Science Fiction at its best

A Listmania! list by J. Flaton (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
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Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982]
1.  Blade Runner (The Director's Cut) [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "Broody, black and almost perfect: the Near Future winks but it ain't pretty! But only the Director's Cut!"
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (624 customer reviews)

Brazil [1985] [DVD]
2.  Brazil [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Jonathan Pryce
The list author says:
  "Gilliam's own peculiar '1984' movie, ideosyncretic as hell but a real actor's fest. But you must have the Director's version!"
£4.90   Used & New from: £0.97
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dark City [DVD] [1998]
3.  Dark City [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Rufus Sewell
The list author says:
  "Just watch it. And be perplexed. There is no way you can describe this movie. It's just, ah... an experience."
£7.73   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

The Fifth Element [DVD] [1997]
4.  The Fifth Element [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "Forget 'Star Wars': this is REAL space opera, literally! The funniest movie this side of the universe."
£3.95   Used & New from: £0.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996]
5.  Twelve Monkeys [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Joseph Melito
The list author says:
  "Another of Gilliam's nightmares. A bit uneven, but with great performances of Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt."
£3.98   Used & New from: £0.69
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
6.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "A bit long in the tooth, but still the granddaddy of the pack. Besides, a Kubrick is a Kubrick..."
£5.13   Used & New from: £0.88
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (300 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Abyss (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989]
7.  The Abyss (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Ed Harris
The list author says:
  "Sure, a bit sugar-coated, but still the best close encounter of ANY kind. Try to get the extended edition with a magnificent 'How to make' documentary."
£14.99   Used & New from: £0.19
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Alien: The Director's Cut (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1979]
8.  Alien: The Director's Cut (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "It still scares the hell out of you... after 25 years!"
£10.14   Used & New from: £0.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Aliens (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1986]
9.  Aliens (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1986] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "Less subtle than its predecessors, but what a glorious mayhem! Semper Fi in Space!"
£2.47   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Back To The Future Trilogy [4 Disc Ultimate Edition] [DVD]
10.  Back To The Future Trilogy [4 Disc Ultimate Edition] [DVD] DVD ~ Michael J. Fox
The list author says:
  "I and II are still the best time-travel movies around (forget III)."
£24.99   Used & New from: £2.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (541 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Close Encounters of the Third Kind--Collector's Edition (two discs) [DVD] [1978]
11.  Close Encounters of the Third Kind--Collector's Edition (two discs) [DVD] [1978] DVD ~ Richard Dreyfuss
The list author says:
  "This is NOT the Special Edition, and all the better for that. Spielberg should learn not to tinker with a masterpiece!"
£4.63   Used & New from: £0.93
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD]
12.  Contact (Special Edition) [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "A weak script and too much Hollywood can't hide the beautiful sense of wonder through the eyes of Jodie Foster."
£3.83   Used & New from: £0.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1982]
13.  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Henry Thomas
The list author says:
  "A real 'feel good' sf-movie. The 1982 version is still the best, not hampered by this ridiculous sense of political correctness of this age."
£35.00   Used & New from: £3.13
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (275 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Enemy Mine [1985] [DVD]
14.  Enemy Mine [1985] [DVD] DVD ~ Dennis Quaid
The list author says:
  "The movie has its flaws, but it has been vastly underrated. Surprise yourself with this well-acted little gem of a drama."
£4.44   Used & New from: £1.14
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Galaxy Quest [DVD] [2000]
15.  Galaxy Quest [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Tim Allen
The list author says:
  "A glorious send-up of the whole genre, with a superb cast."
£11.29   Used & New from: £0.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Immortal [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
16.  Immortal [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Linda Hardy
The list author says:
  "Bilal's forage into the movieworld. Flawed and slow, but totally engrossing."
Used & New from: £7.98
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Mad Max 2 - Road Warrior [1981] [DVD]
17.  Mad Max 2 - Road Warrior [1981] [DVD] DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "Still the ultimate post-apocalyptic road-movie, and the best of the three."
£8.10   Used & New from: £0.23
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Matrix [1999] [DVD]
18.  The Matrix [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ Matrix / Movie
The list author says:
  "Forget the other two: THIS was the movie that surprised everyone, and it still does."
£5.02   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Men In Black Collector's Edition (1997) [DVD] [2000]
19.  Men In Black Collector's Edition (1997) [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Tommy Lee Jones
The list author says:
  "Alias Smith and Jones, deadpan in a seriously funny movie. Forget the second one; is more of the same."
£2.65   Used & New from: £0.09
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes IV-VI) [DVD] [1977]
20.  Star Wars Trilogy (Episodes IV-VI) [DVD] [1977] DVD ~ Mark Hamill
The list author says:
  "It still outshines its prequels (especially 'The Empire Strikes Back')"
£21.17   Used & New from: £4.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (698 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Two Disc Ultimate Edition) [DVD] [1991]
21.  Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Two Disc Ultimate Edition) [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
The list author says:
  "The best of the lot - heck, the best of Arnie. And Linda!"
£2.71   Used & New from: £0.08
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (309 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982]
22.  John Carpenter's The Thing [DVD] [1982] DVD ~ Kurt Russell
The list author says:
  "The script is rubbish, but the movie itself is totally engrossing. And not for the fainthearted."
£4.95   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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