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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Reason for the future sucking:

What if the government, can read your thoughts and mind, in order to predict if you ever commit a crime?

Year it takes place: 2110
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Turbo Kid (2015)
Reason for the future sucking:

Mad Max, but with dirt bikes!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 1710 Average listal rating (1046 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Akira (1988)
Reason for the future sucking:

Nuclear war, has destroyed Tokyo, and then gets rebuilt as Neo Tokyo.

Unfortunately, a psychic energy force, brought from cryosleep, that turns into a super blob, a cult that worships it, and biker gangs threaten the city.

It could be worse. Godzilla could also show up, too.

Year it takes place: 2019
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People who added this item 197 Average listal rating (127 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.3
Reason for the future sucking:

What? You think that the aliens, would let us win, that easily?

Year it takes place: Twenty years, after Will Smith kicked some alien ass!
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People who added this item 1422 Average listal rating (942 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
Reason for the future sucking:

The future, depends on two slacker dudes, and them passing a history test.

Bogus.

Year it takes place: 2688
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People who added this item 136 Average listal rating (84 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.4
Arrival (2016)
Reason for the future sucking:

Aliens from space arrive, and want to communicate. But are they friendly aliens?

Year it takes place: Nowish.
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People who added this item 947 Average listal rating (622 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Reason for the future sucking:

Two metal robot dudes, are sent to kill two non metal robot dudes.

Totally bogus!

Year it takes place: 2691
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People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 0
Passengers (2016)
Reason for the future sucking:

Waking up, from hyper sleep because you are supposed to on an abandoned space station?

That's gotta suck.

Year it takes place: Unknownish.
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Reason for the future sucking:

A giant planet destroying, space station is about to be built.

Year it takes place: A long, long, long time ago, etc, etc, ect...
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People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
Morgan (2016)
Reason for the future sucking:

Just because we can created AI, does it mean that we should?

Year it takes place: Unknowish
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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Criminal (2016)
Reason for the future sucking:

Having your mind, downloaded into a death row inmate's mind.

Well, at least you're in Kevin Costner's mind.

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 466 Average listal rating (227 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Reason for the future sucking:

Humans are now able, to merge with machines. And sex robots, are going up against their owners.

Year it takes place: 2032
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People who added this item 111 Average listal rating (74 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6
Reason for the future sucking:

The Purge, continues yet again. Tired of the whole purging, a well meaning senator wants to end it all together.

Well, we can't have that. Can we?

Year it takes place: The purgetacular year, 2022.
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People who added this item 263 Average listal rating (168 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Reason for the future sucking:

Traveling into the far reaches of space, could incur the wrath of aliens. And stranded on a distant planet.

Year it takes place: The 23rd century.
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Reason why the future kind of sucks:

What? Did you really think, that the Imperials would go, without a fight?

Year it takes place: A long, long time ago, in a blah, blah, blah.
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People who added this item 135 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Reason for the future sucking:

Imagine, being dead. Then coming back to life, not knowing who you are. Then learning your wife is about to be cloned, and bio engineered.

That would kind of suck.

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.4
Synchronicity (2015)
Reason for the future sucking:

Turns out folding the universe, on to itself is a bad idea. Who knew?

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 191 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.2
The 5th Wave (2016)
Reason for the future sucking:

Aliens, attack Earth yet again!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6
Reason for the future sucking:

Radiation has nearly wiped out, the whole world and everyone in it.

Now that's gotta suck!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (26 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.7
Death Machine (1994)
Reason for the future sucking:

Two words: Robo Shark!

Year it takes place: The near future, of course.
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People who added this item 1264 Average listal rating (790 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Animatrix (2003)
Reason for the future sucking:

Can't us humans, and machines ever learn to get along?

Year it takes place: 2059
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People who added this item 388 Average listal rating (275 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Reason for the future sucking:

Being a time cop, has to be the suckiest job, ever. Especially, if you're after some dude called The Fizzle Bomber.

Year it takes place: Unknownish.
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People who added this item 772 Average listal rating (556 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Ex Machina (2015)
Reason for the future sucking:

Falling in love, with a robot that has AI? Probably not a good idea.

