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List of Movies - Science fiction

Science fiction is a film genre that recounts events based on supposed technological and scientific achievements. It uses representations of spaceships, robots, aliens, alien planets, time travel, etc. They generally make explorations or criticisms of different social, political and philosophical aspects.


 

The events that occur in Science Fiction films emphasize the impact that technological, scientific, social and cultural advances can have on individuals or societies.
 

1900s to 1920s


This film genre begins with silent cinema, with black and white short films with technological, humorous and horror themes, such as the short film "Journey to the Moon" (1902) by Georges Méliès, "Frankenstein" (1910) and "Dr. "Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1912). In 1916 the feature film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" was released, based on the novel by Jules Verne. Some directors manage to propose a type of social criticism, as in the case of "Metropolis" (1926) by the Austrian director Fritz Lang.
 

1930s to 1950s


In the 1930s, sound appeared as an innovative and indispensable element in film production. The first feature film from an American studio "King Kong" (1933) is released. Also "Lost Horizons" (1937), directed by Frank Capra and the British "The Afterlife" (1936).


In 1940, "Dr. Cyclops" was released, one of the first color science fiction films.


In the 1950s, although the films continued to be low-budget B series and thanks to new technologies and public interest, "Ultimatum to Earth" (1951) by Robert Wise was released, quickly becoming one of the most influential of the genre.
 

1960s to 1980s


In the first decade, science fiction film production decreased significantly, however, in 1968 films such as Franklin Schaffner's "Planet of the Apes" and Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" were released, transforming the film genre.


In the 70s, thanks to the rise of man's first trip to the Moon, science fiction regained strength and "Star Wars" (1977) by George Lucas and "Star Trek" (1979) by Robert Wise were released. In 1982, Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" appears, presenting an undesirable future where the relationship between humanity and technology is close. This film marks the birth of Cyber Punk, a current or subgenre of science fiction. In this decade, "Alien, the eighth passenger" (1979) by the same director was also released.


In the 1980s, films such as "E. T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" (1982) by Steven Spielberg, "Terminator" (1984) by James Cameron and "Akira" (1988) from Japan and "Gandahar: Light Years" (1988) emerged. ) from France.
 

Decades 1990 – 2000


With the appearance of the Internet, the establishment of Cyber Punk and the emergence of new technologies to improve special effects, the film production of this era is optimized, the themes of extraterrestrial invasions, genetic experimentation and catastrophes become constant. Many filmmakers take up a critical and political stance when exposing human conditions. The notable films of the Science Fiction genre at this time are: "Total Recall" (1990), "Jurassic Park" (1993), "Independence Day" (1996), "The Matrix" (1999) by the Wachowski brothers, "Artificial Intelligence (2001), "Avatar (2009), etc.

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  • Star Wars: The Acolyte
    5.0
    Available on Disney+
    Long before the adventures of Luke, Leia and Han Solo, long before Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader, the Star Wars universe is set in a galaxy of dark secrets and emerging powers of the dark side in the final days of the High R...
    United States  2024

  • Biônicos
    5.0
    Available on Netflix
    When the progress of robotics makes Paralympic athletes the new sports stars, Maria dreams of competing against her sister. For that, she will have to enter a world of crime and violence.
    Brazil  2024

  • Atlas
    5.5
    Available on Netflix
    A bleak-sounding future, where an AI soldier has determined that the only way to end war is to end humanity.
    United States  2024

  • Parthenope
    The long journey of Parthenope’s life, from her birth in 1950 till today. A feminine epic, devoid of heroism but brimming with an inexorable passion for freedom, Naples, and the faces of love—all those true, pointless, and uns...
    Italy  2024

  • The Substance
    “You, but better in every way.” That’s the promise of The Substance, a revolutionary product based on cell division, creating an alter ego that’s younger, more beautiful, more perfect.
    United Kingdom  2024

  • Megalopolis
    A Roman Epic fable set in an imagined Modern America. The City of New Rome must change, causing conflict between Cesar Catilina, a genius artist who seeks to leap into a utopian, idealistic future, and his opposition, Mayor Frankl...
    United States  2024

  • Pendant Ce Temps Sur Terre
    Siblings Elsa and Franck were always very close. When Franck mysteriously disappeared during a space mission three years ago, everything changed for Elsa. Since then, the 23-year-old has struggled to move on with her life. One day...
    France  2024

  • L'empire
    7.0
    The Opal Coast, northern France. In a quiet and picturesque fishing village, something finally happens: a special baby is born. A child so unique and peculiar that it unleashes a secret war between extraterrestrial forces of good
    France  2024

  • Another End
    Sal’s empty eyes reveal he has been living only on memories since he lost the love of his life, Zoe. Memories like fragments of a shattered mirror that cannot be put back together. Observing her brother with growing concern, Sal...
    Italy  2024

  • Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes
    6.8
    Set several generations in the future following Caesar’s reign, in which apes are the dominant species living harmoniously and humans have been reduced to living in the shadows. As a new tyrannical ape leader builds his empire, ...
    United States  2024

  • Firma Aquí
    Love forever is a thing of the past. That's why there is an algorithm that matches couples every 4 years. Fran meets Roque, with whom she feels something unimaginable. Would it be tragic if they dare to stay together for more than
    Mexico  2024

  • Dark Matter
    8.0
    Available on Apple TV+
    TV series (2024-). 1 season. 9 episodes. Physicist Jason Dessen ends up in an alternate version of his life after building a machine that offers to go to alternate lives other than one's own. To return to his original life, Jason ...
    United States  2024

  • Doctor Who: Fifteenth Doctor
    6.0
    Available on Disney+
    The Time Lord known as the Doctor travels through space and time with his companions, having incredible adventures and facing dangerous enemies.
    United Kingdom  2024

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