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Old 04-22-2015, 07:04 PM   #341
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Some of it comes down to how you actually define the genre of science fiction.
I would consider a movie to be 'sci-fi' whenever science (fictional or not) plays a central role in the plot.

That's why I would never say that Star Wars are sci-fi movies. Not even the guy who made them does it.
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This is really, really difficult, because there are so many great sci-fi films, sci-fi films that are more sci-fi than others, and many vastly different subgenres of sci-fi. But I'll try...

1. Stalker
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
3. Alien
4. Jurassic Park
5. Planet of the Apes

Honorable mentions (in order of release):

- The Day the Earth Stood Still
- Godzilla (plus a handful of its sequels)
- Forbidden Planet
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (plus its 1978 remake)
- Solaris
- Close Encounters of the Third Kind
- Mad Max Trilogy
- Blade Runner
- The Thing
- The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Aliens and Alien 3
- RoboCop
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park
- The Matrix Trilogy
- Donnie Darko
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Old 04-22-2015, 07:09 PM   #343
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1. Blade Runner
2. Blade Runner
3. Blade Runner
4. Blade Runner
5. Blade Runner

In all seriousness:

1. Blade Runner
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey
4. Brazil
5. Donnie Darko
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Old 04-22-2015, 10:33 PM   #344
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1. Blade Runner (by a f**king landslide)
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
3. Alien
4. The Terminator
5. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

And then the honorable mentions...

6. Star Wars
7. A Clockwork Orange
8. ET: The Extra Terrestrial
9. Back to the Future
10. The Matrix
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Old 04-23-2015, 12:23 AM   #345
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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. Blade Runner
3. Donnie Darko
4. Looper
5. Moon
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Old 04-23-2015, 12:27 AM   #346
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1. Blade Runner
2. Planet of the Apes (1968)
3. 2001
4. Dark City
5. Time after Time (1979)

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Old 04-23-2015, 12:35 AM   #347
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what i wrote 2 and a half years ago

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really hard to choose just 5

looper
matrix
fifth element
terminator 1-2
alien 1-2

honorable mentions

12 monkeys
prometheus
star wars 4-5
now

gattaca
matrix
fifth element
cloud atlas
the terminator
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Star Wars episodes 4 and 5 would be on my list if I considered Star Wars to be science fiction.

...which I don't.
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Old 04-23-2015, 09:27 AM   #349
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Really difficult to pick just 5

1. Blade Runner (obviously)
2. Alien
3. 2001
4. The Terminator
5. The Thing / Gattaca
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