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The Island (2005)

FuturisticAdventurousEnjoyableInspiring

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Sean Bean

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bay
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Djimon Hounsou  •  Sean Bean

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

FuturisticTragicAdventurousDark

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

Geostorm (2017)

FuturisticThrillingAction-packedFast paced

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Devlin
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Alexandra Maria Lara  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Abbie Cornish

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Devlin
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Alexandra Maria Lara  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Abbie Cornish

Total Recall (1990)

Action-packedFuturisticFunAdventurous

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sharon Stone  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Ronny Cox

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Sharon Stone  •  Rachel Ticotin  •  Ronny Cox

Pitch Black (2000)

Action-packedFuturisticDarkGripping

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is rapidly plunging into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Twohy
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Cole Hauser  •  Rhiana Griffith

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is rapidly plunging into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Twohy
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Radha Mitchell  •  Cole Hauser  •  Rhiana Griffith

Sunshine (2007)

FuturisticSuspensefulGrippingIntense

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Rose Byrne  •  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Yeoh

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Cillian Murphy  •  Rose Byrne  •  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Yeoh

Elysium (2013)

FuturisticAction-packedFast pacedThrilling

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neill Blomkamp
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Jodie Foster  •  Sharlto Copley  •  Alice Braga

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neill Blomkamp
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Jodie Foster  •  Sharlto Copley  •  Alice Braga

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

FantasticalFuturisticAction-packedEpic

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

FuturisticAdventurousBrilliantFantastical

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Haley Joel Osment  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Sam Robards  •  Jake Thomas

Planet of the Apes (1968)

FuturisticDramaticFantasticalAdventurous

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  James Daly

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  James Daly

Ender's Game (2013)

FuturisticAction-packedCleverThought provoking

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Harrison Ford  •  Abigail Breslin

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Asa Butterfield  •  Hailee Steinfeld  •  Harrison Ford  •  Abigail Breslin

Serenity (2005)

FuturisticAction-packedAdventurousDark

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Nathan Fillion  •  Gina Torres  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Morena Baccarin

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Nathan Fillion  •  Gina Torres  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Morena Baccarin

X-Men: First Class (2011)

FunFuturisticEnjoyableAction-packed

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Rose Byrne  •  January Jones

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Rose Byrne  •  January Jones

Brazil (1985)

FuturisticWeirdMind blowingFunny

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ian Holm

Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eventual death of an innocent man instead of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Jonathan Pryce  •  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Helmond  •  Ian Holm

The Fifth Element (1997)

FuturisticFunnyGoofyAction-packed

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ian Holm

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ian Holm

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Action-packedFuturisticFast pacedClassic

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Robert Patrick

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Edward Furlong  •  Robert Patrick

WALL·E (2008)

CuteEnjoyableBeautifulFuturistic

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ben Burtt  •  Elissa Knight  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Fred Willard

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ben Burtt  •  Elissa Knight  •  Jeff Garlin  •  Fred Willard

Alien (1979)

FuturisticScaryClassicAction-packed

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Sigourney Weaver  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Harry Dean Stanton

Blade Runner (1982)

FuturisticDarkClassicThought provoking

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Sean Young  •  Edward James Olmos

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Rutger Hauer  •  Sean Young  •  Edward James Olmos

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

FuturisticThought provokingComplexOriginal

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Winona Ryder  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Mitch Baker

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Winona Ryder  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Mitch Baker
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