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Best Science Fiction Movie ever!

by Maxwells Demon
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Maxwells Demon
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Mar28-07, 03:24 PM
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Hey PF..

What do you think is the best Science Fiction movie(s) ever?

Thanks :)
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Mar28-07, 03:29 PM
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Contact and Jurassic Park
Maxwells Demon
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Mar28-07, 03:30 PM
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what's Contact about?

Evo
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Mar28-07, 03:38 PM
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Best Science Fiction Movie ever!

The Day the Earth Stood Still - Klaatu barada nikto
Thrice
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Mar28-07, 04:03 PM
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Speaking of Contact, why couldn't they just send another guy through the machine again?
usahockey
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Mar28-07, 04:03 PM
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I like star wars.
Garth
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Mar28-07, 04:16 PM
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Quote Quote by Thrice View Post
Speaking of Contact, why couldn't they just send another guy through the machine again?
That would be too easy, but ever heard of 'Sequels'?

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Cyrus
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Mar28-07, 04:20 PM
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Back to the Future, because it actually had a plot.

Most movies today are crap.
Maxwells Demon
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Mar28-07, 04:20 PM
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anyone seen Doctor Strangelove
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Mar28-07, 04:30 PM
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Quote Quote by Maxwells Demon View Post
anyone seen Doctor Strangelove
Great movie, though it's more political/comedic than scientific.
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Mar28-07, 04:31 PM
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Dune was very good, considering the huge volume of information they had to try to convey in one sitting. The original Star Wars was ground-breaking in special effects. Contact was very good - one of the more cerebral efforts.
Maxwells Demon
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Mar28-07, 04:32 PM
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all right.. I once saw a really cool sci-fi movie.. Think it was called Red Dust or Red Planet.. This astronaut ends up at a beautiful beach on some foreign planet, after going through a wormhole, I think.
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Mar28-07, 04:44 PM
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Total Recall wasn't bad as a sci-fi action movie. I second back to the future and might throw in star trek 4.
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Mar28-07, 04:44 PM
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Probably ET.
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Mar28-07, 04:54 PM
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Total Recall wasn't bad as a sci-fi action movie. I second back to the future and might throw in star trek 4.
I saw some of the star trek movie and it was good.
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Mar28-07, 04:59 PM
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There's a comprehensive list of Sci Fi films at wikipedia.org:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._fiction_films

My favorites from the list:

1956 -- Forbidden Planet (it used to play almost non-stop on the cable channels)

1960 -- The Time Machine

1968 -- 2001 A Space Odyssey

1971 -- The Andromeda Strain

1977 -- Close Encounters of the Third Kind

1980 -- Altered States

1983 -- Brainstorm

1985 -- Real Genius (hey, it's on the wiki list -- not much SciFi, though. Pretty accurate account of my undergrad.)

1996 -- Mars Attacks! ("It's not unusual....")

2000 -- Red Planet

2004 -- Alien Versus Predator (sequel is due out later this year!)
Ivan Seeking
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Mar28-07, 05:10 PM
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Quote Quote by berkeman View Post
There's a comprehensive list of Sci Fi films at wikipedia.org:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._fiction_films

My favorites from the list:

1956 -- Forbidden Planet (it used to play almost non-stop on the cable channels)

1960 -- The Time Machine

1968 -- 2001 A Space Odyssey

1971 -- The Andromeda Strain

1977 -- Close Encounters of the Third Kind

1980 -- Altered States

1983 -- Brainstorm

1985 -- Real Genius (hey, it's on the wiki list -- not much SciFi, though. Pretty accurate account of my undergrad.)

1996 -- Mars Attacks! ("It's not unusual....")

2000 -- Red Planet

2004 -- Alien Versus Predator (sequel is due out later this year!)
About the same as my list... I'd lose Alien vs Predator and add Metropolis.
Art
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Mar28-07, 06:58 PM
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Iin their day The Omega Man and the first Planet of the Apes film were excellent. From the later genre I liked Independence Day.


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