Most Voted Sci-Fi Feature Films Released 1998-01-01 to 1998-12-31


1. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 792,629 | Gross: $125.62M

2. Armageddon (1998)

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

6.6
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 357,485 | Gross: $201.57M

3. Run Lola Run (1998)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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77 Metascore

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Votes: 174,439 | Gross: $7.27M

4. Dark City (1998)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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66 Metascore

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Votes: 172,569 | Gross: $14.38M

5. Godzilla (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

Votes: 165,632 | Gross: $136.31M

6. Pi (1998)

R | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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72 Metascore

A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Pamela Hart

Votes: 156,715 | Gross: $3.22M

7. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 146,554 | Gross: $140.46M

8. The Faculty (1998)

R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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61 Metascore

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

Votes: 100,223 | Gross: $40.06M

9. The X Files (1998)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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60 Metascore

Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville, William B. Davis

Votes: 93,272 | Gross: $83.90M

10. Sphere (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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35 Metascore

A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

Votes: 90,600 | Gross: $37.02M

11. Small Soldiers (1998)

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

6.1
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When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, David Cross, Jay Mohr

Votes: 83,756 | Gross: $54.68M

12. Lost in Space (1998)

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

5.1
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42 Metascore

The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 64,804 | Gross: $69.12M

13. Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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64 Metascore

When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 62,723 | Gross: $70.12M

14. Soldier (I) (1998)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A soldier trained from birth is deemed obsolete and dumped on a waste planet where he is reluctantly taken in by a community of defenseless, stranded wayfarers.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 47,559 | Gross: $14.57M

15. The Avengers (1998)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.7
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12 Metascore

Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 37,720 | Gross: $23.32M

16. Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)

G | 96 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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35 Metascore

Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Jay Goede

Votes: 33,800 | Gross: $85.74M

17. Jackie Chan's Who Am I? (1998)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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A secret agent loses his memory after falling from a crashing helicopter. He is then chased by a number of other agency operatives, but he has no idea why.

Directors: Benny Chan, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 32,006

18. Deep Rising (1998)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Kevin J. O'Connor

Votes: 29,412 | Gross: $11.20M

19. Species II (1998)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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19 Metascore

An astronaut gets infected with alien DNA during the first mission on Mars and runs amok on earth. Preston and Laura team up with a peaceful, genetically re-engineered Sil to track the monster down.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Marg Helgenberger, Mykelti Williamson

Votes: 24,783 | Gross: $19.17M

20. Disturbing Behavior (1998)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The new kid in town stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: James Marsden, Katie Holmes, Nick Stahl, Tobias Mehler

Votes: 18,904 | Gross: $17.41M

21. Phantoms (1998)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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26 Metascore

One hundred fifty dead, and three hundred fifty missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado, and that's only the beginning.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 17,789 | Gross: $5.66M

22. Six-String Samurai (1998)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai on his way to Lost Vegas takes a young orphan boy under his protection as Death and his metalhead Horsemen chase after them.

Director: Lance Mungia | Stars: Jeffrey Falcon, Justin McGuire, Kim De Angelo, Stephane Gauger

Votes: 6,183 | Gross: $0.12M

23. Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Mike travels through time and dimensions to find the Tall Man's origins.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Heidi Marnhout

Votes: 5,579

24. New Rose Hotel (1998)

R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.9
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31 Metascore

Two buisnessmen are hired to steal secrets from a rival, and decide to use a beautiful, but volatile call girl to do so.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe, Asia Argento, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 3,830 | Gross: $0.02M

25. Spriggan (1998)

R | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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48 Metascore

An elite superhuman agent must stop a foreign military unit from seizing control of an ancient artifact that holds the key to ultimate power.

Director: Hirotsugu Kawasaki | Stars: Shotaro Morikubo, Ryuji Aigase, Takehito Koyasu, Katsumi Suzuki

Votes: 3,241 | Gross: $0.01M

26. Dong (1998)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.6
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While never-ending rain and a strange disease spread by cockroaches ravage Taiwan, a plumber makes a hole between two apartments and the inhabitants of each form a unique connection, enacted in musical numbers.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kuei-Mei Yang, Kang-sheng Lee, Tien Miao, Hui-Chin Lin

Votes: 2,907

27. Tale of the Mummy (1998)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

3.8
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Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee, Lysette Anthony

Votes: 2,785

28. Arrival II (1998)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.8
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A computer hacker (Patrick Muldoon) learns of the plot of the backwards-kneed aliens to take over the Earth using their shape-shifting talents.

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Jane Sibbett, Michael Sarrazin, Catherine Blythe

Votes: 2,569

29. Sun faa sau si (1998)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A group of young shoppers and employees must band together when a zombie outbreak over runs their Hong Kong shopping center in the middle of the shopping day.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Jordan Chan, Emotion Cheung, Sam Lee, Yiu-Cheung Lai

Votes: 2,126

30. Bullet Ballet (1998)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A man sees his life changed for ever when his fiancee shoots herself. Baffled, he wants by all means to obtain such a weapon of destruction and he finds himself caught in a violent group of... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Kirina Mano, Tatsuya Nakamura, Takahiro Murase

Votes: 1,850

31. Progeny (1998)

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

4.8
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An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Arnold Vosloo, Jillian McWhirter, Brad Dourif, Lindsay Crouse

Votes: 1,261

32. Skyggen (1998)

R | 102 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi

6.5
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JB is the city's best attacker, who lives a carefully organized life in and outside the network. After hacking into the most powerful of all domains the Stoiser domain, JB thought that the ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Borch Nielsen | Stars: Lars Bom, Puk Scharbau, Jørgen Kiil, Karin Rørbeck

Votes: 997

33. Bug Buster (1998)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Killer cockroaches swarm a small lakeside community.

