My must watch list of Sci-Fi Movies 🎥
I love watching movies. And when it comes to Sci-Fi, I am always down for it. Today I’ll share my must watch list of Science Fiction movies below. Although I haven’t listed these movies by any rank, it’s been sorted randomly. So let’s get started…
In a future where time is money and the wealthy can live forever, Will Salas (Justin Timberlake) is a poor man who rarely has more than a day’s worth of life on his time clock. When he saves Henry Hamilton (Matt Bomer) from time thieves, Will receives the gift of a century. However, such a large transaction attracts the attention of the authorities, and when Will is falsely accused of murder, he must go on the run, taking the daughter (Amanda Seyfried) of an incredibly wealthy man with him.
Release date: October 28, 2011 (Canada)
Director: Andrew Niccol
Box office: 174 million USD
Featured song: In Time Main Theme
Screenplay: Andrew Niccol
In the near future, a mechanized police force patrols the streets and deals with lawbreakers — but now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid is stolen and given new programming, he acquires the ability to feel and think for himself. While the robot, dubbed “Chappie (Sharlto Copley),” puzzles out human behavior, the authorities begin to see him as a danger to mankind and order; they will stop at nothing to ensure that Chappie is the last of his kind.
Initial release: March 4, 2015 (Belgium)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Box office: 102.1 million USD
Budget: 49 million USD
Producers: Neill Blomkamp, Simon Kinberg
Aimless David Rice (Hayden Christensen) has the ability to instantly transport himself to any place he can imagine. He uses that gift to globe-trot, living on money he steals by “jumping” into bank vaults. He’s captured by the evil Roland Cox (Samuel L. Jackson), who knows how to keep David from jumping. David escapes and reunites with his high school crush, Millie (Rachel Bilson), then forms an alliance with fellow jumper Griffin (Jamie Bell) and prepares for mortal combat with Cox.
Initial release: February 14, 2008 (USA)
Director: Doug Liman
Featured song: My Day So Far
Box office: 222.2 million USD
Budget: 85 million USD
A jet-setting computer whizz is sent a powerful mobile device, which makes him the target of a government conspiracy. At first, the strange phone messages promised great wealth. Soon, though, government agents pursue the young engineer receiving them around the world.
Initial release: February 27, 2009 (USA)
Director: Greg Marcks
Box office: 2.187 million USD
Story by: Michael Nitsberg
Editors: Joseph Gutowski, James Herbert
In Earth’s future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth’s population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind’s new home.
Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people — and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm’s half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.
Release date: December 21, 2018 (Canada)
Director: James Wan
Box office: 1.148 billion USD
Budget: $160–200 million
When a boyfriend tricks Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) into delivering a briefcase to a supposed business contact, the once-carefree student is abducted by thugs who intend to turn her into a drug mule. She is surgically implanted with a package containing a powerful chemical, but it leaks into her system, giving her superhuman abilities, including telekinesis and telepathy. With her former captors in pursuit, Lucy seeks out a neurologist (Morgan Freeman), who she hopes will be able to help her.
Release date: July 25, 2014 (Canada)
Director: Luc Besson
Box office: 463.4 million USD
Budget: 40 million USD
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Armed with the latest in military and spy technology, the team of elite soldiers known as G.I. Joe travel around the globe to wherever their services are needed. In their latest assignment Gen. Hawk (Dennis Quaid), Duke (Channing Tatum) and the rest of the G.I. Joe team take on Destro (Christopher Eccleston), a corrupt arms dealer, and fight the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization.
Release date: August 7, 2009 (Canada)
Director: Stephen Sommers
Featured song: Boom Boom Pow
Box office: 302.5 million USD
Film series: G.I. Joe
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
In the continuing adventures of the G.I. Joe team, Duke (Channing Tatum), second-in-command Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), and the rest of the Joes (D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee) face a two-fold threat. Not only is their mortal enemy COBRA rearing its ugly head again, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government: There might be an impostor in the White House. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes (Ray Park) is on a search for inner peace but learns that his nemesis, Storm Shadow, is still alive.
Release date: March 29, 2013 (Canada)
Director: Jon M. Chu
Based on: G.I. Joe; by: Hasbro
Box office: 375.7 million USD
Budget: $130-155 million
On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction until they discover the ship is in grave danger. With the lives of 5,000 sleeping passengers at stake, only Jim and Aurora can save them all.
Initial release: December 22, 2016 (Russia)
Director: Morten Tyldum
Box office: 303.1 million USD
Budget: $110–150 million
On the lush alien world of Pandora live the Na’vi, beings who appear primitive but are highly evolved. Because the planet’s environment is poisonous, human/Na’vi hybrids, called Avatars, must link to human minds to allow for free movement on Pandora. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Na’vi woman (Zoe Saldana). As a bond with her grows, he is drawn into a battle for the survival of her world.
Release date: December 18, 2009 (Canada)
Director: James Cameron
Box office: 2.79 billion USD
Budget: 237 million USD (2009)