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1. Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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53 Metascore

A deactivated cyborg is revived, but cannot remember anything of her past life and goes on a quest to find out who she is.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 191,235 | Gross: $85.71M

2. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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81 Metascore

A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Votes: 414,231 | Gross: $92.05M

3. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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84 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 655,813 | Gross: $32.87M

4. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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73 Metascore

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,579,095 | Gross: $171.48M

5. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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84 Metascore

In 1984, a human soldier is tasked to stop an indestructible cyborg killing machine, both sent from 2029, from executing a young woman, whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Votes: 763,094 | Gross: $38.40M

6. Upgrade (2018)

R | 100 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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67 Metascore

Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-labelled technophobe's world's turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.

Director: Leigh Whannell | Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Abby Craden

Votes: 126,829 | Gross: $11.98M

7. Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

Director: Rupert Sanders | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 186,188 | Gross: $40.56M

8. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 484,165 | Gross: $132.07M

9. Face/Off (1997)

R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.3
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82 Metascore

In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a criminal mastermind, who murdered his only son. The plan turns sour when the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge.

Director: John Woo | Stars: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 335,900 | Gross: $112.23M

10. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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65 Metascore

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards

Votes: 281,023 | Gross: $78.62M

11. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.0
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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 150,927 | Gross: $0.55M

12. Sunshine (2007)

R | 107 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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64 Metascore

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 225,254 | Gross: $3.68M

13. Dark City (1998)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.6
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66 Metascore

A man struggles with memories of his past, which includes a wife he cannot remember, and a nightmarish world without a sun.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Votes: 181,243 | Gross: $14.38M

14. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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76 Metascore

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 120,750 | Gross: $0.52M

15. Anon (I) (2018)

TV-MA | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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54 Metascore

In a world without anonymity or crime, a detective meets a woman who threatens their security.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Clive Owen, Afiya Bennett, Morgan Allen, Jeffrey Men

Votes: 33,152

16. Mute (II) (2018)

TV-MA | 126 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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35 Metascore

A mute bartender goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.

Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Levi Eisenblätter

Votes: 27,681

17. Possessor (2020)

102 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

Possessor follows an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately driving them to commit assassinations for high-paying clients.

Director: Brandon Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Andrea Riseborough, Tuppence Middleton, Sean Bean

Votes: 59

18. Strange Days (1995)

R | 145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A former cop turned street-hustler accidentally uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles in 1999.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

Votes: 64,267 | Gross: $7.92M

19. Hardcore Henry (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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51 Metascore

Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.

Director: Ilya Naishuller | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky

Votes: 81,772 | Gross: $9.25M

20. Surrogates (2009)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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45 Metascore

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames, Rosamund Pike

Votes: 165,565 | Gross: $38.58M

21. Paycheck (2003)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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43 Metascore

What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Michael C. Hall

Votes: 99,808 | Gross: $53.79M

22. Blackhat (2015)

R | 133 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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51 Metascore

A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang

Votes: 49,959 | Gross: $7.10M

23. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.

Director: Robert Longo | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Dina Meyer, Ice-T

Votes: 64,039 | Gross: $19.08M

24. Paranoia (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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32 Metascore

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Amber Heard

Votes: 33,877 | Gross: $7.38M

25. Antiviral (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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55 Metascore

In a blackly satirical near future, a thriving industry sells celebrity illnesses to their obsessed fans. Employee Syd March's attempts to exploit the system backfire when they involve him in a potentially deadly mystery.

Director: Brandon Cronenberg | Stars: Caleb Landry Jones, Lisa Berry, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 11,349

26. 2047: Virtual Revolution (2016)

92 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

4.9
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In a future mega city, where most people spend most time hooked up to a virtual world, an agent, employed by a corporation supplying virtual reality, is busy tracking down killers/terrorists, both in the virtual and real world.

Director: Guy-Roger Duvert | Stars: Mike Dopud, Jane Badler, Jochen Hägele, Maximilien Poullein

Votes: 1,208

27. Blade Runner (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.9
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You play a blade runner investigating a series of violent replicant crimes, only to discover far more than you bargained for.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Martin Azarow, Mark Benninghoffen, Warren Burton, Gwen Castaldi

Votes: 1,705

28. Cargo (2009)

112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Laura P. takes a job on a cargo spaceship for 4 years plus 4 years back. She'll join her sister on Rhea. 44 months later, in Laura's shift, strange things happen in cargo. The crew is reanimated and the captain dies mysteriously.

Directors: Ivan Engler, Ralph Etter | Stars: Anna Katharina Schwabroh, Martin Rapold, Regula Grauwiller, Yangzom Brauen

Votes: 18,199

29. Renaissance (2006)

R | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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57 Metascore

In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export, youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws, the populace is kept in line and accounted for.

