Most Popular Cryonics Movies and TV Shows
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1. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 1,054,646 | Gross: $760.51M
2. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 722,884 | Gross: $78.90M
3. Passengers (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 315,479 | Gross: $100.01M
4. Idiocracy (2006)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Votes: 133,544 | Gross: $0.44M
5. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 607,002 | Gross: $85.16M
6. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 549,517 | Gross: $56.95M
7. Oblivion (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
Votes: 457,832 | Gross: $89.02M
8. Event Horizon (1997)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Votes: 144,750 | Gross: $26.67M
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy
A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.
Votes: 209,012 | Gross: $53.88M
10. Vanilla Sky (2001)
R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
Votes: 235,790 | Gross: $100.61M
11. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
Votes: 257,868 | Gross: $55.47M
12. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 146,845 | Gross: $58.06M
13. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".
Votes: 205,579 | Gross: $206.04M
14. 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery... and HAL.
Votes: 47,085 | Gross: $40.20M
15. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 59,989 | Gross: $0.37M
17. Outland (1981)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A federal marshal stationed at a mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io, uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy. He gets no help from the workers or authorities when he finds himself marked for murder.
Votes: 25,166 | Gross: $17.37M
18. Iceman (2014)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, History
An imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later passes and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind.
Votes: 3,109 | Gross: $0.01M
20. Realive (2016)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Marc will die of cancer and chooses cryogenic freeze and hopes to be thawed, when there's a solution to his condition. He's the first human brought back 68 years later. Can he adapt mentally and physically?
21. Late for Dinner (1991)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two young men evading the police for a crime they didn't commit are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on).
Votes: 1,580 | Gross: $8.91M
22. Chiller (1985 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Corporate exec Miles Creighton dies, and is cryogenically frozen in the hopes that he can be revived. 10 years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns--without his soul.
23. Blue Gender (1999–2000)
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The year is 2031, and after being in cold-sleep for twenty-two years, Yuji Kaido wakes up in the middle of a war for human survival against giant insects called the Blue, who have overrun ... See full summary »
Comedy, Drama, Horror | Pre-production
A man experiments within the burgeoning field of cryogenics during the 1960s.
26. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.
27. Policenauts (1994 Video Game)
Action, Crime, Mystery
Johnathan Ingram is one of "policenauts" assigned the task of upholding the law on a space station called "Beyond Coast". Ingram was lost in the space after an accident left himn out of ... See full summary »
32. Singapore, Singapore (1967)
95 min | Comedy, Thriller
Captain Art Smith and four US Marine volunteers in Singapore investigate the disappearance of other Marines on shore leave in that city and discover that a mad scientist is responsible.
34. 2040: Possibilities by Edward de Bono (1995)
45 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi
Edward De Bono's hand sketches out words and simple pictures on a scrolling sheet of white paper. It seems we have been put in a cryogenic freeze in 1988, and have been brought out after ... See full summary »
Director: Edward De Bono
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Cool Air/Camera Obscura/Quoth the Raven
TV-PG | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A Gothic love story about a woman and a man who lives in a refrigerated apartment. / Miserly banker Sharsted finds himself trapped after viewing his client's strange optical device. / Edgar Allan Poe can't get the first line down on paper.
Picket Fences (1992–1996)
Crime, Drama, Family
A boy is dying from leukemia. The matter for Judge Bone is whether he will allow the request of the boy and his parents to cryogenically freeze him before the illness destroys his body in ... See full summary »
The Cold in the Case
TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of a woman whose remains were found in a swamp. When the team realizes that her body was cryogenically frozen before it was disposed, it leads ... See full summary »
Criminal Minds (2005– )
The Forever People
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The team head out to Nevada after several frozen bodies are found floating in water somewhere. Whilst the BAU investigate it is revealed the victims were apart of a religious cult which ... See full summary »
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
The Neutral Zone
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
While assigned to investigate missing outposts in the Neutral Zone, the Enterprise revives three cryogenically frozen people found aboard a wayward derelict Earth vessel.