Top Sci-Fi Movies


The Top Sci-Fi Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Sci-Fi List". Lists are calculated daily.

51. Star Trek Into Darkness

Year of Release: 2013
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: J.J. Abrams
Actors: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana
Plot: Captain Kirk and the Enterprise are called back home after a member from their own ranks becomes an unstoppable one-man army, looking to not only unleash terror across Earth, but the entire Federation. Tracking him to a war-torn world, Kirk has a personal score to settle and has to rely on the only family he has left: his crew.

52. Gravity

Year of Release: 2013
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Actors: George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Basher Savage, Eric Michels
Plot: Two astronauts attempt to return to Earth after a collision with space debris leaves them stranded in space.

53. Arrival

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Actors: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg
Plot: A series of alien spacecraft land around the world. With humanity on edge, an elite team, led by linguists expert Louise Banks, are sent to investigate and decide whether these beings come in peace or the opposite. Time is not on their side, however, and Banks must take a chance that could threaten her own life - and possibly all mankind.

54. The Hunger Games

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Gary Ross
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks
Plot: Based on the best-selling novel by Suzanne Collins - in a dystopic future where the United States, now called Panem, is divided into 12 districts, each year the Capital holds the Hunger Games. Two young tributes from each district must fight to the death and viewing is mandatory. When Katniss Everdeen takes her sisters place as a tribute, it will catapult her and fellow tribute Peeta Mellark into a dark, dangerous world where they will have to use every advantage in order to survive.

55. Star Trek: First Contact

Year of Release: 1996
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jonathan Frakes
Actors: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, Michael Dorn
Plot: Picard and company follow the Borg back in time to stop them from assimilating Earth before the Earth's first contact with aliens.

56. The Fly

Year of Release: 1986
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Cronenberg
Actors: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Leslie Carlson, John Getz
Plot: A scientist who hates riding in cars develops a way to transport from one area to another with out traveling but his experiment goes wrong as he some how turns into a giant fly.

57. Sunshine

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Adventure
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Danny Boyle
Actors: Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Troy Garity, Chris Evans
Plot: As the sun begins to die, a team of astronauts are sent on a spaceship to try and revive it to save the future of mankind.

58. Solyaris ( Solaris )

Year of Release: 1972
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Russian
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Actors: Jüri Järvet, Sos Sargsyan, Tamara Ogorodnikova, Yulian Semyonov
Plot: A planet appears to have been landed upon by the Solyaris space crew when Kelvin is sent to investigate the strange happenings.

59. Looper

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Rian Johnson
Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Bruce Willis, Jeff Daniels
Plot: A man who works as a "looper" - a hitman sent targets from the mob in the future - realizes his latest hit is his future self.

60. The Transformers

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Michael Bay
Actors: Jon Voight, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox
Plot: Two Robotic races, the Autobots and the evil Decepticons, crash onto earth. As the Decepticons search for the Allspark so they can take over the world and kill all the humans, the Autobots are working with a boy to save the human race and return peace to the world.

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