Year it takes place: Unknownish.
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People who added this item 1008 Average listal rating (683 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Death Race (2008)
Reason for the future sucking:

The economy has collapsed, crime and unemployment rises, leaving prisons to become over crowed.

And people are entertained by car races that are televised, in which prisoners race for freedom.

Year it takes place: 2012
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People who added this item 304 Average listal rating (201 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.2
Reason for the future sucking:

America is in ruins, and things couldn't be worse.

However, there is gladiator styled car races, in which the goal is to run over, as many people as humanely possible.

Year it takes place: 2000
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People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 3.5
Creepozoids (1987)
Reason for the future sucking:

Acid rain, acid rain!

Year it takes place: 1998
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People who added this item 462 Average listal rating (320 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 4.4
Skyline (2010)
Reason for the future sucking:

You "definitely" DON'T want to be beamed up by these aliens!

Year it takes place: Unknownish
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People who added this item 402 Average listal rating (219 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 4.7
Reason for the future sucking:

What happens, when you do try to overthrow a oppressive government, that Instituted the whole thing in the first?

They send a group of people, to kill your sorry ass. Obviously.

Year it places: Three, gory bloody years after the first event.
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People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 3.2 IMDB Rating 3.1
Left Behind (2014)
Reason for the future sucking:

It's pretty much the plot, of Left Behind, but with Nicholas Cage instead of Kirk Cameron.

Year it takes place: Unknownish
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Reason for the future sucking:

The Hunger Games, continue and will continue to do unless a certain someone puts an end to it, once and for all.

That and evil Donald Sutherland, threatens to kill anyone who dares to follow a certain someone, and her plans to end the games, once and for all.

Year it takes place: Sometime, after the last film.
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People who added this item 1559 Average listal rating (1034 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.6
Interstellar (2014)
Reason for the future sucking:

With things looking pretty bleak and grim, and big dust storms devastating pretty mostly everywhere, the future of humanity depends on whether or not astronauts Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, can find other suitable planet, for humans to colonize.

Year it takes place: Unknownish
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People who added this item 155 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Miracle Mile (1988)
Reason for the future sucking:

Nuclear War, has pretty much displaced everyone.

Year it takes place: Near nuclear apocalypse 88ish.
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People who added this item 762 Average listal rating (515 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Snowpiercer (2013)
Reason for the future sucking:

Due to global freezing, everyone is now on aboard the Snow Train!

Year it takes place: The super Mr. Freeze near future.
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People who added this item 581 Average listal rating (333 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
Transcendence (2014)
Reason for the future sucking:

What if, you can transplant your mind, into a machine, and you become all powerful?

Year it takes place: Phillip K. Dickish near future.
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People who added this item 1238 Average listal rating (811 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Reason for the future sucking:

A genetically modified human, goes on a mission of vengeance against the very same people who made him, by destroying a whole city.

Year it takes place: 2259
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People who added this item 577 Average listal rating (359 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Reason for the future sucking:

Aliens head for Earth, lead by a clone of Captain Picard, and plans to destroy pretty much everything.

Year it takes place: 2379
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People who added this item 500 Average listal rating (316 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Reason for the future sucking:

More or less, the plot of Avatar, but in a Star Trek film.

Year it takes place: 2375
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People who added this item 638 Average listal rating (390 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Reason for the future sucking:

A mad scientist, plans on accesing a nexus that potentially destroy universes.

Can Pickard and Kirk, stop him in time?

Year it takes place: 2375
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People who added this item 3128 Average listal rating (1960 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Reason for the future sucking:

Imagine, waking up from being cryogenically frozen, and discovering that money is virtually worthless.

But at least, you wake up looking like Tom Cruise, so at least there's that.

Year it takes place: 2151
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People who added this item 718 Average listal rating (451 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
RoboCop (2014)
Reason for the future sucking:

Drones are super effective, so why not police bots, in cities? Indeed, why not?

Year it takes place: 2028
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People who added this item 4906 Average listal rating (3400 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
Reason for the future sucking:

Earth gets blown up really good, by unfriendly aliens.

