15 Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Films That Will Make You Transcend Space & Time

Science fiction film or sci-fi film is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies. Science fiction films have often been used to focus on political or social issues, and to explore philosophical issues like the human condition.

Let’s take a look at the top most 15 sci fi films.

1) 2001: A Space Odyssey

1 Classic Sci Fi MoviesAfter discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000. “2001” is a story of Human evolution.

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2) Star Wars

2 Classic Sci Fi MoviesThe Imperial Forces ‑‑ under orders from cruel Darth Vader (David Prowse) ‑‑ hold Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) hostage, in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Here starts the heroic journey of Luke Skywalker into the intergalactic universe.

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3) Blade Runner

3 Classic Sci Fi MoviesDeckard is forced by the police Boss to continue his old job as Replicant Hunter. His assignment is to eliminate four escaped Replicants from the colonies who have returned to Earth. This movie asks deep questions on humanity.

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4) Terminator

4 Classic Sci Fi MoviesDisguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor.

5) ET

5 Classic Sci Fi MoviesET the Extra Terrestrial is an exciting adventure story about the friendship between a young boy and an alien. It is a classic science fiction movie,
The main message from this movie is about accepting others who are different.

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6) The Matrix

6 Classic Sci Fi MoviesThe Matrix is a virtual reality (VR) world into which people are plugged while their bodies are used for energy by a race of artificially intelligent beings.

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7) Arrival

7 Classic Sci Fi MoviesLouise Banks, a linguistics expert, along with her team, must interpret the language of aliens who’ve come to earth in a mysterious spaceship.

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8) Children of Men

8 Classic Sci Fi MoviesIn 2027, 18 years of human infertility have left society on the verge of extinction. When one woman miraculously gets pregnant, Theo, a bureaucrat, must transport her to safety.

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9) Inception

9 Classic Sci Fi MoviesDom Cobb is a thief with the rare ability to enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage but has also cost him everything he loves. …

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10) Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

10 Classic Sci Fi MoviesJoel and Clementine begin a relationship post a train journey together, unaware that they had previously been in a relationship, the memories of which were clinically erased.

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11) Blade Runner 2049

11 Classic Sci Fi MoviesK, an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a secret that could cause chaos. He goes in search of a former blade runner who has been missing for three decades.

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12) Stalker

12 Classic Sci Fi MoviesIn an unnamed country at an unspecified time, there is a fiercely protected post-apocalyptic wasteland known as The Zone. An illegal guide whose mutant child suggests unspeakable horrors within The Zone, leads a writer and a scientist into the heart of the devastation in search of a mythical place known only as The Room. Anyone who enters The Room will supposedly have any of his earthly desires immediately fulfilled.

13) Under The Skin

13 Classic Sci Fi MoviesDisguising itself as a human female, an extraterrestrial drives around Scotland attempting to lure unsuspecting men into her van. Once there, she seduces and sends them into another dimension where they are nothing more than meat.

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14) Avatar

14 Classic Sci Fi MoviesJake, who is paraplegic, replaces his twin on the Na’vi inhabited Pandora for a corporate mission. After the natives accept him as one of their own, he must decide where his loyalties lie.

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15) Interstellar

15 Classic Sci Fi MoviesDescription

In Earth’s future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand 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 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

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