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Added by Abhi on 23 Feb 2009 01:32
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Iconic Sci-fi Writers on Film

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People who added this item 56 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 7
1984 (1956)
Based on book by George Orwell.

Little known movie adaptation of Orwell's book.
People who added this item 871 Average listal rating (456 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
1984 (1984)
Based on book by George Orwell.

An excellent adaptation shot in the same time frame in 1984 as the novel. Things didn't turn out as badly as Orwell thought they would, at least not by then.
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People who added this item 4328 Average listal rating (2803 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Screenplay co-written by Arthur C. Clarke (also book based on movie).

A sci-fi classic. Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke worked on the screenplay together.
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People who added this item 356 Average listal rating (222 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Based on book by Arthur C. Clarke.

Received a bunch of Oscar nominations in the technical categories but not much critical acclaim otherwise.
People who added this item 1938 Average listal rating (1241 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9
Based on short story by Isaac Asimov.

Loosely based on the short story. The first half is pretty good but the movie pretty much goes off the rails by the end.
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People who added this item 2042 Average listal rating (1371 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Contact (1997)
Based on book by Carl Sagan.

Great acting by Jodie Foster, unfortunately too much attention was on her character taking it away from the scientific and philosophical aspects explored in the book, which was to the detriment of the movie.
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People who added this item 760 Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Based on book by Ray Bradbury.

The only English language movie by iconic French movie director François Truffaut.
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People who added this item 4311 Average listal rating (2993 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
I, Robot (2004)
Based on short story collection by Isaac Asimov.

Bears very little resemblance to anything Asimov wrote even though it shamelessly uses the title.
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 9 IMDB Rating 3.1
Based on book by Isaac Asimov.

A disaster from all accounts.
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 2.4
Nightfall (1988)
Based on book by Isaac Asimov.

Also a disaster from all accounts.

Films that were based on the work of some of the greatest Sci-fi authors in history.

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