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Temmu

anyone seen any of these?

 

1956 - forbidden planet - still the best - or show me one better

2001 - 2001 a space odyessy - o, 1968 - i loved the middle 3/4 of it - to this day, a realistic portrayal of space travel

2015 - the martian - great film! it will be a classic

2001 - donnie darko - wow, what a mind bender

2015 - ex machina - great ending, so-so film

2002 - minority report - excellent

2012 - looper - cool

2013 - gravity - great film, despite the critics

2011 - attack the block - kids vs aliens, quite believable, they picked the wrong hood...

2002 - solaris - wow, just wow

2009 - district 9 - to me, so-so, but a premise that's not used

2004 - primer - a must see, but not a great film, but you will watch it a second time

2009 - moon - whoa, what he discovers!

2006 - children of men - a classic

2009 - surrogates - good film

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securitybreach

Yup, I have seen and have them all. Speaking of.. I just watched The Beast from 20,000 Fathons last night.

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You did miss Intersellar -- 2014 which has become one of my favorite movies:

 

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It's almost 3 hours long and you may have to watch it more than once to grasp the full movie but it's a must watch!!!

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abarbarian

Seen all except

 

Primer

Moon

Surrogates (have this downloaded ready to watch)

 

Did you watch the excellent Russian Solaris or the terrible remake ?

Donnie Darko was pants :thumbsdown:

 

Have watched these

 

Serenity

Metropolis 1927

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956

The Qatermass Experiment 1955

The Forbidden Planet 1956

2010 The Year We Make Contact 1984

The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957

Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman 1957

Zathura A Space Adventure 2005

The Fly 1958

The Fly 1986

WALL-E 2008

The Blob 1958

Total Recall 1990

Plan 9 From Outer Space 1959

Stargate 1994

Stargate The Ark of Truth 2008

Stargate Continuum 2008

Dr Strangelove 1964

Spacetruckers 1996

The Man With the X-Ray Eyes 1963

Farenhight 451 1966

Spacecowboys 2000

Planet of the Apes 1968

Planet of the Apes 2001

Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

Spaceballs 1987

Silent Running 1972

Barbarella 1968

Riddick 2013

Pitch Black 2000

The Chronicles of Riddick 2004

Prometheus 2012

The Andromeda Strain 1971

Outlander 2008

Westworld 1973

Futureworld 1976

Muppets from Space1999

Death Race 2000 1975

Moonraker 1979

Men in Black /2/3 1997/2002/2012

The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975

Masters of the Universe 1987

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976

Logans Run 1976

Mars Attack's 1996

Lost in Space 1998

Dark Star 1974

The Last Starfighter 1984

Outland 1981

All The Star War movies

All The Alien series

All The Dr Who movies and tv episodes from the beging of time itself

Iron Sky 2012

Blade Runner 1982

The Thing 1982

The Thing 2011

Independence Day 1996

Independence Day:Resugence 2016

Tron 1982

Dune 1984

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005 ( not a patch on the BBC TV series)

Flash Gordon 1980

Akira 1988

Darkman 1990

Watchmen 2009

Cronos 1993

The First Men in the Moon 1964

The First Men in the Moon 1919

Gohst in the Shell 1995

The Fifth Element 1997

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982

Doom 2005

Elysium 2013

Deep Impact 1998

The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951

Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1977

Cat-Women of the Moon 1953

Avatar 2009

Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future 2 1989

Back to the Future 3 1990

A Clockwork Orange 1971

Last Action Hero (1993)

The Terminator 1974

Terminator2 1991

Terminator3 2003

Terminator Salvation 2009

Terminator Genisys 2015

A Trip to the Moon 1902

Repo Man 1984

Liquid Sky 1982

The Invisible Man 1933

The War of the Worlds 1953

War of the Worlds 2005

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers 1956

20 Million Miles to Earth 1957

A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001

Jurassic Park 1993

The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997

Jurassic Park III 2001

Jurassic World 2015

Soylent Green 1973

Futureworld 1976

Sleeper 1973

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 1989

Honey, I Blew Up the Kid 1992

Escape to Witch Mountain 1975

RoboCop 1987

RoboCop 2014

The Lawnmower Man 1992

The Matrix 1999

The Matrix Reloaded 2003

The Matrix Revolutions 2003

The Iron Giant 1999

Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning 2005

Babylon 5: The Gathering 1993

Hot Tub Time Machine 2010

Pacific Rim 2013

Attack the Block 2011

All The Mad Max series

I, Robot 2004

The Day the Earth Stood Still 2008/1951

Transcendence 2014

Cocoon 1985

Cocoon: The Return 1988

My Stepmother Is an Alien 1988

Species 1995

Species II 1998

Species III 2004

All the Resident Evil movies 2002/2004/2007/2010/2012/2016

Ender's Game 2013

Waterworld 1995

Battle: Los Angeles 2011

A Boy and His Dog 1975

City of Ember 2008

The Book of Eli 2010

12 Monkeys 1995

The Omega Man 1971

The Last Man on Earth 1964

I Am Legend 2007

eXistenZ 1999

Limitless 2011

Astro Boy 2009

The Last Mimzy 2007

The Man In The White Suit 1951

V for Vendetta 2005

The Adjustment Bureau 2011

Slaughterhouse-Five 1972

The Illustrated Man 1969

 

I am sure that there are a ton more sci-fi movies that I have watched but the old memory is letting me down and I am tired of typing. I have not included all the anime or tv stuff either.

