Approved | 69 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi

A 20th Century pilot named Buck Rogers and his young friend Buddy Wade awake from 500 years in suspended animation to find that the world has been taken over by the outlaw army of Killer Kane.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore, Jackie Moran, Jack Mulhall

Votes: 302

Sci-Fi Classics 50-Pack. Buck Rogers 1939 edited into this film. It's ok.

49. Frozen Alive (1964)

80 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Drama