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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
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(Release Year: 1980)
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Forbidden Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic '50s sci-fi flick is campy fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1956)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Star Wars: Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Ewok-filled finale less Force-ful than previous.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Blade Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
A dark, philosophical sci-fi drama for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Buoyant, farcical time-travel Enterprise escapade.
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(Release Year: 1986)
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The Matrix Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, but many teens will be able to handle it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Campy sci-fi undersea adventure features mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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Ex Machina Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Classic noir sci-fi anime has violence, profanity, nudity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Blade Runner 2049 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Mature sci-fi sequel is almost as good as the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great action, intense mood, but romance may bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kid-centric but violent prequel lacks originals' energy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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*batteries not included Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fun '80s tale has profanity, nudity, and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Matrix Reloaded Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Second Matrix movie is violent but still exciting.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Judge Dredd Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
'90s Stallone action movie guilty of nonstop violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Sharknado 2: The Second One Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Ironic sci-fi howler packed with over-the-top gore.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Westworld (1973) Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic man-vs.-machine adventure is funny but violent.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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