(Ch.7) Science Fiction Films to Explore

From disasters, to dystopian futures, to alien invasions, to time travel, to science gone amok – filmmakers have embraced the art of science fiction for decades. The following is a list of sci-fi films (and sci-fi hybrids) recommended by former students, professors, and fans of film worth exploring.

12 Monkeys (1998)twelve_monkeysmp

The Abyss (1989)

A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Alien (1979)

Aliens (1986)

Armageddon (1998 film)

Avatar (2009)

Blade Runner (1982)

Book of Eli (2010)

Children of Men (2006)

Chronicle (2012)children_of_men_

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Cloverfield (2008)

Contact (1997)

Contagion (2011)

The Core (2003)

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

District 9 (2009)

Divergent (2014)images

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Elysium (2013)

Escape from New York (1981)

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Ex Machina (2015)godzilla_s_coming_to_tokyo_by_warriorking4ever-d83o519

Frequency (2000)

Gattaca (1997)

Godzilla (1998, 2014)

Gravity (2013)

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

The Hunger Games (2012)

I Robot (2004)intimee-7103

I Am Legend (2007)

In Time (2011)

Inception (2010)

Independence Day (1996)

Interstellar (2013)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, 1978, 2007)

The Island (2005)

John Carter (2012)open-uri20150422-12561-b2fy7x_ad1e55ca

Journey to the Center of the Earth (2012)

Jurassic Park (1993)

King Kong (2005)

Looper (2012)

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

The Martian (2015)

The Matrix (1999)

The Maze Runner (2014)

Minority Report (2002)

Oblivion (2013)rise-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-2011

Outbreak (1995)

The Predator (1987)

Repo Man (1984)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

The Road (2009)

Serenity (2005)

Signs (2002)

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)large_lkqgaai9s2j2lhlkie8i9rcwyex

Snowpiercer (2014)

Source Code (2011)

Star Trek (2009)

Star Wars (1977)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Super 8 (2011)

The Swarm (1978)

The Terminator  (1984)the_swarm

Terminator 2 (1991)

Tomorrowland (2015)

Transformers (2007)

Volcano (1997)

WALL-E (2008)

War of the Worlds (2005)

World War Z (2013)

 

 

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