 

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securitybreach

Wow nice list Abarbarian :thumsbup:

 

I have over half of those already but the other ones give me something to look forward to. Thanks again.

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Temmu, agree with you on Minority Report and Children of Men (strangely, book was written by a British mystery writer I've always liked). Couldn't get excited about Gravity. Agree with Erik on Stargate and Bladerunner, also I, Robot. Didn't see Starman (1974) or The Abyss (1989) on anyone's list, but it may be a matter of opinion whether the romance in these takes away from si-fi aspect.

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WALL-E is the best sci-fi film! :)

 

Here's a couple extra I enjoyed:

- Aeon Flux 2005

- THX 1138 1971 (George Lucas directorial debut)

- Fahrenheit 451 1966 (not as good as the book. Remake on the way)

- Inception 2010 (needed to watch it twice to start to understand it ;) )

- Brazil 1985 (Terry Gilliam)

- Metropolis 1927

- Logan's Run 1976

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abarbarian

WALL-E is the best sci-fi film! :)

 

Here's a couple extra I enjoyed:

- Aeon Flux 2005

- THX 1138 1971 (George Lucas directorial debut)

- Fahrenheit 451 1966 (not as good as the book. Remake on the way)

- Inception 2010 (needed to watch it twice to start to understand it ;) )

- Brazil 1985 (Terry Gilliam)

- Metropolis 1927

- Logan's Run 1976

 

WALL-E :clap: :hug:

 

 

There are so many of them :w00tx100: I think I have seen the first ten possibly number eleven and not sure about the last two. They were all entertaining. :clap2:

 

Wow nice list Abarbarian :thumsbup:

 

I have over half of those already but the other ones give me something to look forward to. Thanks again.

 

There a re a ton more that I was not sure would be counted as sci-fi, so you could probably double that list, treble it if you include all the anime episodes from my huge collection :th_0140:

 

Temmu, agree with you on Minority Report and Children of Men (strangely, book was written by a British mystery writer I've always liked). Couldn't get excited about Gravity. Agree with Erik on Stargate and Bladerunner, also I, Robot. Didn't see Starman (1974) or The Abyss (1989) on anyone's list, but it may be a matter of opinion whether the romance in these takes away from si-fi aspect.

 

Nothing wrong with romance. Being out amongst the stars seems a pretty appropriate place for it. :hug:

 

It is hard knowing what counts a s fantasy or sci-fi or even some horror movies come to think of it. I mean is are the superb 1942/1982 original Cat People movies horror, Fantasy,Sci-fi or a true story :fish:

 

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Cluttermagnet

Great list of scifi flicks, abarbarian...

 

Who would have guessed that Death Race 2000, a truly awful

and trashy 1975 movie, would correctly predict the terror-inspired

truck attacks on civilians, fully 40 years beforehand. Disgusting...

 

A Boy and His Dog was, er... (burpf!) disgustingly different...

"The farm- immediately!" said the Committee member, barely

looking up at the condemned couple...

 

No one makes mention of THX1138? It was George Lucas' debut

film after graduating college. A true classic...

 

Oh, OK- I see Sunrat already covered it...

 

Wow, the more I look at it, the more I realize abarbarian has it

pretty much all covered. Looks like you watched even more

scifi than me back in the 70's, mate...

 

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Great list of scifi flicks, abarbarian...

 

Who would have guessed that Death Race 2000, a truly awful

and trashy 1975 movie, would correctly predict the terror-inspired

truck attacks on civilians, fully 40 years beforehand. Disgusting...

 

A Boy and His Dog was, er... (burpf!) disgustingly different...

"The farm- immediately!" said the Committee member, barely

looking up at the condemned couple...

 

No one makes mention of THX1138? It was George Lucas' debut

film after graduating college. A true classic...

 

Oh, OK- I see Sunrat already covered it...

 

Wow, the more I look at it, the more I realize abarbarian has it

pretty much all covered. Looks like you watched even more

scifi than me back in the 70's, mate...

 

Clutter

 

Well I did not watch all the movies in the 70's, I caught up with a lot of them as they appeared on uk tv usually ten years or so behind the times.