Director: Lorenzo Doumani | Stars: Randy Quaid, Brenda Epperson, Katherine Heigl, James Doohan

Votes: 775

34. The Lost World (1998)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.7
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A scientist discovers dinosaurs on a remote plateau in Mongolia.

Director: Bob Keen | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jayne Heitmeyer, Julian Casey, David Nerman

Votes: 756

35. The Sender (1998)

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

3.9
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In 1965, an American fighter squadron encountered a spaceship while flying over the Bermuda Triangle. After getting into a brief dogfight with it, one of the fighters is shot down, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pepin | Stars: Michael Madsen, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Vaughn, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 659

36. Rebirth of Mothra III (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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To save the world, Mothra goes back in time in an attempt to defeat a younger King Ghidora.

Director: Okihiro Yoneda | Stars: Megumi Kobayashi, Misato Tate, Aki Hano, Atsushi Ohnita

Votes: 612

37. Temmink: The Ultimate Fight (1998)

90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Somewhere in the near future, exists 'the Arena'. Here men with an 'aggression-gene' with which they want to live no longer, are being admitted to fulfil their wish to die. Through fights ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Paval Conen | Stars: Jack Wouterse, Jacob Derwig, Herman Gilis, Will van Kralingen

Votes: 595

38. Watchers 4 (1998)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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An extra-smart dog and detective team up to stop a DNA enhanced killer.

Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Mark Hamill, Lisa Wilcox, Stephen Macht, Gary Collins

Votes: 549

39. Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman tried to discover his destiny in order to learn how to die. As he enters the whirling circles of ... See full summary »

Directors: Darko Mitrevski, Aleksandar Popovski | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Nikola Ristanovski, Vlado Jovanovski, Dejan Acimovic

Votes: 509

40. Femalien 2 (1998)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi

3.0
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Two aliens come to Earth to seek their missing comrade, Kara.

Director: Cybil Richards | Stars: Venesa Talor, Bethany Lorraine, Josh Edwards, Damien Wells

Votes: 486

41. Andoromedia (1998)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.8
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After her sudden death a teenage girl finds her father has uploaded her mind to computer form. With a rival corporation wishing to capture her the girl is uploaded to her boyfriend's laptop.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hiroko Shimabukuro, Eriko Imai, Takako Uehara, Hitoe Arakaki

Votes: 411

42. Lolita 2000 (1998)

Unrated | 83 min | Sci-Fi

4.2
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Lolita 2000 is a modern adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's novel from exotic and sci-fi perspective.

Director: Cybil Richards | Stars: Jacqueline Lovell, David Squires, Sky Nicholas, Robert John

Votes: 393

43. Shepherd (1998)

R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.7
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In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hayman | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper, David Carradine, Heidi von Palleske

Votes: 393

44. Woundings (1998)

102 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.1
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A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.

Director: Roberta Hanley | Stars: Julie Cox, Sammi Davis, Emily Lloyd, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 299

45. Spoiler (1998)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Roger Mason is a prisoner locked away in a futuristic fortress of a jail. Desperate to escape and see his daughter, he keeps making attempt after attempt to break free, but each one is ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Gary Daniels, Meg Foster, Bryan Genesse, Jeffrey Combs

Votes: 298

46. Sorcerers (1998)

PG | 100 min | Sci-Fi

7.1
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Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Simon Clarke, Tina Cote, Sonya Eddy, Timothy Elwell

Votes: 295

47. Scorpio One (1998)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi

3.6
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A disaster on space station Scorpio One leaves all the crewmembers dead. The CIA sends one of its crack agents, Jared Stone into space with a team five elite Rangers to investigate.

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Robert Carradine, Jeff Speakman, Robin Curtis, Steve Kanaly

Votes: 289

48. Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)

PG | 69 min | Sci-Fi

3.1
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Planet Patrol agent Mogyar allies with a team of human planetary guardians to stop the plans of evil galactic overlord Lord Doom when he sends a gargantuan monster called Kraa to destroy the Earth.

Directors: Aaron Osborne, Dave Parker | Stars: Michael Guerin, Jerry Lentz, Jon Simanton, R.L. McMurry

Votes: 265

49. Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998)

TV-PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.1
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Lupin attempts to get his hands on a treasure map, but finds himself in a crisis where the future of Tokyo hangs in the balance.

Director: Toshiya Shinohara | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Kan'ichi Kurita, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Eiko Masuyama

Votes: 245

50. Sleepwalker (1998)

R | 103 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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It runs the year 2010 in Argentina, it is the bicentennial of the May Revolution. During that year, the authorities carried out experimental tests with a new chemical substance and an ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Spiner | Stars: Eusebio Poncela, Sofía Viruboff, Lorenzo Quinteros, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 200



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