100 Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies – Watch them All

Much like with books, science fiction and fantasy are my favorite movie genres.

I have compiled a list of the top 100 science fiction & fantasy movies by consulting the most popular top 100 lists on the internet and picking the 100 movies with the most mentions.  Tie breakers went to the movies I am the most interested in seeing.

Here is the list:

  1. Brazil (1985)
  2. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  3. Spider-Man Trilogy (2002-2007)
  4. Star Wars IV–VI (1977-1983)
  5. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  6. Alien (1979)
  7. Aliens (1986)
  8. Avatar (2009)
  9. Back to the Future Trilogy (1985 – 1990)
  10. Blade Runner (1982)
  11. Children of Men (2006)
  12. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  13. District 9 (2009)
  14. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  15. Harry Potter Series (2001-2011)
  16. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  17. Jurassic Park (1993)
  18. Mad Max Trilogy (1979-1985)
  19. Metropolis (1927)
  20. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
  21. Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy (2003-2006)
  22. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  23. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  24. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001 – 2003)
  25. The Matrix Trilogy (1999)
  26. The Terminator (1984)
  27. WALL-E (2008)
  28. 12 Monkeys (1995)
  29. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  30. Batman (1989)
  31. Dark City (1998)
  32. Donnie Darko (2001)
  33. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  34. Escape From New York (1981)
  35. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)
  36. Ghostbusters (1984)
  37. Groundhog Day (1993)
  38. Inception (2010)
  39. Minority Report (2002)
  40. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  41. RoboCop (1987)
  42. Serenity (2005)
  43. Solyaris (Solaris) (1976)
  44. Spirited Away (2001)
  45. Star Trek (2009)
  46. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  47. Superman (1978)
  48. The Fly (1986)
  49. The Princess Bride (1987)
  50. The Thing (1982)
  51. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  52. Total Recall (1990)
  53. War of the Worlds (1953)
  54. 1984 (1984)
  55. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
  56. Akira (1988)
  57. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  58. Beauty and The Beast (La Belle et la bête) (1946)
  59. Big Fish (2003)
  60. Contact (1997)
  61. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  62. Galaxy Quest (1999)
  63. Gattaca (1997)
  64. Ghost in the Shell (1995)
  65. Highlander (1986)
  66. Hook (1991)
  67. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
  68. Iron Man (2008)
  69. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  70. Jumanji (1995)
  71. Labyrinth (1986)
  72. Men in Black (1997)
  73. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  74. Moon (2009)
  75. Predator (1987)
  76. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  77. Shrek Trilogy (2001-2010)
  78. Silent Running (1972)
  79. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  80. Soylent Green (1973)
  81. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
  82. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  83. Starship Troopers (1997)
  84. Sunshine (2007)
  85. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989)
  86. The Andromedia Strain (1971)
  87. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  88. The Crow (1994)
  89. The Dark Knight (2008)
  90. The Fifth Element (1997)
  91. The Mummy (1999)
  92. The Neverending Story (1984)
  93. The Time Machine (1960)
  94. The Truman Show (1988)
  95. Them! (1954)
  96. THX-1138 (1971)
  97. Toy Story Trilogy (1995-2010)
  98. Tron (1982)
  99. Westworld (1973)
  100. Who Framed Roger Rabbitt (1988)

Sources:

Rotten Tomatoes

Popular Mechanics 

 Sci Fi Lists

Examiner

I Check Movies

IMDB

Fantasy 100

Digital Dream Door

Top 100 Fantasy Movies

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