Year it takes place: 1990ish
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People who added this item 4202 Average listal rating (2752 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
I Am Legend (2007)
Reason for the future sucking

Zombies are taking over, and only Will Smith can save the day.

Year it takes place: 2012
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People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (42 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5
Saturn 3 (1980)
Reason for the future sucking:

Earth is over populated, and must survive in a space colony, plus KILLER ROBOT!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.2
Reason for the future sucking:

What better way, to control people than with the help of Scanners?

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 4.3
Reason for the future sucking:

More head exploding action, courtesy of Scanners!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.1
Scanner Cop (1994)
Reason for the future sucking:

Scanners are now going after police cops.

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 3.8 IMDB Rating 4.7
Reason for the future sucking:

Still even more head exploding action, courtesy of Scanners!

Year it takes place: Near futurish.
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People who added this item 1529 Average listal rating (1030 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Reason for the future sucking:

Necromongers, an army that takes over planets and converts the inhabitants into super human, beings invading galaxies and threaten to destroy planets and people, that refuse to join their super elite club.

Year it takes place: 2583
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People who added this item 408 Average listal rating (250 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Riddick (2013)
Reason for the future sucking:

I would definitely, put being stranded on a inhospitable planet, with killer aliens, on the things that suck list.

Year it takes place: 2583
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People who added this item 642 Average listal rating (393 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5
City of Ember (2008)
Reason for the future sucking:

An entire underground city, totally dependent on somewhat limited power, is in danger of coming to an end.

Year it takes place: Unknown, but presumably sometime after The Big One.

Or the year 247, according to underground city's time line.
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Movies in which in the future or near future, the world or part of it, goes to hell and really bad things happen.

"We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I going to spend rest of our lives. And remember my friend, future events such as these will effect you in the future."

- Jeron King Criswell

"The future ain't what it used to be."

- Yogi Berra

“Don't wake me for the end of the world unless it has very good special effects.”

― Roger Zelazny

"This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper."

- T. S. Eliot

"It's the end of the world as we know it,
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine."

- R.E.M.

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Jul 5 12:19
I like the concept but you should put some pics and/or comments.
Posted: 5 years, 4 months ago at Jul 28 1:56
Like the concept, love the comments!! Keep up the good work!
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Feb 23 12:50
Nicely done! Added this list to this list: http://www.listal.com/list/2011-films-worst-10
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Feb 24 0:37
Thanks!
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Oct 9 2:39
And the strangest part about Streets of Fire is that it got a PG-rating despite the aforementioned violence, as well as several S-bombs, a trans-gendered dancer, attempted rape, and a sex scene in the second half.
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Oct 9 2:54
Interesting point. if anything it's more like a PG-13 film, than anything else.

Go figure.
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Oct 9 15:32
Lest we forget, Jamie, is that this movie came out sometime before the invention of the PG-13 rating along with The Temple of Doom and Gremlins, therefore it could've been rated R. Then again, I guess it got PG since there isn't any moderate or heavy bleeding. In fact, I can't even remember if there is any bloodshed.
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Oct 9 22:40
For me, it seems pretty odd that Red Dawn, considering how violent it was, got the PG-13 rating.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Apr 4 11:45
Great list and your comments to them also great.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Apr 4 20:50
Thanks!
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Dec 27 4:01
Great job ! Zelazny rulezzzz
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Dec 27 19:31
Thanks for the comment, and the vote!
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Jan 7 6:49
LOL at some of the comments - though a few were technically inaccurate
Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Jan 7 23:23
I'm pretty much aware of the inaccuratacy of some of the comments since I haven't seen some of the films in awhile in ages.
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at Jan 24 18:18
Thanks for the votes, everyone!
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 21 20:59
wow the future does suck XD, why the hell theres no movies where the future is depicted in a happier way?.
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 21 21:17
It would be boring, I guess?
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 22 11:01
well when i say happy i dont mean that everyone would be happy all the time, but instead a different kind of story set in the future world other then destroiyng it, my bad for not explaining, but in the end i do agree with both of you.
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Jan 11 18:24
Suggestions, by the way are welcomed.

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