 

I can not remember seeing THX1138, certainly not at the cinema. If you Google it you do not get a lot of information the first search pages show mainly foreign sites, Seems like Lucas wants the world to forget the film. I'll have to see if I can find a copy to watch and see if it as terrible as the reviews :drooling:

 

I quite liked A Boy and His Dog, thought it was mildly amusing. As indeed Death Race 2000 which I thought was a cynically amusing slant on 70's driving attitudes rather than a forerunner of terrorist attacks.

 

Seems strange that a lot of the sci-fi stuff I watched or read has actually come true. Men in space, mobile phones and the internet and all of the tech stuff and it has all happened in just a few decades.

Wonder what the world will be like in the next few decades ?

 

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Well, you scared me just a little... Lucas now hates THX1138? Not surprisng, I

guess. It's a classic. And it's plenteous on Ebay. I just ordered a DVD copy.

Used to have a Betamax copy, for gosh sakes, but lost it... Lucas may want to

suppress it, but that ain't gonna happen. It's just way too popular. I think it has

held up fairly well over the years... Perhaps it was just a bit ahead of its time...

I'd liken it, just a bit, to Blade Runner- for the newness at first viewing and the

emotional impact it has. I still recommend it to any scifi afficionado... it would

probably make my top 20 list if I were forced to choose. But yes, ultimately it's

a simple film and has been eclipsed by so many blockbusters since then...

 

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Well, you scared me just a little... Lucas now hates THX1138? Not surprisng, I

guess. It's a classic. And it's plenteous on Ebay. I just ordered a DVD copy.

Used to have a Betamax copy, for gosh sakes, but lost it... Lucas may want to

suppress it, but that ain't gonna happen. It's just way too popular. I think it has

held up fairly well over the years... Perhaps it was just a bit ahead of its time...

I'd liken it, just a bit, to Blade Runner- for the newness at first viewing and the

emotional impact it has. I still recommend it to any scifi afficionado... it would

probably make my top 20 list if I were forced to choose. But yes, ultimately it's

a simple film and has been eclipsed by so many blockbusters since then...

 

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I might have got the wrong impression of the film from the article I read (cannot find the link again). Just did another Google and this time it gives all english links pretty much the same as for any other film.

 

I'll have to watch the film someday but it looks pretty bleak to me, I'll reserve full judgement till viewed.

 

Seems Lucas does like the film,

 

 

15. “1138” HAS BECOME A GOOD LUCK CHARM FOR LUCAS.

 

References to the number “1138” have been scattered as Easter eggs throughout Lucas’ subsequent films. In American Graffiti, it is the license plate number on John Milner’s car. In Star Wars, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo transfer Chewbacca to cell block 1138 while disguised as Stormtroopers. In Raiders of the Lost Ark, a Nazi loudspeaker in the submarine dock scene announces "ein, ein, drei, acht," which in English translates to “one,” “one,” “three,” “eight.” The list goes on.

 

http://mentalfloss.c...-about-thx-1138

 

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 Blade Runner in my humble opinion was one of the best movies ever produced.

 

Tears in rain? Why Blade Runner is timeless 

So I was pretty exited when I sat down to watch the sequel Blade Runner 2047 the other day. Whilst I did enjoy the movie it was just a shadow of its parent. To me it all seemed a tad formulistic as opposed to truly artistic if you get my drift. Worth a watch but don't expect too much.

 

Blade Runner 2049 isn’t a sci-fi masterpiece, but it’s trying really hard to replicate one

😎

 

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V.T. Eric Layton

I woke up this morning thinking that I might stream a couple movies today. My first thought was Forbidden Planet. It's been many years since I actually sat and watched it from beginning to end.

 

That being said, I might also, thanks to your post above, stream the original Blade Runner. It's been a very long time since I saw that one. :)

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1 hour ago, V.T. Eric Layton said:

I woke up this morning thinking that I might stream a couple movies today. My first thought was Forbidden Planet. It's been many years since I actually sat and watched it from beginning to end.

 

That being said, I might also, thanks to your post above, stream the original Blade Runner. It's been a very long time since I saw that one. :)

 

Two very good movies. 😎

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2 hours ago, V.T. Eric Layton said:

I woke up this morning thinking that I might stream a couple movies today. My first thought was Forbidden Planet. It's been many years since I actually sat and watched it from beginning to end.

 

That being said, I might also, thanks to your post above, stream the original Blade Runner. It's been a very long time since I saw that one. :)

 

If you can't, I can provide B)

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All's well. Got 'em. :)

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5 hours ago, abarbarian said:

Two very good movies. 😎

 

Just finished Blade Runner. That was an amazing flick. I can't believe it's been 38 years since that movie came out.

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10 hours ago, V.T. Eric Layton said:

 

Just finished Blade Runner. That was an amazing flick. I can't believe it's been 38 years since that movie came out.

