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Live Poll: Past Movies Set During the Future 2020s Decade

Which past movie set in the 2020s decade do you most look forward to watching again as the near future approaches?

See the partial list of future set 2020's movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls049260135/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/LNmWG_cx06Q/

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Supplemental or Honorable Mention 2020's Set Movies

Click 2006 | Movie 6.4 (283,957)
Set in 2006 - 2028

A Boy and His Dog 1975 | Movie 6.6 (15,256)
Set in 2024

No Escape 1994 | Movie 6.1 (17,588)
Set in 2022

Long Shot 2019 | Movie 7.2 (13,931)
Set in 2021

In Search of Fellini 2017 | Movie 6.2 (1,559)
Set in 2020

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The Dark Side of the Moon 1990 | Movie 5.1 (1,848)
Set in 2022

Your Name. 2016 | Movie 8.4 (135,321)
Set mostly in 2016 (2016- 2021)

Her 2013 | Movie 8.0 (468,397)
possibly set in 2025

Gattaca 1997 | Movie 7.8 (260,951)
possibly set in 2020's

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Domino 2019 | Movie 4.5 (1,034)
Set in 2020

Stranded 2001 | Movie 5.4 (2,434)
Set in 2020

Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet 1965 | Movie 3.6 (1,289)
Set in 2020

Moon Zero Two 1969 | Movie 4.2 (1,189)
Set in 2021

Blade Runner: Black Out 2022 2017 | Video 7.4 (6,256)
Set in 2022

Time Runner 1993 | Movie 4.2 (809)
Set in 2022

Alien Rising 2013 | Movie 3.1 (311)
Set in 2023

Narcopolis 2015 | Movie 4.4 (1,628)
Set in 2024

Realive 2016 | Movie 5.9 (4,343)
Set in 2024

Beyond the Time Barrier 1960 | Movie 5.3 (992)
Set in 2024

Timecop: The Berlin Decision 2003 | Video 4.8 (2,113)
Set in 2025

Ten Years 2015 | Movie 6.5 (946)
Set in 2025

Futuresport
1998 | TV Movie 4.2 (2,613)
Set in 2025

Hello World 2019 | Movie
Set in 2027

Robotech: The Movie 1986 | Movie 6.5 (345)
Set in 2027

Stranded 2013 | Movie 3.5 (3,709)
Set in 2027

Tycus 1999 | Video 3.4 (692)
Set in 2029

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Since most of those films has humans being eaten, hunted, beaten, or killed, or the world is going to end, I’ll take “Tomorrowland”. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1964418/... At least we have a chance for a better tomorrow in that one.
Of your list, “Logan” or “Hot Tub Time Machine” or “Reel Steel”. I mean, think about this. Most of the films listed present worlds of nightmare where you got to be insane if you want to live in them. I mean a serious screw loose. I mean the world of “Ready Player One” is more preferable than most of the ones presented here but that is set at least one more decade away (because the 2020’s is mentioned in a soliloquy in that film as past history).

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Thanks, I appreciate the suggestions, but I won't be able to use either, as the movies have to be set in the 2020's decade from 01 January 2020 through 31 December 2029.

I like Torrowland (2015) a lot on many different levels from the casting to the story.  All I could verify was a present day 2015 time frame, a Frank flashback to !952, and some undetermined point in the future. I personally think it sometime way beyond 2030. Ready Player One is set in year 2045, again outside of the poll parameters of being set 01 January 2020 through 31 December 2029.

As for the list, I don't write the movies, only list the best of what is available. I will be happy to list any more positive takes that have significant portion of the story set during the 2020's.

I revised the question to be clearer: Which of these past movies set in a 2020's decade do you most look forward most to as we approach the near future?

Sources
List of Films set in the 2020s - FamousFix List
10 great films set in the next 25 years | BFI
Category:Films set in the 2020s - Wikipedia
Missing Word: Films Set in the 2020s Quiz - By beforever - Sporcle

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Category:Films set in the 2020s - Wikipedia Subcategories

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urbanemovies, comment triggered spam filter, fished it out. 

cinephile, again: this issue only becomes a problem with things like start of the new millenium which most people just assumed started in 2000 when it was actually 2001. Culturally decades are often accounted by their respective numbers so 20's will be 20's and 2020 will be included. I have a feeling even mathematicians won't complain about that, because if they did not in 2000 it will be awfully late to start. :) 

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Urb,

Please change the title of your list from:
Forward Looking Movies Set in the Future 2020's

To:
Forward Looking Movies Set in the Future 2020s

1. An apostrophe in indicates possessive form.

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Thanks, I realized my mistake after the fact and changed the title to

Future 2020s Set Movie You Most Look Forward To

to better fit with the spin on the question:

Which of these past movies set in the 2020s decade do you most look forward to as the near future approaches?

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Logan

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Endgame. Although i like Click more

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This might help you but nothing on it really screams pick me except “Black Butler” and the two Terminator films. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categ...

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urbanemovies I hope to make an extensive video essay somewhere near November (as the movie is set in November 2019) looking  at what it essentially got right. I already have a large list of what was very much spot on.

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Very cool and a great idea? I am always fascinated by cinematic takes on the future. Both, when watching old movies to see much they got right and wrong, as well as, current movies to see how they view the future. It is interesting the level of detail some directors demand or don't demand, either as function of budget or creative priority/research to getting in right.

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SUGGESTIONS, I AM SPECIALLY SEEKING OUT INTERNATIONAL MOVIE OPTIONS SET IN THE FUTURE 2020'S DECADE (2020-2029) WITH A FLOOR OF 25,000-50,000 IMDb VOTES.

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Still seeking out 2020 decade INTERNATIONAL MOVIES.

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FYC: (international specified; some US sprinkled in; some you mentioned already as honorable but they're not US, so take a second look)
Hirune-hime: Shiranai watashi no monogatari (2017) (set partially in 2020) (Japan)
Yesterday (2002) (set in 2020) (South Korea)
Cyber Seeker (1993) (set in 2020)
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965) (set in 2020) (USSR/USA)
Moon Zero Two (1969) (set in 2021) (UK)
Resiklo (2007) (set in 2021) (Philippines)
Time Runner (1993) (set in 2022) (Canada)
Narcopolis (2015) (set in 2024) (UK) 
The Thirteenth Floor (1999) (set in 2024) (USA/Germany)
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) (set in 2024)
Divino Amor (2019) (set in 2027) (Brazil)
Death Becomes Her (1992) (final scenes set in 2029)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) (future scenes set in 2029) 

Interestingly, list already includes some of my obscure favorites. :) 

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Thanks, I re-reviewed these MOVIE TITLES. most were listed on the honorable mention lists, While, 4/5th of the titles already listed are well voted (50,000+), most of these had a handful to only a couple thousand. I am a bit flexible on the floor, but less than 5,000 votes is a no-go. I also tried to keep out titles with only a token portion of the movie set during the 2020s. I also corrected the date of Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) (as it was set in June 2024).

Yesterday (2002) is the type of international movie I am seeking, but with less than 1000 votes, it is hard to justify giving it a spot. I am still surprised I only have four major international movies that were set in the 2020s. I appreciate the help though.

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Urb,

I updated the title of this thread and original post to correspond to your list.