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'Movies like Donnie Darko': Sci-Fi Gets Experimental

Sci-fi is already the most "out there" genre, so what happens when experimental directors take its themes and run with them? Check out this collection of the very best boundary pushing science-fiction films and find out for yourself. Just don't say we didn't warn you!

George Lucas Movies

Sure, we've all heard of star-wars, but how many of you know about Lucas's 1971 prefigurative sci-fi masterpiece 'THX 1138'. Anyone who doesn’t have their hand up needs to start watching immediately.

'Movies Like Total Recall': Dystopian Sci-Fi Classics

After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'

Best 70s Sci-Fi

'A New Hope', 'Solaris', and oh - did we mention 'Soylent Green'; enjoy this collection of the very best science-fiction (hard, soft, and pliable) that the 1970s has to offer. Watch a few of these films and you may start agreeing with us that here the genre reached its peak.

'Movies Like Brazil': Dystopias to Make Kafka Proud

Gilliam, Lynch, and Cronenburg collide in this list of dystopian nightmares that lean on Kafka's aesthetic; difficult to sum it up without resorting to the circular adjective 'Kafkaesque', but you'll know it when you see it!

'Movies Like Solaris': Classic Existential Sci-Fi

From 'Solaris' to 'Brazil', these mind-bending sci-fi classics will leave you scratching your head, pinching your arm, and perhaps questioning your sanity. If you're looking for some high IQ sci-fi then look no further!

'Movies Like Blade Runner': Classic Cyberpunk Movies

Movies in the vein of 'Blade Runner': dystopias set in the near future, where human protagonists find themselves battling A.I., megacorporations, or some other form of technological oppressor. The genre also often includes elements of hardboiled detective fiction and film noir, to better convey the grittiness of the technological age's underbelly.

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