Join Listal here 
Existing members 
Login here 
Join Listal to create lists, share images, get recommendations and much more
Avatar
Added by The Flagship

on 6 Jan 2009 06:57

 
40
7950 Views   9 Comments

Steampunk Cinema

Sort by: Showing 40 items
People who added this item 311  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
1. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

People who added this item 281  Average listal rating (183 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
2. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

People who added this item 1308  Average listal rating (762 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
3. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 3635  Average listal rating (2468 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
4. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1901  Average listal rating (1076 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
5. Brazil (1985)

People who added this item 583  Average listal rating (333 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.9 
6. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.6 
7. Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

People who added this item 248  Average listal rating (116 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.2 
8. Casshern (2004)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 418  Average listal rating (253 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
9. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 777  Average listal rating (404 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
10. The City of Lost Children (1995)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1371  Average listal rating (871 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
11. Dark City (1998)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 7680  Average listal rating (4922 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
12. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.7 
13. First Men in the Moon (1964)

People who added this item 855  Average listal rating (531 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.4 
14. Frankenstein (1994)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 2589  Average listal rating (1606 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
15. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 2647  Average listal rating (1784 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
16. Hellboy (2004)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1616  Average listal rating (1050 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
17. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

People who added this item 350  Average listal rating (206 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
18. The Invisible Man (1933)

People who added this item 2262  Average listal rating (1525 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 5.8 
19. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1154  Average listal rating (670 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
20. Castle in the Sky (1986)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 3126  Average listal rating (1954 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
21. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Eve... (2004)

People who added this item 243  Average listal rating (94 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
22. Memories (1995)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 521  Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
23. Metropolis (2001)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1558  Average listal rating (775 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.4 
24. Metropolis (1927)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 233  Average listal rating (137 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 5.3 
25. Mutant Chronicles (2008)

People who added this item 1224  Average listal rating (679 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
26. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 71  Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 5.5 
27. Perfect Creature (2006)

People who added this item 4335  Average listal rating (2857 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
28. The Prestige (2006)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 3534  Average listal rating (2312 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
29. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 1172  Average listal rating (746 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.1 
30. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 4952  Average listal rating (3340 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
31. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

People who added this item 806  Average listal rating (489 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 4.8 
32. The Spirit (2008)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 3744  Average listal rating (2407 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.6 
33. Spirited Away (2001)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 2171  Average listal rating (1400 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
34. Stardust (2007)

People who added this item 397  Average listal rating (202 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
35. Steamboy (2004)
The Flagship's rating:

People who added this item 124  Average listal rating (73 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.2 
36. Time After Time (1979)

People who added this item 322  Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
37. The Time Machine (1960)

People who added this item 221  Average listal rating (142 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.5 
38. Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq (2001)

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating 5.7 
39. Wormtooth Nation (2008)

People who added this item 2338  Average listal rating (1562 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 4.7 
40. Wild Wild West (1999)
The Flagship's rating:


 

Out of pure interest, I decided to do some research into what The Internet™ regarded as Steampunk Cinema. Here is a list of films that numerous sites agreed on as portraying Steampunk elements and ideals. I've ignored remakes of the same film.

Steampunk: "The term denotes works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used. Steampunk works are usually set in the 19th century and often in Victorian era England, but incorporate prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions, or real technological developments (like the computer) occurring at an earlier date."


"Steampunk is often associated with cyberpunk and shares a similar fanbase and theme of rebellion. Apart from time period and level of technological development, the main difference between cyberpunk and steampunk is that steampunk settings usually tend to be less obviously dystopian than cyberpunk, or lack dystopian elements entirely."











Added to

11 votes
Film and TV Genres (86 lists)
list by Mr. Saturn
Published 1 year, 6 months ago



Related lists

Steampunk films
43 item list by steven aka superant
2 votes
Steampunk music
12 item list by tartan_skirt
15 votes 5 comments
World of Steampunk
27 item list by List-All
27 votes 5 comments
Cinema & Its Wonders
120 item list by hexagon sun
25 votes 2 comments
Cinema & Its Bullsh*t
163 item list by hexagon sun
33 votes 16 comments
Favorite Sci Fi Books
70 item list by mika_
5 votes
The magician's cinema movies
21 item list by Rath
27 votes
Cinema viewings 2013
25 item list by SJMJ91
6 votes
French Cinema
22 item list by Voxel-Ux
16 votes 5 comments
Few things I love about cinema (by drugs)
44 item list by drugs
111 votes 13 comments

View more top voted lists
Join listal and create your own lists and much more

People who voted for this also voted for

Defying Gender
Modern 7 Sins: Genetic Manipulation
Modern 7 Sins: Violation of Human Rights
World of Steampunk
Movies Directed by Female Directors
Loeb Classical Library
Daddy Cool
The Villains of Sunnydale (Buffyverse)
Batman in Graphic Novels
DC Comics - Film Adaptations
70 mm films
Grand Prix d'Avoriaz (now Fantastic'Arts)

More lists from The Flagship

Cyberpunk Cinema
Films I should've seen by now.
Cars that get annihilated!
Best of 2007
Favourite foreign language
Pitchfork's 20 Greatest Albums of the '00s


Comments

Avatar
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 7 10:27
I think that Perfect Creature would classify as a steampunk movie
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 7 18:05
It is already on the list ;)

I'll let you off as my alphabetical ordering is slightly awry!
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 8 23:56
It may just be me not having watched it in awhile, but Dark City doesn't seem all that steampunk to me.
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Jan 9 6:25
I agree about Dark City not really fitting. It's placed "out of time" and, until the end where you see what's actually around the city, it can easily be said to take place in modern times, not in the past.
Posted: 5 years, 1 month ago at Mar 7 23:45
Watchmen doesn't really fit in here. It's set in a realistic world, not an anachronistic one.
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Dec 24 1:11
The Great Train Robbery (1903) or The First Great Train Robbery (1979).

Any Western including a train? (this is a list with several selections: http://www.goletadepot.org/rr_movies.php)
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Nov 30 3:31
Maybe I'm going out on a limb here. But why not "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines" or "The Great Race." Admittedly they might be overlooked for their whacky content. But in "TMMITFM" they come up with some outrageous contraptions and in "TGR," Dr. Fate's car more than qualifies it for consideration.
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Dec 22 8:05
LOVE IT!!
Avatar
Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago at Oct 14 11:48
Love steampunk, though its exact meaning is up for debate.
Some suggestions:
"The Golden Compass"
"Hugo"
"The Fabulous World of Jules Verne"
"City of Ember"
"A Trip to the Moon" (many of Georges Melies' films could be considered steampunk, but this is his most famous and one of his best)
"Mysterious Island"
Edit: 1 year, 6 months ago

Login or Signup to post a comment