15 Greatest Science Fiction Movies Of All Time

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Science fiction movies are synonymous with escapism because they allow the viewers to experience a whole-new fictional and unreal world that is totally different from everyday reality. These movies are a rather weak type of commercial cinema with no aspirations to be taken very seriously. Nevertheless the genre has been a very popular one in all of motion pictures over the years.

Today’s article on our Science Blog ranks the best science fiction movies in the history of cinema on the basis of their cultural impact, longevity, critical recognition and cinematic influence.

1- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey

2- A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A Clockwork Orange

3- Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner

4- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

5- Star Wars (1977)

Star Wars

6- The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

The Day the Earth Stood Still

7- Alien (1979)


8- Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future

9- Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

10- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

11- The Thing (1982)

The Thing

12- Avatar (2009)


13- Planet of the Apes (1968)

Planet of the Apes

14- The War of the Worlds (1953)

The War of the Worlds

15- The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix