Less well known AWESOME SCI FI Films

A Listmania! list by Rekz kaRZ "rekz" (San Francisco, CA)
 
2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
1.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "2001 - Stanley Kubrik film based on Arthur C Clarke's story, perhaps THE classic scifi film, launched a new era of quality scifi films."
3.82   Used & New from: 0.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (287 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Metropolis [DVD] [2027] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  Metropolis [DVD] [2027] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Brigitte Helm
The list author says:
  "Metropolis - Fritz Lang made in this silent film in 1927.  Machinery plays a role in the strife of rich and poor in 2026.  Powerful imagery."
10.25   Used & New from: 6.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Delicatessen [DVD] [1991]
3.  Delicatessen [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Dominique Pinon
The list author says:
  "Delicatessen - Dir Jean-Pierre Jeunet's film in post apocalyptic France.  Amazing plot, characters, acting, scene timing.  A dark humor fest."
12.99   Used & New from: 0.31
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

City of Lost Children [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
4.  City of Lost Children [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Ron Perlman
The list author says:
  "City of Lost Children - Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet makes another cult classic.  Future grit to match BladeRunner, far more surreal.  A psychedelic future."
5.09   Used & New from: 1.78
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Hardware - M.A.R.K 13 [1990] [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
5.  Hardware - M.A.R.K 13 [1990] [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Dylan McDermott
The list author says:
  "Hardware - Post-apocalyptic cyberpunk horror/adventure.  Incredible acting, beautiful imagery and story, haunting theme song.  Hesitate to call it a B-movie."
Used & New from: 25.08
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Strange Days [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
6.  Strange Days [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Ralph Fiennes
The list author says:
  "Strange Days - Great scifi thriller with sim-stim cyberpunk.  Angela Basset steals the show, Ralph Fiennes is ok. Written by James Cameron.  (Rape raises violence level unnecessarily.)"
2.94   Used & New from: 2.34
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

They Live [DVD] [1989]
7.  They Live [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Roddy Piper
The list author says:
  "They Live - Classic B-movie scifi, gets more true by the day.  Go Roddy Piper!"
16.49   Used & New from: 3.87
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Silent Running [DVD] [1972] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Silent Running [DVD] [1972] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Bruce Dern
The list author says:
  "Silent Running - incredible film with Bruce Dern.  Is nature intrinsically important?"
5.76   Used & New from: 4.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Logan's Run [DVD] [1976] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Logan's Run [DVD] [1976] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Michael York
The list author says:
  "Logan's Run - Another classic view of the future.  Dated now, but a great film about breaking from cultural pressures."
24.66   Used & New from: 2.60
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Existenz [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Existenz [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Jude Law
The list author says:
  "eXistenz - explore a scifi video gaming world.  David Cronenberg keeps it creepy.  Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jude Law.  A perverted Matrix."
Used & New from: 0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD]
11.  Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "Contact -  Robert Zemeckis directed this convoluted encounter with aliens, featuring Jodie Foster.  Based on a Carl Sagan book."
4.96   Used & New from: 0.22
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Starman [DVD] [1986] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
12.  Starman [DVD] [1986] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Jeff Bridges
The list author says:
  "Starman - John Carpenter did a good job at making humans kind to a kind alien."
4.23   Used & New from: 3.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Last Starfighter [Collector's Edition] (REGION 1) (NTSC) [DVD] [1984] [US Import]
13.  The Last Starfighter [Collector's Edition] (REGION 1) (NTSC) [DVD] [1984] [US Import] DVD ~ Lance Guest
The list author says:
  "The Last Starfighter - Why do I like this film?  I guess b/c it does well what no other films have -- a young kid joins a bunch of aliens and becomes a hero.  Well done!"
Used & New from: 7.45
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Deep Impact  - Special Edition [DVD]
14.  Deep Impact - Special Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Duvall
The list author says:
  "Deep Impact - Tea Leoni, Morgan Freeman, & Elijah Wood take this asteroid apocalypse film to the next level.  Same plot as 'Armageddon', except with depth."
3.99   Used & New from: 0.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Tank Girl [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Tank Girl [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Lori Petty
The list author says:
  "Tank Girl - Hilarious B-movie based on comic book.  Could've used some help in places, but Lori Petty is great -- and Ice-T wears a kangaroo suit!"
Used & New from: 5.93
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996]
16.  Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Joseph Melito
The list author says:
  "12 Monkeys - A scifi warning from Terry Gilliam.  Bruce Willis time travels back to stop Brad Pitt's mission to end humanity."
2.75   Used & New from: 0.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

Brazil [1985] [DVD]
17.  Brazil [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Jonathan Pryce
The list author says:
  "Brazil - Terry Gilliam's dystopian satire of a bureacratic future."
4.12   Used & New from: 2.44
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Galaxy Quest [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
18.  Galaxy Quest [DVD] [1999] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Tim Allen
The list author says:
  "Galaxy Quest - Tim Allen & Sigourney Weaver are hilarious in this parody of 90% of scifi TV shows.  Well done!  Star Trek joke."
Used & New from: 0.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Escape From New York [DVD]
19.  Escape From New York [DVD] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "Escape from New York - Classic B-movie, Kurt Russel is a good B-movie star."
8.63   Used & New from: 1.22
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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