10 Most Amazing Sci-Fi Movies You Must See

"Blade Runner 2049"

This 2017 sequel to the 1982 classic "Blade Runner" is set 30 years after the original and follows a new blade runner named K as he unearths a long-buried secret that could plunge what's left of society into chaos.


Christopher Nolan's 2014 masterpiece follows a team of astronauts on a mission to find a new home for humanity in a distant galaxy as Earth faces a catastrophic drought and famine.

"The Matrix"

This 1999 film set in a dystopian future where humans are trapped in a simulated reality created by machines has become a classic of the genre.


Christopher Nolan's 2010 film about a group of "extractors" who enter people's dreams to steal their ideas features stunning visual.

"The War of the Worlds"

Based on the H.G. Wells novel, this 1953 film follows the invasion of Earth by Martians and the efforts of a scientist and his team to stop them.

"District 9"

This 2009 film takes place in a world where extraterrestrial refugees are forced to live in slums in South Africa.

"Star Wars: A New Hope"

The film that started it all, 1977's "Star Wars" follows farm boy Luke Skywalker and his companions as they rescue a princess .

"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"

Steven Spielberg's 1982 classic follows a young boy who befriends an alien stranded on Earth and tries to help him return home.


James Cameron's 2009 film about a disabled Marine sent to infiltrate an alien race on a distant planet features stunning visual effects and a timely message about environmentalism.

"The Terminator"

This 1984 film follows a cyborg assassin sent back in time to kill the mother of the future leader of the human resistance, and the soldier sent back to protect her.