Best Sci-Fi Thrillers/Dramas

A Listmania! list by James Redman "jimmy_english" (Reading, England)
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Blade Runner (Remastered Directors Cut)
1.  Blade Runner (Remastered Directors Cut) DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "10/10: Set the standard for films best in a near-future metropolis. Try and get the original version, the directors cut isn't as good"
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Donnie Darko [2002] [DVD]
2.  Donnie Darko [2002] [DVD] DVD ~ Jake Gyllenhaal
The list author says:
  "10/10: Amazing blend of sci-fi and teenage angst. By the original version (the music is better) and if you love the film get the directors cut for more in depth storylines."
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (363 customer reviews)

John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
3.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "10/10: The standard for sci-fi horror. This film never gets old its full of suspense and you start to feel like part of the film. Great effects to :D"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (274 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996]
4.  Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Joseph Melito
The list author says:
  "10/10: Amazing apocalyptic storyline, good rhythm, acting and suspense. Willis' finest hour"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

Truman Show - Sce [DVD]
5.  Truman Show - Sce [DVD] DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "10/10: Watching this flic makes you feel so paranoid. Excellent idea and great character acting by Jim Carey"
£10.46   Used & New from: £0.33
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Alien [DVD] [1979]
6.  Alien [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "10/10: The original survival horror movie with effects that still hold up today. Truly nightmarish"
£3.44   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Vanilla Sky [DVD] [2002]
7.  Vanilla Sky [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "9/10: Hollywood version of Open Your Eyes and in my opinion it is better!"
£2.70   Used & New from: £0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

The Butterfly Effect - Director's Cut [DVD] [2004]
8.  The Butterfly Effect - Director's Cut [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Ashton Kutcher
The list author says:
  "9/10: Amazing time-travel storyline. You really feel for the characters well done Aston Kutcher! Fast-paced and exciting without any action. Genius"
£2.70   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Gattaca [DVD] [1998]
9.  Gattaca [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Ethan Hawke
The list author says:
  "9/10: Great ethical movie with deep messages and meanings, set with awesome backdrops"
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dark City [DVD] [1998]
10.  Dark City [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Rufus Sewell
The list author says:
  "9/10: A brilliant and nightmarish film. Great plot great characters and breathtaking visuals"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

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Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD]
11.  Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "9/10: Based on a Carl Sagan novel this film explores human beliefs, faith and astrophysics and how we might react to a 'First Contact'. A beautiful flic"
£5.92   Used & New from: £1.31
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

28 Days Later (2002) [DVD]
12.  28 Days Later (2002) [DVD] DVD ~ Cillian Murphy
The list author says:
  "9/10: Top notch horror movie. London is practically wiped out by a virus and the city is full of FAST zombies and other beasts that attack the survivors. Eerily scary for me being a Londoner......."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews)

Frequency [DVD] [2000]
13.  Frequency [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Dennis Quaid
The list author says:
  "9/10: Another 'time-travel' movies but only radio waves are travelling through time. Cue the time-line being changed and causing loads of problems. But this one stands out as it is original"
£10.01   Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

K-Pax [DVD] [2002]
14.  K-Pax [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "9/10: Kevin Spacey is fantastic! Is he or isn't he an alien? Watch and draw your own conclusions"
£14.83   Used & New from: £4.04
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Signs [DVD]
15.  Signs [DVD] DVD ~ Mel Gibson|Joaquin Phoenix|Rory Culkin
The list author says:
  "9/10: Slated but I like it. Takes something 'unexplained' and adds a story to the mystery containing suspense and some good action at the end."
£3.70   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (151 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The City of Lost Children (1995) [DVD]
16.  The City of Lost Children (1995) [DVD] DVD ~ Ron Perlman
The list author says:
  "9/10: It's so bizarre that it's beautiful; it's so illogical that it's funny; it's so dark that it's so sweet"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence [2001] - 2 disc set [DVD]
17.  A.I. Artificial Intelligence [2001] - 2 disc set [DVD] DVD ~ Haley Joel Osment
The list author says:
  "8/10: Gripping Sci-Fi drama, questions morality and ethics. A moving film"
£4.55   Used & New from: £0.12
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews)

The Thirteenth Floor [DVD]
18.  The Thirteenth Floor [DVD] DVD ~ Craig Bierko
The list author says:
  "8/10: Takes the idea of The Matrix and uses a 1930's backdrop. Super mystery/drama movie."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

The Jacket [DVD] [2005]
19.  The Jacket [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Adrien Brody
The list author says:
  "8/10: All-star cast make this 'race against time' story extremely enjoyable. Has love, horror, future visions, wrongful prosecution basically the works :D"
£3.97   Used & New from: £0.20
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

Flatliners [DVD] [1990]
20.  Flatliners [DVD] [1990] DVD ~ Kiefer Sutherland
The list author says:
  "8/10: A group of med-students start to stop each others heart then restarting it. During this period of death they get flashbacks which worsen with time. Cool story, cool film"
£8.86   Used & New from: £0.23
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Faculty [DVD] [1998] [1999]
21.  The Faculty [DVD] [1998] [1999] DVD ~ Jordana Brewster
The list author says:
  "8/10: Great mix of teen flic and horror movie. A group of students discover their teachers are in fact aliens!!!!"
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.22
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Manchurian Candidate, The [DVD] [2004]
22.  Manchurian Candidate, The [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "8/10: A political thriller involving a plot for Presidency and brainwashing"
£2.72   Used & New from: £0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Cell [DVD] [2000]
23.  The Cell [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Jennifer Lopez
The list author says:
  "8/10: Awesome psychological thriller, good direction and well paced."
£3.77   Used & New from: £0.30
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sphere [DVD] [1998]
24.  Sphere [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Dustin Hoffman
The list author says:
  "8/10: A guilty pleasure, a spacecraft is found in the ocean and a team of scientists are sent down to investigate the wreckage"
£8.86   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Mothman Prophecies [DVD] [2002]
25.  The Mothman Prophecies [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Richard Gere
The list author says:
  "8/10: I love this film, OK its probably bullsh1t but it makes you think. If you ever see the Mothman leave your town quick!!!!!"
£2.99   Used & New from: £0.30
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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