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.

61. Captain America: Civil War

Year of Release: 2016
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Actors: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Olsen
Plot: With the world reeling from the incidents in Sakovia, a new accord is introduced to bring the heroes in line. But for Captain America, who is trying to protect his friend Bucky (aka The Winter Solider) it goes against all he stands for and soon creates a rift in The Avengers - one that will lead to a battle between the two sides.

62. Forbidden Planet

Year of Release: 1956
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Actors: Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Warren Stevens
Plot: A space crew travels to a distant planet when it is silence for unknown reasons. When they arrive only two survivors and a robot are left while neither of them understands what has happened how what caused the disappearances until a terrifying secret is discovered.

63. Paprika

Year of Release: 2007
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Satoshi Kon
Actors: Megumi Hayashibara, T˘ru Furuya, K˘ichi Yamadera, Katsunosuke Hori
Plot: A new device allows scientists to delve into a patient's dreams to help them analyze their problems, but when a techno-terrorist steals the new technology no one is safe, and soon the line between dreams and reality begin to blur.

64. Source Code

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Duncan Jones
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright
Plot: A soldier takes part in an experimental procedure to solve a train bombing. His consciousness is transferred to the body of a commuter where he experiences the bombing over and over again until he can track down the culprit.

65. Pitch Black

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Twohy
Actors: Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Claudia Black
Plot: A deep space commuter vessel crashes onto an inhabited planet. The passengers must work as a team to survive this sun-scotched dessert planet and fight the creatures that live on it.

66. Prometheus

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Logan Marshall-Green
Plot: After discovering clues to the origin of mankind, a team of explorers finds themselves on a mission spanning across the universe and leading up to a battle that could determine the fate of the human race.

67. Equilibrium

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Kurt Wimmer
Actors: Dominic Purcell, Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Christian Kahrmann
Plot: In the near future, humans are living in one giant city under the strictest government control. Monks keep the peace and maintain the current status quo, but what happens when they open their eyes to the big picture, freedom?

68. Iron Man 3

Year of Release: 2013
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Shane Black
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce
Plot: Tony Stark has just helped save the world from an intergalactic threat, but he faces a new, deadly enemy - one who brings low all he has built and seeks to destroy all he holds dear. With his back against the wall, he will have to rely on his own instinct and ingenuity to save the ones he cares about the most.

69. Ready Player One

Year of Release: 2018
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe
Plot: In the not-too-distant future the world has become stagnated and the "missing millions" generation finds release in a massive VR MMO called "The Oasis". When the billionaire founder of the game dies, it starts an in-game Easter Egg hunt, steeped in 80s pop culture, with the prize being his entire fortune and the future of Oasis itself. Young outcast Wade Watts finds himself in the center of the hunt, and with corporate-backed zealots willing to do anything for the prize, Watts will have to put everything on the line to win - and maybe change the real world for the better.

70. Cube

Year of Release: 1998
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Actors: Nicole de Boer, Nicky Guadagni, David Hewlett, Andrew Miller
Plot: A group of six strangers find themselves in a giant cube maze filled with deadly traps. Each has a unique skill and they must work together to solve the puzzle before they turn on each other.

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