Best Science Fiction Movie ever!

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best latinamerican sci-fi movie ever

"Third World", the best latinamerican sci-fi movie ever. Please check it at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsfde0mezI8
 
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Bicentennial Man.
Never bothered to see it. Didn't it get panned?

John Carpenter's "The Thing."
After Alien, I would say this is the 2nd best horror film evar!
 
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Oh I saw that one! Every living animal on the planet disappeared except for those who were momentarily dead when the ...whatever... happened.

I still think "Outland" holds up well after 20 years.
I think that movie was made in New Zealand or Australia and was either called "The Silent Earth" or "The Quiet Earth". I saw it and THought it was good.

The reason nobody wanted to send anyone else through the machine in Contact was becasue everyone thought it hadn't worked. JOdie Fosters character was the only one who experianced anything. TO everyone else the sphere simply passed through the device and dropped into the water.
 
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Never bothered to see it. Didn't it get panned?
I don't know. I rarely check reviews of movies I'm sure I want to see. This was one of them, and I liked it very much.


After Alien, I would say this is the 2nd best horror film evar!
I would give the nod to The Thing over Alien, but both are excellent, classic sci-fi.
 
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Some of those truly awful, Ed Woods-style SF B-movies can be good too, that is if they are indeed truly awful. My wife and I keep hoping some network will show The Twisted Brain once again. That, and the return of MST3K.
 
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I've got to say that Alien grabbed me hard, right out of the gate, but fades with repeated viewings, so Blade Runner takes the top spot. I've got the latest director's cut without Decker's narration, and (if you haven't seen the original in a while) the lack of narration adds complexity to the movie and forces the viewer to try to "connect the dots" in a way that is better than the original.
 
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Blade Runner
Luv Riddley Scott's trademark smoke in Blade Runner.

Yes thats my list with a couple more: Matrix 1(only 1) and Gattica. Gattica's '90s scifi plot seems to be converging on reality. Fine acting from Hawke, Jude Law and Uma. Gore Vidal even shows up. Uma of course brings more than acting, much mo.
 
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension.

I don't remember much of the movie now, except it was outrageous; throw in the title and it becomes a "not to miss."

*Voted # 93 of the Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies of all time by: OFCS (Online Film Critics Society)

*2001: A Space Odyssey Named the Greatest Sci-Fi Film of All Time By the Online Film Critics Society (http://ofcs.rottentomatoes.com/pages/pr/top100scifi [Broken])
 
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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension.
It is a great cult classic, with an ensemble cast.
 
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1. Blade Runner - Harrison Ford, nuff said. Also has one of the best movie endings ever.

2. 2001 - Amazing music, and I loved Hal.

3. Jurassic Park - Dinosaurs are sweet.

4. The Empire Strikes Back - Harrison Ford being awesome. Oh, and Vader is Luke's father.

5. The Terminator - Robot killing machine = awesome.

6. Aliens - Better than the first if you ask me. More action, less claustrophobic terror.

7. Stargate - Very original for it's time.

8. Back to the Future - Time travel with a fun story.

9. Star Trek: First Contact - I don't really like Star Trek, but this movie really impressed me. It gave Star Trek a darker feel, and it wasn't bogged down with philosophical mumbo-jumbo.

10. Superman: Returns - Superman isn't my favorite superhero, not by a long shot, but this movie was really good.

11. The Iron Giant - Kid's cartoon, but still really good.
 
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars. I love that movie. My oldest daughter requested the DVD for Christmas and I'm going to borrow it.
 

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