Aliens, astronauts, time travel — anything you can think of, there’s a sci-fi film about it. As a result, compiling a list of the finest science fiction films is nearly difficult. For starters, where do you begin? You have to go back to the beginning of the cinema period to understand where science fiction pictures came from. Here is the list of the top 5 sci-fi movies.
La Jetee (1962): 12 Monkeys, another sci-fi masterpiece on our list, was inspired by this 1962 short film, which consisted of black and white photographs and narration.
A Clockwork Orange (1971): Stanley Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange is a dystopian masterpiece, based on the 1962 novel of the same name. Malcolm McDowell’s character, Alex, is an adolescent delinquent with a love for classical music and violence.
The Andromeda Strain (1971): This sci-fi thriller is based on Michael Crichton’s novel of the same name, in which a group of scientists races against time to explore an organism with lethal intentions.
Solaris (1972): Solaris follows a psychologist who is dispatched to an orbiting space station to investigate the peculiar behavior of the station’s scientists. When he arrives, he is unprepared for the strange environment he discovers, as well as the surprising characters that join the ship.
Westworld (1973): Westworld The 1973 film is significantly less philosophical and strange than the subsequent Anthony Hopkins-driven television series. Although the premise is similar, Westworld is a futuristic theme park filled with human-like AIs whose primary goal is to fulfill the macabre wishes of the park’s paying visitors.
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