Director: Christian Volckman | Stars: Daniel Craig, Catherine McCormack, Jonathan Pryce, Romola Garai

Votes: 15,347 | Gross: $0.06M

30. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)

TV-14 | 83 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 13,238

31. Texhnolyze (2003– )

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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In a man-made underground society, descendants of a banished generation vie for control of the crumbling city of Lux. Ichise, an orphan turned prize fighter, loses a leg and an arm to ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Forest, Justin Gross, Satoshi Haga, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 2,160

32. Enter the Matrix (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The game's story picks up just before The Matrix Reloaded and runs parallel to that of the film. Bend the rules of the Matrix with martial arts, pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet, or just fight with lots of guns.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Mary Alice, Christine Anu, Steve Bastoni, Don Battee

Votes: 3,114

33. Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)

Not Rated | 71 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Eric Bossick, Akiko Monô, Yûko Nakamura, Stephen Sarrazin

Votes: 1,602

34. The Count of Monte Cristo (2004– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Trying to escape his uneventful life, Albert, the son of a renowned general from Paris, makes a journey with his friend Franz. During his travels, he meets an immensely wealthy nobleman ... See full summary »

Stars: Jôji Nakata, Johnny Yong Bosch, Beau Billingslea, Karen Strassman

Votes: 2,104

35. Alien vs. Ninja (2010)

80 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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A comet crashes into a Japanese forest and a group of mighty ninjas must fight a group of killer Aliens before they reach their village and kill everyone.

Director: Seiji Chiba | Stars: Masanori Mimoto, Shûji Kashiwabara, Donpei Tsuchihira, Mika Hijii

Votes: 2,076

36. Returner (2002)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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36 Metascore

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Gorô Kishitani, Kirin Kiki

Votes: 10,887 | Gross: $0.07M

37. Perfect Dark (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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A female spy named Joanna Dark who received the highest grade ever from her spy training at Carrington Institute is sent to rescue a Doctor Caroll who sent a distress call to Carrington a few days before.

Director: Martin Hollis | Stars: Eveline Fischer, Chris Sutherland, Chris Seavor, John Silke

Votes: 1,340

38. Login (2012)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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This movie is about three characters who are connected to the Internet and end up disconnecting their actual life.

Director: Sanjeev Reddy | Stars: Himanshu Bhatt, Raadhika Singh, Akkash Basnet, Rashmi Gautam

Votes: 89

39. The Magnificent Raiders of Dimension War One (2020)

130 min | Sci-Fi | Pre-production

A collection of rogues must gather information on a mysterious extra-dimensional threat to the galaxy in the 43rd century, and prepare a defense while fending off the first wave of attacks from horrific beings.

Director: Tom Greene | Stars: Bill Hutchens, Charissa Saverio, Wassim Hawat, Billy Hartmann

40. GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (2015 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.2
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In a dystopian future, contained within the videocassette, hero tries to save his love, using old VHS tapes and a little bit of magic...

Director: Lee Hardcastle | Stars: John Carpenter, Jordan Ramoth, Valerie Fox, Charlie Simpson

Votes: 73

41. Global Frequency (2005 TV Movie)

45 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Detective Sean Flynn and scientist Kate Finch are the latest recruits of The Global Frequency, a secret rogue spy agency that handles threats to global security. They must find a man who's somehow been melting people with his mind.

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Michelle Forbes, Aimee Garcia, Josh Hopkins, Jenni Baird

Votes: 253

42. Numb (2003)

77 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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In a post-apocalyptic world where society is controlled by a debilitating narcotic, one woman sets out to find her father, and to heal the wounds of her past.

Director: Michael Ferris Gibson | Stars: Jennifer West Savitch, Dominik Overstreet, Anne Goldmann, Peter Abraham

Votes: 66

43. Xscape (2000)

135 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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In 2069, doctors have developed the technology to create human clones. After governmental legislation, banning human cloning, the doctors at D.B.I. find another way to continue their ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Michael Lacey | Stars: Emile Piscitelli, Ana Yudiskas, Markus Alexander, Tom Mangione

Votes: 80

44. Beyond the Dreamcatcher

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror | Post-production

When an online shock jock's latest episode takes him on a journey into the notorious deep web, his own darkness threatens to drag him into the depths of the binary abyss.

Director: Daniel F. Lovetere | Stars: Buck Biestek, Francesca Shipsey, Kateri DeMartino, Louise Hawko

45. Sweet Thing (2017)

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Add a Plot

Director: Steven Sabell | Stars: Charlie Aligaen, Matt Block, Josh Boehnke, Wes Clark

46. Robokop (2004– )

2 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

2.1
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Robokop receives his weapon and tests it.

Votes: 20

47. Other Voices: Creating 'The Terminator' (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Many cast and crew interviews cue us in on the making of the film The Terminator (1984). From James Cameron's first concept to casting to practical effects, all this and much more is ... See full summary »

Director: Van Ling | Stars: James Cameron, William Wisher, Stan Winston, Gene Warren Jr.

Votes: 125

48. Echo Dr. (2013)

Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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When their home security system malfunctions, a family struggles to survive an attack against a state of the art patrol guard that believes they are intruders.

Director: Patrick Ryan Sims | Stars: Dane Bowman, Claire Gordon-Harper, Johnathan Hurley, Chris Maple

Votes: 114

49. Pixel Perfect (2004)

29 min | Short

5.8
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A Web designer suspects his new employer is selling more than just pictures over the Internet.

Director: Mark Kochanowicz | Stars: Nicole Faries, Billy Finnigan, Mark Kochanowicz, Marc Krinsky

Votes: 12

50. Fear Factory: Cars (1999 Video)

3 min | Short, Action, Music

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Gary Numan and Fear Factory perform a heavy metal cover of Gary Numan: Cars (1979), while tech-noir scenes of astronauts in space looking at a floating car, a ghostly car crash and Fear Factory and Numan driving cars through a space tunnel play.

Director: John S. Bartley | Stars: John Bechdel, Burton C. Bell, Dino Cazares, Fear Factory



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