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Favorite Sci-Fi Films

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Director: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O'Connell, William Redfield, Arthur Kennedy and Jean Del Val


A diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
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People who added this item 102 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.8


Director: Richard T. Heffron
Starring: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Arthur Hill, Yul
Brynner, John P. Ryan, Stuart Margolin, Allen Ludden and Robert Cornthwaite


It has been several years since the disastrous events of "Westworld" and the Delos resort is ready to reopen, replacing Westworld with the new "Futureworld," which is getting rave reviews.

However, one of Delos's most famous critics, reporter Chuck Browning, is still not convinced that Delos has cleaned up its act, especially after an informant with inside information about Delos is murdered. Chuck teams up with fellow reporter Tracy Ballard and goes to Delos to find out why his source was killed. What they discover is beyond any of their imaginations.
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Director: Jack Arnold
Based on the novel by Richard Matheson
Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey and William Schallert


Scott Carey and his wife Louise are sunning themselves on their cabin cruiser, the small craft adrift on a calm sea. While his wife is below deck, a low mist passes over him. Scott, lying in the sun, is sprinkled with glittery particles that quickly evaporate. Later he is accidentally sprayed with an insecticide while driving and, in the next few days, he finds that he has begun to shrink. First just a few inches, so that his clothes no longer fit, then a little more. Soon he is only three feet tall and a national curiosity.

At six inches tall he can only live in a doll's house and even that becomes impossible when his cat breaks in. Scott flees to the cellar and his wife thinks he has been eaten by the cat. The door to the cellar is closed, trapping him in the littered room where, menaced by a giant spider, he struggles to survive.
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Director: Joel Schumacher
Starring: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson, Elizabeth Wilson, Mark Blankfield, Maria Smith and Pamela Bellwood


Household cleaners produce some strange side effects on model homemaker Pat Kramer, slowly shrinking her to doll-house size. She then encounters everyday happenings as big tasks and not so menial. Her advertising exec husband has a hand in the down-sizing.
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People who added this item 3194 Average listal rating (2108 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9


Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ethan Phillips and Brian Stepanek


In 2019 Lincoln Six Echo and Jordan Two Delta are best friends in a repressive and intriguing society where everybody expects to win the lottery. The prize is to move to a paradisaical island. Jordan wins the lottery and Lincoln accidentally finds the scary truth behind the Utopian award.
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People who added this item 1931 Average listal rating (974 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3


Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich and Rudolf Klein-Rogge


In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
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People who added this item 1492 Average listal rating (914 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
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Director: Shane Acker
Starring (voices): Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover and Christopher Plummer


When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction.
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People who added this item 330 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6


Director: Boris Sagal
Starring: Charleton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo, Eric Laneuville and Lincoln Kilpatrick


Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race, except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family".
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Director: Richard Fleischer
Based on the novel by Harry Harrison
Starring: Charleton Heston, Leigh Tsylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotton, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson and Stephen Young


In 2022, New York City is a town bursting at the seams and food is in short supply. Most of the population's food source comes from synthetics manufactured in local factories, with the dinner selections being a choice between Soylent Blue, Soylent Yellow or Soylent Green.

When a senior executive in the Soylent Company is found murdered, police detective Thorn is sent in to investigate the case. While Thorn visits the environs of a succession of mad-from-hunger New Yorkers and the luxuriously rich digs of the lucky few, he uncovers the terrible truth about the real ingredients of Soylent Green.
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Director: George Pal
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot, Tom Helmore, Whit Bissell, Doris Lloyd and Bob Barran


A Victorian Englishman invents a time machine and travels to the far future where he finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.
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People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7


Director: Roger Corman
Starring: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt, Don Rickles and Morris Ankrum


Dr. James Xavier (Ray Milland) self-tests an experimental eye treatment that grants him x-ray vision. As his work progresses, Xavier’s sight grows to superhuman and psychedelic heights, pushing the limits of his sanity and causing his life to spiral out of control.
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