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'Movies Like Casablanca': Film Studies Staples

If you're in an introductory film studies class the odds are you will have to watch the vast majority, if not all, of the films on this list. If you haven't taken one yet, why not get started on your homework in advance!

'Movies Like Minority Report': Based on Philip K. Dick

American author Philip K Dick defined an era of science-fiction with such existential classics as 'The Man in the High Castle', 'Ubik', and 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'. This collection of films is based on these, and other, fantastic works. So pick a film and start channeling VALIS for yourself!

Movies like Avatar: Visually Stunning Sci-Fi/ Fantasy

These movies would be worth watching even if the speakers on your TV were busted. But with films like 'Interstellar', 'Life of Pi', and 'Cloud Atlas', don't think for a moment they depend on style over substance.

Movies Like The Martian: Best 'Hard' Science Fiction

Webster's English Dictionary defines hard science fiction as being 'characterized by an emphasis on scientific accuracy or technical detail or both' (just kidding it's Wikipedia). So, basically sci-fi that would satisfy 'Comic Book Guy' from The Simpsons.

Sci-Fi Classics

Here it is: a comprehensive list of the best sci-fi films from 1970-2000, including animated gem 'The Hidden Giant', surreal dystopian thriller 'Dark City', and the undisputed 80s champ 'Terminator'. Watch them all to achieve pure geekdom!

'Movies Like Total Recall': Dystopian Sci-Fi Classics

After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'

'Movies Like Prometheus': Ridley Scott Action/Sci Fi

The man behind some of the biggest blockbusters in Hollwyood history, including recent swords-and-sandals spectacle 'Exodus' and gangland epic 'American Gangster'. Technically a knight to boot!

'Movies Like Solaris': Classic Existential Sci-Fi

From 'Solaris' to 'Brazil', these mind-bending sci-fi classics will leave you scratching your head, pinching your arm, and perhaps questioning your sanity. If you're looking for some high IQ sci-fi then look no further!

'Movies Like Blade Runner': Best 80s Sci-Fi

Whether it's Arnold Schwarzenegger or Harrison Ford, the big names of the 80s threw themselves into the Sci-Fi genre. Probably the best decade for science fiction movies ever. Think 'Terminator', 'Aliens', and the culmination of the original 'Star Wars' trilogy.

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