 

Whilst you have been snoozing for the last 38 years Blade Runner reality has arrived,

 

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maybe not in your part of rural USA though. :hysterical:

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The odd thing about watching BR yesterday was seeing the 1982 prognosticators' version of 2019. It was quite funny. They didn't foresee cellular devices, hi-def vid conferencing, electric cars, advances in personal firearms, or, evidently, umbrellas. It was a very wet movie. However, they did have flying cars and lots of genetic engineering advances.

 

I watched the sequel to BR a couple years back. It was OK, but honestly... I don't remember that much about it. I may spool that one up later this afternoon for another looksee.

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Cluttermagnet

Blade Runner has got to be a classic. It made a strong impression on me.

It remains eminently watchable all these years later. Backing off in the

extreme, it can be seen as a pixel in a tapestry of futurism that has been

conditioning homo sapiens for some time now to somehow handle the

major changes that are surely coming. We are on the cusp of something

very different, almost unimaginable. I can almost feel it...

 

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Posted (edited)

New to Westworld? Here Are 6 Reasons to Start

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The theme park where guests indulge fantasies with robots will hook you. The mystery will keep you wanting more. Get into the drama about a destination offering the future of sin, the artificial intelligence that fuels it and the humans that sense there’s something more sinister at play. Watch the first episode free.

 

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Follow the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin in this dark odyssey that begins in a world where every human appetite can be indulged. Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Lena Waithe and Scott Mescudi join Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris and more for the upcoming third season, which will explore questions about the nature of our reality, free will and what makes us human.

 

This is a TV series that is airing over here on freeview. I am just about to start watching series three. I have to say that it is one of the best sci-fi offerings that have been produced of late.The twists and turns of the plot are mind bending and cast and production are top notch. Well worth a look see if you have not already.

 

😎

 

There is also ,

 

Westworld Awakening

 

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Step into the park and bring yourself online with the VR experience Westworld Awakening. As a Mesa facility host driven to survive by your own self-awareness, you'll encounter iconic scenes and settings from the series, solve puzzles and interact with other hosts to answer the biggest question of all: Do you have what it takes to conquer a world designed to destroy you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The original Matrix movie was top notch. Phrases and concepts from it

have entered the lexicon for sure, as in the example below. SF is so big now!

I think 'they' have been preparing us for 'disclosure' for some time now.

It's inevitable, you know.

 

Credibly sourced, multiply verified accounts exist, quoting a retired Navy Admiral

admitting that alien vehicles have been captured and studied by ultra secret,

deep cover, extra-govermental groups (aerospace corporations).

 

Again, our Navy admitted that formerly classified

'gun camera footage' taken from Navy jets chasing in vain after some

unidentifieds is real- and unexplainable in terms of our own current

technology...

 

Anyway, we've all seen enough SF now that it won't be quite the societal

shock that it once might have been. It's all got to come out, sooner or later...

 

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raymac46

With the exception of "The Day the Earth Sood Still" and "2001- A Space Odyssey" (both certifiable classics) I tend to stay away from Science Fiction. If I want fantasy I'll stick to John Wayne in the US Cavalry or early US TV westerns like "Have Gun, Will Travel." And no, I have not seen any of the StarTrek or Star Wars movies. Humbug!

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Such a shame, I love scifi movies.. (and john wayne too)

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Our local SBS TV station is having "Star Trek Sundays" currently, playing all 10 movies sequentially, one per week. Up to "The Undiscovered Country" now. I've developed a new appreciation for them. 😎👍

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is my favorite

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3 minutes ago, securitybreach said:

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is my favorite

 

Ricardo Montalban was great as Khan. The newer movies show progressively more advanced visuals and CGI but the stories were classic in the earlier ones. I don't think I could pick a favourite though, I'd have to watch all ten again with the express purpose of picking one.

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11 hours ago, raymac46 said:

With the exception of "The Day the Earth Sood Still" and "2001- A Space Odyssey" (both certifiable classics) I tend to stay away from Science Fiction. If I want fantasy I'll stick to John Wayne in the US Cavalry or early US TV westerns like "Have Gun, Will Travel." And no, I have not seen any of the StarTrek or Star Wars movies. Humbug!

 

We are all built so different from each other, and I celebrate that!

As a kid I watched John Wayne and 'Palladin' plenty, and got lots out of it.

 

For a lot of us, SF was a big influence in our formative years. My father

sometimes had SF novels or short story anthologies around. I found

them quite interesting and I read them. No doubt that set me up for

4-5 years later when, as a young teen, I took to amateur radio like a

duck to water- and that, in turn, set me up for a career in electronics.

 

Oh, and just as a point of interest, it so happens I was living in

southern Ontario for 3 years in the late 1950's when I first experienced

being exposed to SF. Some nice memories of that, too...

 

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