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Sat, Jul 1, 2017 7:05 PM

Live Poll: Top 25 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century (According to IndieWire)

These are the Top 25 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century according to IndieWire as of May 19th, 2017. Which of these 21st century sci-fi flicks is your favorite?

"Sci-fi isn’t easily defined, but in determining the top 25 sci-fi movies of the last 17 years, we’ve done our best. No fantasy-super hero movies here; for an action, horror, or animated movie to be on this list, it needed to be firmly rooted in sci-fi origins.—IndieWire"

Keep in mind that IndieWire had selected these based on criteria more geared towards hard sci-fi, excluding superhero movies and other sci-fi sub-genres (with some exceptions). The list goes into greater detail. Also, these are 21st century movies only, so don't freak out when Planet of the Apes isn't on there like I did.

IMDb List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068668974/
Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/hl1NLZLBDfQ/
List: http://www.indiewire.com/2017/05/best-sci-fi-movies-science-fiction-film-1201817994/

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3 years ago

Nice list. I haven't seen all, but I'll go with Moon.

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I'm ashamed to say I haven't seen Moon yet, but it's been at the top of my list alongside Duncan Jones' other film, Source Code.

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3 years ago

I would second Moon, I was impressed. I think it met a higher standard with a much lower budget.

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I really need to see that one already. X'D

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I watched this Q&A  with the director they had after showing this film to the staff at the NASA Spaceport in Florida, I was impressed that a lot of the concepts and technology he created in the backstory for the film, actually NASA had been working on similar concepts for space colonization.

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I'm actually starting to get really hyped for this. I'm trying to subdue expectations so I go in fresh, but it's just getting more and more difficult.

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I agree, I prefer low or no expectations. It makes a HUGE difference.

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I can still go in with high expectations and get blown away, but it's better to not risk it. I'll aim to have watched it within two weeks. I've got a fat stack of movies by my desk I need to get through first. :P

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3 years ago

Great list and nice idea!

So many of my favorite films are in the list..can't really decide. 

I might choose the polarizing one- Under The Skin..I loved it!

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Thank you. There are lot's of good movies on that list, if I had to choose one favorite there's be like 24 runner-ups lol. 

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3 years ago

My personal vote:
Arrival

My runner-ups (without just posting the whole list again):
2. Her
3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
4. Snowpiercer
5. Inception

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3 years ago

Hi Sparse, 'very good poll! I have to deliberate a bit before I vote -- 'tough choice. Oh, it's better to not have such a long title so you don't need to include (According to Indie Wire) in the title: Citing in the intro, as you do, is enough. :-)

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Done. Thank you for the input. :)

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3 years ago

Edge of Tomorrow

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Good choice! ;)

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3 years ago

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