Sci-Fi Movies

Whether you and your kids are into aliens, dark visions of the future, or space-trotting adventures, our list of science fiction movies is sure to have something up your alley. The titles on this sci-fi movie list are some of the best of the genre, so set your phaser to "entertain," and enjoy!

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Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Lots for both kids and adults to enjoy.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
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(Release Year: 1980)
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Sci-fi, pro-peace classic with some threats and violence.
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(Release Year: 1951)
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'80s time-travel favorite has laughs, romance, action.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Thrilling, philosophical installment of popular space saga.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Lots of fun, but too scary for some kids.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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Legendary silent sci-fi masterpiece has semi-nudity, riots.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Classic franchise gets new life; OK for older kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Action-heavy epic has dazzling effects, familiar story.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Remake has intense peril, lots of violence and death.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Intense, but many teens will be able to handle it.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Violent sci-fi detective movie isn't for the faint of heart.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Terrific sci-fi action, but too violent for some.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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A dark, philosophical sci-fi drama for older teens.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Bizarre, beautiful French sci-fi with creepy images, themes.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Sci-fi stunner is smart but gory; way too violent for kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Winningly edgy teen-angst sci-fi tragicomedy.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Pulpy, violent sci-fi actioner is entertaining, thoughtful.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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