SCIENCE FICTION FILM

Alien Invasion Films

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968, 149 min)

Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018, 115 min)

Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016, 116 min)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg, 1977, 138 min)

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise, 1951, 92 min)

District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009, 112 min)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956, 80 min)

They Live (John Carpenter, 1988, 94 min)

Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013, 108 min)

Environmentalist Films

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001, 146 min)

Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018, 115 min)

Avatar (James Cameron, 2009, 162 min)

Don’t Look Up (Director Adam McKay, 2021, 138 min)

Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015, 120 min)

Silent Running (Douglas Trumbull, 1972, 89 min)

Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973, 97 min)

WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008, 97 min)

Postapocalyptic Films

28 Days Later (Danny Boyle, 2002, 113 min)

Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018, 115 min)

Dr. Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick, 1964, 94 min))

Don’t Look Up (Director Adam McKay, 2021, 138 min)

Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015, 120 min)

Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1968, 112 min)

Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973, 97 min)

WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008, 97 min)

The Wandering Earth (Frant Gwo, 2019, 124 min)

Posthuman/Artificial or Enhanced Humans

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001, 146 min)

Avatar (James Cameron, 2009, 162 min)

Blade Runner (Original 1982 theatrical cut, Ridley Scott, 1982, 117 min)

Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2014, 108 min)

Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931 and 1935)

Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1968, 112 min)

Robocop (Paul Verhoeven, 1987, 102 min)

Terminator (James Cameron, 1984, 107 min)

Us (Jordan Peele, 2019, 116 min)

Science Fiction Horror Films

28 Days Later (Danny Boyle, 2002, 113 min)

Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979, 117 min)

Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018, 115 min)

The Cabin in the Woods (2012): Director Drew Goddard

Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2014, 108 min)

Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931 and 1935)

Get Out (Director Jordan Peele, 2017, 104 min)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956, 80 min)

Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018, 112 min)

Terminator (James Cameron, 1984, 107 min)

They Live (John Carpenter, 1988, 94 min)

Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013, 108 min)

Us (Director Jordan Peele, 2019, 116 min)

Science Fiction Satire

The Cabin in the Woods (Director Drew Goddard, 2012, 95 min)

Dr. Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick, 1964, 94 min)

Don’t Look Up (Director Adam McKay, 2021, 138 min)

Get Out (Director Jordan Peele, 2017, 104 min)

Okja (Bong Joon-ho, 2017, 120 min)

Robocop (Paul Verhoeven, 1987, 102 min)

Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018, 112 min)

Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973, 97 min)

They Live (John Carpenter, 1988, 94 min)

Us (Director Jordan Peele, 2019, 116 min)

Space Exploration Films

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968, 149 min)

Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979, 117 min)

Avatar (James Cameron, 2009, 162 min)

Europa Report (2013, Sebastián Cordero, 90 min)

Serenity.(Joss Whedon, 2005, 119 min)