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'Movies Like War of the Worlds ': Epic Alien Invasions

The aliens in these modern sci-fi blockbusters are interested in far more than just carrying out a couple invasive medical tests; in fact, they want to take over planet earth. Oh well, they can't do a worse job managing the planet than we are!

'Movies Like Jurassic World': Nostalgic Adventure Reboots

This list of modern flicks captures the retro vibe of yesteryear's adventure/ sci-fi; keep your eyes peeled for recent addition, 'Midnight Special', an imperfect flick, but not without its virtues.

'Movies like Oblivion': Modern War Sci-Fi

With perhaps the largest budget on average of any science-fiction sub-genre, Military Sci-Fi combines the gritty action of a war movie with the dazzling tech of modern sci-fi. Think 'Edge of Tomorrow' and 'Battle Los Angeles'. Check our 'Classic Military Sci-Fi' list for earlier gems like 'Starship Troopers' and 'Predator'.

'Movies Like Creed': Surprisingly Good Reboots

This collection features franchise sequels/remakes that match or surpass the originals. For the most part franchise films turn out to be shameless Hollywood cash cows; but every so often you get films that pay homage to the spirit of their predecessors while making it accessible to modern audiences, 'Creed' being the most recent point in case.

Spielberg Action and Adventure

No modern director in the adventure genre has escaped Spielberg's influence after hits like 'Jurassic Park', 'E.T.', and 'Indiana Jones'. And why would you want to? For some modern adventure with a vintage feel, check out Spielberg's milennial flicks, including 'War of the Worlds', 'Super 8', and the 2008 'Indiana Jones' reboot.

'Movies Like Oblivion': Whopping Budget Sci-Fi

Ever wondered what $160 million could buy you? Only the very cheapest of these films, for starters. If you like eye-popping CGI, star-studded casts, and characters that are just begging to be made into action figures, then check out this collection of the biggest sci-fi blockbusters Hollywood has to offer.

'Movies Like The Last Samurai': Tom Cruise Action

From jumping into a cockpit to jumping on Oprah's couch, Tom Cruise has made his mark on Hollywood history. Enjoy this selection of his action/adventure roles, including the suprisingly well-rated 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol', cyberpunk masterpiece 'Minority Report', and, of course, only slightly homoerotic 80s classic 'Top Gun'.

Dakota Fanning Movies

Did you know Dakota Fanning is officially legal to drink now? While the famous child-star may be stuck in a period of perpetual adolesence in most people's minds, her more recent productions display a rapidly maturing actress just beginning to do her best work.

'Movies Like I Robot': Best Sci Fi Movies of the 2000s

Will Smith is both a Legend and a Robot, but the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises made a comeback in the 2000’s. Don’t worry, Jar Jar Binks is not on this list. We left him in the 90’s.

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